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Terry Richardson

American, b. 1965

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Terry Richardson

American, b. 1965

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Terry Richardson is a commercial photographer who takes playful and sexual images of celebrities in a style the New York Times has described as “glossed-up 1970s porn chic”. With his signature thick glasses, Richardson often poses with the models that he shoots, never shying away from offense, whether through his sexually graphic books, controversial public statements, or provocative celebrity portraits. For a 2011 photo book, he followed Lady Gaga for a year, documenting her life and performances in raw, behind-the-scenes photos.

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Biography

Terry Richardson is a commercial photographer who takes playful and sexual images of celebrities in a style the New York Times has described as “glossed-up 1970s porn chic”. With his signature thick glasses, Richardson often poses with the models that he shoots, never shying away from offense, whether through his sexually graphic books, controversial public statements, or provocative celebrity portraits. For a 2011 photo book, he followed Lady Gaga for a year, documenting her life and performances in raw, behind-the-scenes photos.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Top emerging
Emerging representation
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
International Center of Photography (ICP)