• Joseph Cultice's best photograph: Marilyn Manson with prosthetic breasts

    12 days ago - By The Guardian

    ‘I wanted to make Manson look beautiful. But people found this image haunting and grotesque'
    In the late 90s, Marilyn Manson was the new rock star in Los Angeles. I'd already gone on the road with him and shot a few covers, including the Smells Like Children EP , and done the press shots for his album Antichrist Superstar. So I felt like I'd earned the album cover of Mechanical Animals. I always found it funny that people find the image haunting and grotesque. I wanted to make Manson look beautiful, like Bowie from the cover of Diamond Dogs. To make his prosthetic boobs, we drove out to...
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