Martin Cohen has been working in the visual media for three decades. His work has been published internationally and exhibited in major cities around the world. Originally from the Netherlands, where he attended the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam, he has lived in the USA since the early 1980’s. His extensive travels have taken him all over Europe, Africa, Latin America and the former USSR, resulting in solo exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York, Havana, and Amsterdam. Highlights of the past decade include his trips to Cuba and Argentina, where fifty of his photographs were exhibited at the famous Palais de Glace (Palacio Nacional de Las Artes) in Buenos Aires (2008). Over 10.000 people came to see the exhibition, which received extensive coverage and critical acclaim in the Argentinean media. Distinguished by several awards and commendations (PDN Award 1996, International Photography Awards 2004), Martin Cohen has continued to output a highly personal and spirited body of work.
His commercial work includes portraiture, lifestyle and architectural/interior design photography, which has been his main focus over the past few years. He still enjoys working with medium as well as large format (4x5”) film cameras, but these days most of Martin’s commercial work is shot digitally. He continues to serve a wide range of clientele, mostly in the Los Angeles region.
HARPER’S BAZAAR, TOWN AND COUNTRY, VANITY FAIR, ELLE, VOGUE, INTERIORS (cover), Building Design & Construction, VENICE Magazine, L.A. Magazine, ZED Magazine, INTERNATIONAL VUE, Chain Leader, Dairy Foods, M&L MainPress BV, Netherlands (cover), Professional Remodeler, Epicurean Rendezvous, Living Buddhism (covers), ENA, TACHUDROMOS (Athens), AKTUELT (Copenhagen), The Jewish Journal (Los Angeles), Vakblad voor SHELL (Amsterdam), QUOTE Magazine (Amsterdam), DE GROENE (Amsterdam), VRIJ NEDERLAND (Amsterdam)
Algabar Home & Lifestyle, Armand Hammer Productions, ATIS Theater, Aviva Center, Barbara Lazaroff / IMAGININGS, Buchalter, Nemer, Fields & Younger LLP, CalFed Bank, Cahners Publications, California Museum of Ancient Art, Canadian Wild Water, Chain Leader Magazine, Columbia Records, Crescent Heights Real Estate, CSM Music, C.V. Lingerie, Dairy Foods Magazine, Della Femina/McNamee, Epicurean Restaurant Guides, Fireball Productions, Foundation for the Support of the United Nations, Gerard Chok & Associates, Girl Scouts of USA, GoldenWave Creations, GUESS, Guide Dogs of America, Hunter Barth Advertising, Image Media International, Irell & Manella, Isuzu, Ivari International, Jewish Home for the Aging, John Michael Leather, KCET, Lyndawn Corp., MCA Records, Millenium Music, Norris Foundation, Nossaman & Partners LLP, O’Brien & Company, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Orange County Register, Priority Records, PTS Group, SENTRY Equipment Erectors, SHELL Oil, Smalley Commercial Properties, St. Jude Medical, Stock America, Taymar Plastics, Two Trees Products, Tycom, Wessco International, Wolfgang Puck, Inc.
haleARTS, Santa Monica: Pacific Vistas
David Streets, Beverly Hills: Mi Buenos Aires Querido, solo exhibit
ADC Contemporary Art Gallery, Los Angeles: “200” – Argentina, Chile, Mexico, group exhibit
Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires: CUBA, La Revolucion y La Habana Contemporanea, museum exhibit
Galeria Julio Larramendi, Havana, Cuba: La Habana, Sus Calles y Su Gente, solo exhibit
Black Gallery, Los Angeles: Glimpses of Africa, solo exhibit
Gorky’s, Hollywood: USSR ’89, solo exhibit
Morgan-Wixson, Los Angeles: Martin Cohen in LA, solo exhibit
Galerie Kappa, Amsterdam: New York/Sudan, solo exhibit
Modernage Gallery, New York: Egypt and Sudan, solo exhibit