Experience every facet of François Nars’ exhilarating story in this photo-biography, which richly chronicles his evolution from backstage provocateur and supermodel image-maker to one of most influential creative forces in beauty today.

With art direction and foreword by Fabien Baron, of the famed design firm Baron & Baron, the François Nars Biographical book reveals the artists world and life-long inspirations. Follow defining moments from the rare perspective of the artist as he revolutionizes cultural standards, collaborates with tastemakers and icons, and electrifies the industry as the Founder and Creative Director of NARS Cosmetics.

“My work as a makeup artist, creator, and photographer are very connected,” said François Nars. “It doesn’t matter whether I am taking pictures or working as a makeup artist, my goal is to make people look beautiful and bring out what is on the inside. I truly believe that beauty lies within our characters.”

As an expressive photographer, Nars continues his creative scope by shooting his namesake brand’s advertising campaigns, high-fashion editorials, as well as developing personal photography projects. Every chapter reveals the multi-faceted and ever-inspiring artist behind the name, François Nars.