Starmaker by Roger Padilha and Mauricio Padilha

Richard Bernstein, a fixture with fashion and art insidersas well asthe Studio 54 set, captured the allure ofthe disco era through his iconic hypercolored graphic portraits of superstars for the covers of Andy Warhol’s Interviewmagazine.

Bernstein’s boldand graphic artwork was so complimentary to Warhol’s that it was often thought that Warhol created the covers himself. Yet it was Bernstein, an American artist and art director,whose distinctive craft ofembellishing photographs with pastels, stencils, and airbrushing, monumentalized his subjects into dazzling larger than life pop art incarnations of themselves iconic and forever young.

The book features his legendary Interview covers created from the mid 1960s 1990s stars including Madonna, Grace Jones, Mick Jagger, Cher, Calvin Klein,Jerry Hall, Bianca Jagger,Michael Jackson, and Aretha Franklin, as well as Bernstein’s rarely seen fine art, album covers, and editorial work for TIME, Italian Vogue and Playboy, complete with intimate anecdotes and interviews with his closest friends and collaborators. This volume is an essential addition to any fashion, pop culture, style, or art lover’s library.
Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.

About the Authors:
Brothers Roger Padilha and Mauricio Padilha have worked together and separately inthe fashion industry since 1993. In 1988 they cofounded MAO Public Relations,which still enjoys success in the fashion industry today.

In 2001, they made their first foray into publishing with the popular fashion publication MAO MAG and together they have authored The Stephen Sprouse Book Antonio: Fashion, Art, Sex, & Disco and GLOSS: The Work of Chris von Wageneheim all published by Rizzoli.