Viewing Record 1 of 1 artist: Laita, Mark


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  • Artist:
    Laita, Mark
  • Date:
  • Medium:
    Chromogenic development print
  • Dimensions:
    image/paper: 14 in x 11 in; mat: 16 in x 20 in
  • Credit Line:
    Museum purchase with funds from Columbia Collge President's Purchase Award


About the Photographer

Laita, Mark

Mark Laita is commercial photographer with studios in Los Angeles and New York City. Raised in Detroit and Chicago, Laita discovered photography as a teenager and went on to study at Columbia College Chicago, where he completed a BFA in 1983. Over a career spanning twenty-five years he has completed commissions for numerous national advertising campaigns, working for clients such as Adidas, BMW, Apple, and Budweiser. He has also pursued a number of independent projects, such as an extensive series of portraits, Created Equal, which depicts a range of iconic American archetypes in the spirit of August Sander and Richard Avedon.