Over the course of his illustrious career, Meisel has collaborated with major fashion publications, from Vanity Fair to Interview, W Magazine, and Vogue, including Vogue Italia, for whom he has photographed every cover for the past twenty-five years. His imagery is reliably rich in narrative, drawing from an encyclopedic knowledge of fashion history. Indeed, with an informed nod to the past, Meisel’s photographs continue to lead the ever-evolving dialogue in fashion photography.
Unsurprisingly, Meisel’s interest in character making is prevalent throughout his entire oeuvre, molding and shaping his models into an endless array of narratives that collectively allude to Meisel’s mastery in storytelling and hinting at the many more groundbreaking images that are to come.
“Steven Meisel is one of the most important fashion photographers working today and Phillips is honored to be collaborating with him on this very exciting selling exhibition. For the past few decades his visual language has been shaping both the fashion and photographs industries and will no doubt continue to do so. This is a terrific opportunity for collectors to enrich their collections with Meisel’s compelling images.”