The renowned photographer catherine opie takes on a challenging documentary project an indirect portrait of elizabeth taylor through her home. The art photographer catherine opie created an eponymous photographic study of the house in 2011. One of americas most celebrated living photographers, catherine opie works on series that are remarkably varied in both style and subject matter from intimate portraits of the lgbtq community to beautiful, nearlyabstract landscapes featuring icefishing houses. With contributions from hilton als, tim mendelson, ingrid sischy. Her works have been exhibited in numerous solo shows, including a mid. Inside elizabeth taylors bel air estate 700 nimes road history, hollywood, homes 700 nimes road bel air celebrity homes elizabeth taylor estate hollywood history home 1 comment legendary actress and humanitarian elizabeth taylors longtime residence at 700 nimes road. There are crystals, buddha figurines, books on how to attract angels, and countless snapshots of richard burton, her twicemarried husband.
Elizabeth taylors longtime assistant takes a stroll through 700 nimes road art hadley meares april 30, 2019 shortly before taylors death in 2011, tim mendelson helped arrange catherine opie. Catherine opie, hilton als, ingrid sischy, tim mendelson. Stanford libraries official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Sischy, ingrid con, isbn 37954256, isbn 97837954255, like new used, free shipping in the us the renowned photographer catherine opie takes on a challenging documentary project an indirect portrait of. Elizabeth taylors longtime assistant takes a stroll. What that home was like was until now left to the imaginations of her fans. In the years before her death in 2011, elizabeth taylor lived at 700 nimes road, belair. And while the space is every bit as stunning as the actress herself, opie points out that it wasnt just pristineit was a wellloved and wellused home, too. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Chicago american cities texts by robert fitzpatrick and elizabeth smith 2006. Inside elizabeth taylors belair home, 700 nimes road. The university of michigan museum of arts catherine opie. The renowned photographer catherine opie takes on a challenging documentary projectan indirect portrait of elizabeth taylor through her home and possessions.
All communications were through taylors long time executive assistant, tim mendelson. Boeing commercial airplanes offers airplanes and services that deliver superior design, efficiency and value to customers around the world. The fortunate few who were allowed in reported that, unlike the identikit opulence of so many of the superrich, 700 nimes road was unmistakably the residence of liz taylor. Writing in a soontobereleased book of the photographs, titled 700 nimes road, opie explains. Tim mendelson, shares in the new book 700 nimes road, which was. I had been introduced to tim mendelson, ms taylors longtime. Opie, catherine als, hilton sischy, ingrid mendelson, tim.
A detail of the cover shows a silhouetted opie reflected in a warhol liz. The renowned photographer catherine opie takes on a challenging documentary project an. Catherine opie worked for six months in 700 nimes road and took around 3. Opie, catherine, als, hilton, sischy, ingrid, mendelson, tim. The actress passed away three months into opies sixmonth portrait project of taylors belair home, located at 700 nimes road, what opie. It was the residence of the actress elizabeth taylor from 1982 until her death in 2011. Though opie spent six months in 2010 to 2011 photographing taylors nimes road residence, she never actually met the ailing actress, though taylor was sometimes home when opie was shooting. Mendelson, tim contributions illustrationer 129 colour dimensioner 311 x 311 x 12 mm vikt 1564 g antal komponenter 1 isbn 97837954255. The book concludes with closeups of taylors possessions in tabled boxes prior to their sale at christies auction. Inside elizabeth taylors bel air estate 700 nimes road. Catherine opies elizabeth taylor book and exhibition architectural.
Help us create the kind of literary community youve always dreamed of. One of americas most celebrated living photographers, catherine opie works in series that are remarkably varied in both style and subject matterfrom intimate portraits of the lgbtq community to beautiful, nearlyabstract landscapes featuring icefishing houses. Can you tell us a little about how this role came about, and how you were first introduced to. But in a new book, 700 nimes road, photographer catherine opie shines a light on the private world of the legend. Offers an intimate look inside the private world of elizabeth taylor a portrait of the movie star through a series of photographs of her bel air home by the renowned american photographer catherine opie b. Contributions from hilton als, tim mendelson and ingrid sischy, prestel, ny, 2015. The actress passed away three months into opies sixmonth portrait project of taylors belair home, located at 700 nimes road, what opie ultimately named the book of the work. Taylors executive assistant for more than twenty years, what a great honour that must have been for you.
She didnt ever want photographs to be done there, her executive assistant, tim mendelson, shares in the new book 700 nimes road, which was released earlier this month. Opie missed a great chance to show a formidable book of art. Hardcover, 148 pages, 30,0 x 30,0 cm, 129 color illustrations. Opies justpublished 700 nimes road delmonico booksprestel. For three decades, the sprawling ranchstyle mansion at 700 nimes road in belair was the home of dame elizabeth taylor, the legendary movie star. Elizabeth taylor ice fishing house self portrait artists william eggleston taylor s rare photos material new books books. Opie spent months shooting taylors bel air, california, home, just before and. Her works have been exhibited in numerous solo shows, including a midcareer retrospective at the guggenheim museum in new york, 2008. Catherine opie recalls photographing the house during the last months of the stars life. I intended to have a career in film production and initially declined but soon agreed to do odd jobs up at 700 nimes road elizabeths bel air home in between film projects. Elizabeth taylors longtime assistant takes a stroll through 700. Catherine opies elizabeth taylor book and exhibition.208 576 723 29 833 842 742 1246 517 581 54 218 635 1072 472 346 800 1313 156 73 470 297 1314 793 409 163 1471 1131 219 420 429 222 406 534 388 621 728 8 1270 102