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Glitterati : Shooting Fashion, Fame & Fortune (Hardcover) (Robert Rosen & Kayti Denham)
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Visually exciting and historically fascinating, Photosphere is a candid look at iconic celebrity, fashion and society, as seen through the lens of Robert Rosen.
Rosen’s up close and personal collection of photographs featuring celebrities, stars, artists, fashion & society through the 70s, 80s, 90s & Noughties in London, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne & Bali, along with behind-the-scenes tales, brings a ****** glimpse into the lives of those who have captured the imagination of millions globally.
Robert Rosen is one of Australia’s foremost social & fashion photographers.
His extraordinary collection of iconic celebrities and artists of the 70s, 80s, 90s & 2000s photographed in London, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne & Bali is candid, up close and personal. For over 30 years Rosen has covered fashion shows, rock concerts, social events as well as shooting his own personal portraits in the studio. Rosen’s subjects are willing participants, resulting in images that exude candour, warmth & wit.
“Every now and then a photographer comes along whose images become a quintessential signature of time and place, culture and style. Nobody in Sydney captured the ’80s and ’90s quite like Robert. More than subject matter alone, it is the mood and spirit that he somehow seizes through his lens that fully evoke in a single glance the creative zeitgeist, heady attitude and brash style of those two decades before the world forever changed.” Mark Cavanagh
“Robert’s photos evoke memories of freedom, hedonism and madness. Photos can make sense of the past or force you to remember difficult times with renewed fondness. In this ‘selfie’ age I worry we won’t ever see these kinds of photos in the future because they have a particular resonance. Such photos are of course about being there and Robert was there.” Boy George
“In London Robert used to stay on at the events, after the other photographers had left, to mingle with the guests. He captured some quite interesting and intimate photographs.” Bryan Ferry