Tim Walker: Story Teller – Exhibition and Book

20 October 2012

 

Tim Walker: Story Teller is an exhibition of the iconic British photographer’s work, which opened at Somerset House in London yesterday. This book is the companion to the show, which runs until 27 January 2013. See SomersetHouse.org.uk for additional information.

About the book: Tim Walker is one of the most visually exciting photographers of our time. This book showcases many of his most dazzling images his daydreams turned into photographs, dating from around the last seven years of his career. Some of the biggest names in fashion and contemporary culture are here: Alber Elbaz sporting a pair of rabbit ears; Agyness Deyn in the sand dunes of Namibia; Alexander McQueen and a memento mori of skull and cigarettes; Helena Bonham Carter poised with Ray-Bans and a Diet Coke; Stella Tennant in a pink cloud among the rhododendrons of an English country garden The singer and musician Kate Bush contributes a foreword and Walker himself an afterword, as well as illuminating his pictures throughout with personal observations. This exceptional and beautifully designed overview of a career caught in mid-flow reveals just how much one mans singular vision has influenced contemporary tastes in fashion, beauty, glamour and portraiture. Visit Amazon.com to Purchase Now.

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  1. Such provocative images. I must have this book. It will make a great addition to my library! Thanks for sharing.

    Love, Jamie Herzlinger

    Comment by Jamie Herzlinger — October 21, 2012

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