Maxine Helfman recently photographed James Franco for the Art & Design issue cover of New York Magazine. The concept for the cover shoot was inspired by “van Gogh as tortured artist” due to Franco’s own struggle to gain acceptance in the art world.
Featured Image: ©Matthew Turley
Microview 50 is here! The book is jam-packed with 200+ pages of extraordinary images from an exclusive group of commercial photographers. The cover is an exceptional image by Matthew Turley.
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About Matthew Turley
As a commercial photographer, Matthew has gained over two decades worth of experience working with big names such as Home Depot, Chevron, Chrysler, RAM, & Biltmore. Throughout his career, Matthew’s work has been recognized for international awards including CA and PDN. He is represented by Marianne Campbell Associates.
Here are a few examples of images you’ll find in Microview 50:
The series places people of color within a portrait style that was primarily used for the European upper-class to create a social “contradiction”, forcing viewers to think.
Helfman wanted to create historical documentation of a population that never was. The images subvert the obvious storyline — that social strata often break down along racial lines. Her photos are a “contradiction,” she said, to the stories of inequality that are being told in protests across the United States.
You can view the full article with photos here.
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Simon Harsent: Advertising
Chris Gordaneer: Advertising
RJ Muna: Advertising
Pat Molnar: Advertising
Taylor Castle: Advertising
Dan Saelinger: Magazine/Editorial
Howard Schatz: Photo Books
David Emmite: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces
Simon Harsent: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces
Lennette Newell: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces
Maxine Helfman: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces
Michael Lewis: Corporate Design/Photo Products/Self-Promo Pieces
Tim Tadder: Stock Photography
Jonathan Chapman: Stock Photography