Coloratti News | Greg Gorman in Kansas City


by Brenda K. Hipsher – March 9th, 2012

On Friday, March 16, 2012 renowned L.A. celebrity photographer and X-Rite Coloratti Greg Gorman returns to his native Kansas City for a presentation at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Over four decades, Canon Explorer of Light, Greg Gorman has continued to master the art of photography.  From celebrities to portraits, advertising, magazines and fine art, Greg has developed a discriminating and unique photographic style.

One of Greg’s strengths has been photographing celebrities from: Alec Baldwin, Johnny Depp, Leonardo Di Caprio, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino and Keira Knightley, Elton John, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Divine, Grace Jones, Andy Warhol, John Waters, David Hockney and Bette Midler, to name a few.

The lecture is free of charge. Registration is recommended to be certain of a seat:

Born in 1949 in Kansas City, Greg attended Pembroke, then Shawnee Mission East High School.  He majored in photojournalism at the University of Kansas, and then moved on to the University of Southern California, graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in cinematography in 1972.

Enjoy Greg’s fine art, commercial and nude collections at

It is great to be able to bring such a highly regarded photographer back to Kansas City, to inspire the next generation of image-makers. Greg’s ability to blend fine art, commercial and personal work over his 40year career has given him tremendous wisdom and experience that he can also share with today’s artists and professional photographers.                                                      – Jonathan Chester. President. ASMP Kansas City/Mid-America

Many people have seen the work of Greg Gorman, though they may not know it.  As one of the world’s most sought-after celebrity photographers, Gorman, for decades, has helped shape our view of the entertainment industry, creating numerous images of personalities for magazines, movie posters and album covers.                                                                                  – John McMurtrie, SF Gate /San Francisco Chronicle

Coloratti Greg Gorman uses X-Rite professional color management solutions in his digital color workflow. Stop Guessing. Start Knowing.  Find out more about X-Rite color management solutions for digital photographers at

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