Updated with another picture from the issue. You’ll find it at the bottom of the full article.
With Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci editing Visionaire’s religion-themed 60th issue, there was always going to be a mixture of the sensual and the spiritual. As Tisci himself put it in an interview for Vogue Japan, “My sexuality is never vulgar… When you look back through history many religions have nudity in their paintings, drawings and sculptures.”
From this little shibari-like preview from the issue, it’s clear that mix has come to fruition. Featuring Lara Stone posed crucifix like, bound and suspended by ropes, it’s iconography of a kind that we’ll no doubt see much more of in the issue.
The full NSFW photo can be seen after the break.
Artistic or controversial? We’d love to hear your thoughts below.
Thus far only two photos of model Lara Stone in issue 60 of Visionaire are available, you can see them by clicking on the thumbnails and browsing through the gallery.
Another Visioniare preview: Arizona Muse (12 Jul 2011)