Nicholas David Gordon (Nick) KNIGHT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1958-11-24
Education Hinchingbrooke Sch Huntingdon, Huntingdon Tech Coll, Chelsea Coll London, Bournemouth and Poole Coll of Art (PQE DipAD)
Publications N/A
Recreations architecture, natural history
Clubs N/A
Style Nick Knight, Esq, OBE
Career photographer; commissioning picture ed i-D Magazine 1990, contracted photographer for Vogue 1995-; dir SHOWStudio Ltd; dir NK Image Ltd; lectr: V&A, RCA, Manchester Coll of Art; prof Univ of the Arts London 2007-; fashion and advtg campaigns incl: Yves Saint Laurent, Lancôme, Guerlain, Christian Dior, Levis, Yohji Yamamoto, Jil Sander, Alexander McQueen, Mercedes, Royal Mail, Royal Ballet; record covers for: David Bowie, George Michael, Rolling Stones, Bjork, Massive Attack; Exhibitions Photographers Gallery 1982, 20 For Today (Nat Portrait Gallery) 1986, 14-21 Youth Culture Exhbn (V&A) 1986, Out of Fashion (Photographers Gallery) 1989, Ils Annoncent la Colour (Les Rencontres d'Arles) 1989, Vanités (Paris) 1993, Plant Power (permanent exhbn cmmnd by Nat History Museum) 1993, Biennale di Firenze - Art/Fashion (with Alexander McQueen) 1996, JAM (Barbican Art Gallery) 1997, Contemporary Fashion Photography (V&A) 1997, Look at Me - Fashion Photography 1965 to Present (travelling) 1998, Shoreditch Biennale 1998, Addressing the Century: 100 Years of Art & Fashion (Hayward Gallery) 1998, Silver & Syrup (V&A) 1999, Century City Tate Modern 2001; Awards Kodak 1985 and 1987, D&AD Award 1985, Magazine Publishing Award 1986, Club des Directors Artistique Award 1988, Expansion Magazine Awards 1988, Halina Award 1989, Gold Award USA 1989, Int Festival de la Photo de Mode 1991 and 1992, voted by GQ magazine as one of Britain's best dressed men 1992, 2002 and 2006, Int Festival de la Photo de Mode Award 1994, voted most influential fashion photographer in the world Face Magazine 1995, Royal Mail Innovation Award 1996, D&AD Silver Award 1997, The Power of Photography Award 1998, Total Publishing `Best Front Cover of the Year' for Dazed & Confused Magazine 1999, D&AD Silver Award for Best Music Poster for Massive Attack album `Mezzanine' 1999, Design Distinction Award from Int Design Magazine for front cover of Visionaire Magazine, Fashion Tribute Moet & Chandon 2006; Hon MA Anglia Polytechnic Univ 2000, Hon Dr Univ of the Arts London 2014; hon fell Bournemouth and Poole Coll of Art and Design 1998
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