Kate Moss Coffee, 1990


(1954 - Present)

Kate Garner (born Kathryn Mary Garner 9 July 1954) is an English photographer, fine artist and singer, Garner has photographed a wide range of musicians and celebrities, including Dr Dre, Leigh Bowery, JT LeRoy, Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, David Bowie, Cameron Diaz, PJ Harvey, John Galliano, Björk and Kate Moss.  Garner first got notoriety as a musician in the 1980s and then returned to painting, photography and video, launching a successful media arts career, starting with her collaboration with Sinéad O’Connor, in which she created memorable images of O’Connor for her 1987 debut, The Lion and the Cobra. Her work has appeared in the American and British versions of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar as well as W magazine, Interview, GQ, Vanity Fair, Elle and The Sunday Times.

Garner also was one of the earlier photographers of the prolifically photographed Kate Moss having spotted Kate amongst the hundreds of model cards at the Storm model agency to use in a shoot, Moss, who was only 14 years old at the time, was permitted to leave school early and was chaperoned from Croydon to studios in Old Street, East London for the shoot. She went on to photograph Kate Moss at the Praed St Hotel for the now-iconic “Hear no Speak no See no Evil” photoshoot.