The Creative Director of Celine returns with his second Portrait of a Performer series, starring young and passionate musicians from across England.
Influenced by pop art, politics and pin badges, the artist’s sociopolitical work is delivered with a wink. His graphite works – inspired by artists from Ed Ruscha to Jenny Holzer – have found a fan in Hedi Slimane.
“It was easier for me to have a photoshoot with Hedi Slimane than to become a dishwasher in Marseille.”
Villejuif Underground frontman Nathan Roche hadn’t had more than €200 in his account since 2014. And then he became a model and muse for Celine.
“Denim only ever looked good on Springsteen's buttocks” (or so they tell us).