Hugo Arturi was born in Madrid, Spain and raised between New York City and Buenos Aires. He studied Jazz & Contemporary Music at the New School for Social Research while learning photography on his own. In University, Hugo nourished his interest in social research and political science while also taking photographs. He went on to assist many of today's most important global photographers before pursuing his own photography work.
Hugo shoots Fashion, Beauty, Portraiture while working on location and in the studio. His work utilizes it’s surroundings and incorporates them into the image through thoughtful composition and lighting.
In 2017 Hugo screened a documentary titled 4 Stories 4 New York focusing on Immigration in New York City directing and writing. The collaboration brought together NY based organization VOLS Immigration Project with Milk Studios to bring awareness to children and Immigration, Dreamers and DACA.
He has directed videos for Matrix, Aussie Hair Care, Armadio, Live Nation, L'Oreal, MILK XYZ
Editorial Clients: BlackBook Magazine, DMag, Ellemag.com, Fashion Gone Rogue, Fashionisto, Fiasco Homme, Hello/Hola Magazine, Interviewmag.com, La Nacion, Moda Operandi, Monrowe Magazine, Oyster Magazine, Paper Magazine, Rebecca Minkoff, Reserved Magazine, Schön Magazine, WWD, Velour UK, Zink Magazine
Commercial Clients: Aramis, Armadio, Bande Des Quatres Jewelry, Catharine Malandrino, Champion, Collins Design, Decon, Dollar Shave Club, Hugo & Marie, Hugo Boss, Kensie, L’Oreal, LiveNation, Macys, Mass Appeal, Matrix, Michael Bastian, Nicholas K, Nike, Pentagram Design, Reebok, Sandro, Sharpie, Tim Hamilton, TreSemme, Zachary Prell,
Hugo lives with his wife and daughter in New York