Britain's answer to Helmut Newton: beautiful and sensual photographs by Bob Carlos ClarkeBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/britains-answer-to-helmut-newton-beautiful-and-sensual-photographs-by-bob-carlos-clarke
Famous British photographer Bob Carlos Clarke was born in an Irish corps in 1950. In 1969 he moved to England to study art and design. Here he developed an interest in photography. In 1975, Clark received the degree of Master of arts at the Royal College of art.
At this time — largely thanks to the advice of his friend, the famous painter Allen Jones — he took a picture dressed in formfitting rubber suits women. This image brought him fame as one of the "founders of fetishistic imagery"
Clark was the "master generalists". He worked in almost all areas of photography and has won numerous awards, including a successful advertising campaign. His rare portraits of celebrities, made at different places in the period from 1971 to 1998 are stored at the National portrait gallery. Among them are portraits of Elton John, Marco Pierre white, Rachel Weisz, Mick Jagger, Ronnie wood and Bryan ferry.
Work in advertising projects attracted his high pay. Bob Carlos filmed for "Smirnoff" and "Wallis", "Volkswagen" and "Pirelli", "UrbanStone" and "Levi's". But he always returned to his favourite subject — photography naked girls.
Arranging the photo shoot in a favorite genre of the Nude, Clark prefer to shoot models "of the people".
He preferred to shoot in an expressive manner. Most often, the heroines of the photographs of Bob Carlos was defiantly sexy women. And although the usual conservative audience often was not happy about his masterpieces on billboards, the works is more than liked.
Bob has always worked with film, however, understood the inevitability of the onset of the digital era:
In life, Clark was vulnerable.
In 2006, he tragically died by throwing himself under a train. Bob Carlos Clarke has released six photobooks. In our collection of work from different collections.