Greg Gorman (Kansas City, MO 1949 - )


Photographer Greg Gorman was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1949. He currently divides his time between Los Angeles and Mendocino, California.
For over four decades he has evolved a unique and discerning style through his portraits of celebrities, explorations into human nature and the male and female nude.
Gorman’s work has been widely cataloged through books including Greg Gorman Volumes I and II; Framed, a book of photos for the award winning l.a. Eyeworks campaign; In Their Youth: Early Portraits, which incorporates 40 years of unseen work; and most recently, his tenth monograph Outside the Studio, a collection of street photography in Southeast Asia.

He attended the University of Kansas for photojournalism and the University of Southern California for an MFA in cinematography. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Professional Photographers of America, the Achievement in Portraiture Award from the Lucie Foundation and the Pacific Design Center Stars of Design award.

Gorman is well known for documenting society’s peculiar obsession with the 21st century celebrity.

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