Marco Anelli is an Italian photographer.
He began his career in Paris where he specialized in black&white printing techniques. His photographic research projects evolve over long periods of time and explore different subjects. His publications include works on architecture, landscape, portraiture, sport and classical music. In 2010 he carried out Portraits in the Presence of Marina Abramovic, portraying the 1,545 participants in The Artist Is Present by Marina Abramovic at the MoMA, New York. In Building Magazzino he documented the transformation of an old computer factory into Magazzino Italian Art, a new art space in Cold Spring, NY cofounded by Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu. Artist Studios New York is his last photographic book that explores the character and creative space of worldwide famous artists such as Alex Katz, Cecily Brown, Francesco Clemente, Joan Jonas, John Giorno, Julian Schnabel, Kiki Smith, Lawrence Weiner, Matthew Barney, Robert Longo, Shirin Neshat, Ugo Rondinone, Urs Fisher.
He lives and works in New York City.