Rolls Royce reveals first images in the Rankin: Spirit of Ecstasy collection

Rolls Royce has today revealed details of a very special commission. Over the coming months and to celebrate the centenary of the Spirit of Ecstasy, renowned photographer Rankin will capture 100 images inspired by figurine on the bonnet of every Rolls Royce.

The Rankin: Spirit of Ecstasy collection will evolve of the coming months and feature a selection of women of different ages and cultures, symbolising the femininity of the Spirit of Ecstasy.

Rankin said of the new project:"This is one of the biggest projects I have ever taken on. The images will be a statement about the modern day Rolls-Royce; they will feel fresh, directional and original, while also being beautiful and inspirational."

Rankin: Spirit of Ecstasy will tour throughout 2011. Original portraits will be presented at a range of events across the world. In addition, Rolls-Royce owners and guests will be invited to a series of exclusive private views at Rolls-Royce showrooms in the months ahead, starting at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London on 10 May.

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