Joseph Cultice

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Joseph Cultice is a photographer.

Cultice began his photography career in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was inspired by his love of rock'n roll and pop icons like KISS and David Bowie. His first photo shoot was with rock band The Meat Puppets.[1]

He moved to New York City in 1990.

Cultice's fashion work has been singled out by the annual 2001 Art Director's Young Guns exhibit, featuring one of his most recent stories. Joseph Cultice also directed the Marilyn Manson documentary, "Dead to the World".


Cultice's first big break came with Nine Inch Nails. He designed the award-winning album cover for Marilyn Manson's Mechanical Animals. He has also shot for artists including N'SYNC, Björk, Moby, Nine Inch Nails, Destiny's Child, Macy Gray, Garbage, Boy George, Patti Smith, Beck, Basement Jaxx, Kill Hannah, Korn, Type O Negative and Gary Numan.

Cultice is a regular contributor to Vogue magazine and Entertainment Weekly. Other sittings include Chloë Sevigny, Heather Graham, Gillian Anderson, Molly Ringwald, Greg Kinnear and the cast of Survivor.


  1. ^ Zaleski, Annie. "Author/writer". "Pop Is Personal: The photography of Joseph Cultice". The River Front Times. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 

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