Art Streiber photographs NBA star James Harden of the Houston Rockets for the cover of Texas Monthly

“The beard is AMAZING! And it’s INSURED!” says Art Streiber of Houston Rockets point guard James Harden, whom he photographed for the cover of Texas Monthly‘s Apri issue. “And the beard is attached to a guy who is averaging 29.2 points per game, 8.1 rebounds per game, and 11.2 assists per game. LOVE the decimal […]

Art Streiber photographs Maria Sharapova for the cover of Vanity Fair Spain

  It takes a village. And some foam core for a backdrop. And a 4x floppy to block the direct sun. And a beautifully revived modernist house in Palos Verdes. And @hoooooov on a matthboard. And @hairbyadir using a 2×3 flag to give our subject’s hair a lift. And @karayoshimotobua (in the orange knit cap) […]

Art Streiber on shooting/directing the print and motion campaign for the new Pop comedy “Nightcap”

“Nightcap is the brainchild of comedian Ali Wentworth, who plays the executive producer of a fictitious late-night talk show hosted by a guy named Jimmy. The entire show takes place in the hallways and offices backstage at the show, and we never see Jimmy (but that’s his fake desk)!” explains Art Streiber, who shot the […]

Art Streiber photographs musician and actor John Legend for the cover of Delta Sky magazine

  Up on the roof…The last shoot of last year and a cover shoot for Delta Airlines in-flight magazine, Delta Sky @deltaskymag. This is the first of two set ups on the roof terrace of the new Penthouse Suite at the London Hotel West Hollywood. When you’re shooting outdoors in the open shade, but you […]

Art Streiber photographs “Moonlight” director and co-screenwriter Barry Jenkins with his Oscar for Entertainment Weekly

  15 hours after the mayhem, confusion and excitement of last night’s Oscars, we found ourselves at a hotel in Beverly Hills, photographing an Academy Award winner and his / her Oscar for this week’s Entertainment Weekly. Note the gold statuette at lower left. Set up #1; photograph the Oscar winner at the desk…window light […]

Art Streiber on photographing Jimmy Kimmel, the host of this year’s Oscars, for the cover of Variety

“In the footsteps of Bob Hope, Johnny Carson, and Billy Crystal, here comes Jimmy Kimmel to host the Oscars! Jimmy is dry and witty and completely up to the task. In front of the camera, he is completely game and actually willing to go too far,” says Art Streiber, who photographed Kimmel for the cover of […]

Art Streiber shoots wonderfully creepy key art, directs chilling motion promos for season five of the A&E drama “Bates Motel”

In season five of A&E‘s hit series Bates Motel, Norma (played by Vera Farmiga) is dead but vividly lives on in the mind of her obsessive son, Norman (Freddie Highmore). The network commissioned Art Streiber to capture the creepiness of this new chapter in their, um, relationship, in the show’s key art. This is the […]

Art Streiber photographs screenwriter Max Landis for Empire magazine’s January issue

  Making Waves. From a shoot a few weeks ago…a portrait of a very talented and prolific screenwriter on a unicorn float in a swimming pool in Encino for a British movie magazine. Wait. Scratch that. It’s THE British movie magazine. That’s a Profoto B1 over the camera making the blues blue and the pinks […]

Art Streiber photographs a host of stars—including Tom Hanks, Amy Adams, Viola Davis, and Matthew McConaughey—for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” cover story

“Over two days, we shot 26 single portraits on each set and 13 duets on two sets. I think,” says Art Streiber of photographing Variety‘s “Actors on Actors” cover story. “Definitely lost track. Six of those 26 actors were Academy Award winners. The other 20 were either magnificent, amazing, or tremendous.” View the complete portfolio […]

Art Streiber re-creates a famous 1968 “family portrait” of LA artists, designers, filmmakers, and architects for the December issue of Vanity Fair

In 1968, 38 notable artists, designers, filmmakers, architects, and other creatives gathered on the steps of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a “family portrait.” The group represented “what was then a fledgling artists’ community at a museum that had opened a mere three years earlier,” writes Vanity Fair in its December issue, […]