Below: By Jean Lariviere
Come October, Rizzoli New York will present an album of fashion photographs taken by renowned photographers of the past and present. This book reveals the photographic approach to the history of fashion that features Louis Vuitton products, as well as advertising campaigns and fashion articles seen in esteemed magazines.
The 200 photographs presented in this volume offer a singular approach to women’s history and the history of photography from the 1950s until now. This beautiful and nostalgic collection of photographs represents works by major figures such as Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, Henry Clarke, Patrick Demarchelier, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Craig McDean, Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, Mario Testino and the likes.
Below: By Kelly Klein
The book features three sections – fashion articles since 1977, Louis Vuitton advertising campaigns, and flashbacks to the 1950s – with accompanying introductory texts by photography writer and curator Charlotte Cotton. The book’s preface is by Martin Harrison, a curator of art and photography recognised as one of the foremost authorities on Francis Bacon and the author of a number of monographs in the field.
Below: By Maria Vittoria Backhaus
A limited edition, available for sale exclusively at Louis Vuitton stores and online at www.louisvuitton.com, comes in a deluxe white canvas binding, with a choice of three different cover photographs, by Patrick Demarchelier, Craig Mc Dean or Bert Stern.
Below: By William Klein