artnet News | Sarah Cascone:
This September marks the 25th anniversary of the release of 1991’s Nevermind, Nirvana’s second studio album, which memorably features a naked baby chasing a dollar bill on an underwater fishing hook. To honor the occasion, the model, now a 25-year-old street artist, recreated the famous pose, this time with swim trunks.
Spencer Alden’s parents were paid $200 for the original shoot, which was conducted by his dad’s friend, Kirk Weddle. British photographer John Chapple, who lives and works in Los Angeles, paid Alden the same amount to once again pose underwater a quarter of a century later… Read more
Image: Spencer Elden recreates his pose from the cover of Nirvana’s album Nevermind, shot when he was a baby, 25 years later. Courtesy of John Chapple