The Photography of Mario Sorrenti: A Democratic Celebration of Beauty

A discussion about the photography of Italian-born, New York-based photographer and director Mario Sorrenti is, in many ways, opening a book on popular culture and landing on the chapter about modern-day fashion photography. Born in the coastal town of Naples in Italy to father Francesca Sorrenti (fashion photographer and creative director), Mario, at the tender age of 10, moved to New York City; the city would come to embrace Mario, as he would come to call it home. Exhibiting globally (New York City, Paris, London, and Monaco), Sorrenti’s deeply intimate photographs comprising nude spreads, celebratory portraits and musical ventures have earmarked photography’s place in popular culture for over 25 years. Looking back near three decades, his photographic timeline launches in the 1990s—A time when scrunchies were in, Tribe was ‘kicking it’ in NYC, photography’s ‘digital … Continue reading The Photography of Mario Sorrenti: A Democratic Celebration of Beauty