First Edition, First Impression Hardback book in presentation clamshell. Intimate, never-before-published photographs taken just before Kate Moss's rise to fame, in one elegant volume. This gorgeously produced book features intimate, never-before-published portraits of a young and undiscovered Kate Moss, taken in the early 1990s by her then-boyfriend, Italian photographer Mario Sorrenti. Seen by Calvin Klein, the photographs gave life to the famous Obsession campaign, which launched Moss to international superstardom.
Sumptuously reproduced in tritone and presented in a cloth-covered clamshell box, Kate is a stunning photographic portfolio of one of contemporary culture's most iconic figures. It includes tipped-on images on the book and clamshell box's covers, plus an introductory essay by Sorrenti, which puts the work in its uniquely personal context. This book, which celebrates the dawn of two legendary careers, and the start of the highly influential aesthetic of 1990s fashion photography, is a must-have for Kate Moss's fans, for fashion devotees, and for lovers of traditional portraiture and fashion photography. Mario Sorrenti's photographs of his former girlfriend prove that intimacy can't be faked... These photos show the (largely naked) 17 year-old before her [Kate Moss] flawless face became as famous as the Mona Lisa's: hanging up a bikini on a makeshift washing line, or swimming in a natural pool, her unmade-up beauty mirroring the wildness of the desert island setting.There's an intimacy and authenticity which sets these images apart from the usual commercial seduction between model and consumer. As I have listed several of these signed books, please bear in mind that each signature may vary slightly from the one shown here. I have this book in hand, and can dispatch immediately. Will be very well packaged so as to reach you in tip top condition. BE NOT AS DESCRIBED IN CONTENTS OR CONDITION. I have had several non-paying buyers and hope to avoid this unwelcome hassle in the future. Many thanks for your co-operation :. The item "KATE (Moss) Mario Sorrenti SIGNED FIRST EDITION Hardback book in clamshell" is in sale since Friday, October 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "croftus1" and is located in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.