Jane Birkin, ‘Close Up’
By Eric Swayne
London, U.K. 1965
Estate stamped selenium toned silver gelatin print hand signed by
Tom Swayne, executor of the Estate
Edition of 50
Paper size 24h x 20w inches
‘I’d rather live on my own than live with a face that looks at me with the wrong eyes’ Jane Birkin
Eric Swayne and Jane Birkin had a relationship from 1965 to 1966. Jane Mallory Birkin, OBE is an English-French actress, singer, songwriter, and model. She attained international fame and notability for her decade-long musical and romantic partnership with Serge Gainsbourg. She also had a prolific career as an actress in British and French cinema.
Eric Swayne was surrounded by a troop of revolutionary artists, musicians, photographers and models; many of whom were Swayne’s friends. Between them they would all play their part in London’s 60s creative explosion, and their cultural impact is still felt today. This is a unique and intimate record of that special time, taken from the inside.
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