Nadav Kander on photographing Julian Assange for The New Yorker

  From “Behind the Portrait: Julian Assange”: “The more I pare it down, the more you really see the condition of people,” Kander says, when describing his approach. His portraits rarely include environmental context—he aims to make pictures that focus on a person’s corporeal structure, his skin and bones. He’s interested in the physical facts […]

Nadav Kander photographs architect Norman Foster for Mondial, the artful biannual magazine published by cycling brand Rapha

“I needed this to be good, as in my opinion my first sitting was not good enough,” wrote Nadav Kander of these portraits of Norman Foster. “A wonderful hour talking about light. A man taken by surprise by these photographs. A formative time for me watching him just stare at the end result without saying […]

Nadav Kander photographs Donald Trump, Time magazine’s 2016 Person of the Year

Time magazine this morning announced that Donald Trump is its 2016 Person of the Year, noting that the title is meant to acknowledge “the individual who has had the most influence on events, for better or worse,” says editor Nancy Gibbs. Coming in second place was Hillary Clinton, “who is on track to win the […]

Video: Watch Paris Photo’s truly insightful interview with Nadav Kander

“I always gravitate to the fringes,” Nadav Kander notes at one point in a new interview just posted by Paris Photo. “And if a person is quite mainstream, then maybe it’s fringes of feeling or the fringes of mood. I’m always interested in that edge where people are, I suppose, slightly left out.” Click here […]

Portraits by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Nadav Kander featured in Time magazine’s “The Hillary Clinton Sessions: The Stories Behind the Greatest Portraits”

For “The Hillary Clinton Sessions,” Time magazine “asked some of the greatest portrait shooters who have photographed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to scour their archives and select their favorite photographs,” and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Nadav Kander are among the photographers featured. View the full gallery here.    

Nadav Kander photographs author John le Carré for the Guardian

Nadav Kander photographs famed fashion photographer David Bailey for The Telegraph

Nadav Kander—whose latest fine-art project, “Dust,” opened last night at Flowers Gallery in New York City—recently made portraits of David Bailey for a profile of the legendary fashion photographer published in The Telegraph. Below, two of the images, plus a few behind-the-scenes snaps from their shoot in London.  

Nadav Kander directs gorgeous video for Dutch department store de Bijenkorf. Plus: Go behind the scenes

Nadav Kander teamed up with choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui to create this beautiful piece, “Autumn/Winter 2015: Identity,” for de Bijenkorf, a chain of high-end department stores in the Netherlands. He also shot campaign images that appear in the latest edition of de Bijenkorf’s Inspiration magazine. Scroll to the end to see several of his favorites. […]

Nadav Kander on photographing London mayor Boris Johnson for Telegraph Magazine.

Telegraph Magazine commissioned Nadav Kander to photograph Boris Johnson, London’s mayor and author of a new book on Winston Churchill, for a feature that asks, “Can Boris Johnson really go from self-styled joke to prime minister?” . . “In my view, Kander was the only man for the job,” writes Cheryl Newman, the magazine’s photo […]

Nadav Kander photographs on-location Tour de France–themed campaign for telecommunications company Orange

Below, three ads from a campaign that Orange, a French multinational telecommunications corporation, commissioned Nadav Kander to photograph. The campaign centers on the Tour de France, of which Orange has been a partner for more than 15 years, providing the tour’s organizers and the media with high-performance telecommunications solutions. If you read French, you can […]