David Sims (photographer)

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David Sims
Born1966 (1966) (age 53)
ResidenceLondon
NationalityBritish
OccupationPhotographer
Partner(s)Luella Bartley
Websitewww.davidsims.com

David Sims (born 1966) is a British fashion photographer who first made his name in the early 1990s with magazines such as The Face and i-D.

Commercial career[edit]

Sims was born in Sheffield. He worked first as a photographer’s assistant with Robert Erdmann and Norman Watson.[1] He was taken on by a photography agency and his work began to feature in editorial pages of magazines such as i-D, The Face Vogue and Arena Homme Plus.[citation needed] He has also worked in advertising, creating images for brands such as Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Calvin Klein, Jil Sander and Yohji Yamamoto.[2]

Exhibitions[edit]

International exhibitions of Sims' work have been held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland and Deichtorhallen in Hamburg.[3]

The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London featured Sims’ work in spring 2013, his first solo show in the United Kingdom in 15 years.[2]

Collections[edit]

His work is held in the permanent collections of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) and Tate Modern.[2][4]

Awards[edit]

Sims was named young fashion photographer of the year twice (1994 and 1996) at the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Sims once lived in Cornwall with his partner, the fashion designer Luella Bartley.[5] They now live in London.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Sims - Voguepedia". Vogue.com. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  2. ^ a b c "BOWIEVIRUS: David Sims | Institute of Contemporary Arts". Ica.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  3. ^ a b 19:00 on January 12, 2014 GMT (2002-01-23). "David Sims - SHOWstudio - The Home of Fashion Film". SHOWstudio. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  4. ^ "V&A Museum - Radical Fashion". Vam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  5. ^ "Luella Bartley (Vogue.com UK)". Vogue.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  6. ^ "David Simsis One of the 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry in 2018". The Business of Fashion. Retrieved 2019-01-24.

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