Brian Finke's visual cultural commentary focuses on authenticity and the absurdity of everyday life and the range of human behavior.  A stylized documentarian and trained photojournalist, Finke’s honesty and intimacy when capturing subjects strikes at the core of contemporary life, with a uniquely American point of context and graphic sensibility.

Often with boundary pushing subject matter, Finke challenges the viewer to confront what is often right in front of them, with an almost surreal understanding of immediacy, time, and place. From street photography to commercial portraiture to fashion editorials, His immersion in culture-at-large creates imagery that is deeply tied to the political and emotional undertones of the modern world. 

A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Finke received a BFA in photography. He is the author of several books and his first monograph was named one of the best photography books by American Photo magazine.  Earlier in his career, he was one of twelve artists nominated for the International Center for Photography's annual Infinity Award, and he won a prestigious New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. His work has been placed in nine museum collections in the U.S. and abroad, and he shoots for editorial clients like National Geographic, The New Yorker, and The New York Times and commercial clients like Delta Airlines and Budweiser.  A native Texan, Finke lives in Brooklyn and is passionate about travel, tattoos, barbecue, and surfing.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018   Hip Hop Honeys, ClampArt, NYC
2014   U.S. Marshals, ClampArt, NYC
2012   Construction, ClampArt, NYC
2008   Flight Attendants, ClampArt, NYC
2005   Most Muscular, ClampArt, NYC
2003   2.4.6.8, ClampArt, NYC

INTERVIEWS

It's Nice That
The New York Times Lens Blog
The Cut
Vice
Washington Post

Wired

COLLABORATIONS

AFAR, Air New Zealand, AnOther Man, AT&T, BBDO, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bon Appétit, Budweiser,  Bushmills, California Sunday, Cingular, Condé Nast Traveler, Delta, Deutsch, Dwell, ESPN, Esquire, 
EURO RSCG, GEO, Heineken, IBM, Ikea, Kesselskramer, London Sunday Times, Los Angeles Times, M Le Monde, McCann, Men's Journal, Mobil Delvac, National Geographic, New Yorker, New York Times, Nike, Ogilvy & Mather, Rolling Stone, Saveur, Southern Comfort, Talisker Whiskey, Time, Vice, Wall Street Journal, Wieden+Kennedy, Wired 

STUDIO                                                               
Brian Finke
studio@brianfinke.com
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COMMISSIONS                                                    
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