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A Decade of Markus Klinko’s Fashion, Celebrity Photos Go on Auction Block

READY FOR HIS CLOSE-UP: It seems the public can’t get enough of fine art photography when it involves celebrities. The latest splashy exhibition, which features a decade of fashion and celebrity photographer Markus Klinko’s work, bows today in Beverly Hills via the “2000s The Exhibition” at Mouche Gallery. Given the exhibition’s pop culture focus, 13 of Klinko’s most celebrated images will be sold via Paddle8 to benefit the CFDA Foundation to help support the organization’s programs dedicated to fashion education and professional development. The Paddle8 auction will run through June 25.
The collection depicts a variety of pop culture milestones that defined the early Aughts, including Beyoncé’s “Dangerously in Love” debut album cover; a series of Mary J. Blige album covers documenting her rise to stardom, and images from Klinko’s successful “David Bowie Unseen” exhibition.
“For me, this collection goes beyond celebrity photography and more so defines a greater cultural connection,” Klinko said. “The early 2000s was a very influential time of fashion, music and entertainment that we are seeing resurface today. Being able to capture it photographically gives us a window into our past and it how it has helped form our future.”
“We are honored to present this exhibition in collaboration with

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