B. United Kingdom, 1938
B. United Kingdom1938-2019
Beginning his career at the start of the 1960’s, Terry O’Neill focused his lens on youth culture, film, music and fashion, capturing the frontline of fame for over six decades. Photographing icons such as The Beatles, David Bowie, Elton John, Twiggy and The Rolling Stones, O’Neill fast developed a reputation as the defining photographer of the ‘Swinging Sixties’. Continuing to work closely with stars throughout the following decades, O’Neill’s photographs became popular covers of international magazines and newspapers such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The Sunday Times.
Terry O’Neill was born in London in 1938. O’Neill started his career working in a photography unit at London’s Heathrow Airport. In 1959 he was employed by The Daily Sketch, a British tabloid newspaper, where he began taking professional portraits. O’Neill’s work has been featured on the cover of albums, film posters, and magazines, featuring a number of pop culture icons and politicians, to members of the royal family. Terry O’Neill was one of the world’s most celebrated photographers, his work now hangs in galleries and collections across the world.
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