This picture uses constrained visual language. There are only two objects on it: the mouth and the bee. The picture is very simple, but the meaning is very clear. The bee loves the lips. The reason is maybe lipstick is abstractive.
US Vogue September 1993 Romantic Moments Photographer: Irving Penn Fashion Editor: Phyllis Posnick Hair: Garren, Oribe, Roque and Yannick d'Is Make-Up: Kevyn Aucoin Models: Carla Bruni and unknown model
Irving Penn collaborated with Phyllis Posnick to photograph Lisa Cant in a lace mask in Julien d’Ys sprayed her hair white, save for one stray wisp. “There are no accidents,” says Posnick. “There’s that curl—her own dark hair unsprayed.