Photographer/filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders is known for his strikingly intimate portraits of world leaders and major cultural figures. From Presidents to porn stars, artists to Oscar winners, Greenfield-Sanders’ work defines a certain cultural photographic canon of our time.
His portraits can be found in numerous museum collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In 2016-17, he exhibited all 151 portraits from The List series at the Annenberg Center for Photography in Los Angeles.
Greenfield-Sanders has produced and directed twelve feature documentaries to date. He won a Grammy Award for his 1998 film Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart and a NAACP Spirit Award in 2009 for The Black List: Volume 1. His most recent film, The Trans List, is currently on HBO. He is currently at work on American Masters: Toni Morrison for fall 2018.
Greenfield-Sanders has published numerous books including “The Trans List (ASP), “The Black List” (Atria), “The Latino List” (LPC), “The Out List” (LPC), “Movie Stars” (Skira), “Face To Face” (Skira), “Look” (Powerhouse), “XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits” (Bulfinch), “Timothy Greenfield-Sanders” (ACS), and “Art World” (Fotofolio).
Timothy received his BA from Columbia University and his MFA from The American Film Institute.