Andrea Blanch

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Andrea Blanch, is a prominent portrait, commercial, and fine art photographer. She was one of the first women to enter the male-dominated industry of fashion photography, shattering stereotypes by sensuously portraying women.

Blanch was born in Brooklyn and raised in Great Neck, New York. She graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of in Painting.[1]

After working under Richard Avedon, embarked on her own career with Vogue and Elle, later diversifying to celebrity portraits and editorial work. Pictures featured on the cover of latinum-selling music[citation needed] and Rolling Stone magazine.[2] Her commercial clients have included Gucci,[citation needed] Bergdorf Goodman,[citation needed] Adrienne Vittadini.[citation needed]

After contributing to books,[citation needed] Italian Men: Love and Sex was published in 1998. Italian Men is a compendium of interviews and photographs of Famous Italian men Including Giorgio Armani, Valentino Garavani, Luciano Pavarotti and Franco Zeffirelli.[3][4]

Notable work[edit]

Carol Alt - supermodel
Monica Bellucci - actress
Luciano Benetton - designer
Juliette Binoche - actress
Jacqueline Bisset - actress
Christie Brinkley - supermodel
Carla Bruni - French First
Gia Carangi - supermodel
Helena Bonham Carter - actress
Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce - designers
David Duchovny - actor
Silvia Venturini Fendi - designer
Sherilyn Fenn - actress
Lauren Hutton - supermodel
Iman - supermodel
Carol Kane - actress
Carré Otis - actress
Yasmin Le Bon - supermodel
Carey Lowell - actress
Andie MacDowell - actress
Ali MacGraw - actress
Lisa - actress
Bill Murray - actor
Renée Simonsen - supermodel
Kristin Scott Thomas - actress
Uma Thurman - actress
Andy Warhol - artist
Eli Wiesel - author
Whitney Houston - singer

Solo exhibitions[edit]

  • Serge Sorokko Gallery, New York: "Italian Men: Love and Sex" - [5]
  • Staley Wise Gallery, New York: "Unexpected Company" - 2006
  • La Galerie Basia Embiricos,: "Sensuous" - 2009[6]


  1. ^ "Andrea Blanch". Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  2. ^ "Cover: August 1981". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  3. ^ Croft, Karen. "Love and Sex". Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  4. ^ "Andrea Blanch". Getty Images. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  5. ^ "Serge Sorokko Gallery". Retrieved 2009-11-18. 
  6. ^ "Photographer's Alley Gallery". Retrieved 2009-11-18. 

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