Peter Lindbergh and Louis Vuitton Unveil Photographer’s Berlin Fashion Eye in German Capital

Berlin State of Mind: In Louis Vuitton’s latest Fashion Eye series of city-centric photo books by fashion photographers, Peter Lindbergh’s Berlin volume takes you there. Even when he wasn’t. The primarily  black and white book, encompassing 57 images shot between 1989 and 2010, includes photographs lensed elsewhere, such as Paris portraits of Milla Jovovich or Sabisha Friedberg and Jessica Stamm, or New York shots of  Stephanie Seymour, all looking like the epitome of a Twenties Berlin flapper or dark cabaret star.
“Berlin is an inspiration for me, more than a city,” Lindbergh told WWD Monday night at the Berlin Fashion Eye book launch and signing at the Louis Vuitton flagship here. “I said I have so many photos of Berlin, but the inspiration was more important. I mean Milla (Jovovich) is simply Berlin!” As he commented to the booking buying crowd as the signing officially got underway, the book encompasses “everything that for me is Berlin.”
Much of that is seen through an atmospheric haze in black, white and far more than 50 shades of gray that calls to mind the expressionistic films of F.W. Murnau or menacing sharpness of Fritz Lang’s “M.” Others seem to have been generated by a time

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Peter Lindbergh and Louis Vuitton Unveil Photographer’s Berlin Fashion Eye in German Capital

Peter Lindbergh and Louis Vuitton Unveil Photographer’s Berlin Fashion Eye in German Capital

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