EYE CANDY

See Unpublished Polaroids of Madonna’s Early, Denim-Heavy Twenties

The photographer Richard Corman was unpacking boxes recently after moving into a new apartment in New York when he unearthed dozens of Polaroids he’d taken one Friday in 1983, which he just happened to have spent with a 24-year-old Madonna. Just weeks before the release of her eponymous album, the pair had headed to her brother’s apartment for a photo shoot at the behest of Corman’s mother, a casting director and producer hoping to remake Cinderella with Madonna as the star. The film, of course, never came to be, but 66 of Corman’s unseen snapshots are now finally being published in Madonna 66, a limited-edition book out this week by NJG Studio. Take a look back at Madge’s pre-glory days, here.

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