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Stuart Elliott’s “Advertising” column in The New York Times spotlights Matthew Rolston’s latest R-ROLL production

When Matthew Rolston conceived the rock & roll theme of sbe Entertainment’s boutique hotel brand the Redbury in Hollywood, it proved to be an instant hit. So it’s no surprise that sbe asked Matthew to help develop the hotel’s new cutting-edge, Web-based marketing campaign, which Stuart Elliott of The New York Times recently chronicled in […]

Nigel Cox photographs Halloween desserts for Martha Stewart Living

Martha Stewart Living‘s October issue just hit newsstands, and it’s always one of the most anticipated ones because of how cleverly the editors address Halloween. Nigel Cox, for example, was asked to photograph Halloween desserts, and the results are wonderfully graphic and deliciously sophisticated. Here’s a look… . . .

Creative luminaries voice their support of Matthew Rolston’s “Talking Heads” in NYC

. Renowned New York–based interior designer Richard Mishaan is used to boldfaced names visiting his chic University Place retail emporium, Homer. But last Wednesday evening, there was an unusually high concentration of luminaries on hand as Mishaan hosted a private party in honor of Matthew Rolston and his new book, Talking Heads: The Vent Haven […]

CNN.com interviews Matthew Rolston about “Talking Heads” and features a gallery of photos from the book

. CNN Photos, whose mission is to provide “powerful, inspiring stories through photography and offer a behind-the-scenes look at emerging and established photographers,” has published a significant online feature that includes an interview and gallery presentation  about Matthew Rolston and his new book, Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits. Talking Heads showcases Matthew’s portraits of […]

Matthew Rolston and SLS Hotels debut Kubrick-inspired short film “Group Hug”

Photographer and director Matthew Rolston this month premiered Group Hug, a short film he created for award-winning luxury hotel brand SLS Hotels. Shot on location at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills—whose rooms and suites were designed by Philippe Starck—Group Hug is Matthew’s sexy homage to the record-store pickup scene in Stanley Kubrick‘s classic film A Clockwork Orange. […]

Photos: Stockland Martel in Los Angeles

Bill Stockland, Maureen Martel, and two members of the Stockland Martel staff—senior photo agent Emily Leonardo and creative director Kristina Feliciano—spent a week in Los Angeles last month to catch up in person with our clients and photographers on the West Coast. We also hosted a dinner for the many wonderful art buyers with whom […]

Matthew Rolston premieres his first-ever fine-art book, “Talking Heads, The Vent Haven Portraits,” which features 100-plus portraits of ventriloquist dummies from an obscure Kentucky museum. Plus: View the “Vent Haven” trailer.

. We’re thrilled to announce the release of Matthew Rolston’s latest monograph, Talking Heads, The Vent Haven Portraits—his third hardcover book and his first strictly fine-art project ever. The book—which has already been featured by CBS News, The Huffington Post, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Hunger TV—is making its premiere tomorrow night at Art Basel Miami Beach, in an […]

Matthew Rolston and supermodel Chanel Iman join forces once again for a buzzworthy Amazon.com/Fashion campaign

. Matthew Rolston’s newest campaign for Amazon.com/Fashion—his third one in a row for Dennis Leggett, the online fashion retailer’s renowned creative director—has been released and is sensational. Matthew photographed Chanel Iman for the holiday-themed ads, marking his second collaboration with the 21-year-old supermodel. “I find an innocence and purity in her look, but also a […]

Matthew Rolston directs scorching-hot music video for “Ice,” the sexy new single by Kelly Rowland featuring Lil Wayne

Hot on the heels of “Wildest Dreams,” Matthew Rolston‘s latest music video for R&B diva Brandy, Rolston has once again created a smoldering clip: “Ice” is the latest single from Kelly Rowland, formerly of Destiny’s Child and now a major solo artist; the sexy track also features superstar rapper Lil Wayne.   Rowland teased the […]

Matthew Rolston on photographing Daniel Craig as James Bond for the new issue of Rolling Stone

This past summer, Matthew Rolston flew to London for just one day, to photograph Daniel Craig for a Rolling Stone cover story. Filming of the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, had wrapped the day before, and Craig was still very much in character as 007. “I had a photo-date with Daniel Craig, and even though we only got […]

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