Photo of Renee Simonsen by Andrew Unangst

Andrew Unangst is an American commercial and fashion photographer. He moved to NYC in the 1970s, where he became successful working for geographic and travel magazines. Throughout his career, Unangst has photographed portraits of iconic figures, such as Andy Warhol, American author Stephen King, gold medal Olympian Oksana Baiul, and Ronnie Wood of the rolling stones. His work has appeared on the covers of time magazine, interview magazine among many other significant publications featuring the life and work of Andy Warhol. Unangst’s iconic portraits of Warhol were taken during a photoshoot at Unangst’s park avenue studio in 1985. The portraits are now held by notable collections such as the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the international center of photography in New York as well as in the private collections of Peter Beard and Larry Gagosian.