Gisele Sparkly II, 1998, Archival Colour C-Type Lambda Print, 51 x 61 cm, ed.12/15
Rankin is not only one of the world's leading and most sought-after portrait photographers but he´s also made a name for himself in publishing by launching magazines >Dazed & Confused< and >Hunger<. His instantly recognisable work, which includes portraits from Kate Moss, Madonna, Queen Elizabeth II and David Bowie, has defined decades of portrait and fashion photography.
Synonymous with compelling portraiture, Rankin’s lens captures, creates and unveils icons.
As both a photographer and director, Rankin has created landmark advertising and editorial campaigns. His body of work features some of the biggest and most celebrated publications, brands and charities, including Nike, L’Oreal, Dove, Pantene, Diageo and Women´s Aid. He has shot covers and editorials for the likes of Elle, Vogue, Esquire, GQ, Rolling Stone and Wonderland. His photography has also been exhibited internationally, including at museums such as The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and MoMA, New York.