David Bailey UK, b. 1939


Considered one of the pioneers of contemporary photography, David Bailey is widely recognised for photographing some of the most compelling images of the last five decades. Bailey first rose to prominence by capturing luminarees of a new generation of models including Jean Shrimpton and Penelope Tree. Since the 1960s, Bailey's photographic process has continued to impress and inspire fashion taste-makers, design aficionados, art lovers, and collectors alike, capturing iconic images of legends such as: The Rolling Stones, the Kray twins, Damien Hirst and Kate Moss. Bailey's striking and powerful images have become a genre in their own right.