The California governor himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, calls him the best photographer I have ever worked with. But for Robert Zuckerman, shooting photographs is just like being a kid in a candy store.
Zuckermans experience snapping publicity pictures for films such as Any Given Sunday, Training Day, National Treasure, Transformers, and The Pursuit of Happyness has given him a technical acumen second to none. Whether on or off the set, the acclaimed shutterbug, who has photographed everything from Malibu pregnancy pictures to Los Angeless inner city, stays dedicated to the emotional content of a shot through feeling present in the subject and moment.
This Saturday is your last chance to get a firsthand look at Zuckermans arresting imagery as part of Time Machine, an exhibition at the Hardcore Art Contemporary Space. [UPDATE: Due to popular demand, the show has been extended until August 1st.]
Most of these images have been filed away for decades, he says. And now, as I reconnect with them, I find that they have taken on an added dimension of power and meaning.
Prepare to be transported to an America thats rapidly slipping away.
Sat., July 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 2009