Taryn Manning by Sheryl NieldsErotica // Thursday, 06 Sep 2012
The work of celebrity portraitist Sheryl Nields represents 15 years of perfectly controlled chaos. From her earliest published work to recent commissions forEsquire, Harper’s, Flaunt, Interview, Arena UK. and Elle, each of Nields's images testifies to a creative environment in which intensity and spontaneity are fused in a rare balance. Her portraits are the product of an infectious, unguarded energy that fuels those surrounding her and creates an atmosphere of collaborative unpredictability. Ultimately, Nields's presence works to dissolve the often imposing barriers between artist and subject.