Mark Arbeit

(born in 1953)

Calla, 1988

Gelatin silver print, signed, titled, dated and numbered 6/25 on a label on the back 

Tajan auction house, June 1st, 2016

Estimate : €500 - €800

Sold : €650

 

Mark Arbeit began to work in California and in New York with Helmut Newton and Irving Penn, which leads him to pursue his career in Europe. He chose to live in Milan where he worked for Linea Italia, Donna or Vogue Bellezza.

The, he moved to Paris in 1985 in order to develop his artistic vision. He met ambitious photographer friends and established a group called " Le Chaudron ". His early works are part of the "In and Out of focus" series. Arbeit continued thereafter to work for Vogue and Marie Claire, but also portraits for Style, People and Forbes.