“The red carpet is a war zone”—and other observations from Art Streiber on shooting behind the scenes at the Oscars

Art Streiber has been photographing the Academy Awards for 15 years now. The rehearsals, the crews prepping the theater, the stars backstage, the winners the morning after—all of it. And he’s produced countless classic images in the process. What’s his secret? Comfortable shoes, for one thing. And knowing how to get the shot even when […]

A peek at Entertainment Weekly’s 11-page spread featuring Art Streiber’s backstage photographs from the Oscars. Plus: Art’s morning-after portraits of Common and J.K. Simmons


Art Streiber’s Oscars rehearsal photos: Jack Black, Tim McGraw, host Neil Patrick Harris, Scarlett Johansson, and more

Art Streiber captured highlights from the rehearsals for this year’s Academy Awards, shooting for the three days leading up to Hollywood’s most anticipated night of the year. At Entertainment Weekly‘s website, you can view the galleries of Art’s images: Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3. Below, some of our favorites…    

Meryl Streep mugs for Art Streiber’s camera…and other fabulous moments from this year’s Oscars

Art Streiber captured the glamour, excitement, and fun behind-the-scenes moments at this year’s Academy Awards for the new issue of Entertainment Weekly. He also photographed newly minted Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Steve McQueen the morning after. Whether it’s Lupita Nyong’o looking stunning in a dress the color of the summer sky or Meryl Streep […]

See Art Streiber’s behind-the-scenes photos from the Academy Awards rehearsals, shot exclusively for Entertainment Weekly

Art Streiber, a longtime chronicler behind the scenes before and during the Academy Awards, photographed the preparations and rehearsals for the four days leading up to last Sunday’s Oscar’s telecast, images that are on view exclusively at Entertainment Weekly‘s website, ew.com. Click on the screenshots below to go backstage as Hollywood preps for its biggest […]

Art Streiber documents behind the scenes at the Oscars for Entertainment Weekly exclusive

Entertainment Weekly asked Art Streiber to document the two days leading up to the Oscars, as well as the big night, for an Academy Awards exclusive package. And what incredible images he got—Art is undeniably the master of photographing this ceremony. Look for his images in the new issue, or view ew.com to view the […]

Celebrity stylist Sam Spector styles Daniel Radcliffe for Oscars, and GQ.com names Radcliffe one of the night’s best-dressed men

It’s almost easier to win an Oscar than it is to win praise for the way you look on the red carpet. So we’re especially pleased to note that Stockland Martel celebrity stylist Sam Spector‘s styling of actor Daniel Radcliffe was considered a red-carpet winner. None other than GQ.com named Radcliffe, who sported a Prada […]

Art Streiber photographs Academy Awards host Seth MacFarlane for Entertainment Weekly cover story

Art Streiber photographed Seth MacFarlane—creator of Family Guy and Ted and the host of Sunday’s Academy Awards broadcast—for Entertainment Weekly‘s February 13 cover story. . . “Seth MacFarlane is hosting the Academy Awards this year, and Entertainment Weekly wanted to create a cover that NOT ONLY had a nod to the Oscars but also recognized […]

Art Streiber on shooting “The Morning After” the Oscars for Entertainment Weekly

For the past seven years, Entertainment Weekly has commissioned Art Streiber to shoot portraits of Oscar winners the morning after they’ve been handed their golden statue. It’s extraordinarily fast-paced work that requires precision and grace. Here’s a look at Art’s portraits from this year’s “The Morning After” feature, on which he collaborated with Lisa Berman, […]

Behind the scenes at the Oscars, courtesy of Art Streiber

If attending the Academy Awards is a tough ticket to get, gaining backstage access on Hollywood’s biggest night is just about impossible. Unless you’re Art Streiber. He’s been shooting backstage for more than a decade (a plum, fun gig he talks about here) and will be there again on Sunday, for the 84th Annual Academy […]