Steven Meisel photographed Carolyn Murphy for the 'A Connection' editorial featured in Vogue Italia's November issue.
Murphy looks like a woman who is yearning for something she can't quite describe. She is quiet and introspective as she blows bubbles, chain-smokes cigarettes and, in one particularly seductive shot, sucks on an ice cube. When Murphy looks directly at the camera, it appears as though she is trying to communicate something beyond language. She's asking the viewer to engage, to connect, with her; she is silently, hopefully awaiting a response. The expectation hangs in the air around her.
The creative team on the editorial was completed by fashion editor Karl Templer, hair stylist Guido Palau and makeup artist Pat McGrath.
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