The Beauty Book, Kenneth Willardt
As humans we are programmed to instinctively respond to beauty. It has an indescribable quality that lifts our spirits and opens our hearts. Yet while this intangible essence can be hard to define, it’s nonetheless instantly recognizable. Over the course of his illustrious career, photographer Kenneth Willardt has captured an impressive array of images that epitomize our contemporary concept of beauty. Although varied in their theme and subject matter, these finely structured compositions all possess a timeless elegance that draws us in. Equally at home in both black and white and color images, viewers of Willardt’s photography will be struck by the intimacy that characterizes his work. It will be no surprise, then, to learn that the subjects displayed here are celebrities that fascinate him or models he knows as friends. With this freedom and informality between photographer and models, the images are intensely direct and real.
Born in Denmark, Kenneth Willardt honed his talents in his home country before relocating to New York and shortly thereafter making it his home. Over his career Kenneth has captured an impressive array of images that epitomize our contemporary concept of Beauty. Although his work varies in tone and subject material his finely structured compositions all possess a timeless elegance that draws us in. He is most widely known for his compelling beauty imagery. He has frequently partnered editorially with magazines such as Vogue China, Vogue Nippon, Italian Vanity Fair, Allure, UK Glamour, SELF, Vogue Brazil. Allure, A Magazine, Berliner, German Vogue, Spanish Vogue, Brazilian Vogue, US Glamour, British Glamour, GQ, and Vs. Magazine. His advertising clients include: L’Oreal, Maybelline, Clinique, Christian Dior, Shiseido, Max Factor, Revlon, Neutrogena, Clairol, Garnier, Pantene, Aussie, Nexxus, Calgon, Head & Shoulders, Sunglass Hut, Kira Plastinina, Target, and Victoria’s Secret.
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