Terry O’neill is one of the world’s most collected photographers whose work hangs in national art galleries and private collections worldwide. For over six decades, frontline of fame, from the greats of screen and stage to presidents, prime ministers and rock stars.
No other living photographer has embraced the span of fame, capturing the icons of our age from Winston Churchill to Nelson Mandela, from Frank Sinatra and Elvis to Amy Winehouse, from Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot to Nicole Kidman, as well as every James bond from Sean Connery to Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig.
He photographed the Beatles and the rolling stones when they were still struggling young bands in 1963, pioneered backstage reportage photography with David bowie, Elton John, the who, Eric Clapton and Chuck Berry and his images have adorned historic rock albums, movie posters and international magazine covers.
Terry O’neill’s photography career began at the age of 22 and he was soon freelancing for Vogue, Paris match and rolling stone magazines. He worked alongside photographers David Bailey, Terence Donovan and Patrick Lichfield, who helped create the images that defined the “swinging London” of the 1960s.
The Terry O’neill archive is simply an amazing collection of global iconic imagery. Through his unique behind the scenes access to A-List stars, Terry has been able to capture his subjects as never seen before, contributing to his immense success on an international scale.