"Requiem For Katrina"

PhotographerJim McHugh
PrizeSilver in Photojournalism / Performing Arts
Entry Description

Terence Blanchard "Requiem For Katrina"

About Photographer

Jim McHugh Bio Famous for his large format Polaroid prints of Los Angeles, Jim McHugh has been photographing common things in an uncommon manner for thirty years. Primarily documenting unseen or disappearing icons in Los Angeles, Jim McHugh’s photos monumentalize that which is now invisible and derelict. His collection of Los Angeles imagery contains 4000 photographs of Los Angeles. McHugh attended the Masters Program at the UCLA Film School. He has since been a contributing photographer to People Magazine, the official photographer for the Grammy Awards and is currently on the masthead of Architectural Digest. Jim’s photography has garnered many awards and is included in prominent collections such as The Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Center, The Polaroid Collection and the National Portrait Gallery, London. Jim has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally, with large solo exhibitions at the Santa Monica Museum of Art and the James Corcoran Gallery in Los Angeles. Also renowned for his series of Artist Portraits including Ruscha, Baldessari, Frankenthaler and Hockney, McHugh has published several books on artists, namely “The Art of Light and Space” and “California Artists: New Work.” His portrait of David Hockney is the cover of Hockney’s book “That’s the Way I See It.“ Jim McHugh / Studio / 222 S Plymouth Blvd. L.A. CA. 90004 323 466 2890 jim@jimmchugh.com www.jimmchugh.com