Matthias Clamer shoots key art, publicity images, and cinemagraphs for Donald Glover’s acclaimed new FX series, “Atlanta”

Donald Glover‘s Atlanta, a series about two cousins navigating the rap scene in the titular city, made its debut on FX yesterday and has been earning raves from the press. GQ has called it a show “you need to watch,” while the Los Angeles Times praised it as a “beautifully played comedy of place and character” and Salon.com said the “dreamy, surreal series is infused with peculiar magic.” FX commissioned Matthias Clamer to shoot the key art and publicity for the series and to shoot promotional cinemagraphs. Below, some of the highlights…

 

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Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Donald Glover, who used to write for Tina Fey’s Emmy-winning comedy, “30 Rock,” is the series’ creator and stars as Earnest “Earn” Marks. Earn is a Princeton dropout who is now managing his cousin’s rap career. Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Bryan Tyree Henry plays Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles, an up-and-coming rapper and Earn’s cousin.

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Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Darius, played by Keith Stanfield, is paper Boi’s right-hand man. Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Photos by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Zazie Beetz plays Earn’s ex-girlfriend Van. Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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Photo by Matthias Clamer for FX.

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