Internationally-acclaimed art photographer and multidisciplinary artist, David Drebin is renowned as a storyteller par excellence. Whether elusive shots of glamorous and mysterious women or ethereal city or landscapes, his photographs and other art forms are bestowed with a unique combination of voyeurism, surrealism and intrigue. His celebrated collection of stunning monograph coffee table books including The Morning After, Beautiful Disasters, Chasing Paradise and Dreamscapes, have made him a worldwide favorite of young and established art patrons alike.
Now, the New York-based artist takes on the next chapter in his narrative-led art with his works in neon. In gleaming reds, blues, yellows and purples, these dazzling installations reveal the secret thoughts of the models and femme fataleswho inhabit some of his most iconic photographs. At turns cynical , witty, eloquent, sexy, and wistful, each piece uses color, light, and disarming intimacy to maximum effect. Availableat select galleries worldwide, the neon light installation works are produced in limited editions and with the highest levels of contemporary craftsmanship.
This luxurious collector’s edition coffee table book of Drebin’s neon works is the fifth in his series of books with teNeues and features an eye-catching lenticular cover as well as three unexpected gatefolds. With a foreword from global art expert Magnus Resch, it is a comprehensive review of his continued storytelling now via neon light installations, in which the tension, passion, and drama that characterizes Drebin’s work acquires a turbo-charge of fluorescence.
David Drebin, graduate of Parsons School of Design, is celebrated for creating spectacular shots of dazzling subjects. His career began in commercial photography and then he quickly made a name for himself advancing into the world of contemporary fine art. Over the years, his filmic signature style has evolved into other art forms, including neon light installations, lightboxes, etching on crystal starphire glass, and the revolutionary “photo sculpture” in which he transforms his iconic muses and femme fatales into breathtaking, high-definition 3-D art masterpieces. Collected worldwide, David is represented by some of the world’s finest art galleries, including Camera Work, Contessa Gallery, and Fahey Klein, amongst others. His work has been shown at multiple exhibitions and over the last decade, Drebin’s works have been featured in many of the most prestigious art fairs around the world.