DUBAI - An exhibition titled 'Walk. Don't Run' sponsored by Mont Blanc was inaugurated by Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, CEO of Tejari.com, at the Art and Talent Centre of the Dubai Ladies Club. The exhibition comprised 50 portraits of international stars - famous personalities who have gone their own way with great commitment and dedication.
The faces that have been captured are those that stand for great careers, in photos describing the multiple facets of a personality: funny, weird serious and determined.
The photographers include Paolo Roversi who made his debut in the world of photography as a photographer but discovered fashion only a few years later. He has been the designer of many ad campaigns including Giorgio Armani, Cerruti 1881, Comme des Garcons, Christian Dior, Givenchy, krizia, Valentino, Yves Saint Laurent, Yohji Yamamoto, etc. Mr Roversi has framed Milla Jovovich, the only daughter of actress Galina Loginova and physicist Bogich Jovovich.
Another photographer Peter Lindbergh who studied painting in Berlin has caught Milla Jovovich in a relaxed frame of mind.
Jacob Lanvad Nilsson, a photographer who graduated in 2003 from Denmark's university of photo journalism has chosen Henrik Vibskov as his subject. The subject is a fashion designer graduate of the Central Saint Martins College of Art and design.
Then there is Max Vadakul, a UK citizen born and raised in Kenya who has had famous model Angela Lindval pose for his camera. Then there is Amber Valletta by Peter Lindbergh while Michael Comte, born in Switzerland, has famous model Kelly Lynch in his frame and Pamela Hanson has Veronica Webb.
An intriguing exhibition portraying celebrity models on the move, the exhibition is internationally travelling, having started in Europe and meant to travel throughout the world.