- Category : 1959-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Four Ways 4
American illustrator, photographer and film/music video director, whose images have appeared in Time, Newsweek, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Forbes, and The New York Times. Several photographs by Mahurin are included in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Mahurin has a reputation for photographing himself and manipulating his own likeness in his commercial photo-illustration work. Examples of his own image appearing on magazine covers are the 29 November 1993 cover of Time, with Mahurin as Sigmund Freud; the 14 March 1994 cover of Time, with himself as a caveman; and the 17 May 2004 Time cover where Mahurin posed and photographed himself as an Abu Ghraib prisoner.
Mahurin is also credited with a notorious Time cover of O.J. Simpson, featuring an altered mugshot which removed the photograph's color saturation (inadvertently making Simpson's skin darker), burned the corners, and reduced the size of the prisoner ID number. This appeared on newsstands next to an unaltered copy on the cover of Newsweek, which occasioned some controversy over photo manipulation.