Mario Sorrenti (born 24 October 1971) is a photographer and director best known for his spreads of nude models in the pages of and Vogue . Harper's Bazaar
Sorrenti was born in
Naples, Italy, but moved to New York City at the age of ten where he is still based. He is the son of New York based advertiser, Francesca Sorrenti. He has had exhibitions in London ( Victoria and Albert Museum), Paris, Monaco and New York ( Museum of Modern Art). He has undertaken campaigns and directed commercials for Calvin Klein, and has shot Kate Moss for the Calvin Klein Obsession ads. He has also worked for Lancôme, Paco Rabanne, Benetton and Pirelli Calendar 2012. He is currently signed exclusively with the agency Art Partner.
Additionally, Sorrenti is responsible for the photographs on several music releases, most notably
Shakira's , as well as R&B artist Fijación Oral Vol. 1 Maxwell's album and a solo album by Embrya John Taylor of Duran Duran. His first musical project was the photography for rock group Del Amitri's 1995 album, , and its associated single releases. Twisted
Mario was the older brother of fashion photographer
Davide Sorrenti, who died from a heroin overdose in February 1997.
Videography [ edit ]
Published works [ edit ]
The Machine, Steidland Editions Garibaldi, Göttingen and Paris 2004, at Steidl ISBN 3-88243-793-6. A photographic study of Davide Sorrenti, his younger brother and fashion photographer, who died in 1997 from a drug overdose.
Draw Blood for Proof, Mario Sorrenti, Steidl, Göttingen 2011, 978-3-86930-303-1.
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