Mathieu Cesar




Mathieu Cesar is a French photographer living between Paris, New York and Los Angeles.

In just a few years, Mathieu César has established his modern yet timeless vision of photography and spread his wings to directing.
With a mix of precision and a light touch he draws a black and white universe playing with shades of grey, flat areas of deep black and subtle blurs.

"The black and white photo has a timeless quality that I love. I've always been very inspired by legends such as August Sanders and Irving Penn and their iconic images."

This self-taught talent, primarily doing portraits, describes himself as a curious people's person: "I love having the chance to meet so many interesting people. Just imagine that my job has allowed me to meet the first man on the moon – and to get him into his original space suit!"

Mathieu quickly seduced the most prestigious magazines (Harper’s Bazaar, L’Officiel, Another Magazine, CR Fashion Book, Vogue, Egoïste…), photographed several contemporary legends (Iggy Pop, Daft Punk, Buzz Aldrin…) and collaborated with celebrities such as Natalia Vodianova, Tilda Swinton, Mila Jovovich, Lana Del Rey, Natalie Portman and Laetitia Castia.

He has also photographed and directed campaigns for several high profile clients such as Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel Joaillerie, Louis Vuitton, L’Oréal, Alexandre Vauthier, Thierry Mugler and more recently Nike.


Maxfield LA
Various Campaigns (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2017
Playboy France December 2016 Cover
Playboy France (Magazine Cover)
published: December 2016
Harper's Bazaar Russia October 2016 Cove...
Harper's Bazaar Russia (Magazine Cover)
published: October 2016
Romain Duris for Grazia Hommes
Various Editorials (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2016
Narcisse Magazine (Editorial)
season: Fall/Winter 2016
Roberto Cavalli (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2016
Narcisse Magazine N.5 Fall 2016 Covers
Narcisse Magazine (Magazine Cover)
published: September 2016
Paris est une fête
L'Officiel (Editorial)
published: August 2016
Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis
Glamour Spain (Editorial)
published: June 2016
Numéro (Editorial)
published: June 2016

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