Dmitri Kasterine

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Dmitri Kasterine has photographed numerous cultural and leading figures of the 20th century including Edward Albee, Johnny Cash, Roald Dahl, Mick Jagger, David Hockney, Rudolph Nureyev and H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. His work was on display at the National Portrait Gallery in London during the winter 2010/11and is part of their permanent collection. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has recently acquired six of his portraits.

 

Born in 1932, Kasterine was educated at Radley College, Oxfordshire.
He began his professional career as a photographer in 1961, working for publications
such as Queen and The Daily Telegraph Magazine.

 

He had a long association with Stanley Kubrick taking stills on Dr Strangelove (1964),
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and A Clockwork Orange (1971).

 

In 1986, he left Britain to move to the United States, which he had first visited on
an assignment to photograph Mick Jagger in Los Angeles for Radio Times.

 

Newburgh: Portrait of a City was published in September 2012 by The Quantuck Lane Press, an affiliate of W.W. Norton & Co.

 

Dmitri Kasterine's personal photographic survey England and the English was published in 1981 by Worlds Work.

 

 

Newburgh: Portrait of a City on The Ritz Wall, an outdoor exhibition of mural size prints,

taken over the last sixteen years is on permanent display on the wall of The Ritz Theater,

located on the corner of Broadway and Liberty Street in downtown Newburgh, NY.

 

Press
Black and White Magazine December 2010


The Guardian: My best shot August 2010

Old Radleian September 2010

 

XLSemanal September 2010

 

Financial Times January 2011

 

London Info January 2011

 

The London Column: Croquet, Hurlingham Club October 2011

 

The London Column: Man with cigar, Putney October 2011

 

The London Column: Tailor, Putney October 2011

 

The London Column: Hailing a cab, Mayfair October 2011

 

The London Column: Barrow boy, World’s End October 2011

 

Times Herald-Record: Portraits of Newburghers tell unique tales June 2012

 

NPR Picture Show: An Octogenarian's Opus: A Portrait Of Newburgh, N.Y September 2012

 

The Royal Photographic Society, Contemporary Group Journal: Dmitri Kasterine and The Lady with Cat September 2012

 

Chronogram Magazine: Portfolio: Newburgh September 2012

 

The London Column: Trainspotters, Clapham Junction October 2012

 

New York Spaces Magazine: Clique October 2012

 

WAMC's The Roundtable hosted by Joe Donahue: Photographer, Dmitri Kasterine December 2012

 

Conscientious, Jörg M Colberg, Review: Newburgh by Dmitri Kasterine January, 2013

 

Email: Dmitri Kasterine