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Sam Taylor-Wood

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Ghosts X, 2008 C-print 43 X 55 1/2" © courtesy of the Artist and White Cube
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Bram Stoker's Chair II , 2005 Edition of 6 C-print 48 X 38 In. (121.9 X 96.5 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist & White Cube
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Noli Me Tangere , 1998 Edition of 3 Two 16mm Film Projections With Sound Duration: 3 Minutes 50 Seconds © Courtesy of the artist & White Cube
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Bound Ram, 2001 Edition of 6 C-type Print 20 X 24 In. (50.8 X 61 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist & White Cube
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Self Portrait as a Tree, 2000 Edition of 10 C-type Print 29 3/4 X 35 4/5 In. (75.6 X 91 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist & White Cube
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Ghosts VI, 2008 C-print 43 X 55 1/2 In. (109.2 X 141 Cm) © Courtesy of the artist & White Cube
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
London
Birth year
1967
Lives in
London
Works in
London
Statement

Sam Taylor-Wood is an English conceptual artist. Her work includes photography and cinema. Taylor-Wood's breakthrough came in 1994 with the work Killing Time in which four people mimed an opera score. From that point multi-screen video works became the main focus of Taylor-Wood's work. She was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1997 and won the Illy Café Prize for Most Promising Young Artist at the 47th Venice Biennale.

In August 2008 Taylor-Wood was chosen to direct Nowhere Boy, a biopic about legendary Beatles singer, John Lennon. In 2009, Sam Taylor-Wood collaborating with Sky Arts chose Vesti la Giubba from Pagliacci to interpret.

 

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