David Beckham ('David')

1 portrait

David Beckham ('David')

by Sam Taylor-Johnson (Sam Taylor-Wood)
digital video displayed on plasma screen, 2004
Commissioned; made possible by J.P. Morgan through the Fund for New Commissions, 2004
Primary Collection
NPG 6661


Click on the links below to find out more:

Sitterback to top

Artistback to top

This portraitback to top

David is an intimate portrait, created in a single long take. Filmed in Madrid after a training session, it is simply lit from one light source. For this work, she has drawn on diverse influences from Michelangelo to Andy Warhol to present a vulnerable image of an international football icon.

Linked publicationsback to top

Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top