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If Sir Elton John wrote the Foreword and director John Waters wrote the Afterword, then we’re surely dealing with a major talent. In this 400-page retrospective, award-winning photographer Greg Gorman presents the finest shots of his half-century in Hollywood.

Throughout his star-studded portfolio entitled, It’s Not About Me, you’ll find the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp at the beginning of their careers, as well as the iconic posters Gorman created for films such as Scarface and Tootsie, record covers for David Bowie, and magazine covers for Andy Warhol.

Fifty Years of Fame

Renowned photographer Greg Gorman has captured classic images of Hollywood’s most iconic stars for half a century now, and he’s about to share them in his sumptuous new book. (…) If you’re looking for a veritable who’s who of Hollywood A-listers you don’t need to go much further than to check out the stars populating Greg Gorman’s impressively huge new book “It’s Not About Me”. This is a 400-page volume bursting at the seams with expertly executed shots of top drawer famous faces, the majority of which have never been widely shared. (…)

– Professional Photo, UK

(…) Erotic, glamorous and utterly intriguing; Gorman’s black and white portraits “strip everything bare of any artifice” and manifest the mutual trust between the photographer and his subject (…)

Published by teNeues, the American photographer’s new retrospective monograph It’s Not About Me bounds together his unseen body of work. (…) With a foreword by Sir Elton John and an afterword by John Waters, more than four hundred pages of It’s Not About Me take a comprehensive look at Gorman’s extremely wide-ranging career and his contribution to camerawork and art. (…)

– metalmagazine.eu, ES

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