People

Biography: Documentary/People photographer Antanas Sutkus

Biography: Documentary/People photographer Antanas Sutkus

Antanas Sutkus was born in Kluoniškiai on 27 June 1939. Sutkus’s series People of Lithuania is considered one of his most important works. It is a continuing project begun in 1976 to document the changing life and people of Lithuania. Working at the time when Lithuania (as the Lithuanian SSR) was part of the Soviet Union, Sutkus focused on black…
Biography: Wildlife/Portrait photographer Gregory Colbert

Biography: Wildlife/Portrait photographer Gregory Colbert

Gregory Colbert (born 1960 in Toronto) is a Canadian film-maker and photographer. Colbert’s first exhibition, Timewaves, opened in 1992 at the Museum of Elysée in Switzerland to wide critical acclaim. For the next ten years, Colbert did not publicly exhibit his art or show any films. Instead, he traveled to such places as India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Dominica, Ethiopia,…
Biography: Portrait/Nude photographer Sally Mann

Biography: Portrait/Nude photographer Sally Mann

Sally Mann is an American photographer. She has photographed in the American South since the 1970s, producing series on portraiture, architecture, landscape and still life. She is perhaps best known for her intimate portraits of her family, her young children and her husband, and for her evocative and resonant landscape work in the American South. Her work has attracted controversy…
Biography: Fashion photographer Mario Testino

Biography: Fashion photographer Mario Testino

Mario Testino (was born on October 30, 1954) is a Peruvian fashion photographer. His work has been featured in magazines such as Vogue and Vanity Fair. He came to London in 1976, took a flat in an abandoned hospital near Trafalgar Square, and began selling portfolios (for £25, including hair and make-up) to wannabe models. Today he is best known…
Biography: Sebastiao Salgado

Biography: Sebastiao Salgado

Sebastiao Salgado (born February 8, 1944) is a Brazilian social documentary photographer and photojournalist. Educated as an economist, Salgado egan his photography career in 1973. His first book, Other Americas, about the poor in Latin America, was published in 1986. This was followed by Sahel: Man in Distress (also published in 1986), the result of a 15 month long collaboration…
Biography: Portrait photographer Malick Sidibe

Biography: Portrait photographer Malick Sidibe

Malick Sidibé (born in 1935) is a Malian photographer noted for his black-and-white studies of popular culture in the 1960s in Bamako. He graduates in Jewellery and Design but starts his career in a totally different field: the decoration the Photo Service boutique, where he will become the pupil of owner Gérard Guillat. Three years later, he opens his own…
Biography: Tomasz Gudzowaty

Biography: Tomasz Gudzowaty

Tomasz Gudzowaty (born in 1971) is a Polish photographer best known for his large format photographs. Gudzowaty studied law at the University of Warsaw. He began his photographic career with nature photography, later turning to social documentary. For the past few years he has focused on sports photography and is particularly interested in non-commercial sports – those that are exotic,…