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Mark Seliger

Mark Seliger has built a reputation as an iconic photographer, with a career that spans over 30 years and includes over 200 covers for Rolling Stone, with portraits of Kurt Cobain, Angelina Jolie, Kendrick Lamar, Jennifer Lawrence, Bruce Springsteen, Jay-Z, The Rolling Stones, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela and The Dalai Lama. The award-winning, Texas-born artist enjoys shooting for publications such as Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, Italian Vogue and L’Uomo Vogue, and documenting real life issues, which have been published in books such as On Christopher Street: Transgender Stories and When They Came to Take My Father – Voices from the Holocaust. The Impression’s Obi Anyanwu sat with Seliger to chat about his upbringing, Little League, the fray of a presidential press pool, and teaming with Franca Sozzani.

This interview appeared in The Impression 250 issue.

Mark Seliger

The Impression