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Pirelli Calendar 2017 to bring up 'counter message to fake beauty ideal'

Updated: Aug 30, 2016 13:42 IST      
Pirelli Calendar 2017 to bring up 'counter message to fake beauty ideal'

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug. 30 (ANI): After celebrating 'different kind of women' last year, the famous Pirelli Calendar is back with Oscar-caliber actresses with the exception of Anastacia Ignatova-a Moscow State University professor, credited as "special guest."

The full 2017 list, including Ignatova, is Lupita Nyong'o, Jessica Chastain, Uma Thurman, Nicole Kidman, Lea Seydoux, Robin Wright, Zhang Ziyi, Helen Mirren, Rooney Mara, Penelope Cruz, Julianne Moore, Charlotte Rampling, Alicia Vikander, Kate Winslet, and Jessica Chastain, reports the Vanity Fair.

This lineup shows a clear preference toward more mature women, where the average age of the 14 actresses is 44 years old, an anomaly in an industry that is renowned for its obsession with youth and beauty.

Speaking about then line up for 2017 calendar to Vogue, photographer Peter Lindbergh said it is "a counter message to [the industry's] fake beauty ideal."

In selecting his 2017 models, Lindbergh says he gathered "all the big names of actresses who are not known to do bimbo movies, but are known to do sensible films-most of them have got Oscars-and then let them be them."

Last year's 'a different kind of women' line up had women like Serena Williams, Yao Chen, Patti Smith, Yoko Ono, Ava DuVernay, and a stripped-down Amy Schumer. (ANI)

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