Archival Pigment Print on 315gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag Baryta Paper
Each is signed, dated and numbered on the front.
Edition Size: 12
Available in the following sizes:
Print Size: 37" x 50"
Framed Size: 48” x 61" (122 cm x 142.3 cm)
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Print Size: 56" x 75"
Framed Size: 67” x 86” (170 cm x 200.7 cm)
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Framed in David Yarrow's custom black ash frame with white archival mat and UV protective acrylic.
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David Yarrow's Statement about PAMELA:
When Pamela Anderson and I agreed to work with each other on location in Provence, my instincts were that we had to tell a throwback story and pay homage to the legend that is Brigitte Bardot. All other creative concepts fell short of the simplicity of recreating a Bardot vignette with someone that shares so many of Bardot’s traits.
Like her iconic peer, Pamela is effortlessly sexy and glamorous. She plays to men and the camera equally well. The South of France defines Pamela now, just as it has with Bardot for decades and it is no surprise that she has made it her home.
My preconception was for the photograph to have enough layers of narrative that it smelt of Provence and did so in a timeless way. For that we needed a cast, a styling and a location that complemented each other and collectively evoked a mood.
We found the street in Cassis - a beautiful village just east of Marseille. Its most helpful attribute was that it had a slope and this allowed me to be at the bottom of the street shooting uphill - so increasing the number of people that I could include in the photograph. Alex Ames, from the DYP team, did an excellent job in casting - as you can see. The composition had an intricacy that required patience from everyone involved and a good interpreter - as my French is shockingly inadequate to dress a set.
Pamela and I worked on favoured role plays for her and we decided that the lead directives would be for her to be carefree, glamorous and overtly sexy. The cast behind her would then react to her in a way that we would expect - adulation and just a little lust.
The carefree angle came with the shoes and then the glamorous and sexy part is innate to her. She killed it - as she has done repeatedly in her career.
DAVID YARROW BIOGRAPHY:
Born Glasgow, Scotland in 1966., David Yarrow took up photography at an early age and as a 20-year-old found himself working as a photographer for The London Times on the pitch at the World Cup Final in Mexico City. On that day, David took the famous picture of Diego Maradona holding the World Cup and, as a result, he was subsequently asked to cover the Olympics and numerous other sporting events.
Yarrow’s evocative and immersive photography of life on earth is most distinctive and it has earned him an ever growing following among collectors. He has firmly established himself as one of the bestselling fine art photographers in the world, with the limited edition prints regularly selling at over $70,000 and with recent work selling in the six figures at auction.
At the Sotheby’s photography auction in London in May 2017, Yarrow’s iconic image from South Sudan – MANKIND – was sold for $75,000, the highest of the 100 lots in the show. In April of 2018 year David’s image “The Wolf of Main Street” sold for $100,000 and was the highest bid for piece by a living photographer. Most recently “78 Degrees North” went for an even more impressive $110,000.
In 2016, Rizzoli New York published Yarrow’s latest book – Wild Encounters – with a foreword written by HRH The Duke of Cambridge (Prince William). The book was awarded “Art Book of 2017” by Amazon and has already sold out a second print run. All Yarrow’s royalties from the book continue to be donated to Tusk, the leading British NGO that focuses on animal conservation in Africa.
Philanthropy and conservation are central to David Yarrow’s passion to document the animal and human world in a fresh and creative way. In 2019 charitable donations from the sale of David’s images exceeded $2.5 million.
David Yarrow is brand ambassador for Land Rover and UBS Bank; he is European ambassador for Nikon Camera. In December 2017 he shot Tag Heuer LVMH’s latest “Don’t Crack Under Pressure” campaign with model and actress Cara Delevingne. In January 2019, David collaborated with American icon Cindy Crawford.
In September 2019, Rizzoli published Yarrow's 368 page photography monograph, showcasing 150 of David’s strongest images from the past two years. The book features a foreword written by global NFL star Tom Brady and an afterword written by American cultural icon Cindy Crawford. All royalties from this book will be donated to conservation charities Tusk, in the UK and WildAid, in the US.