Harold Matthew Evans; Tina Brown ('The Editors')

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Harold Matthew Evans; Tina Brown ('The Editors'), by David Buckland, 1987 - NPG P380 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Harold Matthew Evans; Tina Brown ('The Editors')

by David Buckland
cibachrome print, 1987
39 in. x 30 in. (991 mm x 762 mm)
Commissioned, 1988
Primary Collection
NPG P380

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Hard, glossy and unreal, this photograph by David Buckland manages both to commemorate and to satirise the fictions of 1980s image-building. Harold Evans, as former editor at the Sunday Times, is associated with the promotion of colour supplement culture with its emphasis on lifestyle features and profiles, although he was also a great supporter of investigative journalism. His wife Tina Brown made her name as editor of Tatler before moving to New York, where she was editor first of Vanity Fair and now of The New Yorker.

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  • Rogers, Malcolm, Camera Portraits, 1989 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 20 October 1989 - 21 January 1990), p. 313
  • Saumarez Smith, Charles, The National Portrait Gallery: An Illustrated Guide, 2000, p. 225
  • Saumarez Smith, Charles, The National Portrait Gallery, 1997, p. 225
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 82

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