Michael L Abramson (1948-2011), graduated with Master of Photography from Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago in 1977. His work was regularly featured in Time, New York Times, Newsweek, People, Forbes, Harpers, Wall Street Journal and other popular American and international magazines.
He was a highly sought after commercial portrait photographer and photojournalist. His subjects comprised celebrities, prominent stars from sport and the entertainment industry.
His work was exhibited frequently since 1978, including a solo show at Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, in 2014 and in the same year the group show on American Photography since 1950 at Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts (US).
His photographs are in major collections including the Smithsonian, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago History Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the California Museum of Photography and various private collections.
PRESS LINKS for recent exhibition at MMX Gallery, 20 March – 6 May, 2018
L’Oeil de la Photographie, (28 March, 2018) – Les excentriques clubs de Chicago dans les années 1970, photographiés par Michael Abramson/ 1970’s eccentric Chicago clubs, photographed by Michael Abramson
All prints can be view at the gallery by appointment. More works available.
All prints are original Vintage Silver gelatin prints; stamped by the Artist Estate or signed by the Photographer on verso. All prints come with a Certificate of Authenticity from the gallery.