William Abranowicz has been a photographer for more than 40 years. His work is found in collections throughout the world including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The National Portrait Gallery in London, Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, and The Smithsonian Institute.

His work has appeared in nearly every major publication in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He served as a contributing photographer to Condé Nast Traveler for 25 years, and has created campaigns American Express Platinum Card, Rolex, Tiffany&Co., Ralph Lauren, Estée Lauder, Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Gold Peak, Eddie Bauer, Orvis, and Target.

Abranowicz assisted photographers Horst P. Horst and George Tice, becoming a master printer and working with the negatives of Edward Steichen, George Hoyningen-Huene, and Michael Disfarmer, as well as Horst and Tice. He taught photography at Parsons School of Design and The New School, and was an artist-in-residence at Peters Valley in Layton, New Jersey.

He has published four monographs of his work and is the co-author of a dozen more.  His newest book, American Originals, is being published by Vendome in Fall 2018.

Along with his son and daughter, Abranowicz is a licensed falconer. He is an avid environmentalist engaged in water, land, and climate issues nationally and locally. Abranowicz lives in Bedford, New York with his wife, Andrea Raisfeld, a location agent.

He is represented by Art + Commerce.


Art + Commerce
Becky Lewis
531 West 25th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 206-0737


  • Afterimage (TX)
  • Athens House of Photography (Greece)
  • Batagianni Gallery (Greece)
  • Bonni Benrubi Gallery (NY)
  • Camerawork (Berlin)
  • Photographer’s Gallery (LA)
  • The Bruce Museum (CT)
  • The Skopelos Center for Photography (Greece)
  • The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (Greece)
  • The Witkin Gallery (NY)