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Jillian Edelstein (1957-), Photographer

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 113 portraits
Edelstein was born and grew up in South Africa. She graduated as a social worker before starting work as a press photographer in Johannesburg in 1981. She moved to London in 1985 and has worked as a freelance photographer since 1986. Her portraits have appeared in the Sunday Times Magazine, the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Time and the New Yorker. Edelstein has received a number of awards including the Visa d'Or at the International Festival of photojournalism in Perpignan (1997) for her work on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Her book Truth & Lies resulting from this project was published in 2002.

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P553

Darcey Bussell; Jonathan Cope

by Jillian Edelstein
bromide print, 1993
NPG P553

P768

Penelope Mary Fitzgerald (née Knox)

by Jillian Edelstein
bromide print, July 1999
NPG P768

P1780

Martin Green

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 30 October 2011
NPG P1780

P1789

Catherine Ugwu

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 30 October 2011
NPG P1789

P1778

Stephen David Daldry

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 5 March 2011
NPG P1778

P1781

Hamish Hamilton

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 30 October 2011
NPG P1781

P1788

Philip Sheppard

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 19 October 2011
NPG P1788

P1774

Cecil Balmond

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 16 December 2011
NPG P1774

P1786

Jan Matthews

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 8 November 2011
NPG P1786

P1782

Sir Peter Hendy; Graham Jones

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 14 October 2011
NPG P1782

P1776

Mark Bensted; William ('Billy') Smith

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 12 October 2011
NPG P1776

P1785

Sir Anish Kapoor

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 10 May 2012
NPG P1785

P1787

Gerard O'Sullivan; George Whitelock

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 30 March 2012
NPG P1787

P1775

Fiona Banner; Bob & Roberta Smith (Patrick Brill)

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 3 April 2012
NPG P1775

P1784

(Alexander) Boris de Pfeffel Johnson

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 13 January 2012
NPG P1784

P1783

Robert Hillier

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 1 May 2012
NPG P1783

P1779

Margaret Anne Ford, Baroness Ford; Eleanor Fawcett

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 18 April 2012
NPG P1779

P1705

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge with members of GB Women's Hockey Team

by Jillian Edelstein
gelatin silver print, 15 March 2012
NPG P1705

P1777

Martin Creed

by Jillian Edelstein
archival pigment print, 14 May 2012
NPG P1777

x31005

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough

by Jillian Edelstein
bromide fibre print, 1985
NPG x31005