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William Abranowicz has been a photographer for nearly 40 years.His work is found in collections throughout the world, including The National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum, The National Portrait Gallery in London, The Getty Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Menil Collection Library, Bibliothèque Nationale, The International Center of Photography, The Museum of Art at RISD, The Newark Museum, The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, and the Goulandris Museum on the Greek island of Andros.

Abranowicz’s 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 for brands such as Rolex, Old Navy, Ralph Lauren, Estée Lauder, Eddie Bauer, Orvis, and Target, among others.

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.

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.

Selected Exhibitions

Athens House of Photography (Greece)

The Bruce Museum (CT)

Bonni Benrubi Gallery (NY)

The Witkin Gallery (NY)

Photographer’s Gallery (LA)

Afterimage (TX)

The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (Greece)

The Skopelos Center for Photography (Greece)

Batagianni Gallery (Greece)

Camerawork (Berlin)

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