Portraits De Villes Vues Choisies (Postcards), New York City
THE HEART OF CITIES BEATS DIFFERENTLY ACCORDING TO THE GAZE OF THOSE WHO WALK THROUGH IT
Portraits De Villes invites you to hear them beating through the heart of an artist. These rare moments are like postcards you collect.
Portraits De Villes ™ is a collection of books published by be-poles. The guest artist is offered a carte blanche to illustrate the city of his choice. Each Portraits of Towns is a unique journey guided by the singular look of an artist, recognized or emerging, who was chosen for the richness and sensitivity of his vocabulary.
In 2007, the be-poles ™ studio created this collection with a particular artistic demand, both on content and form: from the color of blankets to format, papers, white spaces, typography and finishes, all Details have been designed to best serve the image and its history.
"This picture of the western highway, taken from my window, is actually printed upside down so that the sanitation building (before the chimneys are destroyed) is located at the top left of The image, should normally be at the top right.That's why you get the impression that cars are driving in the wrong direction. "
He wanted to be a painter, he was a musician, he is a photographer. For a long time artistic director and film-maker, he devoted himself exclusively to his career as a fashion photographer. Steve Hiett worked for major fashion magazines: Vogue, L'Officiel, Elle, The Times Magazine, Marie Claire, The Observer Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Visionary...
For years Steve Hiett photographed New York's window. A singular and intimate look offering a touching dialogue between the city and the emotions of the photographer.