Courtesy Leah Schrager

Art & Architecture

Leah Schrager's Naked Body and James Bond Inspire Her New Art

If you're a loyal Playboy reader, Leah Schrager may look familiar— and that's because we’ve featured her as a Playboy Muse. Schrager is one of those rare birds who managed a smooth transition from being in front of the lens—as a model and dancer—to going behind the lens as a photographer. In 2010, she began to focus on photography as a way to gain control of her own image. She saw other artists using pictures of models and celebrities in their art, and asked herself, “What if I could self-appropriate my image? What if I could be the model and the artist and the photographer in my work? What kind of artwork would I make?”


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