just loomis


Just Loomis is a graduate of Art Center College. He began his career in Milan, Italy.  After, in New York he was a regular contributor to Harper's Bazaar and the New York Times magazine. His photographs have been chosen Photo of the Year by American Photographer magazine and his album cover for AHA was nominated for a Grammy Award.

He was a longtime assistant and friend to Helmut Newton and his wife June.

In 1995 his singular dedication to documentary portraiture culminated in As We Are, his book of American portraits that was published in Berlin by Hatje Cantz, 2010 and that was a nominee for the prestigious Deutscher Fotobuchpreis. It was awarded Photobook of the year by PDN and Communication Arts magazine. 

Just holds workshops in his Venice, California studio as well as internationally in Germany, Norway and Belgium. He teaches his class, "Berlin Study Away" at Art Center College in Pasadena.

Represented by: Free Expression Artist Management

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March 2017, Solo, Rausch und Kontrolle, Volksbuhne, Berlin http://www.volksbuehne-berlin.de

November 2013, Solo, Women, Hiltawsky Gallery, Berlin http://www.hiltawsky.com

October 2012, Three Boys, Eyeloco Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium, http://www.eyeloco.eu/index.php/en/

June 2012, Three Boys, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College, Pasadena http://www.artcenter.edu/williamson/

April 2012, Three Boys, Art Cologne http://www.artcologne.com/en/artcologne/home/index.php

March 2012, Three Boys, Kaune Sudendorf Gallery, Cologne http://www.ks-contemporary.com/

April 2011, Solo, As We Are, Aha, Hiltawsky Gallery, Berlin http://www.hiltawsky.com/

Feb 2011, Solo, As We Are, Stenersen Museum, Oslo http://www.stenersen.museum.no/en/index.htm

December 2010, Three Boys, Clic Gallery/Bookstore, New York http://www.clicgallery.com/

June 2010, Three Boys, Acte2 Gallery, Paris http://www.acte2photo.com/

June 2009, Three Boys, Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin http://www.helmutnewton.com/

May 2009, Solo, Walk Away, Lincoln Center, New York