Photography

Terry O’Neill’s rare and unseen photographs of history’s greats

One of the greatest living photographers has delved into the archive, granting us a peak into the mysterious world of icons.

From David Bowie’s first meeting with Elizabeth Taylor, to Paul playing Ringo’s wedding, to Nelson Mandela’s morning reading, Terry O’Neill has experienced and shot some of the most intimate and iconic moments of cultural history. Over the 60s and 70s, O’Neill’s photography became synonymous with icons: if you were anybody who was anybody, Terry O’Neill was shooting you.

Capturing exceptionally candid moments in very public lives, Terry O’Neill’s lens offered a glimpse into an unseen world. Images which are now globally renowned, these vintage prints take a look into the photographer’s extensive archive at some of our most famed figures, in an era like none other.

Terry O’Neill: Rare and Unseen is at Iconic Images Gallery, 13A Park Walk, Chelsea, London SW10 0AJ from 9 November 2018 – 15 January 2019. For more details, click here.

8 November 2018