Behind the Lens: Sandro


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Join the MoCP's Executive Director, Natasha Egan, and photographer Sandro for a discussion on his practice and a virtual sneak peek into his studio! 

Sandro is an accomplished photographer who has exhibited his work internationally, including at the Brooklyn Museum, New York;  Museum of Sound and Image, São Paulo, Brazil; Contemporary Museum of Valladolid, Spain; and the MoCP.  He has published 14 books, including Dance for Life (2016) and Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters (2014). In addition to his art practice, he has photographed countless national advertising campaigns for Nike, Budweiser, Nikon and other clients, and has created individual portraits of many celebrities, including John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Michael Jordan, and Dwayne Wade. Sandro has received notable acknowledgements for his short films featuring John Malkovich. In 2011 he was presented the Saatchi & Saatchi Best New Director Award for “Butterflies” at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and in 2016 he was named the grand-prize winner of the International Motion Art Awards at the annual AI-AP Big Talk event for “Hell.” In 2014 and 2015 he was honored with the Lucie Foundation’s “International Photographer of the Year Award.” 

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This event in being held in conjunction with DARKROOM, the museum's annual benefit auction. Learn more about DARKROOM here