Jim McHugh

Famed photographer Jim McHugh sits down with Guffogg to talk about his grandfather, the composer Jimmy McHugh, his life growing up in LA and starting his photography career off as the celebrity photographer for People Magazine. Some of the most famous actors in the world were captured by McHugh, leading him to photograph some of the most acclaimed artists in the United States. McHugh discusses his latest 2 year obsession – documenting and collaborating with graffiti artist of LA where they use his photographs of his favorite architectural sites that tie into his past. These film noir photographs become backdrops for the graffiti artists to write their personal language, fusing the past with the present that create a visual snapshot of Los Angeles today.

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