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Alastair Thain

(1961-), Photographer

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 23 portraits
The young British photographer studied at the London College of Printing 1981-4. His imaginative and often subversive portraits soon began to appear internationally in publications such as Vogue, The New York Times, Vanity and The Face and on record sleeves.

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Bruce McLean, by Alastair Thain - NPG P855

Bruce McLean

by Alastair Thain
four bromide prints, 1984
NPG P855

Lindsay Anderson, by Alastair Thain - NPG P319

Lindsay Anderson

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, 1985
NPG P319

Michael Craig-Martin, by Alastair Thain - NPG x25148

Michael Craig-Martin

by Alastair Thain
bromide print on card mount, mid 1980s
NPG x25148

Sir Ridley Scott, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36072

Sir Ridley Scott

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, mid 1980s
NPG x36072

Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36073

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, mid 1980s
NPG x36073

Julian Otto Trevelyan, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36074

Julian Otto Trevelyan

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, mid 1980s
NPG x36074

Suzanna Hamilton, by Alastair Thain - NPG x30429

Suzanna Hamilton

by Alastair Thain
sepia-toned lith print, mid 1980s
NPG x30429

Derek Jarman, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36071

Derek Jarman

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, 1984
NPG x36071

Kathy Acker (née Lehman), by Alastair Thain - NPG x36069

Kathy Acker (née Lehman)

by Alastair Thain
lith print, 1984
NPG x36069

Rupert Everett, by Alastair Thain - NPG x30428

Rupert Everett

by Alastair Thain
toned lith print, 1984
NPG x30428

John Bellany, by Alastair Thain - NPG x25146

John Bellany

by Alastair Thain
sepia-toned glossy unglazed Agfa print, 1985
NPG x25146

Ithell Colquhoun, by Alastair Thain - NPG x25147

Ithell Colquhoun

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, 1985
NPG x25147

Anthony Hopkins, by Alastair Thain - NPG x45106

Anthony Hopkins

by Alastair Thain
toned bromide fibre print, 1985
NPG x45106

Suzanna Hamilton, by Alastair Thain - NPG x36070

Suzanna Hamilton

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, 1986
NPG x36070

Sir John Hurt, by Alastair Thain - NPG x26022

Sir John Hurt

by Alastair Thain
resin print, 1986
NPG x26022

Tim Roth, by Alastair Thain - NPG x30430

Tim Roth

by Alastair Thain
toned lith print, 1986
NPG x30430

Max Wall, by Alastair Thain - NPG x30431

Max Wall

by Alastair Thain
toned lith print, 1986
NPG x30431

Dame Vivienne Westwood, by Alastair Thain - NPG x45104

Dame Vivienne Westwood

by Alastair Thain
toned bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x45104

Annie Lennox, by Alastair Thain - NPG x45105

Annie Lennox

by Alastair Thain
colour print, 1988
NPG x45105

Steven Berkoff, by Alastair Thain - NPG x126917

Steven Berkoff

by Alastair Thain
bromide print, 1988
NPG x126917


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