ABOUT THE COLLECTION
Sebastian Cortés was born in New York and took up photography while at New York University film school where he studied and collaborated with many of the best names in the industry, shooting several short films. In 1985, he moved to Milan, Italy and started shooting fashion, travel and lifestyle photography assignments for many international magazines and commercial clients, including American Express, Condè Nast, Ermenegildo Zegna and more.
In 1996, Cortés produced, “Luoghi Poetici” Poetic Places - intimate, atmospheric portraits of major Italian poets in their homes. The book and the exhibition drew great critical acclaim and travelled to major Italian cities. In 2004, Cortés moved together with his family to India, where his award winning travel, lifestyle and fine art photography has been greatly appreciated. Garnering applause from noted artists, intellectuals and press, Cortés developed several book projects. Cortés lectures at the Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication. His images are exhibited and reviewed widely in Europe and India.