Marta Blue
Creative director, Photographer

info@martablue.com
@marta_blue


︎ Download the Artist Statement
Commercial portfolio only upon request






USA Licensing: 
Trunk ArchiveThursday’s Child

Asia Gallery Agent:
Brownie Art Gallery, Shanghai
« Her work appealed to me because it holds one of the most important features of great photography: it makes me ask many questions. The clarity with which the series is imbued makes every photo a small film script, where I can immediately start to imagine the complete storyline. » Roy Kahmann, jury member of LensCulture Awards.

Marta Blue is an Italian creative director and photographer. In 2018 she wins the Lensculture Emerging talent Awards, exhibiting some of her works at the Klompching Gallery in New York. From this moment she’s began to participate in some of the most important events and shows in the world including Art Basel, Les Rencontres de la Photographie and Shanghai Photo Fair. She has worked for The New York Times, Penguin, Google, Pinterest, Domus, AD China, Lula Japan, Elle Decoration China. Today she is represented by Brownie Art in Shanghai. She’s currently an art director and photographer, based in Milan.



Awards

2019
FreshEyes First European Photography
Talent Book by GUP magazine


2018 
LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards
Jurors’ Picks selected by Roy Kahmann




Show and Exhibitions

2021
Art Show for NeoShibuya Tv 
“15 sec Museum” aired on 9 billiboards
(Tokyo)

2020
Solo Exhibition at Gallery of Modern Art
Space Place, (Ekaterinburg)


2019
Brownie for Design Shanghai 
Campaign Gallery
(Shanghai)


PhotoFairs Shanghai 
(Shanghai)


Brownie for Raffles City
Pop up Store
(Shanghai)

Brownie for Elle & Airbnb
Pop up Store
(Shanghai)


Imagenation Paris Photo 
at Galerie Joseph Le Marais
(Paris)


FreshEyes
at Tbilisi Photo Festival
(Georgia)


FreshEyes
Book launch at Art Basel
(Switzerland)


FreshEyes Book launch party
at Voies Off Festival
(Arles)


Les Rencontres de la Photographie
(Arles)


“Sublimation” curator Lika Brutyan 
at Galerie des Arnes x Les Rencontres
de la Photographie (Arles)


“Sublimation” curator Lika Brutyan 
at Fondazione Luciana Matalon
(Milano)


“Touching Love” Solo exhibition
Campaign gallery - Brownie Art
(Shanghai)


2018
Lensculture Exhibition
at Klompching Gallery
(New York)


Print Swap Exhibition
at Root Studios
(NewYork)




Books

2021
“NDA” a Novel by Caitlin Forst
Distribution in USA by Simon & Schuster

2019 - 2021
“On earth we’re briefly gorgeous”
a Novel by Ocean Vuong.
Distribution and released in Italy, Germany,
Austria, Latin America, Switzerland, France,
Spain, Holland.




Group Publications

2020.21
Fisheye Annual Book
Fisheye magazine Photo Review

2019
“Dark Tourism” Vostok magazine vol. 17
Korea. Front back cover, and interview.
 
LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards, vol. 3
Jurors’ Picks selected by Roy Kahmann.

FreshEyes First European Photography Talent Book
By GUP magazine, first edition.

Mulieris magazine Pink issue.
Portfolio fotografia.

Selected Clients

The New York Times
Young & Rubicam
Der Freitag
Pinterest Predicts
Penguin Random House
Lula Japan
Google Italia
Airbnb China
Elle Decoration
AD China
Ideal China
Spectrum Boutique
Causette magazine
Libération
La Nave di Teseo Editore
Editorial Anagrama
Hanser Publisher
Domus
Simon & Schuster




Features

Paper Journal
C41 magazine
Phroom magazine
GUP magazine
PHMUSEUM
L'Officiel Italia
Fisheye Magazine
iGNANT
Oneg Magazine
Opendoors Gallery
Beatz of All Nationz
Domestika
TheVisualVoices
Weandthecolor
TheWalkman
Exibart
Dazed
LensCulture
Hypebae
Nowness
Fubiz
Shutterstock
MarieClaire
Photographize
Rockit
Featured Shoot
FrizziFrizzi
Structured Mag
The Pupil Sphere
HurtLamb




Selected Interview


NASTY “Introspective Experimentations” by Maria Abramenko

Domus “Pixel’s Intuitions”

M&C Saatchi “Diversions” 

WÜL magazine “The Stanislavski Technique”
C41 “Sensually portraits the concept of trasformations”
GUP mag “Creatures”
l’Officiel Italia
Fisheye “Les creations sensorielle de Marta Blue”
iGNANT “The stirring and sensual world of Marta Blue”
Domestika “La sensualidad cromatica de Marta Blue”
Phroom “Creature”
Public Offerings “Marta Blue: Imagined Narratives”
Palm Studio* feature
“Darkness is colorful” a cura di Alessandro Curti, Still Fotografia
Paper Journal “Darkness is colorful”
Musee magazine “Woman Crush Wednesday”
Yogurt magazine “Darkness is colorful”
Collater.al “Marta Blue, Scatti misteriosi e irresitibili”
Wumagazine “C’è del glitter nell’oscurità”