Daily Dose Pick: David Benjamin Sherry

A photographer of magical people and mystical places, David Benjamin Sherry makes darkroom images in a digital age.

Raised by hippies in Woodstock, Sherry attended raves and assisted David LaChapelle in his teens, then earned degrees from RISD and Yale, while establishing himself in NYC’s downtown art scene. His psychedelic mix of fashion and fantasy has made him an international favorite in magazines and galleries.

View David Benjamin Sherry’s gallery page, catch his current show in Berlin, watch a video of a recent fashion shoot, read an amusing interview, and buy It’s Time, his new Damiani monograph.

Here He Comes, 2006
David Benjamin Sherry, Here He Comes, 2006. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
David Benjamin Sherry, Hyperborealis, 2008 © David Benjamin Sherry
David Benjamin Sherry, Hyperborealis, 2008. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
Walker of the Flies, 2007
David Benjamin Sherry, Walker of the Flies, 2007. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
I Orgasmus 40 x 60 inches, Collaged C-print, 2007
David Benjamin Sherry, I Orgasmus, 2007. Collaged C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
Manorathadayakas 30 x 40 inches, C-Print, 2008
David Benjamin Sherry, Manorathadayakas, 2008. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
Self Portrait as Golden 30 x 40 inches, C-Print, 2008
David Benjamin Sherry, Self Portrait as Golden, 2008. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
Semen and Grapes 30 x 40 inches, C-Print, 2007
David Benjamin Sherry, Semen and Grapes, 2007. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
The Day Was Like A Glove and He’s Floating Like a Dove 30 x 40 inches, C-Print, 2006
David Benjamin Sherry, The Day Was Like a Glove and He’s Floating Like a Dove, 2006. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry
Lemurian Morning Wood 40 x 30 inches, C-Print, 2008
David Benjamin Sherry, Lemurian Morning Wood, 2008. C-print. Courtesy Schlechtriem Brothers, Berlin. © David Benjamin Sherry