Synopses & Reviews
A stunning photography collection from world-renowned fashion photographer Tim Walker, Story Teller
showcases his signature fantastic style with some of the biggest names in fashion and contemporary culture. Walker is one of the most exciting photographers of our time, and his flamboyant styleandmdash;often tongue-in-cheek but always exquisitely executedandmdash;places him in the line of brilliant eccentrics from Cecil Beaton to David LaChapelle. Showcasing 170 photographs through Walkerandrsquo;s most recent work, the book features many A-listers in fashion and Hollywood, including Tilda Swinton, Helena Bonham Carter, and Alber Elbaz. The book includes a foreword by Kate Bush, an introduction by writer Robin Muir, and an afterword by Tim Walker.
Praise for Tim Walker: Story Teller:
andldquo;A delight.andrdquo; andmdash;The New York Times
andldquo;Youandrsquo;ll delight in the fashion photographerandrsquo;s visual daydreams.andrdquo; andmdash;DuJour magazine
Selected in andldquo;Guide to coffee table books as holiday gifts.andrdquo; andmdash;Associated Press
andldquo;I canandrsquo;t wait to have his greatest hits in one book.andrdquo; andmdash;W magazine
andldquo;This book will make you stretch your own imagination as well.andrdquo; andmdash;The Denver Post
An all-new selection from the outrageous "enfant terrible" of contemporary photography, this volume is even sexier, funnier, and more fantastical than the bestselling "LaChapelle Land." 158 full-color photos.
About the Author
David LaChapelle has been called the Fellini of photography and is one of the hottest young photographers working today. Originally trained as a fine artist, LaChapelle turned to photography when he worked for Interview magazine as a teenager. His career has grown steadily ever since but it exploded in the 90s with the development of his signature style and as the leader of the New Surrealist pop-photography movement. LaChapelle has won numerous awards-- Best New Photographer by American Photo and French Photo; Photographer of the Year from VH-1;an Eisie Award from Life in two different categories; Best Applied Photographer of the Year Award from the Int. Center of Photography.