Patrick McMullan was born in New York and raised in Huntington, Long Island. Educated at New York University, McMullan majored in business and “minored in Studio 54.” The premiere nightlife photographer in New York City, McMullan’s work appears regularly in his weekly New York Magazine column, “Party Lines”. His other columns include: Allure, Interview, Hamptons, Ocean Drive and Gotham among others.
He is also a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. His photography has been featured in publications worldwide such as the New York Times Magazine and Vogue, and in international editions of Harper’s Bazaar, Details, Tatler and Out to name a few. Patrick McMullan’s editorial works include recent stories in Details and Paper.
Patrick McMullan can also be found on TV on his “Party Flash” segment of “Full Frontal Fashion” on the Ultra HD channel on the VOOM HD Network. Patrick McMullan also has a photography studio and agency in NYC. At www.patrickmcmullan.com, viewers can get a glimpse into some of the most exclusive events that take place.
Patrick McMullan’s newest book, Glamour Girls, boasts one of the largest collections of photographs ever published of the world’s most celebrated women. Glamour Girls features over 1400 images and spans Patrick’s career. The book chronicles everything from the sophisticated galas of society, to the flirty Hollywood parties, to the famed New York nightlife and everything in between.
Among his other titles are: Kiss Kiss, a compilation of over 1,000 black and white and color images of kissing. Kiss Kiss captures the famous, the infamous, the beautiful, the talented and everyone in between. Kiss Kiss opens with an eloquent essay by world-renowned columnist Liz Smith. A joyful and entertaining book that spans 30 years full of passion and surprise. Kiss Kiss is perfect for anyone who has ever enjoyed a kiss. InTents, published in conjunction with the tenth anniversary of 7th on Sixth, New York’s Bryant Park-based Fashion Week, is your all-access pass through the lens of Patrick McMullan. From the backstage bustling of barely clad models to the front row jockeying of the A-list editors and celebrities du jour, it’s all captured in InTents. With this monograph, McMullan celebrates a decade of fashion and our unending fascination with it. so8os: A Photographic Diary of a Decade, his relentless documentation of the famous figures who defined New York City’s nightlife. Secrets of the Riviera: A Photo Essay, in which McMullan captures the frenetic energy of backstage at the Victoria’s Secret show at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000 and the opulent atmosphere of the A-list parties surrounding it. His photographs capture the excitement and beauty of the world’s top supermodels in a beautifully printed, large format coffee table book. Men’s Show, published in 2000, captures the male über-models and the future stars — whether it is Hoyt Richards, Marcus Schenkenberg or Ashton Kutcher, you’ll find them here. Patrick McMullan captures the beauty and chaos of the Men’s Show’s backstage with his characteristic style.