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Image size: 20" x 24"
Story Behind the Shot: Picture was taken 2001 at Leonard's house in LA. He took the Torah and sat down. I had asked him to sit for me for my sisters and my photo book on our lives. This Leonard Cohen picture is included in the photo book The Twins, which my sister and I created.
Artist Bio: Gisela Martine Getty is a German photographer, documentary director, author and actress. She has exhibited at Laurie Frank-Santa Monica, New York, London and Berlin. She and her twin sister Jutta Winkelmann, became known as representatives of the 1968 movement. Among her prominent acquaintances in the 1970s were Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Federico Fellini, Dennis Hopper, Timothy Leary, Carlo Ponti and Andy Warhol. She is the mother of actress-producer and well-known chef Anna Getty and the actor Balthazar Getty. Her sister Jutta passed away in February 2017.
Film: Tim Leary: The Art of Dying (2008) as Director & Writer (with Jutta Winkelmann), The State of Things by Wim Wenders as actor. Books: Under the Cherrytree (with Jutta Winkelmann), BoD Norderstedt, Edition Bildstein, Leipzig, Dresden, 2013, The Twins (with Jutta Winkelmann), Blumenbar, Berlin, 2010, The Twins or Of Kissing Money and Mind (with Jutta Winkelmann and Jamal Tuschick), weissbooks.w, Frankfurt am Main, 2008, Future-Sex (together with Jutta Winkelmann), Metropolitan-Verlag, Düsseldorf, Munich, 1996