Nan Goldin


Nan Goldin (b. 1953) is unquestionably one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century.    

A successor to Diane Arbus, her aesthetic and creative approach has had a tremendous impact on both the medium and the art world. 

Beginning in the 1970s Goldin took candid shots of her lovers and friends - notably drag queens and trans women. In the 1980s she documented her social circle, characters often living on the margins of society, in New York City and beyond.

By taking her daily life as subject matter, she is now recognized as a pioneer of diaristic photography.

"Jimmy Paulette on David’s Bike, N.Y.C” is one of Goldin's most iconic images that unites some of the prime attributes from her oeuvre. 

This photo is one of three famous images taken during the Gay Pride Parade in New York City; including "Misty and Jimmy Paulette in a Taxi" and "Jimmy Paulette".

As for "Jimmy Paulette", she is one of Goldin's muses from the 90's, appearing in a large number of celebrated published images from the era.

It is one of Goldin's most carefree, direct and memorable portraits. A fantastic example of her practice.

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“Jimmy Paulette on David’s Bike, N.Y.C.”

Dye destruction print, from an edition of 25.

Signed, titled, dated and numbered in ink on the verso 

16”H 23.5”W (work)

23”H 30.5”W (framed)

This work is framed

Literature: Nan Goldin (1986), The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, New York: Aperture; Exhibition catalogue (1996), Nan Goldin: I’ll Be Your Mirror, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, pp. 176–177.

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