Christopher Makos

Photographer, Visual Artist

1948 –

20

Who is Christopher Makos?

Christopher Makos is an American photographer and artist. He apprenticed with photographer Man Ray in Paris and collaborated with Andy Warhol, whom he showed how to use his first camera. He introduced Warhol to the work of both Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. Makos' work has been in the permanent collections of more than 100 museums and major private collections, including those of Malcolm Forbes, Pedro Almodóvar, and Gianni Versace.

His photographs of Warhol, Haring, Tennessee Williams and others have been auctioned regularly at Sotheby's. Warhol called Makos the "most modern photographer in America".

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Born
1948
Lowell
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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