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 […]

Art Center College of Design’s film department selects Matthew Rolston to launch its Visiting Artist Program

For artists, success is arguably measured not just by the work one creates but by the influence of the artist himself. So it was indeed an honor when Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, invited photographer, filmmaker, and creative director Matthew Rolston to be the inaugural guest lecturer for the film department’s Visiting […]

From the archives: Renée Zellweger photographed by Matthew Rolston in 2006

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Mummy dearest: The Wall Street Journal’s exclusive first look at Matthew Rolston’s startling new fine-art series, “Vanitas: The Palermo Portraits”

. Noted celebrity photographer Matthew Rolston, fresh off the success of “Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits,” his book and exhibition featuring monumentally scaled portraits of vintage ventriloquist dummies, recently completed his latest fine-art project—and this new series is just as striking and unexpected. Rolston’s “Vanitas: The Palermo Portraits” comprises portraits of mummies from the […]

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