Kate by Mario Sorrenti: A Stunning Tribute to Kate Moss
In the world of fashion photography, few models have captivated audiences quite like Kate Moss. Her striking beauty, unique style, and enigmatic presence have made her an icon of the industry. Published by Phaidon Press in 2018, the book features over 100 photographs of the model, taken by Sorrenti over the course of their relationship. The images span the entirety of Kate Moss's career, from her early days as a fresh-faced teenager to her status as one of the most recognizable faces in fashion today. Titled simply "Kate," the book is a stunning tribute to the model's enduring beauty and Sorrenti's unparalleled talent.
What sets “Kate” apart from other photography books is the intimacy and immediacy of the images. Sorrenti's candid approach to Moss's shoots gives the photos a raw, unvarnished quality that feels refreshingly honest. There are no glitzy sets or contrived poses here, just Kate Moss in all her natural beauty. Whether she's lounging on a couch, standing in front of a window, or staring directly into the camera, her effortless allure shines through in every shot. Some of the photographs have never been published before, making it a must-have for fans of both Sorrenti and Moss.
The book is a collection of intimate and candid photographs of Kate Moss taken by Sorrenti over the course of their relationship. It also features a foreword by Sorrenti and an essay by Kate Moss herself. In her essay, she reflects on her long-standing relationship with Mario Sorrenti and the impact he has had on her career. She writes, "Mario has always seen me as I am, never as just a model. He captures me in a way that no one else can."
The photographs are both beautiful and intimate, the result is a visually stunning book that showcases Sorrenti's incredible talent as a photographer and Moss's timeless beauty.
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