About Jack Mitchell Archives
Jack Mitchell's (1925-2013) bulging photographic portfolio of actors, writers, painters, musicians and dancers describes a pictorial history of the arts in the late 20th century. Mitchell, who took hundreds of pictures for The New York Times, was both a portraitist and a capturer of complex motion. An expert in lighting, he worked mostly, though not entirely, in black and white, and he was known — by his subjects, by the magazine and newspaper editors he worked for, and by critics — as someone who could make a photograph reveal character. Jack Mitchell was the official...Read More
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The artistry of Jack Mitchell - an excerpt from "Jack Mitchell: My Life is Black and White" the 2006 documentary about the master photographer's life and work.
Photographing John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1980 - - an excerpt from "Jack Mitchell: My Life is Black and White" the 2006 documentary about the master photographer's life and work.
Meryl Streep, photographed by Jack Mitchell for the New York Times Magazine, 1979.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono photographed by Jack Mitchell in 1980, days before Lennon's murder.
Composer Philip Glass photographed by Jack Mitchell in 1984.
Broadway diva Patti LuPone photographed by Jack Mitchell in 1995. Mitchell took the star's first headshot in 1975.
Salvador Dali photographed by Jack Mitchell in 1966.
Artist Keith Haring photographed in 1984 by Jack Mitchell.
Jack Mitchell photographed Debbie Reynolds in 1993 for the Blackglama "What Becomes A Legend Most?" ad campaign.
One of Jack Mitchell's "Numbered Nudes" from 1991, a series of (anonymous) multiple exposure nudes of famous dancers.