Steven Klein - Editions, Photographs and Design Hong Kong Friday, June 14, 2024 | Phillips
  • “I met Britney after shooting Justin Timberlake for his first album cover. These Polaroids were taken during the shoot in LA for her second album.”
    —Steven Klein

    Behind the scenes on Britney album cover shoot, Los Angeles, 2001



    ULTIMATE STEVEN KLEIN presents an exclusive curation of 18 unique Polaroid works from the celebrated photographer’s archive. Showcasing Klein’s distinctive approach to photography as a means of storytelling, this exceptional grouping offers a window into the intimate relationship between photographer and subject. Taken between 1999 and 2015, the Polaroids feature striking portraits of icons in fashion, music and film, including Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Madonna, Prince, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, and Brad Pitt, among others.


    A visionary and creator, Steven Klein has made unique contributions to the arts throughout his nearly four-decade career and consistently pushes the boundaries of visual expression through his image-making. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to photography, Klein received the prestigious Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography (ICP) in 2014. His work has been exhibited globally, gracing prominent venues such as Deitch Projects, Gagosian and the Guggenheim in New York. Furthermore, his work is featured in several public collections, including those of the National Portrait Gallery and the V&A in London and the ICP in New York. The artist’s body of work has also been celebrated through his first monograph Steven Klein, published by Phaidon in 2022.




Britney Spears, Los Angeles

14 July 2001
Unique colour Polaroid Type 600 print.
Sheet 10.5 x 10.5 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Signed in ink on the verso; printed title and date on an artist label affixed to the reverse of the frame.

This work is unique.

Full Cataloguing

HK$20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for HK$44,450

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Editions, Photographs and Design

Hong Kong Auction 14 June 2024