Christian Witkin
Brooklyn, New York

Christian Witkin’s visual development as an artist began at an early age. With a noted artistic father, Jerome Witkin, and uncle, Joel-Peter Witkin, Christian grew up exposed to the cutting edge of visual expression.He spent many years in the apprenticeship of noted photographers, such as Annie Leibovitz, before launching his career to rapid critical acclaim in New York in the early ‘90s. Christian’s work appears in major magazines such as the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and New York magazine. His work has been used to create landmark campaigns for IBM, Nike, GAP, AMEX, RED, Kodak, Levi’s and most recently the Breast Cancer Awareness campaigns.

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Lenny Kravitz, New York City, 1998

Fine Art Print
1998, limited edition of 50
Archival photographic print on heavyweight, acid-free soft gloss paper. Features a 1.5" white border around the image to allow for easy framing. Includes a certificate of authenticity.
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I photographed Lenny for Surface Magazine in my little Meatpacking District studio in Manhattan. He loved what I was showing him on Polaroid and became fully engaged in our collaboration. Like a true performer, he was acutely aware of that single moment of capture-- that moment of perfection.

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