David Hurn began his career as a self-taught freelance photographer and gained an early reputation with his reportage of the 1956 Hungarian revolution. Hurn eventually turned away from coverage of current affairs, preferring to take a more personal approach to photography. Over the course of his career, Hurn has photographed countless famous faces, forging a number of close friendships on the way by virtue of an extraordinary ability to put his subjects at ease. Pictured here, Jane Fonda poses as Barbarella, the titular character of the ‘60s sci-fi movie directed by her then-husband, Roger Vadim.

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