From Peter Lindbergh’s Spring/Summer 2013 campaign
Under the stewardship of its creative director, Tomas Maier, the luxury Italian label Bottega Veneta has taken a slightly different approach, more often favoring art photographers such as Nan Goldin and Jack Pierson to help articulate Maier’s vision. The cumulative power of enlisting a different collaborator each season — since he took over in 2001, Maier’s solicited 27 photographers — makes for a formidable retrospective of the brand’s 21st-century evolution, one that shifts in subtle ways but which is never still. Maier calls himself a “quiet rebel,” and through the images collected in a new book, Bottega Veneta: The Art of Collaboration, you begin to grasp what that means.
READ THE STORY HERE.