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About the artist

Born in London in 1964, Miles Aldridge has published his photographs in such influential magazines as Vogue Italia, American Vogue, Numéro, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Paradis. His work has been exhibited in numerous group shows, like at Miami Beach Art Photo Expo as a part of Art Basel Miami Beach in 2007. His solo shows “The Cabinet” (2006) and “Acid Candy” (2008), “Kristen” (2010, with Chantal Joffe) and “Vanitas | One Black&White and Twenty Four Colour Pictures” (2014) have been presented by Galerie Alex Daniels – Reflex Amsterdam.

“If the world were pretty enough, I’d shoot on location all the time,” confides the photographer, who, until very recently, worked almost exclusively on elaborately constructed, meticulously lit studio sets in Europe, New York and L.A. “But the world is just not being designed with aesthetics as a priority. So I prefer to rebuild the world instead of photographing the real one. What I’m trying to do is take something from real life and reconstruct it in a cinematic way.”

David Lynch: “Miles sees a color coordinated, graphically pure, hard-edged reality”.

Glenn O’Brien: “Aldridge’s feverish madonna icon is both saint and sinner, her ecstasy is both religious and sexual, and how far is that from the source of myth itself, from the “reality” of St. Theresa?

Marilyn Manson: There are only names like Man Ray or Breton that can serve as any measure for me to place Miles Aldridge on any artistic barometer.”

Miles Aldridge

Request about this work
Installation shot from his solo show 'I Only Want You To Love Me' at the Somerset House
2013
Immaculee #3
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2007
Lambda print
Immaculee #1
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2007
Lambda print
Immaculee #2
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2007
Lambda print
Portrait of Kristen
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2010
Lambda print
Dinner Party # 4
16 x 24 | 40,6 x 61 cm - edition 6
2010
Chromogenic print
Dance Study #1
33 x 53 cm | 66 x 101 cm | 100 x 152 cm
2008
Lambda print
Dance Study #2
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2008
Lambda print
The Rooms #2 (Lost Weekend)
40 x 60 | 100.9 x 152.4 cm - edition 6
2011
Chromogenic print
Home Works #3
33 x 53 cm | 66 x 101 cm | 100 x 152 cm
2008
Lambda print
A Dazzling Beauty #4
33 x 53 cm | 66 x 101 cm | 100 x 152 cm
2008
Lambda print
Short Breaths #5
60 x 45 | 152.4 x 114.9 cm - edition 6
2012
Chromogenic print
Like A Painting
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2005
Lambda print
Chromo Thriller #3
56 x 75 | 141.3 x 190.5 cm - edition 10
2012
Chromogenic print
Kristen
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2010
Lambda print
Kristen, Paradis #2
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
33 x 53 cm | 66 x 101 cm | 100 x 152 cm
2010
Lambda print
Kristen
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffebr/>53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2010<
Lambda print
Kristen, Paradis #9
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
33 x 53 cm | 66 x 101 cm | 100 x 152 cm
2010
Lambda print
Kristen
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2010
Silver gelatin print
Kristen
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2010
Lambda print
Kristen, painting by Chantal Joffe
from the series Kristen
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2010
Lambda print
Kristen, Paradis £6
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
33 x 53 cm | 66 x 101 cm | 100 x 152 cm
2010
Lambda print
Kristen, Paradis 7
from the series Kristen at the Studio of Chantal Joffe
53 x 33 cm | 101 x 66 cm | 152 x 100 cm
2010
Lambda print
Cabaret
33 x 53 cm | 66 x 101 cm | 100 x 152 cm
2006
Lambda print

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

“Beauty of Darkness II”, Alex Daniels – Reflex Amsterdam, Amsterdam

2010

“Kristen: As seen by Miles Aldridge and Chantal Joffe”, The Reflex Gallery, Amsterdam

2009

“Weird Beauty”, International Center of Photography, New York City

2008

“Traumfrauen, Beauty in the 21st Century”, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg.

“Something for Everyone”, Hamiltons Gallery, London

2004

“The Beauty of Darkness”, Alex Daniels – Reflex Amsterdam, Amsterdam

2002

“The Archeology of Elegance”, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg

COLLECTIONS

The National Portrait Gallery, London
The Victoria & Albert Museum, London
The International Center for Photography, New York City

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2014 

Miles Aldridge: Miles of Mac, Rizzoli

2013

Miles Aldridge: I Only Want You to Love Me, Rizzoli

2012 

Other Pictures,  published by Steidl

2009

Miles Aldridge: Pictures for Photographs, Edition 7L/Steidl

2008 

Miles Aldridge: Acid Candy published by Reflex New Art Gallery

2006 

The Cabinet published by Reflex New Art Gallery