Jean Michel Basquiat, 1984

BRAD BRANSON Photography Estate Collection

Inglewood, CA

BRAD BRANSON (1963-2012)

Brad Branson began his career working at an L.A. photo lab where he processed film for many of the up and coming photographers including Gorman, Ritts, and Rolston. As an assistant to photographer, Paul Jasmin, Brad developed his own distinctive style and by age 22, his portraits of pop and celebrity icons regularly appeared on album covers and in magazines including Interview, Vanity Fair, and Rolling Stone. Relocating to Europe, Brad teamed with Dutch artist, Fritz Kok as Indüstria where their stylish images were featured in several international fashion and art magazines as well as in the Fashion & Surrealism exhibit at Victoria & Albert Museum.

Portraits include: Basquiat, Bon Jovi, Boy George, Carla Bruni, Naomi Campbell, Belinda Carlisle, Joe Cocker, Cindy Crawford, Robert Downey, Linda Evangelista, Bryan Ferry, Nina Hagen, Iman, Annie Lennox, George Michael, Robert Palmer, Pet Shop Boys, David Lee Roth, Grace Slick, Christy Turlington, Tina Turner.