Albert Watson is world renowned as one of the most successful fashion and commercial photographers in the world. His pictures stand the test of time, and captivate all who see them.His images have appeared on more than 250 covers of Vogue around the world and have been featured in countless other publications, from Rolling Stone to Time to Vibe.
He is responsible for many iconic portraits of rock stars, rappers, actors and other celebrities.Specifically, his pictures of Kate Moss on her eighteen birthday, captivate a softer innocent side of the supermodel, rarely seen captured. Kate herself even regarded these images as some of her favorite pictures of herself.
Watson’s visual language follows his own distinctive rules and concepts of quality. With their brilliance, urgency, even grandeur, his photographs stand out so clearly against the world of today’s images. His way of lighting subjects, especially the fetish objects and portraits, creates a nearly meditative atmosphere in the photographs.
Albert’s visual language follows his own distinctive rules and concepts of quality. With their brilliance, urgency, even grandeur, his photographs stand out so clearly against the world of today’s images.Despite the demands of his commissioned assignments, Watson devotes much of his time to extensive personal projects, and he has published three booksThough the wide variety of his images reflects an effortless versatility, they are nevertheless identifiable as Albert Watson photographs by their sheer power and technical virtuosity _ whether it’s a portrait of a Las Vegas dominatrix or a close-up of King Tutankhamen’s sock. This single-minded commitment to perfection has made Watson one of the world’s most sought-after photographers.