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Mike Figgis says that as a teenager, he “wanted to photograph women but found it to be awkward in the setting up.” He became transfixed by images in Vogue magazine and by the works of photographers Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, and Cartier Bresson. The present photograph was shot for a 2007 campaign for the lingerie company Agent Provocateur featuring Kate Moss.

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About Mike Figgis

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Mike Figgis (English, b. 1948) is a film director, screenwriter, composer, and photographer. His first film was “The House”(1984) and is known for “Leaving Las Vegas.” A contemporary Renaissance man, Figgis has been taking photographs since the age of eleven. Figgis is interested in exploring the close connection between cinematography and photography and says that his “obsession is portraiture.” His work has been exhibited internationally.

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Kate Moss Descending, 2007
Lot Number 1
Digital print
Image: 18 x 13.5 in (45.72 x 43.29 cm)
Sheet: 23.3 x 16.5 in (59.182 x 41.91 cm)
Edition of 50
Signed and numbered on recto
Estimate $14,000 - $16,000

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