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Photographer Mark Seliger's 2002 "Heidi Does Hollywood" series for GQ is now for sale at Guy Hepner Contemporary
As one most celebrated editorial photographers of today, Mark Seliger has had the rare opportunity to photograph the world's most famous faces. Mark Seliger is currently under contract with Conde Nast Publications where he has shot countless covers for Vanity Fair and GQ. In 2002, Mark Seliger created a stunning collection of photographs for GQ of Heidi Klum. Resulting from his emotional proximity to Heidi Klum, Mark Seliger was able to create truly intimate portraits of the supermodel. By teasing out Klum's considerable charisma, extraordinary energy and undeniable sex appeal, Seliger created these dazzling images.
Mark Seliger is an editorial photographer who was born in Amarillo, Texas and raised in Houston. He currently lives and works in New York City, and is under contract to Conde Nast Publications, where he has shot numerous covers for Vanity Fair and GQ. Prior to this, Seliger was the Chief Photographer for Rolling Stone (1992-2002), where he shot over 100 covers. Other editorial clients he shoots for frequently are Italian Vogue and L'Uomo Vogue.
This Fall, Seliger will publish a compilation of photographs of musicians taken over the last 20 years called Mark Seliger: The Music Book (teNeues). He has published several other books: In My Stairwell (Rizzoli, 2005), Lenny Kravitz/Mark Seliger (Arena, 2001) , Physiognomy (Bulfinch, 1999) and When They Came to Take My Father - Voices of the Holocaust (Arcade, 1996). His work has appeared in numerous books including: One2One (teNeues, 2005), Hothouse (Reganbooks, 2000), Outrageous (St. Martin's Press, 1998), Rolling Stone the Complete Covers 1967-1997 (Abrams, 1997), Brad Pitt (Little Brown, 1997), Crazy Sexy Cool (Little Brown, 1996), and Rolling Stone: Images of Rock-N-Roll (Little Brown, 1995).
Seliger's work has been displayed in museums and galleries around the world. In 2006 he cofounded a non-profit exhibition space for photographers called 401 Projects. Rotating shows at the gallery have explored such themes as social documentary, fashion and portraiture.
His nonprofit work includes shooting campaigns for AmFAR, Keep A Child Alive, Petra Nemcova's Happy Hearts Fund, The March of Dimes, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, and The ACLU.
A partial commercial client list includes Bebe, St. John, Ralph Lauren, Diesel, Macy's, Capitol Records, Showtime, Rocawear, Sony Music, The Gap, HBO, MTV, Universal Pictures, Pepsi, Smartwater, and The Sundance Channel.
Mark Seliger and Fred Woodward have co-directed numerous music videos and commercials for such clients as Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Elvis Costello and The Gap.
Seliger's photographs have won countless awards, from such esteemed awards committees as The Society of Publication Designers, The Alfred Eisenstaedt Award, Communication Arts, American Photography, and Photo District News.