Tilda Swinton

client:now magazine
date:november 1991

Probably one of the most beautiful people I have ever photographed, less in a sexual manner than like a beautiful object. I wasn't actually commissioned by the client to do this shot - I was covering the film festival and, discovering that Swinton was attending, managed to nab a minute of her time in front of a tapestry in the hotel restaurant. I'm not the only person with a high opinion of Swinton; a few years ago a London gallery ran a show that featured Swinton, asleep in a glass display case.
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