Phil Bicker

Creative Direction/Art Direction/Motion

Phil Bicker is a creative director, writer, designer and photo editor who has been continuously influential in the fields of design and photography, collaborating with established and emerging photographers on groundbreaking projects. As art director of The Face, he supported the formative work of photographers including Corinne Day, Nigel Shafran, Juergen Teller and David Sims. During his tenure as creative director of Vogue Hommes International, Bicker collaborated with leading art world figures including Philip-Lorca diCorcia and Larry Sultan, commissioning their unique visions of fashion. As art director of The Fader magazine, Bicker supported a new generation of documentary photographers such as Peter van Agtmael, Krisanne Johnson, and Gabriele Stabile. Bicker has also been a creative director for brands including Levi’s, Calvin Klein, Yohji Yamamoto and Stussy, as-well-as art director of Blackbook and Creative Camera magazines. Bicker has also designed the landmark books Kate [Kate Moss], Imperfect Beauty, The Supermodern Wardrobe, Buffalo [Ray Petri], and Joseph Szabo: Rolling Stones Fans. As creative director of Magnum Photos in New York, Bicker oversaw the Magnum in Motion multimedia projects and the organization’s website redevelopment. He was also senior photo editor at TIME and has written many of the most subscribed editions of the magazine’s LightBox blog. Bicker initiated and created TIME’s award-winning multimedia website One Dream, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington.

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