Stephen Wilkes

Since opening his studio in New York City in 1983, photographer Stephen Wilkes has built an unprecedented body of work and a reputation as one of America’s most iconic photographers, widely recognized for his fine art, editorial and commercial work. Wilkes directorial debut, the documentary film, Jay Myself, world premiered to a sold out crowd at DOCNYC November 11, 2018. The film, an in-depth look into the world of photographer Jay Maisel and his move out of his 35,000 sq. foot building at 190 Bowery, opens in select theaters through Oscilloscope from July 31. (Picture by Greg Gorman.)


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A Letter to Jay

By Stephen Wilkes | July 30, 2019

A Letter to Jay

Photographer Stephen Wilkes writes to his mentor, Jay Maisel, on the eve of the release of his documentary about him, Jay Myself.