Mark Abrahams





Mark Abrahams was born in 1958 in Santa Ana, California. The gift of a Nikon FM from his mother ignited his passion for photography. Working as a truck driver by day, Abrahams transformed his tiny bathroom into a functioning darkroom to develop film, retouch negatives and manipulate surfaces at night. Against all odds, in the early 1990s Abrahams found himself shooting iconic musicians, supermodels and landing editorial shoots with international editions of Vogue, GQ and many other world renowned fashion, music and art publications. One of the foremost fashion and magazine cover photographers of the past two decades, American photographer Mark Abrahams has straddled the gap between fashion and celebrity portraiture with guileless simplicity and exacting care. Abrahams portrays his subjects with an introspective depth and candor. His subjects run the gamut of the A-list: Julianne Moore, George Clooney, James Franco, Dakota Fanning, Sean Diddy Combs, Ashley Olsen, Dennis Hopper, Lindsay Lohan, Larry Clark, Michelle Obama, Ed Ruscha, Philip Roth, Roberto Bolle, Evander Holyfield, Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake, Tom Hanks, Rachel Weisz and countless others. Marks Abrahams first self titled book was published in 2011 by Damiani. The volume which features a text by James Frey, provides a dazzling parade of the glitterati under Abrahams' lens, devoid of affectation or artifice.

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W Korea April 2016 Accessories Cover
W Korea (Magazine Cover)
published: April 2016
New Americana
W Korea (Editorial)
published: April 2016
24 Hours with Allison Williams
Harper's Bazaar U.S. (Editorial)
published: November 2015
Wild Romance
W Korea (Editorial)
published: October 2015
At Large Magazine F/W 15 Covers
At Large Magazine (Magazine Cover)
season: Fall/Winter 2015
HarperĀ“s Bazaar Chile June 2015 Cover
Various Covers (Magazine Cover)
published: June 2015
Marie Claire Indonesia April 2015 Cover
Various Covers (Magazine Cover)
published: April 2015
Fab at any age
Harper's Bazaar U.S. (Editorial)
published: March 2015
Asphalt Jungle
At Large Magazine (Editorial)
season: Spring/Summer 2015
24 Hours with Alexa Chung
Harper's Bazaar U.S. (Editorial)
published: March 2015

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Sex Sells
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