Steve Pyke(1957-), Photographer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 49 portraits
Pyke moved to London in 1977. He was a singer in a number of bands and was involved with establishing a record label and fanzines. In 1979 he became a photographer and from 1981 to 1984 worked for The Face and NME. Now living in New York, he became staff photographer at The New Yorker in 2004 and a contributor in 1998. He has developed a number of personal projects, the best known of which is his collection of Philosophers. He has numerous photographic series including Astronauts and Faces of our Times on which he worked for two decades. Pyke's photographs have been exhibited widely around the world and are held in many international collections.
by Steve Pyke
bromide print, 1990