From personality portraits and advertising campaigns to magazine layouts and fine art work, Greg Gorman has developed a unique style in his profession. His distinctive use of light in his black and white portraits is one of the identifying aspects of a Gorman photograph.
Gorman’s strength has been photographing motion picture and music personalities. His work has been used in film advertising and publicity campaigns as well as album and CD covers. Some of the motion picture celebrities that he has photographed include Ben Affleck, Lauren Bacall, Alec Baldwin, Antonio Banderas, Kim Basinger, Marlon Brando, Pierce Brosnan, Kevin Costner, Bette Davis, Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt, Andy Garcia, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Dustin Hoffman, Sophia Loren, Al Pacino, Barbra Streisand, Kiera Knightley, Clive Owen, Jennifer Lopez and John Travolta.
In the music field, Mr. Gorman has worked with Elton John, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Morrissey, John Mayer, Bette Midler, Grace Jones and Frank Zappa to name a few. A partial list of the films that he has generated graphics and publicity for include “The Hurt Locker”, “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “King Arthur”, “Tootsie”, “The Big Chill”, “Bull Durham” and the Key Art Award winner “Pearl Harbor”.
Mr. Gorman has lectured and conducted seminars throughout the world including Digital Photographic Workshops at his studio in Mendocino, California. A project for Disney in conjunction with the Travel Association of America, took him on a 45-day shoot across the United States shooting subjects from all 50 states. The imagery was featured in the video “We The People.”
Born in 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri, Mr. Gorman attended the University of Kansas with a major in photojournalism. He completed his studies at the University of Southern California, graduating with a master of fine arts degree in cinematography in 1972. He currently resides in Los Angeles and Mendocino, California. He currently resides in Los Angeles and Mendocino, California.
NEW AND PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED WORKS FROM HIS RETROSPECTIVE
Greg Gorman is a Legend
He belongs to a very small group of iconic Hollywood photographers, who, like George Hurrell in his time, is a master of light and wields his magic to produce stunning and memorable images. During the past fifty years, Gorman has created an impressive and distinctive body of portrait photography.
Those photographic works will now be published in a comprehensive retrospective monograph, titled »It's Not About Me«, published by teNeues.
Including the most iconic portraits of Andy Warhol from the L.A. Eyeworks campaign, various shots of his long-time friends David Bowie and Grace Jones, a young Jerry Hall, and images from some of his most famous movie campaigns as well as numerous color and black & white portraits of Hollywood idols which have never been published before.
All those new and previously unpublished works
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IT‘S NOT ABOUT ME
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