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Amanda Lear, Nova Magazine 1972

Amanda Lear – 1971

Amanda Lear was one of Duffy’s more controversial models. This image was taken for Nova magazine in 1971 for an article titled: ‘How to undress in front of your husband’ on the iconic Panton chair. Recently this image was used by Panton for the promotion of the chair. It was thought that Amanda had in fact been born male – something she has never confirmed one way or another. In one interview she claimed that David Bowie had started the rumor. Duffy loved controversy and it’s highly likely that he chose to work with Amanda for that very reason. Amanda’s has had a highly successful career in several different genres and was a longtime muse of the artist Salvador Dali.

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Amanda Lear, Nova Magazine 1972

Amanda Lear – 1971