Category Archives: interviews and behind the scenes

Celebrated Living magazine surveys the remarkable career of Matthew Rolston, from Hollywood photographer and director to A-list creative director

Matthew Rolston‘s accomplishments as a photographer, director, and now creative director range far and wide, and many of the highlights are captured in a profile of Rolston by Celebrated Living magazine. Below, excerpts from “Behind the Lens,” by writer Ed Leibowitz:     Rolston has photographed generations of music and movie stars ranging from Angelina […]

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders talks to the Los Angeles Times about his acclaimed “List” portraits—and the conversation with Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison that inspired them

On the eve of the opening of his exhibition “IDENTITY: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The List Portraits” at the Annenberg Space for Photography, the Los Angeles Times interviewed Timothy about his career, his early years, and the inspiration for his work. “The idea for the ‘List’ series that would bring him more notoriety originated more than 10 […]

Nadav Kander photographs author John le Carré for the Guardian

Dogs and their owners: a new portrait series by Art Streiber

For his latest personal portrait series, Art Streiber ventured into fur-tile territory: dogs and their owners. “Dogs fascinate me,” he says. “I am intrigued by how we anthropomorphize dogs, attributing all kinds of emotions and personality traits to our pets: ‘He’s just shy.’ ‘She loves people.’ ‘He hates the cold weather.’ And, of course, I’m […]

Art Streiber photographs “Last Man on Earth” star Will Forte for GQ’s comic look at “How to Master the (Surprisingly Difficult) Art of Working From Home”

     

Art Streiber photographs an ecstatic Kevin Hart for the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s “Happy Issue”

Kevin Hart is “the biggest comedy star in the nation,” proclaims Entertainment Weekly, which commissioned Art Streiber to photograph him for the cover of its “Happy Issue.” Here’s a look at the portraits, some of which feature fanciful illustrations by Zohar Lazar.  

Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles to exhibit the complete “List” portraits of Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

  For years, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders has been exploring the nature of identity through his award-winning “List” portrait series and documentaries, beginning with “The Black List” in 2008 all the way through his upcoming project “The Trans List.” And now viewers will have the opportunity to consider these bodies of work alongside each other in “IDENTITY: […]

Happening now: Art Streiber takes over the Entertainment Weekly photo department Instagram feed

All day today on the Instagram feed of Entertainment Weekly‘s photo department, Art Streiber will be showing and telling about some of his most memorable images from 20 years of shooting for the magazine. He had to pick from 121 shoots and 44 covers, so it’s been fascinating to discover what he’s chosen.  What you […]

Art Streiber, master of the group portrait, talks about how he directs his subjects: “I want to make sure that we don’t have two people with the exact same body language. I’m very carefully tweaking and tweaking and tweaking”

  Portrait photographer Art Streiber is known for his masterful approach to photographing groups, whether it’s a cast portrait for a hit TV show or a Paramount Pictures anniversary photo featuring 116 stars, executives, and directors. In a recent interview with The Photographic Journal, Art was asked how he directs multiple people at the same […]

Fulvio Bonavia’s entrancing new personal project, “Flora,” inspires a video commission for Vogue Accessory

Fulvio Bonavia was recently working on his archive when he came across some liquid shots he had made as plates for a Rado campaign, and an idea came to him. “I found that some of the shapes reminded me of flower petals,” he explains. “So I decided to shoot some new liquid colors underwater.” He […]