John Swannell


Attending with:

Lecture: Friday 5th of May at 14.00–15.00
Exhibition: «My History»
(Exhibited in The Bakery, Nordic Light-House)

 

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John Swannell started his career as a fashion photographer, but is today best known for his portraits. The 70-year-old has over the past decades photographed some of the world's most famous personalities, including almost all the British Royal family. He is also known for his act photographs, which has been published in numerous books. Today he is considered one of the biggest names in British photography, and is still active as a photographer.

(Norsk tekst:) John Swannell startet karrieren som motefotograf, men er i dag mest kjent for sine portretter. 70-åringen har i løpet av de siste tiårene fotografert noen av verdens mest kjente personligheter, inkludert nesten hele den britiske kongefamilien. Han er også kjent for sine aktfotografier, som har blitt publisert i en rekke bøker. I dag regnes han som en av de største navnene innen britisk fotografi, og er fortsatt aktiv som fotograf.

John Swannell.

John Swannell.

Works by John Swannell:

Chair Series no2 1991 (© John Swannell)

Chair Series no2 1991 (© John Swannell)

Sir Elton John 1989(© John Swannell)

Sir Elton John 1989(© John Swannell)