Kate (Limited Edition) Mario Sorrenti

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Own your own stunning limited edition print and book of Mario Sorrenti’s intimate, never-before-published portraits of Kate Moss

THE PRINT:

An edition of 100 plus 10 artist proofs, each gelatin silver print is signed and numbered on the reverse by Mario Sorrenti and is presented with signed edition of the book in clamshell box.

Edition number: 7
Limited edition gelatin silver print
Edition of 100 plus 10 artist proofs
Print size: 279 x 229 mm (11 x 9 in)

THE BOOK:

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.

Specifications:

  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 308 x 292 mm (12 1/8 x 11 1/2 in)
  • Pages: 120 pp
  • ISBN: 9780714877570c

Mario Sorrenti is an Italian photographer and director. He has published his work extensively in fashion magazines, including Vogue, i-D, W Magazine and Harper's Bazaar, and has had exhibitions in London, Paris, Monaco, and New York. He shot for brands including Calvin Klein, Dior, Lancôme, Paco Rabanne, and Benetton, among others.

"Mario Sorrenti's photographs of his former girlfriend prove that intimacy can't be faked... Tender, sensual photographs."—Esquire

"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."—Financial Times

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