Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld, fashion designer, book dealer and publisher, began working as a photographer in 1987. Lagerfeld has received the Lucky Strike Design Award from the Raymond Lewy Foundation, the cultural prize from the German Photographic Society, and the ICP Trustees Award at the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Awards in2007. His recent exhibitions include Konkret Abstrakt Gesehen at the Langen Foundation in Neuss, and Metamorphosesof an American – A Cycle of Youth, 2003–8 at Pace/MacGill in New York. Steidl has published most of Lagerfeld’s books, including Casa Malaparte (1998), A Portrait of Dorian Gray (2004), Room Service (2006) and The Beauty of Violence (2010).