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About David Armstrong

David Armstrong is an American artist and core member of The Boston School, along with Nan Goldin, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Mark Morrisroe, Jack Pierson, Tabboo! (Stephen Tashjian), and Shellburne Thurber. The Boston School is widely considered to be the most influential photography movement of the past several decades.


Armstrong first received critical attention for his intimate portraits of men, either lovers or friends. In the nineties, he began to photograph cityscapes and landscapes in soft focus. Armstrong’s photographs have been featured in numerous group exhibitions, including the 1995 Whitney Biennial and Emotions and Relations at the Hamburger Kunsthalle.


His work has appeared in many of the top international fashion and culture magazines, including French Vogue, Japanese Vogue, L’Uomo Vogue, Arena Homme+, GQ, Self Service, and Another Man. He has realized advertising campaigns for a variety of clients including Bottega Veneta, Zegna, René Lezard, Kenneth Cole, Burberry and Puma.


Armstrong attended the Boston Museum School and Cooper Union, and he earned a BFA from Tufts University in 1988. 

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