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Michael Brennan

Award-winning photographer Michael Brennan’s work covers a wide range of historical events, celebrity portraits, candids and world-famous athletes. After winning the British News Picture of the Year for his coverage of the death of Donald Campbell in 1967, which was featured in Life magazine, he went on to work for several newspapers, covering important news events as well as capturing images of notable names. He was awarded British Photographer of the Year in 1970. His archive includes images of Led Zeppelin, Freddie Mercury, Mick Jagger, President Jimmy Carter, Princess Diana, John Lennon, and sport legends George Best, Pele, George Foreman, Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali.

His work has been featured in newspapers and magazines world-wide, including Sports Illustrated, Life, Rolling Stone, Stern, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Observer, and the Times of London.

One of his most iconic portraits of Muhammad Ali is in the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. 

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  • Paul McCartney in the MSG audience, 1976  — Open Edition Print - Michael Brennan
    Paul McCartney in the MSG audience, 1976  — Open Edition Print - Michael Brennan

    Paul McCartney in the MSG audience, 1976 — Open Edition Print

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    Paul McCartney is photographed sitting in an empty arena ahead of his performance on the “Wings over America” show at Madison Square Garden in New ...

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  • John Lennon drinking tea, 1973 — Limited Edition Print - Michael Brennan
    John Lennon drinking tea, 1973 — Limited Edition Print - Michael Brennan

    John Lennon drinking tea, 1973 — Limited Edition Print

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    John Lennon is photographed drinking tea at producer Lou Adler's home in Beverly Hills, California in November of 1973. This image was taken during...

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  • Mike Tyson after the Holyfield vs. Tyson match, 1997 — Limited Edition Print - Michael Brennan
    Mike Tyson after the Holyfield vs. Tyson match, 1997 — Limited Edition Print - Michael Brennan

    Mike Tyson after the Holyfield vs. Tyson match, 1997 — Limited Edition Print

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    A group of wary police officers is photographed trying to restrain Mike Tyson after the boxer bit off part of rival Evander Holyfield’s ear during ...

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  • Bjorn Borg and Andre Agassi in Las Vegas, 1978 — Limited Edition Print

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    Swedish tennis champion Bjorn Borg and 8-year old American tennis player Andre Agassi photographed at Caesars Palace Resort & Casino in Las Veg...

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