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Autoportraits II (Fosso Fashion 2021)

By Samuel Fosso

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A Magazine Curated By presents a new body of work by the Cameroonian artist Samuel Fosso featured in SAMUEL FOSSO, the photographer’s first large-scale retrospective exhibition at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, France.

Also published inside A Magazine Curated By Grace Wales BonnerAutoportraits II (Fosso Fashion 2021) is a response to Fosso’s previous series Autoportrait (1975) and his self-portraits for Vogue Hommes (1999) reanimated within the context of contemporary fashion.

Recreating Fosso’s historic set design in his Paris studio, these new images feature a selection of Wales Bonner archival silhouettes in dialogue with other ready-to-wear and accessories collections, underlining Grace Wales Bonner’s exploration of luxury via a hybrid of European and Afro-Atlantic approaches.

Each issue of A Magazine Curated By Grace Wales Bonner features 1 of 8 limited edition Samuel Fosso gloss photographic prints inside.

SAMUEL FOSSO continues at the
Maison Européenne de la Photographie until March 13th, 2022

Samuel Fosso for Vogue Hommes, 1999

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Wales Bonner Autumn Winter 2021 Black Sunlight Kalimba Leather Peacoat, Wales Bonner Autumn Winter 2018 Des Hommes et des Dieux Ocean Leather Trousers, Louis Vuitton Western Boots, Causse Gloves and Rimowa Suitcase

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Wales Bonner Autumn Winter 2016 Spirituals Oreyema Track Top,
Jil Sander Wool Trousers, Bottega Veneta Sunglasses and Manolo Blahnik Raffia Slides

Wales Bonner Spring Summer 2022 Volta Jazz Desert Trench Coat, Valentino Trousers, John Lobb Lace-up Shoes, and Rimowa Suitcase

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