David Sims

Photographer

David Sims is a British fashion photographer. Sims began by assisting photographers Robert Erdmann and Norman Watson, then went on to join photographer's agency M.A.P. and worked with a number of their clients. In 1993, 2000 and 2001 he signed a one-year exclusive contract to Harper's Bazaar. He has photographed for W Magazine, the Face, Arena, i-D, L'Uomo Vogue, Arena Homme Plus, Vogue Homme International, British Vogue and Dazed & Confused. His advertising clients have included Pepsi, Gap, Prada, Helmut Lang, Yohji Yamamoto, Levis, Louis Vuitton, Jil Sander, Hugo Boss, Rimmel, Givenchy, BCBG and Nike.

International exhibitions of Sims' work have been held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland and Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London featured Sims’ work in spring 2013, his first solo show in the United Kingdom in 15 years. Sims was named Young Fashion Photographer of the Year twice (1994 and 1996) at the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival.

His work is held in the permanent collections of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and Tate Modern.

David Sims is a British fashion photographer. Sims began by assisting photographers Robert Erdmann and Norman Watson, then went on to join photographer's agency M.A.P. and worked with a number of their clients. In 1993, 2000 and 2001 he signed a one-year exclusive contract to Harper's Bazaar. He has photographed for W Magazine, the Face, Arena, i-D, L'Uomo Vogue, Arena Homme Plus, Vogue Homme International, British Vogue and Dazed & Confused. His advertising clients have included Pepsi, Gap, Prada, Helmut Lang, Yohji Yamamoto, Levis, Louis Vuitton, Jil Sander, Hugo Boss, Rimmel, Givenchy, BCBG and Nike.

International exhibitions of Sims' work have been held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland and Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London featured Sims’ work in spring 2013, his first solo show in the United Kingdom in 15 years. Sims was named Young Fashion Photographer of the Year twice (1994 and 1996) at the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival.

His work is held in the permanent collections of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and Tate Modern.