Dustin Pittman is an internationally renowned celebrity, portrait, documentary & fine art photographer and one of the key witnesses of international pop culture. Dustin began documenting his friends and the New York Lifestyle when he was a teenager. As an intimate of the Warhol Factory, he met and photographed the stars, absorbing Warhol's reportage aesthetic and creating a unique record of the era. His underground films featuring the Warhol Superstars: Jackie Curtis, Holly Woodlawn, Candy Darling and Taylor Mead are timeless. Dustin's portraits and fashion shoots have appeared worldwide in hundreds of prestigious publications from Vogue to Rolling Stone. He was the official top staff photographer during the late 70s and 80s for W magazine and WWD. Dustin is credited as one the first fashion photographer to pioneer photographing exclusive backstage fashion images starting in the very early 1970s. His first front cover exclusive for LIFE Magazine featured Darryl Hannah in and out of the water to promote her movie "Splash". Dustin was privileged to photograph "the most expensive fashion photography shooting in history," working with over 60 of the top fashion models for Calvin Klein fashion layout. Andy Warhol characterized Dustin as "one of the most creative photographers in the world." He has photographed everyone from Gloria Swanson to Marc Jacobs and witnessed the birth of Glam Rock in the clubs of London, Paris and New York. Dustin has roamed the streets of New York and the insides of clubs such as Studio 54, max's Kansas City, Mudd Club, Area, CBGB's, Paradise Garage, Pyramid Club, and Danceteria, photographing and documenting iconic history. Dustin has always been one of the original gangstas on the front lines of cultural chaos.
Contributing photographer to W Magazine, WWD, New York Times Fashion, V Magazine, VFILES, Dazed, Document Journal, ID Magazine, Opening Ceremony, Andy Warhol Museum
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