Shooting artists in their natural habitat can be a tricky and very ambiguous thing to set out to document. Artists tend to be weird and amazing creatures doing weird and amazing work, which is exactly why these portraits of famous artists in their studios photographed by Shawn Mortensen have turned out weird and amazing!
In order of appearance, the portraits feature Yoyoi Kusama, Terry Richardson, Futura, Chris Johanson, G.P. Orridge, Neck Face, Balthus, Nico Dios and Spencer Sweeney. I love the crazy personality these pictures convey.