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Jillian Edelstein

(1957-), Photographer

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 115 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 began working as a freelance photographer in 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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Darcey Bussell; Jonathan Cope, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P553

Darcey Bussell; Jonathan Cope

by Jillian Edelstein
bromide print, 1993
NPG P553

Penelope Mary Fitzgerald (née Knox), by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P768

Penelope Mary Fitzgerald (née Knox)

by Jillian Edelstein
bromide print, July 1999
NPG P768

Martin Green, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1780

Martin Green

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

Catherine Ugwu, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1789

Catherine Ugwu

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

Stephen Daldry, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1778

Stephen Daldry

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

Hamish Hamilton, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1781

Hamish Hamilton

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

Philip Sheppard, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1788

Philip Sheppard

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

Cecil Balmond, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1774

Cecil Balmond

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

Jan Matthews, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1786

Jan Matthews

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

Sir Peter Hendy; Graham Jones, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1782

Sir Peter Hendy; Graham Jones

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

Mark Bensted; William ('Billy') Smith, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1776

Mark Bensted; William ('Billy') Smith

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

Sir Anish Kapoor, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1785

Sir Anish Kapoor

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

Gerard O'Sullivan; George Whitelock, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1787

Gerard O'Sullivan; George Whitelock

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

Fiona Banner; Bob & Roberta Smith (Patrick Brill), by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1775

Fiona Banner; Bob & Roberta Smith (Patrick Brill)

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

Boris Johnson, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1784

Boris Johnson

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

Robert Hillier, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1783

Robert Hillier

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

Margaret Anne Ford, Baroness Ford; Eleanor Fawcett, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1779

Margaret Anne Ford, Baroness Ford; Eleanor Fawcett

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

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge with members of GB Women's Hockey Team, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1705

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

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

Martin Creed, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG P1777

Martin Creed

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

Richard Attenborough, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG x31005

Richard Attenborough

by Jillian Edelstein
bromide fibre print, 1985
NPG x31005

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