'Robert Rosen didn't just take a picture. Robert with his camera worked like a whisper in the way he captured a moment in time. Robert's pictures of those moments in time then shouted memories for the rest of time of the feelings, stories, attitudes, characters, society, fame, emotions, fabulousness, heart and soul of those times and not just that moment." – Peter Morrissey, Fashion Designer.
Robert Rosen is one of Australia's foremost social and fashion photographers"his body of work across the decades, both in Australia, London and Europe, is a testament to his uncanny knack of, not accidentally being in the right place at the right time, but knowing exactly where the right place is.
In the candid and star-studded collection Glitterati Shooting Fashion, Fame & Fortune, Robert shares these incredible moments"making readers feel as if they were there, rubbing shoulders with Bowie, Geldof and a number of other stars over the years. His camera becomes a passport to every dazzling party, every cool club and every wonderful Kings Road identity that the world could offer.
As a committed social documentarian, Robert's images go beyond the artificial monotony of the red carpet and transports readers behind the scenes to the most colorful and stylish identities and social events. He visually and joyfully moves readers from the New Romantic era in London, to the Paris fashion shows, to the Sydney party set over the decades"showing his true love for the most celebrated subjects of the era. In this stunning compilation of Robert's best and never seen images, Glitterati offers a glimpse into this unique history of fashion and life behind the scenes of the rich and famous.
Some of Rosen's images include: Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, Sir Paul & Linda McCartney, Boy George, Nina Simone, Debbie Harry, Marianne Faithful, Audrey Hepburn, Nicole Kidman, Diana Ross, David Bowie, Sting, Grace Jones, Kylie Minogue, Michael Hutchence, Cate Blanchett, Sir Elton John, Princess Diana, Gough Whitlam, Karl Lagerfled, Yoko Ono, Brett Whiteley, Anita, Ekberg, Joan Collins, Dame Joan Sutherland, Ella Fitzgerald, Maggie Smith, Luciano Pavarotti, Quentin Crips, Liza Minelli, Miranda Kerr and many more.
Robert Rosen is one of Australia's foremost social & fashion photographers. His extraordinary collection of iconic celebrities and artists of the 70s, 80s, 90s & 2000s photographed in London, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne & Bali is candid, up close and personal. For over 30 years Rosen has covered fashion shows, rock concerts, social events as well as shooting his own personal portraits in the studio. Rosen's subjects are willing participants, resulting in images that exude candour, warmth and wit.
New Holland Publishers
Author: Robert Rosen