Michel Comte - Thirty Years and Five Minutes by Michel Comte

Michel Comte - Thirty Years and Five Minutes
ISBN 383279302X
  • Author:
    Michel Comte
  • Title:
    Michel Comte - Thirty Years and Five Minutes
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    Photography & Video
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    teNeues (September 15, 2009)
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A trained art restorer and selftaughtphotographer, Michel Comtesprung to prominence in 1979 withhis first advertising commission forKarl Lagerfeld’s fashion labelChloé. One of the top names infashion and magazine photography,his work has appeared in VanityFair and Vogue. His subjects fromthe realms of art, music and entertainmentinclude Sharon Stone,Jeremy Irons, Demi Moore, MikeTyson, and Carla Bruni. With aselection of Comte’s most iconicimages as well as some previouslyunpublished photographs, this massivevolume spans his entire three-decadecareer. Chapters cover portraits,fashion and advertisingspreads, nudes, candid paparazzishots, as well as a series of photographstaken in Comte’s favoritehotel room in the Paris Ritz! Thisversatile maestro has also focusedhis talents on documentary projectsin Tibet, Afghanistan, Haiti, Cuba,and Bosnia.

Beautiful book. My mum was excited
everybody has experience so he has too; not creative in my opinion, if you take consideration the ones before him like helmut newton...
So few photography books go so far into an artist career, but this is the exception. Page after page of great photos and beautifully reproduced. A great of a book with a hefty price tag, it is worth every penny. I couldn't be happier with this book. [...]