David Bailey, ‘Shoe Tongue’, 2008, Pangolin London
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David Bailey

Shoe Tongue, 2008

Sterling Silver
16 1/10 × 7 1/10 × 15 in
41 × 18 × 38 cm
Edition of 6
This is part of a limited edition set.
£15,300
Location
London
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David Bailey
British, b. 1938
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Over a career spanning more than half a century, renowned British photographer David Bailey CBE has shot everyone, from the Queen of England on her 88th birthday to Australian aboriginals and Indian sadhus; London’s Eastenders to icons of fashion, music, film, and art. Inspired by Henri Cartier-Bresson, he got his start in 1959, becoming a photographer for British Vogue the following year. With a stripped-down, direct style, he reveals the beauty and heart of all of his subjects. In his words: “The pictures I take are simple and direct and about the person I’m photographing and not about me. I spend more time talking to the person than I do taking pictures.” Bailey’s black-and-white and color portraits and fashion shoots broke down barriers of class and race with their youthful, punk aesthetic, equalizing everyone who appears before his lens.

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David Bailey
British, b. 1938
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Over a career spanning more than half a century, renowned British photographer David Bailey CBE has shot everyone, from the Queen of England on her 88th birthday to Australian aboriginals and Indian sadhus; London’s Eastenders to icons of fashion, music, film, and art. Inspired by Henri Cartier-Bresson, he got his start in 1959, becoming a photographer for British Vogue the following year. With a stripped-down, direct style, he reveals the beauty and heart of all of his subjects. In his words: “The pictures I take are simple and direct and about the person I’m photographing and not about me. I spend more time talking to the person than I do taking pictures.” Bailey’s black-and-white and color portraits and fashion shoots broke down barriers of class and race with their youthful, punk aesthetic, equalizing everyone who appears before his lens.

David Bailey

Shoe Tongue, 2008

Sterling Silver
16 1/10 × 7 1/10 × 15 in
41 × 18 × 38 cm
Edition of 6
This is part of a limited edition set.
£15,300
Location
London
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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