Smart Talk with Andy Gotts Andy Gotts, photographer of some of the world’s most famous faces, joins Smart Talk to discuss his career and life snapping A-list stars
A graduate from Leicester's De Montfort University, Andy has photographed some of the world's biggest stars. His work has been published in magazines and newspapers across the globe.
Andy Gotts, who was recently appointed an MBE in the 2012 New Years Honours for his services to photography and charity，has photographed Hollywood actors including Robert De Niro, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and George Clooney. His black and white portraits of celebrities were compiled into a book entitled Degrees, which charts the story of how he managed to get the opportunity to photograph so many of Hollywood’s glitterati.
Today, his work is also held in a permanent collection in the National Portrait Gallery.
He was recently appointed an MBE in the 2012 New Years Honours for his services to photography and charity.
About Smart Talk
Smart Talk is a series of masterclasses, lectures and workshops developed by the British Council to give the Chinese public an insight into UK education. Its aims are to show the achievements and successes of noted UK Alumni and spark creative thinking and lively debate.
Covering a wide range of topics and dialogues, Smart Talk seeks to capture the diversity of subjects on offer at UK institutions.
To celebrate UK Now, Smart Talk will be turning the spotlight on UK artists and designers.
Andy Gotts’ website
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