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news | Homage to Francis Bacon – the modern interpretation by Fashion Editor Yilmaz Aktepe and fashion photographer Ralph Mecke wins double Gold at GoSeeAWARDS for MEN'S HEALTH / BEST FASHION. Interview on GoSee

Fashion photographer Ralph Mecke and fashion editor Yilmaz Aktepe wandered ‘between the worlds’ for their conceptual shoot, inspired by paintings by Irish artist Francis Bacon. The elaborate photo production, created for MEN'S HEALTH BEST FASHION, won double gold at the GoSee Awards in the Fashion category. The panel of industry professionals from ad agencies and editors weren’t the only ones to fall head over heels, they also managed to come out on top of the public vote.

Fashion Director Yilmaz Aktepe joined forces with photographer Ralph Mecke to stage the on trend dandy look in the darkly bizarre and yet incredibly fascinating style of Bacon. Last year his triptych "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" fetched over 106 Million Euros, making it the most expensive painting ever to be sold at auction.

They used a one hundred year old captain chair, a dancer from Hamburg State Opera, two female nudes and racks of meat from Rocky musical prop store.

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