Peter Anton
Charles Arnoldi
Francis Bacon
John Baldessari
Charles Bell
Peter Blake
Kevin Bourgeois
Patrick Boussignac
Otto Bruch
Peter Buchman
Daniel Buren
GuangBin Cai
Cake & Neave (The Little Artists)
Alexander Calder
Enrique Chagoya
Eric Chan
Jim Christensen
Dan Colen
Ronnie Cutrone
Felix d´Eon
Davis & Davis
Andy Diaz Hope
Steven Dryden
Marlene Dumas
Sofia Echeverri
Linda Frost
Stephen Giannetti
David Gremard Romero
Fernando Guevara
Keith Haring
Gottfried Helnwein
Damien Hirst
David Hockney
Paul Jenkins
Brian Jones
Wonkun Jun
Anish Kapoor
Adam Katseff
Jeff Kellar
William Kentridge
Alexander Lee
Tamara de Lempicka
Chris Levine
Roy Lichtenstein
Tim Liddy
Kareem Lotfy
Charles Lutz
David Mach
Gabriel Mendoza
Norman Mooney
Malcolm Morley
Sarah Morris
Pard Morrison
Takashi Murakami
David Nadel
Claes Oldenburg
Jimmy Ong
Richard Pettibone
Joey Piziali
Larry Poons
Patrick Procktor
Sohan Qadri
Robert Rauschenberg
Man Ray
James Rosenquist
Thomas Ruff
Ed Ruscha
Ivan Sagito
Koeboe Sarawan
Francesco Scavullo
Richard Serra
Charles Sherman
Thad Simerly
Natthawut Singthong
Hunt Slonem
Justine Smith
Al Souza
Frank Stella
Renee Stout
Tim Sullivan
Sunday B Morning
MangZi Tian
Ignacio Uriarte
Andy Warhol
John Waters
Dong Wei
John Westmark
Kehinde Wiley
Donald Roller Wilson
Richard Winkler
Shaoxiang Wu
Russell Young

Francesco Scavullo

b. 1921 – d. 2004, USA
Lived and worked in New York

Scavullo’s name is synonymous with beauty and glamour. His images were born of a wild world of 1970s and 80s decadence. Scavullo was an extravagant personality, a close friend of Andy Warhol and a regular at Studio 54. A pioneer of American photography: Francesco Scavullo photographed stars from the world of fashion, film and music. His images appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone, Life, Time, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Mademoiselle, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Harpers & Queen and L'Officiel, among many others. He was the exclusive cover photographer for Cosmopolitan magazine for 30 years.

Scavullo had been interested in images of beauty from a young age and loved browsing his mother’s copies of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. He borrowed his father’s camera to take photographs of his sisters and their friends, who he styled to look like Hollywood stars. In 1945 he graduated from high school and worked for a fashion catalogue studio. After a short time he moved to Vogue and worked as an assistant to the legendary Horst P. Horst. After winning a contract with Seventeen magazine in 1948, he went on to open his own studio in Manhattan. He produced work for every major American fashion magazine and a great number of famous private clients.

The photographer created images for film posters, album covers and Broadway shows. Famous album cover artworks include: the Diana album by Diana Ross and Once Upon A Time and Live More by Donna Summers. Scavullo’s work has aroused controversy. He created a storm with his image of a naked Burt Reynolds for a 1972 Cosmopolitan centrefold.

Renowned for his portraits, Scavullo was commissioned to photograph the icons of a generation, including: Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Ross, Cher, Brooke Shields, Kim Bassinger, Barbara Streisand, Michelle Pfieffer, Sylvester Stallone, among others.

Scavullo’s work is the subject of six publications: Scavullo on Beauty, Scavullo Men, Scavullo Women, Scavullo, Scavullo: Photographs, 50 years and Scavullo Nudes. His work can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian Institute.

Scavullo worked up until his death of heart failure at the age of 82.
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