Tuesday, september 17, 2013
Ari Marcopoulos (1957) is an Dutch-born photographer and filmmaker, living and working in New York .As a photographer, Marcopoulos, who began his career in New York City assisting Andy Warhol, transplants himself into the intimate lives of people living on the edge. Artists, snowboarders, musicians and skateboarders have been both muses and commercial subject-matter throughout his quarter century career as a photographer. He worked for Andy Warhol, profiled Jean-Michel Basquiat and chronicled the Beastie Boys and skateboarders under the Brooklyn Bridge. Recently he came out with a limited edition book called Directory which includes 1200 photos of his current body of work.