Max Vadukul is a self-taught British photographer whose powerful, thought-provoking images have graced the pages of the world’s leading fashion magazines for over 20 years. Max first found fame shooting the campaign for Yohji Yamamoto in 1984. After this, Vadukal spent seven years in Paris working for French Vogue and Egoiste and became well known for his black and white photography. On moving to New York, he began collaborating with Tina Brown, formerly of Vanity Fair, which led to a three-year contract with The New Yorker – the second contract ever given to a photographer in the magazine’s 100-year history (the first was to Richard Avedon). In September 2000, Callaway published a retrospective of Vadukul’s work entitled ‘MAX’ and Piccolo Press soon followed step in 2001 with Crazy Horse – a limited edition book featuring Vadukul’s pictures of the Parisian cabaret, designed by Stephen Gan of Visionaire. His work has been published most frequently in Vogue Italia, L’Uomo Vogue, French Vogue, Vogue China, Vanity Fair and The Rolling Stone. Vadukul lives in New York with his wife Nicoletta Santoro, the Fashion Director of Vogue China, and twins Alex and Eloise. He has shot three covers for i-D, his favourite being Angela Lindvall for the cover of The Self Issue in October 2000. Vadukal has directed four breakthrough films for the new ‘A Line of Yohji’ brand.