Distressed Celebrities – Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin

Heath Ledger

Since beginning their collaboration in the late 1980s, photographers Vinoodh Matadin and Inez van Lamsweerde have become known for their edgy and creative photography which blurs the line between art and fashion. Now, almost two decades later, they're still pushing artistic boundaries as you can see from their recent (and slightly disturbing) Lanvin campaign.

My favorite photos from them, however, are the ones where they shoot celebrities in black and white. The celebs almost seem like they're distressed, don't they?


Michelle Williams


Jude Law


Natalie Portman


Reese Witherspoon


Scarlett Johansson and Gwyneth Paltrow


Benicio del Toro


Penelope Cruz


Kate Winslet

Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin

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