<!-- -->Mario Sorrenti
(born 24 October 1971) is a photographer
best known for his spreads of nude models in the pages of Vogue
and Harper's Bazaar
Sorrenti was born in Naples
, Italy, but moved to New York City at the age of ten where he is still based. He is the son of New York based advertiser, Francesca Sorrenti. He has had exhibitions in London (Victoria and Albert Museum
), Paris, Monaco
and New York
(Museum of Modern Art
). He has undertaken campaigns and directed commercials for Calvin Klein
, and has shot Kate Moss
for the Calvin Klein Obsession ads. He has also worked for Lancôme
, Paco Rabanne
. He is currently signed exclusively with the agency Art Partner.
Additionally, Sorrenti is responsible for the photographs on several music releases, most notably Shakira
's Oral Fixation Vol
. 1, as well as R&B artist Maxwell's album Embrya and a solo album by John Taylor
of Duran Duran
. His first musical project was the photography for rock group Del Amitri's 1995 album, Twisted, and its associated single releases.
Younger brother, fashion photographer Davide Sorrenti
, died after overdosing on heroin
in February 1997.
- The Machine, Steidl/Editions, 2001. ISBN 3-88243-793-6.
A photographic study of Davide Sorrenti
, his younger brother and fashion photographer, who died in 1997 from a drug overdose.