Photography

Bailey, David (1938)

After having been fashion photographer, John French’s, assistant, David Bailey begins the 1960s with a contract with Vogue and rapidly becomes a leading figure of the Swinging London scene, chronicling the unrestricted existences of models and musicians. Although he admits being fascinated by the Renaissance art and the painter, Caravaggio, the British photographer favors minimalist, mostly black and white frontal depictions of his sitters. With images that clearly evoke the sex, drugs and rock n’roll spirit of the decade, David Bailey also finds women he loved in his celebrity pack, from model Jean Shrimpton to Catherine Deneuve but also Anjelica Huston and Penelope Tree. The photographer continues to mischievously capture contemporary figures such as Kate Moss who has become an illustrious successor of the Swinging Sixties, always revealing a certain kind of eccentricity in them, even when he portrays the Queen Elisabeth II whom we have so rarely seen smile so frankly.

Tags / David Bailey - British Photographer - Portrait - 1960s - Rock - Sexy - Provocation
David Bailey, Mick Jagger, 1964
David Bailey, Mick Jagger, 1964
David Bailey, Andy Warhol, 1965
David Bailey, Andy Warhol, 1965
David Bailey, Jane Birkin and John Barry, 1969
David Bailey, Jane Birkin and John Barry, 1969
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1963
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1963
David Bailey, John Lennon, 1965
David Bailey, John Lennon, 1965
David Bailey, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1965
David Bailey, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1965
David Bailey, Jane Birkin, 1969
David Bailey, Jane Birkin, 1969
David Bailey, Laurence Olivier, 1987
David Bailey, Laurence Olivier, 1987
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Johnny Depp, 1995
David Bailey, Johnny Depp, 1995
David Bailey, Julie Christie, 1969
David Bailey, Julie Christie, 1969
David Bailey, Jane Birkin, 1972
David Bailey, Jane Birkin, 1972
David Bailey, Kate Moss, 2013
David Bailey, Kate Moss, 2013
David Bailey, Kenneth Peacock Tynan, 1968
David Bailey, Kenneth Peacock Tynan, 1968
David Bailey, Leslie Caron, 1965
David Bailey, Leslie Caron, 1965
David Bailey, Margaret Thatcher, 1975
David Bailey, Margaret Thatcher, 1975
David Bailey, Marianne Faithfull, 1964
David Bailey, Marianne Faithfull, 1964
David Bailey, Marie Helvin, 1980
David Bailey, Marie Helvin, 1980
David Bailey, Marie Helvin and Karl Lagerfeld, 1974
David Bailey, Marie Helvin and Karl Lagerfeld, 1974
David Bailey, Mia Farrow, 1967
David Bailey, Mia Farrow, 1967
David Bailey, Michael Caine, 1964
David Bailey, Michael Caine, 1964
David Bailey, Mike Jagger, December 1964
David Bailey, Mike Jagger, December 1964
David Bailey, Monica Vitti, 1965
David Bailey, Monica Vitti, 1965
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1965
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1965
David Bailey, The Rolling Stones, 1964
David Bailey, The Rolling Stones, 1964
David Bailey, Raquel Welsh, 1967
David Bailey, Raquel Welsh, 1967
David Bailey, Rudolf Nureyev, 1965
David Bailey, Rudolf Nureyev, 1965
David Bailey, Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski, 1968
David Bailey, Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski, 1968
David Bailey, Sue Murray, 1967
David Bailey, Sue Murray, 1967
David Bailey, Tania Mallet, 1964
David Bailey, Tania Mallet, 1964
David Bailey, Tracey Emin, 2006
David Bailey, Tracey Emin, 2006
David Bailey, Natalie Wood, 1967
David Bailey, Natalie Wood, 1967
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1960s
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1960s
David Bailey, Jack Nicholson, 1984
David Bailey, Jack Nicholson, 1984
David Bailey, Johnny Depp, 1995
David Bailey, Johnny Depp, 1995
David Bailey, Nicole de la Marge, 1967
David Bailey, Nicole de la Marge, 1967
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1966
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1966
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1968
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1968
David Bailey, Cecil Beaton and Jean Shrimpton, 1965
David Bailey, Cecil Beaton and Jean Shrimpton, 1965
David Bailey, Christy Turlington, 1993
David Bailey, Christy Turlington, 1993
David Bailey, Damien Hirst, 2004
David Bailey, Damien Hirst, 2004
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1965
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1965
David Bailey, Mick Jagger, 1973
David Bailey, Mick Jagger, 1973
David Bailey, Cecil Beaton and Rudolf Nureyev, 1965
David Bailey, Cecil Beaton and Rudolf Nureyev, 1965
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1966
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1966
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1968
David Bailey, Catherine Deneuve, 1968
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1963
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1963
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Diana, Princess of Wales, 1988
David Bailey, Fiona Campbell Walter, 1968
David Bailey, Fiona Campbell Walter, 1968
David Bailey, Queen Elizabeth II, 2014
David Bailey, Queen Elizabeth II, 2014
David Bailey, Jerry Hall and Helmut Newton, Cannes, 1983
David Bailey, Jerry Hall and Helmut Newton, Cannes, 1983
David Bailey, Kate Moss, 2013
David Bailey, Kate Moss, 2013
David Bailey, Marisa Berenson, 1960s
David Bailey, Marisa Berenson, 1960s
David Bailey, Jack Nicholson, 1984
David Bailey, Jack Nicholson, 1984
David Bailey, Catherine Bailey, 1989
David Bailey, Catherine Bailey, 1989
David Bailey, Sophia Loren, 1965
David Bailey, Sophia Loren, 1965
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1964
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1964
David Bailey, Man Ray, 1968
David Bailey, Man Ray, 1968
David Bailey, Dudley Moore and Jean Shrimpton, 1965
David Bailey, Dudley Moore and Jean Shrimpton, 1965
David Bailey, Alexander McQueen, 2000s
David Bailey, Alexander McQueen, 2000s
David Bailey, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1965
David Bailey, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1965
David Bailey, Untitled, 1980
David Bailey, Untitled, 1980
David Bailey, Man Ray, 1968
David Bailey, Man Ray, 1968
David Bailey, Françoise Dorleac, 1965
David Bailey, Françoise Dorleac, 1965
David Bailey, Paul McCartney, 1965
David Bailey, Paul McCartney, 1965
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1964
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1964
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1969
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1969
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, New York, 1962
David Bailey, Jeanne Moreau, 1964
David Bailey, Jeanne Moreau, 1964
David Bailey, Alice Cooper, 1972
David Bailey, Alice Cooper, 1972
David Bailey, April Ashley, 1961
David Bailey, April Ashley, 1961
David Bailey, Lily Cole and Marie Helvin, 2010
David Bailey, Lily Cole and Marie Helvin, 2010
David Bailey, Roy Shaw, 2002
David Bailey, Roy Shaw, 2002
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1964
David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton, 1964
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