Horses by David Drebin
Horses by David Drebin
In a unique manner, David Drebin’s work combines voyeuristic and psychological viewpoints. He offers the viewer a dramatic insight into emotions and experiences, and the distinctive tension and depth in Drebin’s pictures arise from the free combination of such differing topics as humor and sex, melancholy and sex, and melancholy and humor.
After graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City in 1996, David Drebin rapidly made a name for himself as an internationally renowned photographer creating images of movie stars, athletes, and various entertainers. He subsequently was commissioned for countless high profile advertising campaigns around the world.
Drebin’s first comprehensive illustrated book, Love and Other Stories was published in 2007 and signaled the transformation from commercial photographer into art photographer.Drebin’s photographs are epic, dramatic and, above all, cinematic and have been collected around the world. In a unique and opulent way, Drebin stages femme fatales against the gigantic backdrops of cities such as Hong Kong, New York, and Paris. With their impressive skyscrapers, they provide the viewer with a nearly infinite surface for the imagination.
Born in Toronto in 1970, David Drebin lives and works in New York.
After graduating from the Parsons School of Design in New York City in 1996, David Drebin rapidly made a name for himself as an internationally renowned photographer by creating portraits of celebrities. Drebin’s pictures tell us a story. Real stills excerpted from a movie, they depict its climax, that very moment when everything is about to change. Indeed, the profound cinematographic nature of Drebin’s work is to be linked to his inclination for topics such as melancholy, humor and sex. Both voyeuristic and psychological, his creations have the ability to resurface deeply buried emotions within each and every one of us.
Regularly published by TeNeues, his books are often paired with exhibitions in the most prestigious international galleries and art fairs from Miami to Istanbul, alongside with legendary artists like Helmut Newton, Chuck Close or Andy Warhol. Collected worldwide, some of his photographs have reached record prices, such as “Central Park”, which was sold for $78,000 dollars, at Art Miami in 2010