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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders has achieved critical acclaim photographing world leaders and major cultural figures, including presidents, writers, artists, actors and musicians.

His photographs are in numerous museum collections including the Museum of Modern Art, The National Portrait Gallery, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and The Brooklyn Museum.

Greenfield-Sanders has produced and directed 13 films including Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart (Grammy Award, 1998), The Black List (NAACP Spirit award, 2008), The Latino List, The Out List, About Face (HBO), The Boomer List, The Women’s List (PBS) and The Trans List (HBO.

His most recent film, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2019, played in theaters worldwide, won the NAACP Image Award in 2020 and is currently on Hulu. The film premieres on PBS’ American Masters on June 23, 2020.

Greenfield-Sanders’ books have been published by Bulfinch, Atria, Luxury and Powerhouse. He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his M.F.A. from The American Film Institute.

  • LARRY KRAMER / 2012
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  • ISCA GREENFIELD-SAND
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  • DOUG & MIKE STARN /
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  • FOLMER & SCHWING / 1
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  • JASPER JOHNS / 1994
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  • STAR WARS / 1977⁣
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  • SUPERMODELS / 2009
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  • tgs CHI CHI / 2012
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  • BRIAN DENNEHY / 2003
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  • PETER BEARD / 1989
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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: Films