Matthew Rolston, Sam Nazarian, and Danny Meyer to host the grand opening of The Redbury New York on October 25

The grand opening of The Redbury New York, the first New York location of the illustrious Redbury boutique hotel chain, will be celebrated with a private invitation-only party on October 25.     Hosting the event will be renowned photographer and director Matthew Rolston, who is the creative director of The Redbury; famed restaurateur Danny […]

From Madonna to Marilyn Manson and everyone in between: Director Matthew Rolston takes MTV’s “Videohead” podcast behind the scenes of his iconic music videos

In the 1980s and ’90s, music videos were the proving ground for vanguard directors to showcase their vision. You could turn on MTV and see groundbreaking work by directors like Jonas Akerlund, Mark Romanek, Michel Gondry, Floria Sigismondi, Hype Williams—and Matthew Rolston, who was recently featured on MTV’s new podcast “Videohead.” In the interview, Rolston […]

Celebrated Living magazine surveys the remarkable career of Matthew Rolston, from Hollywood photographer and director to A-list creative director

Matthew Rolston‘s accomplishments as a photographer, director, and now creative director range far and wide, and many of the highlights are captured in a profile of Rolston by Celebrated Living magazine. Below, excerpts from “Behind the Lens,” by writer Ed Leibowitz:     Rolston has photographed generations of music and movie stars ranging from Angelina […]

An exclusive look inside the opening reception for Matthew Rolston’s “Talking Heads” exhibition at Berlin’s Camera Work Contemporary Gallery

  Photographer Matthew Rolston recently made his European fine-art debut with the solo show “Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits” at Berlin’s Camera Work Contemporary Gallery, and we’re excited to share this exclusive look at the event. The exhibition opened on Friday, April 22, with a private preview, immediately followed by a general opening, and was […]

Photographer/creative director Matthew Rolston and sbe hotel group join forces for new boutique hotel The Redbury New York

The hip NoMad district of Manhattan just got a new infusion of style, thanks to photographer and creative director Matthew Rolston and award-winning lifestyle hospitality company sbe. Their latest collaboration, The Redbury New York, made its highly anticipated debut in NoMad this month, marking a complete reimagining of the historic Martha Washington Hotel, a landmark […]

Matthew Rolston makes his fine-art debut in Europe with “Talking Heads,” opening Friday, April 22, at Berlin’s esteemed Camera Work Contemporary Gallery

Having garnered considerable critical praise in the United States, Matthew Rolston’s fine-art series “Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits” is set to debut this week at the Camera Work Contemporary Gallery in Berlin’s Mitte gallery district. The show, which opens Friday, marks Rolston’s first-ever European exhibition and adds him to the pantheon of fellow Camera […]

Renowned photographer, director, and creative director Matthew Rolston receives the Smashbox Visual Impact Award, sponsored by Variety and Women’s Wear Daily

Last Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles, Variety and WWD teamed up to celebrate outstanding talents in the worlds of fashion, beauty, and style who made an impact on the entertainment industry in the past year. Among the presenters and honorees at the First Annual Variety and WWD StyleMakers celebration, hosted by Smashbox Studios in Culver […]

Matthew Rolston photographs singer-songwriter Jewel for her new album, “Picking Up the Pieces”

  Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel released a new album this month called Picking Up the Pieces, and Matthew Rolston photographed her for the marketing campaign. The project included several elements, including the album package, outdoor, Web, PR, and merchandise, as well as a book jacket for her latest book. Matthew took the project on because of […]

Photographer Matthew Rolston documents California’s beloved Pageant of the Masters for The Wall Street Journal

  As an 8-year-old, photographer and director-to-be Matthew Rolston was taken by his family to see the Pageant of the Masters, a somewhat offbeat and much-cherished theatrical event in Laguna Beach, California, in which set designers, makeup artists, and amateur actors give their all to faithfully re-create famous paintings in the flesh. The tableaux vivants—or […]

Matthew Rolston’s acclaimed “Talking Heads” series to appear at Paris Photo Los Angeles

Select images from “Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits,” the celebrated fine-art series by photographer and director Matthew Rolston, will be showcased at this year’s Paris Photo Los Angeles. Highly anticipated among collectors, Paris Photo Los Angeles is the U.S. edition of the world’s preeminent art fair for works created in the photographic medium. On […]