Robert Farber

American Photographer | Born: 1944
Robert Farber’s style has influenced generations of photographers. His painterly, impressionistic style captures the essence of composition in every genre, including nudes, still life, landscapes and architecture. His ten photo art books have sold over half a million copies.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis brought Farber into Doubleday for the publication of his book “By The Sea,” which won the Art Director’s Award for color photography. Aside from numerous creative awards, Robert Farber also received the Photographer of the Year from PMA (Photographic Manufacturers Association), ASP International Award from the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) and The American Society of Photographers. This award was given to those who’ve made a significant contribution to the science and art of photography. Some previous recipients of this award include Dr. Edwin Land (inventor of the Polaroid), George Hurrell, and National Geographic.

Farber’s work with nudes in fine art as well as in the commercial realm is known and respected. He has lectured for Ogilvy & Mather on the “Nude in Advertising.” ASMP requested to use Farber’s nudes as an examples of the artistic application in support of the National Endowment of Arts, after its backing of the controversial Mapplethorpe/Serrano exhibit. His book, “Farber Nudes,” was also included the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis estate collection.

Farber’s fine-art photographs have been published in virtually every form. Farber has exhibited in galleries and museums world-wide. He’s lectured at the Smithsonian Institute, The George Eastman House, as well as Universities and professional groups throughout the United States, Japan, Australia and Europe. Aside from his fine art photography, Robert Farber’s work encompasses major campaigns for fashion, beauty and advertising, as well as directing for TV and film. A documentary highlighting Farber’s life and career, is in development for PBS.
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Selected Books:
Robert Farber: American Mood
Author: Robert Farber
Publisher: Merrell
Year: 2004 - Pages: 208
Robert Farber is one of the foremost photographers of landscape, fashion and nudes. His work has appeared in major journals and magazines worldwide. He has lectured internationally and won numerous awards.

A stunning album of lyrical and nostalgic photographs from rural Montana to the Manhattan skyline at dawn.
Natural Beauty: Farber Nudes
Author: Robert Farber
Publisher: Merrell Publishers
Year: 2004 - Pages: 207
Bestselling and award-winning American photographer Robert Farber is celebrated for his sensitive, sensual, often semi-abstract nudes. For Farber fans. Natural Beauty represents the most beautiful book of his nude photography ever published. Included is a special technical section that explains how to achieve the 'Farber effect'.
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