Patrick Remy is a photography critic, independent publisher, and artistic director. He has served as curator of numerous exhibitions on fashion photography, notably in Kobe and Melbourne, as well as the artistic director, between 2010 and 2014, of the Planche(s) Contact festival in Deauville. In 1999, he founded Patrick Remy Studio, specializing in consulting and iconographic research for luxury brands and advertising agencies. He also works with numerous publishing houses such as Steidl, Rizzoli New York, Louis Vuitton Prestel, and Taschen. To date he has published some forty books, including monographs devoted to Hiromix, Steve Hiett, Massimo Vitali, Max Pam, Saul Leiter, Helmut Newton, Wing Shya, Kourtney Roy, Gerard Malanga, Jonas Mekas, Guido Mocafico, Thibaut Cuisset, Quentin de Briey, Kishin Shinoyama, Sonia Sieff, Bettina Rheims, Valérie Belin, Jeanloup Sieff, Slim Sarons and Daidō Moriyama amongothers. He is also the author of The Art of Fashion Photography (Prestel, 2014), Desire: New Erotic Photography (Prestel, 2015) and Antiglossy. Fashion Photography Now (Rizzoli NY, 2019).