Sam Taylor-Johnson, ‘Beautiful Boy’, 2001/2003, Photography, Chromogenic print unmounted, Contemporary Works/Vintage Works
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Sam Taylor-Johnson

Beautiful Boy, 2001/2003

Chromogenic print unmounted
15 × 15 in
38.1 × 38.1 cm
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$3,500
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Contemporary Works/Vintage Works
Chalfont

Samantha "Sam" Taylor-Wood OBE (born March 4, 1967), born Samantha Taylor, is an English …

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Sam Taylor-Johnson
English, b. 1967
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In her lush, highly charged photographs and films, Sam Taylor-Johnson examines “who we are and how we work through our identity, how we perceive ourselves in the world,” as she describes. Though she has photographed unpopulated landscapes, often as stand-ins for emotional states and human subjects, Taylor-Johnson focuses her camera primarily on herself and other people, including celebrities. Never straightforward portraiture, her works abound with psychological, and often physical, tension, with subjects frequently caught in the middle of ambiguous scenarios or in heightened emotional states. In her short film, Ascension (2003), for example, a man dressed in a dark suit tap-dances, with a white dove balanced on his head, on top of another man lying perfectly still on the ground, as if dead.

Sam Taylor-Johnson, ‘Beautiful Boy’, 2001/2003, Photography, Chromogenic print unmounted, Contemporary Works/Vintage Works
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Samantha "Sam" Taylor-Wood OBE (born March 4, 1967), born Samantha Taylor, is an English filmmaker, photographer and visual artist. Her directorial feature film debut came in 2009 with Nowhere Boy, a film based on the childhood experiences of The Beatles songwriter and singer John Lennon. She is one of a …

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Signed, editioned (15/25), titled and dated.
Sam Taylor-Johnson
English, b. 1967
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In her lush, highly charged photographs and films, Sam Taylor-Johnson examines “who we are and how we work through our identity, how we perceive ourselves in the world,” as she describes. Though she has photographed unpopulated landscapes, often as stand-ins for emotional states and human subjects, Taylor-Johnson focuses her camera primarily on herself and other people, including celebrities. Never straightforward portraiture, her works abound with psychological, and often physical, tension, with subjects frequently caught in the middle of ambiguous scenarios or in heightened emotional states. In her short film, Ascension (2003), for example, a man dressed in a dark suit tap-dances, with a white dove balanced on his head, on top of another man lying perfectly still on the ground, as if dead.

Sam Taylor-Johnson

Beautiful Boy, 2001/2003

Chromogenic print unmounted
15 × 15 in
38.1 × 38.1 cm
.
$3,500
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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