The Photographer Terry O’Neill Is Eighty

Here: Jean Shrimpton, 1964. ‘People used to say she looked like a doll, so I took her to a doll’s hospital I used to pass on my way to the office. She was the best model I ever photographed, without a living doubt.’

Terrence Patrick “Terry” O’Neill is eighty. Born in Romford, Essex just over a year before the start of ww2 within ten years he was meeting celebrities at theatre stage doors collecting autographs for his mother. “Mum loved the theatre and collecting autographs but she was very shy so I would get them from people like Sir Laurence Oliver and Noel Coward.” Continue reading »

David Bowie In Mustard Yellow Suit, Photograph By Terry O’Neill In 1974

1974 was a year of change for David Bowie. He left London and retired his futuristic costumes and the alter ego that propelled him to fame, Ziggy Stardust. That year, while on tour for the promotion of Diamond Dogs, Bowie sat for the documentary photographer Terry O’Neill in Los Angeles. The assignment was for a magazine and Bowie styled himself. Continue reading »

WSJ Magazine July / August 2013: Woody Allen by Terry Richardson

The Wall Street Journal’s monthly culture magazine WSJ is now out and for July’s issue it features the nearly 80 year old film-maker Woody Allen on the cover and inside for an interview as his 48th movie, Blue Jasmine, gets set for release. Continue reading »

Aaron Paul by Terry Richardson

Actor Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”) in photo shoot by Terry Richardson. Continue reading »