The art of metamorphosis
Thierry Mugler turns metamorphosis into art. He works "with models who are extraordinary creatures." More than anything, he chooses personalities who inspire him and who are playful with their image. Photographer Ali Madhavi said about Naomi Watts: "She is one of the most talented actresses of her generation. She has an extraordinary register of emotions. She is also easily transformed. "
From Hitchcockian to Muglerian.
According to the photographer: "You can transform a woman with artifice, make-up, clothes, stagecraft and light. " Under the golden cascade, the complexion is magnified, catching the smallest parcel of light. Closeup on the lips, the eyes, the chiaroscuro makeup. Naomi Watts is transformed...
A Hollywood-style production.
Lighting, stage design: everything is reminiscent of 1950's Hollywood. Photographer Ali Madhavi's vision brings glamour and technique. For him, working with Thierry Mugler "was, in a way, obvious, something indisputable took hold. "