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TRUNK ARCHIVE is a boutique agency based in New York City that represents the archives of the world's leading fashion, celebrity, still life and landscape photographers. Every artist on their roster is acknowledged as being among the very best in his / her genre. To highlight the impressive diversity of images available at TRUNK ARCHIVE we have selected a group of amazing artists to feature in this launch collection.
“I love to play with colour and have tried to take this to its very limits”, says the Berlin-based fashion photographer of his uniquely expressive style.
By using distinctive body paint and bold make-up, and with the help of refined details, the models in Straulino’s images appear almost sculptural. This effect is amplified through the use of intense lighting, which helps to highlight the powder-like, metal-iridescent colour pigments and glossy coatings. This masterful manipulation of colour is not an attempt to mask the surface, or to provide an exaggerated costume, but to produce a remarkable artistic affect. Straulino uses finely balanced colour tones as a subtle means to create expressive, erotic gestures.
1973 Born in Munich, Germany Worked for Another Magazine, Allure, Tatler, Harper's Bazaar, Harper's Bazaar US, Vogue Germany, Vogue Russia, Vogue Spain, Traffic, Le Monde Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
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