NEW YORK, Aug 30, 2011/ — Joining Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) celebrations, Dior and Dior Homme will host intimate evenings with legendary photographer Norman Jean Roy and celebrated contemporary New York artist, Nate Lowman.

On Thursday, September 8th, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Norman Jean Roy will be taking client portraits and hosting an evening of champagne in the Dior women’s boutique at 21 East 57th Street – a rare and exciting opportunity.

This event continues Dior’s tradition of hosting legendary photographers that began with Arthur Elgort in 2009, the inaugural FNO and followed by Patrick Demarchelier in 2010.

At Dior Homme, celebrated contemporary New York artist, Nate Lowman, will provide a live DJ performance inside the Dior Homme boutique at 17 East 57th Street from 6pm to 9pm. Champagne will be served throughout the night.

One of the premiere portrait and fashion photographers working today, Norman Jean Roy is a regular contributor to Vogue doing both celebrity portraits and fashion stories. Outside of his work for
Vogue, Mr. Roy is also one of a core group of photographers working for Vanity Fair having photographed numerous covers for the magazine including this year’s famed “Hollywood Issue” cover.

Among his most notable subjects, he has photographed Hollywood stars Cher, George Clooney, and Sandra Bullock, as well as fashion icons Gisele Bundchen, Naomi Campbell, Karen Elson, and Coco Rocha. In addition, Mr. Roy has received wide acclaim for his iconic portraits of emerging fashion designers in Vogue’s annual “Fashion Fund” portfolio.

Nate Lowman was born in Las Vegas in 1979 and has lived in New York since 1997. His first solo show “The End and Other American Pastimes” appeared in 2005 at Maccarone in New York. He has since exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the New Museum in New York; at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris; at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice; and in the 2009 solo exhibition The Natriot Act at the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo. His most recent exhibition Trash Landing appeared this year in tandem at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Maccarone galleries in New York.

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