For the past three decades, Rose Hartman
has photographed the rich, the famous and the stylish in some of the most
legendary settings of†
New York nightlife, from Studio 54 to the
Her arresting pictures, that manage to create the illusion of intimacy in the most public circumstances, have been published in countless international publications, including Vogue, Stern, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Panorama, the New York Times, Amici, Allure and Art & Auction.
Her first book, BIRDS OF PARADISE (Delacorte Press, 1980) offers a private and extraordinary look into the world of fashion and its personalities, from a visit to Ralph Laurenís studio to the glamorous and intimate fashion shows that Halston used to organize at his atelier at the Olympic Tower.
INCOMPARABLE: WOMEN of STYLE" in the fall of 2012.
Her images have been widely exhibited in
some of the most prestigious museums and galleries of the
Recently the Fashion Institute of
Technology (F.I.T) in
The exclusive Lion restaurant has acquired and is currently showing four of her most famous images, including a pensive and seductive Mick Jagger, and Andy Warhol and Jerry Hall holding a lively conversation in Studio 54.
In September 2011, Hartman's photos were shown in "Social History: The Jet Set", a group show at the Staley-Wise gallery.
Hartman's archival photos are on view in
a solo exhibit, "INCOMPARABLE WOMEN OF STYLE",† at the Ravestijn Gallery in
Hartman has lectured and shown her photos at the New
School for Social Research, Visual Arts, and the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Assignments for various magazines have enabled her to explore the world, and produce wide-ranging travel articles and photos.
Her work is in the collections of
Rose Hartman lives and works in
Her arts and design blog may be viewed on http://patrickmcmullan.com