Shooting stars: Mathieu César’s classic yet contemporary images of the beautiful

By Brennavan Sritharan

The aesthetic may be classic, but the approach is resolutely contemporary, and that mix has seduced some of the biggest players in the fashion world – from the former editor of Vogue Paris, Carine Roitfeld (who now has her own magazine, CR) to Christian Lacroix.

“Referencing past masters of the fashion image in the simplicity of his contrasted composition, Mathieu César subverts the classical genre by capturing a contemporary generation of beautiful and damned subjects in sometimes surreal scenes that somehow manage to feel uncontrived,” says another fan, Anne Bourgeois-Vignon, creative content director at Nowness, who nominated him for …read more

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