I was sinking further into disappointment as the art director leant forward said in an almost intimate whisper “and a lingerie shoot.” At that moment I heard Schiller’s ‘Ode to Joy’ in the background
Celebrating Reaching 99.75% of Our Kickstarter #PeterGabrielReflections Target – with 3 sets of signed Kate Bush Cards
It has to be said that Friday nights launch of Peter Gabriel Reflections at The Museum of Bath Architecture was … More
Jean Muir Aesthetics, The Little Black Dress & The Bizarre Pizza
Jean, without any sense of irony said, “Mmmmmm, Mmmmm, Enjoy” as if she had presented an eight-course gourmet meal, arms triumphantly gesticulating towards the feast. The maid had very kindly cut the pizza into eight pieces that were no bigger than a minuscule Ortolan.
Clive Arrowsmith – The Amazement & Amusement Exhibition at Holden Luntz Gallery Florida Continues to September 22nd, 2018
Really delighted that this is continuing – I have copied the press release below as I so like what they … More
The Floating Shapes of Issey Miyake (1989)
In my imagination I thought Miyake must have been influenced by the Marvel comics superhero Dr Doom (though I have no evidence of this) it’s just the flowing hooded cloak and the futuristic body armour gave the designs a really strong other worldly aesthetic.
Bianca Jagger, Michael Roberts & The Lost Weekend
Bianca came and sat under the spotlight and looked at me and leaning forward whispered “Are you ok Clive, you look a bit spaced out?” “I am, we were at an all weekend party madness and I’m still waiting for it to wear off” I whispered back “ I understand” she said with a knowing smile.
Rachel Kirby In The Floating Room
At this point Rachel walked in and I think she thought I was the set builder as I extended my paint-splattered hand. Which she looked at and politely refused to shake as I said, “I’m Clive, I’m the photographer”. I was completely amazed by how naturally beautiful and stunning she was and for a moment I didn’t know what to say, which is very unusual for me.
High Fashion At The Duke of York’s Theatre – A Drama Unfolds
Being in the theatre immediately inspired me (probably wrongly) to enthusiastically instruct the models using clichés such as, “Wonderful my Darling hearts”, “Fabulous my luvvies” and “It’s a triumph!”
Ashanti Looking Like An Angel On A Stairway to Heaven London (2003)
When I photographed Ashanti for the Next Big Thing for The Sunday Times in 2003 I was trying to create … More
The Mystery of The Girl With No Face or Shooting Through The Night For Fortnum & Masons (2008)
It was a fraught and adventurous shoot, it has to be said, I risked life and limb by hanging over the edge of the top of the spiral staircase, with assistants holding my legs and jeans belt so I didn’t come to an untimely end.