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David Drebin


In a unique manner, David Drebin's work combines voyeuristic and psychological viewpoints. He offers the viewer a dramatic insight into emotions and experiences which many of us have doubtlessly felt at some point of our lives. After graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City in 1996, David Drebin rapidly made a name for himself as an internationally renowned photographer creating images of movie stars,sports personalities and various entertainers and subsequently was commissioned for countless high profile advertising campaigns around the world. In 2005, Drebin had his first solo exhibition at Camera Work in Berlin. 
This was followed by his first comprehensive illustrated book entitled “Love and Other Stories” in 2007 and this zeitgeist moment signaled the transformation from commercial photographer into art photographer. 
Drebin's photographs are epic, dramatic and, above all, cinematic and have been collected around the world. 
In a unique and opulent way, Drebin stages femme fatales against the gigantic backdrops of cities such as Hong Kong, New York, and Paris. The panorama of the big cities, which, due to their format, are a tribute to cinema, serve as cinematic settings. With their impressive skyscrapers, they provide the viewer with a nearly infinite surface for the imagination. 
The distinctive tension and depth in his pictures arise from the free combination of such differing topics as humor and sex, melancholy and sex, and melancholy and humour. 
At Art Miami in 2010, his now sold out “Central Park” sold for a record price of $78,000 through Contessa Gallery who has featured Drebin in major Art Fairs since 2008 alongside art world legends Andy Warhol, Chuck Close and Helmut Newton. 
Exclusively publishing books with ( his books are distributed around the world and often followed with exhibitions in Paris, New York, Miami, Istanbul, Amsterdam, Brussels and many other cities Internationally. 
Drebin is represented by the world's finest Art Galleries including Camera Work,Galerie de Bellefeuille, Contessa Gallery, Photographers Limited Editions,Young Gallery and Fahey Klein. 
2004   "I Love You Too", Gallery One, Toronto, Canada 
2005   “Unbounded Youth”, Fahey Klein Gallery, Los Angeles 
            Photographien”, Camera Work, Berlin, Germany 
2006   Quartier 206, Berlin, Germany 
2007   Love & Other Stories”, Young Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 
            Love & Other Stories”, Fahey Klein Gallery, Los Angeles 
2008   “Sexy Funny, Funny Sexy”, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, The  Netherlands 
            ArtCentre “The Willem”, Vlissingen, The Netherlands 
            Group exhibition “Fashion Show”, Camera Work, Berlin 
            “Traumfrauen”, Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany 
            “Dreamscapes”, W Hotel, Los Angeles 
2009   "Dreamscapes and Girls", Brucie Gallery in Kiev, Ukraine 
2010   "David Drebin", Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada 
            “Dramatic, Epic, Cinematic", Contessa Gallery in Cleveland 
            Fashion! Featured Group  Museum Show Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden 
            "The Morning After" at Camera Work in Berlin 
            "The Morning After" Book Launch at Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden  
            "The Morning After", Ellipsis Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey 
            "Temptation" at Fahey Klein Gallery in Los Angeles 
            "David Drebin", MolaArt, Copenhagen, Denmark 
2011   "New Work" at Contessa Gallery 
            "Best of David Drebin", Photographers Limited Editions in Vienna 
            "David Drebin", Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal,Canada 
            "The Morning After", Rhein Gallery, Bonn, Germany 
2012   "David Drebin", Galerie de Bellefeuille,Montreal, Canada 
            "Beautiful Disasters", Rize Art Gallery, Amsterdam,Holland 
            "Beautiful Disasters", Camera Work,Berlin 
            "Photographs", Contessa Gallery 
            "Beautiful Disasters", Book Launch at Fotografiska,Stockholm,Sweden 
            "Second Tour", Young Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 
2013   "Camera Work 15 Years", Berlin, Germany 
            "Chambre Avec Vue", Acte2 Gallery, Paris, France 
            "Dreamscapes", Photography Limited Editions,Vienna 
            "Beautiful Disasters", Room 8 Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil 
2014   "David Drebin" Galerie de Bellefeuille,Montreal, Canada 
            "Facing The City",Opiom Gallery, Cannes,France 
2015   "David Drebin" Galerie de Bellefeuille,Montreal, Canada 
            "Chasing Paradise" Contessa Gallery" 
            "Chasing Paradise" Camera Work, Berlin 

Photo London 2006 
Paris Photo 2006 
Photo London 2007 
Paris Photo 2007 
Art Zurich 2008 
Pulse Art Fair, NYC 2008 
Art Miami 2008 
Art Chicago 2009 
art Toronto 2009 
Art Miami 2009 
Art Palm Beach 2010 
Art Chicago 2010 
Armory Show 2010, New York City 
Art Zurich 2010 
Art Miami 2011 
Art Palm Beach 2011 
Art Chicago 2011 
Art Naples 2011 
Scope Basel Switzerland 2011 
Art Toronto 2011 
Istanbul Contemporary 2011 
Art Miami 2011 
Art Palm Beach 2012 
Art Naples 2012 
Raw Art Fair,Rotterdam,Netherlands 2012 
Scope NYC 2012 
Art Southhampton 2012 
Art Greenwich 2012 
Art Toronto 2012 
Paris Photo 2012 
Istanbul Contemporary 2012 
Art Miami 2012 
Art Palm Beach 2012 
Art Wynwood 2012 
Art Southampton 2012 
Art Miami 2013 
Art Palm Beach 2013 
Art Wynwood 2013 
Art Southampton 2013 
Art LA 2014 
Art Wynwood 2014 
Art Palm Beach 2014 
Art Toronto 2014 
Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 
Art Southampton 2014 
Art Chicago 2014 
Art Miami 2014 
Art Wynwood 2015 
Photo London 2015 
Photo Shanghai 2015 
Art Miami/New York 2015 
Art Southampton 2015 
Art Toronto 2015 
Art Miami 2015 
"Love And Other Stories" published by Daab 2007 
"Conde Nast Traveler's - Room with A View" published by Assouline 2010 
"The Morning After" published by teNeues 2010 
"New York, A Photographers City" published by Rizzoli 2010 
"Manny Pacquiao" published in 2012 
“"Beautiful Disasters"” published by teNeues 2012 
"The Wemhoner Collection" published in 2012 
"Chasing Paradise" published by teNeues 2015 

New York CIty


122 x 183 cm

Hide and Seek

122 x 183 cm

Flashing the City

 122 x 183 cm

Big City Spy

   122 x 183 cm

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