Mark de Paola and the Leica Gallery Boston present "60 Seconds". The fine art photographic exhibition will open Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 and run through Monday, January 2nd, 2017. The "60 Seconds" exhibition opening reception will take place Thursday, November 3rd, from 6pm to 9pm.
Mark de Paola is a director and fine art photographer based in New York City whose work is in the fashion and beauty sector in both still and motion pictures. De Paola has shot countless campaigns including Gucci, Brioni, and MAC Cosmetics as well as editorials and covers for various publications including Vogue Spain, Vogue Mexico, and Interview Magazine. His storytelling has also been translated across a broad range of television work, having directed nearly seven hundred spots including Anheuser-Busch for the Superbowl, Giorgio Perfume (exhibited in MoMA New York and Bergdorf Goodman windows), Donna Karan, Neutrogena, Sephora, Toyota, Kawasaki, and Ford Motorsports.
De Paola continues to work with select clients around the world combining his artistic sensibilities.
His most recent commercial works are the Art of Backstage worldwide collaboration with Aveda during New York Fashion Weeks as well as lectures and workshops including “Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition” at the Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, "Leica M Panel" with Ralph Gibson and Leica Camera at Photoville New York City, and “Photography Wide Open” at the Leica Store San Francisco, the Leica Gallery Los Angeles, and Photoville NYC. Producing and directing multiple upcoming feature films, including Proof Film, as well as producing his own fine art portfolios, de Paola melds the crossroads between both fine art and commercial aesthetic.
Most recently, his fine art photographic series, “60 Seconds,” was exhibited at the Leica Gallery San Francisco and the Leica Gallery Los Angeles and is now touring to select cities including Chicago, Tokyo, Washington DC, Miami, and New York City.
"60 Seconds" delves into a realm of abstract figures, fluidity, and poetic forms, challenging and seducing the limits of motion contained within still image.