The emergence of the media exposure of celebrities is a history deeply connected to the photographic art.
This practice, that has become increasingly creative, talented, and above all, a profession in its own right, has enabled the talent of numerous personalities to come to light.
Because how could they avoid falling back into anonymity after a concert, how could they leave a reminder of themselves, the beauty of their personality, other than stealing the limelight on the small or big screen… or through cameras?
The distribution of images associated with a celebrity’s name has therefore traditionally been the best way of shooting them to stardom within the collective subconscious. With this highly original and varied collection of photographs in numbered limited edition, YellowKorner showcases the celebrities who have made their mark on history
: celebrities who have revealed themselves in front of the lens or who, behind it, reveal their hidden talent.
indisputably belongs to the category of photographers who were able to capture celebrity talent. His photographs, often in black and white
, of David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Prince, and Blondie are mesmerising. The photographer can ask them to pose or capture the perfect moment, full of power and poetry, for instance during a concert.
While he is very attached to the music
world, the young Nicolas Guérin
preferred that of cinema
. So he now takes brilliant portraits
of Quentin Tarantino or Clint Eastwood.
In this collection of photographs presented by YellowKorner and dedicated to celebrities and history, you will also find many images from the famous French agency, Gamma
. From Brigitte Bardot to Serge Gainsbourg, from Andy Warhol to Queen, all of the biggest stars from the music, film, or theatre worlds earned the right to have their portraits
taken myriad times.
The photographers also reveal an element of simplicity among these internationally renowned men and women
. They lend style and grace to interior decoration. As for the photographs of the epic tale of the Apollo Moon Landing, they invite us to travel
through time and space.