BY CYNTHIA LUM
The Fahey/Klein Gallery is presenting an exhibition featuring a selection of images by photographer Mark Seliger drawn from his spectacularly vibrant and enduring career.
Born and educated in Texas, Seliger moved to NYC in 1984 to pursue his career in photography. He began working for Rolling Stone in 1987 serving as chief photographer from 1992 to 2001. During his time at Rolling Stone, Seliger was responsible for the creation of over 100 magazine covers capturing some of the most iconic images of the most famous and influential faces of our time. For decades people world-wide have been viewing photographs of leading personalities in music, fashion, politics, business, and entertainment through Seliger’s lens. His disincentive body of work includes a wide range unforgettably notable portraits that include Johnny Cash, Kurt Cobain, Barrack Obama, Cindy Sherman, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Laurie Anderson, Muhammad Ali, Amy Schumer, and The Dalai Lama.
Employed by Conde Nast since 2001, Seliger continues to create iconic photographs that can be seen regularly in Vanity Fair, GQ, Elle, and German and Italian Vogue.