Tom Munro is a British photographer and director. Born in England 1964, he moved to New York in the early 90’s, studying photography BA at Parsons School of Design. Tom worked as an assistant to renowned fashion photographer Steven Meisel, embarking on his own photographic career in 1997. After 20 years based in Manhattan, Tom returned to live in London in 2015, where he is now based.
Tom’s fashion and editorial commissions have appeared globally for publications including Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, V magazine, Vanity Fair and W magazine.
Advertising clients have included: Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Elizabeth Arden, Givenchy, Guerlain, Hugo Boss, Lancôme, L’Oreal, Tom Ford and Yves Saint Laurent.
Tom is well known for his celebrity portraiture, collaborating with Adele, Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, Cate Blanchett, Dustin Hoffman, Eva Green, James McAvoy, Joaquin Phoenix, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Julia Roberts, Julianne Moore, Justin Timberlake, Kate Winslet, Keanu Reeves, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lily-Rose Depp, Madonna, Marion Cotillard, Penelope Cruz, Rihanna and Scarlett Johansson.
Tom’s directorial debut collaborating with Madonna on music video ‘Give It 2 Me’ featuring Pharrell Williams in 2008, led to further film collaborations with Pops most iconic star including ’Die Another Day’, ‘Human Nature’, ‘Justify My Love’, ‘Turn Up The Radio’.
Tom has also directed numerous films for commercials clients.
2001 – Armani Guggenheim Group Exhibition.
2011 – “Tom Munro”, solo exhibition and launch of eponymous book
in collaboration with Moet / LVMH and M.E.A.K. (Medical and Educational Aid to Kenya) – 8445 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, CA.
2012 – “Tom Munro”, solo exhibition and launch of eponymous book in collaboration with Moet / LVMH and M.E.A.K. (Medical and Educational Aid to Kenya) – Galerie Catherine Houard, 15 rue Saint-Benoit, 75006, Paris, France.
2014 – “CAMERA WORK ROCKS, Exposé”, Camera Work Photogalarie, Kantstrasse 149 10623 Berlin; Group Exhibition.
2018 – “72Tokyo”, 180 The Strand, London, UK.
2008 – “Madonna Sticky & Sweet 2008 World Tour Book”, photographs by Tom Munro.
2011 – Eponymous book “Tom Munro”, foreword by Madonna, published by Damiani – https:// www.damianieditore.com/en-US/product/166
2018 – “72Tokyo”, www.72tokyo.com The Store X, 180 The Strand, London, UK.
M.E.A.K. “Medical and Educational Aid to Kenya”, Tom has donated his services to MEAK, traveling with MEAK founders Dee and Mike Belliere and medical teams to Kenya in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2017.
A charity event with the support from LEICA Foto will soon take place in Los Angeles.
Selected worksSee All
Guggenheim Giorgio Armani
Tom Munro -Damiani
Madonna - Sticky and Sweet
S by Tom Munro