Fashion & Beauty

Life Is a Stage : Make Up For Ever

Through glamorous photography and intimate anecdotes, this book explores the technical innovation, unparalleled artistry, and myriad inspirations behind the revered Paris-based makeup line.
A former fine-arts student and the founder and artistic director of Make Up For Ever, Dany Sanz started by painting theater sets and eventually worked her way to the human body. By applying her paintbrushes and expertise to the world of makeup, she discovered a new way to convey an entire range of emotions and characters. Since then, the stage has never ceased to influence Make Up For Ever’s vision of makeup.
In this exquisite book, Sanz presents her artistry and unique vision of makeup through Ellen von Unwerth’s eye. Inspired by the theatricality and drama of all kinds of stages, Sanz explores makeup in all of its facets, including body painting. This beautiful volume gives lovers of cosmetics, fashion, and photography the opportunity to discover the artistic and exuberant world of a cult makeup brand.

About The Author

Dany Sanz is the founder and artistic director of Make Up For Ever. Founded in 1984, it was a revolution in the world of makeup: a creative and innovative brand designed for professionals. Ellen von Unwerth is a world-renowned photographer. Her work has been published in numerous books and is exhibited in prestigious galleries worldwide.

  • Publish Date: November 17, 2017
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Design - Fashion & Accessories
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 8-5/8 x 12-3/4
  • Pages: 176
  • US Price: $65.00
  • CDN Price: $85.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-6107-1

Author Bookshelf: Ellen von Unwerth