Leica has announced a new exhibition that will take place from 08 May 2022 at the flagship Leica Store in Harrods, London, featuring a selection of Terry O’Neill’s legendary photographs.
Staged in collaboration with Iconic Images, the exhibition comprises ten shots spanning Terry O’Neill’s unique career, with both color imagery as well as black-and-white works ranging from fashion and candid celebrity moments to movie stars captured on set.
Terry O’Neill CBE was one of the world’s most collected photographers, with his high profile work hanging in both national art galleries and private collections worldwide. From presidents to pop stars, he photographed the front line of fame for over six decades.
No other photographer has embraced the same span of fame, capturing the icons of our age from Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela to Frank Sinatra and Elvis, to Amy Winehouse, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot and Nicole Kidman – as well as every James Bond from Sean Connery to Daniel Craig.
Born in Romford, Essex, in the United Kingdom, the icon of photography passed away in November 2019 at the age of 81.
Terry O’Neill had a strong connection to the Leica brand, having used various models throughout his career, and subsequently collaborated on a Terry O’Neill limited edition Leica MP camera in 2018 – one of the best Leicas (opens in new tab) for collectors of these limited edition bodies.
All prints featured in the exhibition are being offered for sale, with a starting price of £2,700 (approximately $3,359 / AU$4,775).
Leica Store London Harrods is the manufacturer's newest location in Britain's capital, Located in Knightsbridge on the fifth floor of the world famous luxury department store. Fittingly, valet parking is available – making this probably the world's only camera store where it is offered! Visit the store's website (opens in new tab) for more information.