The 2017 Pirelli calendar features actresses in #NoMakeup glory

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Last year’s Pirelli calendar made headlines for its stunning yet silly portrait of a nearly naked Amy Schumer drinking a coffee.

For the 2017 edition, titled “Emotional,” photographer Peter Lindbergh went in a different direction.

He visited five cities to photograph powerful actresses including Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong’o, Penélope Cruz and Nicole Kidman, all of whom embraced the makeup-free look.

The idea behind the photos was, “to create a calendar not around perfect bodies, but on sensitivity and emotion, stripping down to the very soul of the sitters, who thus become more nude than naked,” Lindbergh said in a press release. Read more…

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