The Latino List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

The High Museum March 17-May 19

By: - Mar 06, 2013

The Latino List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders exhibition is a portrait survey of 30 important Hispanic Americans by photographer and documentary filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Portraits include Gloria Estefan, Victor Cruz, America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, George Lopez, Sen. Robert Menéndez, Soledad O'Brien, Pitbull, Chi Chi Rodríguez, Christy Turlington Burns and Sonia Sotomayor, among others.

The exhibition debuted in 2011 at the Brooklyn Museum. Greenfield-Sanders' documentary film, The Latino List: Volume 1, aired on HBO the same year, followed by the film The Latino List: Volume 2 airing Sept. 2012. The Latino List is presented in conjunction with the major exhibition Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics, and Painting, which features dozens of paintings, lithographs, drawings and photographs of and by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, on display at the High through May 12.

The Latino List is one of several portrait projects Greenfield-Sanders produced. His portfolio also includes the series The Black List, Art World, and XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits. His portraits are in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the New York Public Library, the Whitney Museum, the National Portrait Gallery and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Greenfield-Sanders is a contributing photographer to Vanity Fair magazine.

Born in Florida in 1952, Greenfield-Sanders attended Columbia University where he earned a bachelor's degree in art history. He later earned a master's degree in film from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. Greenfield-Sanders produced and directed eight films since 1998, winning the GRAMMY Award for best music documentary for his debut film Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart.