Michael Schmelling offers us an intimate perspective of musician Damon McMahon aka Amen Dunes for the release of his new album, “Freedom” out on Sacred Bones Records today!
Michael Schmelling photographed Patrisse Khan-Cullors, the co-founder of “Black Lives Matter” in Van Nuys, CA for Das Magazin.
Michael Schmelling directed the latest video “Don’t Go” for LA-based, post-punk trio Moaning. Pre-orders for Moaning’s 10-track self-titled debut album are available on Sub Pop Records here.
Michael Schmelling photographed visual artist, Friedrich Kunath, at his Highland Park, CA, studio for GQ Style. Read more as they explore Friedrich’s amazing world of sublime art, classic cars and obscure scents.
PDN’s December issue highlights three Giant Artists and their “Creative Collaborations That Work.” Featured are Emily Shur & her long-time retoucher Anna Glen of Wet Noodles, Justin Fantl & his talented retoucher Zach Vitale, and Michael Schmelling and his Director of Photography Kay Madsen. On newsstands now!
Emily Shur & Wet Noodles
Justin Fantl & Zach Vitale
Michael Schmelling & Kay Madsen
Michael Schmelling‘s latest book design comes in the form of The Theater Years by Richard Maxwell and New York City Players — the first publication on the plays of New York-based experimental theater. Pick up a copy of your own to see more!
Michael Schmelling photographed SoCal skate pioneer “The Birdman,” Tony Hawk, and his pro-skater son, Riley, for a recent story in GQ Style.
Michael Schmelling photographed chef Jordan Kahn’s highly anticipated, futuristic restaurant, Vespertine, for GQ.