About the photographer: Sante D'Orazio (b. 1956) is an internationally renowned photographer whose advertising campaign clients include Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria's Secret, Revlon, and L'Oreal, and whose editorial fashion shoots have featured in Vogue, Esquire, Town & Country, Max, Interview and Vanity Fair. His previous books include A Private View (1998), Sante D'Orazio: Photographs (2000), and Gianni and Donatella (2007). About the author: Ed Ruscha (b. 1937) is a painter, photographer and graphic artist, and one of the founders of Pop Art. Known for his landscapes with superimposed slogans and "word paintings," Ruscha has had many international retrospectives, and represented the USA at the 2005 Venice Biennale. He lives and works in Los Angeles.