Evelyne Politanoff: The Whimsical World of Tim Walker
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I am thrilled to write a post on Tim Walker's major new exhibition Story Teller, one of the most visually exciting and influential fashion photographers working today.
With an imagination that knows no bounds, Tim Walker turns fashion shoots into fairytales or, in his own words, "daydreams into photographs." He constructs flamboyant worlds that unfold, page after page, like a series of stills from unrealized films. The photo shoot begins to resemble the film set: hair and make-up artists, fashion stylists and costume fitters, model makers, set designers, builders, producers and painters, prop suppliers and a cast of models playing out imagined roles. At the center is Walker harnessing creative and technical talents to conjure up the harmonious whole in a singular picture.
Tim Walker: Story Teller is on view at Somerset House, London. To coincide with this highly anticipated exhibition, Thames & Hudson will publish Story Teller. The book features over 175 inspirationa
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