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Rolls-Royce Hosts Karl Lagerfeld Photography Exhibition - Web Exclusive

Greg Emmerson
Nov 26, 2012
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World renowned for his fashion design, it's less well known that Karl Lagerfeld has pursued a passion for photography since 1987. In fact, his work has been shown in international exhibitions from the Langen Foundation in Neuss, to the Museum del Bramante Cloister in Rome.

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More recently, Lagerfeld visited Rolls-Royce to present a photography exhibition, entitled 'A Different View'. The exhibition comprised his own photographs of Rolls-Royce cars and was shown to private guests at the Rolls-Royce HQ in Goodwood, England.

The exhibition formed part of the company's Icons of Art series. It has included a series of talks by contemporary artists in tribute to the artistry behind each Rolls-Royce.

Lagerfeld's work explored his fascination with textures, surfaces, shapes and abstractions that transcend his position in the fashion world. "I can no longer view life without juxtaposing its abstraction. I view the world, fashion and automobiles through my camera lens. That allows me to keep a critical distance to my work. This approach serves me more than I had ever thought possible in my view of reality. Each of my shots of the Rolls-Royce is the abstract representation of a concrete reality. The technical medium of photography is a welcome means for my artistic work, creating my different view," Lagerfeld said.

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Previous Icons of Art include John Zinsser, Marie-Jo Lafontaine and Isaac Julien. The series concludes in December at Art Basel Miami.

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By Greg Emmerson
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