Until November 9, the galerie hiltawsky presents an exhibition with more than 50 portraits by Greg Gorman. The portraits include images of Hollywood stars such as Sharon Stone, Sophia Loren, Robert De Niro, Leonardo de Caprio, Marlon Brando, Johnny Depp, Jeff Bridges as well as musiclegends like David Bowie, Jim Morrison, Tom Waits, Michael Jackson, Frank Zappa, Philip Glass, Pop-Art Icon Andy Warhol a.a..
Greg Gorman (*1949, Kansas City, Missouri, USA) initially wanted to become a photojournalist, but when in 1968 he photographed Jimi Hendrix at his concert in Kansas City he started his career as a portrait photographer that has been going on for the last 40 years.
Succeeding his Master of Fine Arts in 1968 he started portraying actors and musicians. Many of these iconic black-and-white images became movie posters, covers of CDs or magazines like Life, Newsweek, Vogue and Rolling Stones. Gorman’s photographs served more than 20 times the cover of Andy Warhol’s Interview.