von Maxine Wally
"One evening in 2015, the Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan invited photographer Miles Aldridge to spend the night at a museum in Paris where a retrospective of Cattelan’s was taking place. With museum doors closed to to the public, Aldridge brought with him a model, makeup artists, and a hairstylist, arriving at around 7 PM. The two worked nonstop, taking photographs and coming up with creative concepts, until 7 AM the next day. “I got the first Eurostar home to London from there, absolutely shattered,” Aldridge recalled during a recent Zoom call from his studio in King’s Cross. “I didn't sleep. Maurizio slept—he had a bed in the museum where he had a little nap. Personally, I was working constantly.” "