Director, Producer and Photographer
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' portraits are in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum, The Whitney Museum and The National Portrait Gallery among others. In 2004, seven hundred of his art world portraits were accepted into the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. He is a contributing photographer at Vanity Fair magazine. A number of books on Greenfield-Sanders' work have been published: "Art World" (Fotofolio), "Timothy Greenfield-Sanders" his first monograph, (Alberico Cetti Serbelloni Editori), "XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits" (Bulfinch Press) "Face to Face" (Skira), "Look: Portraits Backstage at Olympus Fashion Week" (Powerhouse) and "The Black List" (Atria of Simon and Schuster). Greenfield-Sanders produced and directed five films. His first, "Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart", was a feature documentary about the legendary rock musician. The film aired in April 1998 on the PBS Series American Masters and premiered in the United States at Sundance Film Festival and in Europe at The Berlin Film Festival. It screened at over 50 film festivals worldwide. "Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart" won a 1998 Grammy Award for best music documentary. "Thinking XXX", a film about the making of the XXX book, first aired in October 2004 on HBO. A CD of the soundtrack of "Thinking XXX" was released in November 2004 by Ryko Records. In addition, in October 2004, the XXX portraits were exhibited in New York at the Mary Boone Gallery. Subsequently, the work travelled to numerous galleries including John Berggruen Gallery in San Francisco, Bernd Kluser Gallery in Munich, Berman/Turner Projects in Los Angeles, Paolo Curti Gallery in Milan and Howard Russeck Gallery in Palm Beach.
In 2006, Greenfield-Sanders photographed injured soldiers and marines for HBO's film, "Alive Day Memories". The images were published worldwide, shown in numerous exhibitions and purchased by The Library of Congress.
Between 2008-2010, Greenfield-Sanders produced and directed, in collaboration with journalist Elvis Mitchell and Freemind Ventures, The Black List Project: a series of 3 documentaries for HBO, a traveling museum exhibition of portraits organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, a book with Simon and Schuster's Atria and DVDs with Target. In addition, the project included an educational initiative in conjunction with The United Negro College Fund. Timothy Greenfield-Sanders was born in Florida. He received a B.A. in Art History from Columbia University and his Master's Degree in film from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.
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