It’s the announcement that the cover of the September issue of American Vogue featuring Beyoncé is shot by Tyler Mitchell. According to sources close the magazine, Beyoncé who was given unprecedented control by Anna Wintour for the flagship issue, handpicked Mitchell, 23. He is the first black photographer to shoot the cover in the magazine’s 126 year history. “I depict black people and people of color in a really real and pure way,” Mitchell, who’s campaigns for Marc Jacobs and Givenchy have already been noticed, told The New York Times in December. “There is an honest gaze to my photos.” The illustration […]
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).