Subjects ranging from classical painting to Dutch still life, all of which focus on haute couture: the Russian artist couple Andrey Yakovlev and Lili Aleeva (Yakovlev & Aleeva) have acquired an international reputation by creating stagings that stand out through their creativity and aestheticism. Each of them – now romantic, now modernist and realistic – manages to showcase various facets of femininity. Based in Moscow, this artist duo has worked together since 1997, with one devising unique environments as an artistic director, while the other handles the shooting. Their sophisticated style of images notably led to them winning the gold medal at the Trierenberg Super Circuit in 2011 and first prize at Moscow’s advertising photography competition “Profit” in 2006. ... See more See less
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Partners both in work and in life, BJ and Richeille Formento have collaborated since 2009. After studying fine arts at the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco, BJ began his career in New York after assisting major photographers such as Richard Avedon, Mary Ellen Mark, and...