Egyptian creative Youssef Nabil's nostalgic images

Egyptian creative Youssef Nabil's nostalgic images

Catherine Deneuve, Alicia Keys, Tracey Emin and more

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A new monograph reproduces Youssef Nabil's complete collection, working alongside stars including Omar Sharif, Jean Nouvel and Paolo Coelho

Youssef Nabil, a world-famous Egyptian artist and photographer began his career in the 90s. Nabil established his own unique style of imagery which "evokes a sense of longing and nostalgia and allows his photographs to flicker between our time and another era".

Published by Flammarion on March 25, a new monograph Youssef Nabil highlights the artist's colourful career, in which he has captured celebrities including Catherine Deneuve, Alicia Keys, and Tracey Emin. Through his work which explores an array of themes including "alienation, identity, location, nostaligia, fame, eroticism, and death," the artist portrays his subjects in settings of culture and society inspired by his own home.