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Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood) (1967-), Artist

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Artist Sam Taylor-Wood graduated from Goldsmith's College in 1990. Using photography, film, video installation and sound she explores human relationships and emotions, focusing on moments of fragmentation or tension. Her acted scenarios draw freely on a variety of sources from Renaissance and Baroque painting to Hollywood cinema. In 1997 she won the Most Promising Artist Award at the Venice Biennale and in 1998 she was nominated for the Turner Prize. In 2002 she had a major solo exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London, and in 2009 she directed the film Nowhere Boy, based on John Lennon's adolescence.

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Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood)

by Johnnie Shand Kydd
bromide print, 1997
NPG x87408

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Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood)

by Johnnie Shand Kydd
bromide fibre print, 17 June 1997
NPG x87681

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Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood)

by Nicholas Sinclair
selenium-toned bromide print, 1999
NPG x125011

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Jay Jopling; Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood)

by Jillian Edelstein
C-type colour print and 4 medium format contact prints, 8 November 2001
NPG x125407

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Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood) ('Self-portrait in Single-breasted Suit with Hare')

by Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood)
C-type colour print, 2001
NPG P959

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Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood); Jake Chapman; Dinos Chapman

by Mary McCartney
C-type colour print, 2000
NPG x134340