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Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was one of the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographers. He pioneered epic storytelling in his images, taking portrait and fashion photography beyond the stiff formality of his predecessors and injecting an easy and casual elegance into the art. His photographs created the age of the supermodel and made him the photographer of choice for celebrities, artists, writers and politicians. He was a permanent fixture at historic moments, photographing the British Royal Family, in private and public, as well as leading figures from the worlds of film, theatre, and music. His subjects include Audrey Hepburn, The Beatles, Twiggy, Grace Coddington, David Bowie, Iman, Jerry Hall, and countless others. In a career that spanned six decades, he dazzled the world and inspired his peers with sparkling inventiveness.   

Parkinson worked for a wide range of publications, notably Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Queen, Town & Country, and other international magazines, which brought him worldwide recognition. He reinvented himself and fashion photography throughout his career, from his ground-breaking, spontaneous images of the 1930s, through the war years, the glamorous ‘50s and the swinging ‘60s, to the exotic locations of the 1970s and 1980s. By the end of his life he had become a household name, the recipient of a CBE, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and the subject of a large-scale retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery, London. And yet fewer than 200 of his photographs have ever been seen or exhibited outside of their initial publication, and his archive of more than 500,000 images provides a rich historical record to explore. Norman Parkinson died whilst on location in Singapore shooting for Town & Country in 1990.

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  • Model Celia Hammond for Queen magazine, 1964 - Limited Edition Print

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    British model Celia Hammond wearing goggles, photographed by Norman Parkinson for Queen magazine in 1964. Edition of 21 Stamped and authenticated o...

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  • Grateful Dead band in the 1970s — Limited Edition Print
    Grateful Dead sitting on the couch, 1970s — Limited Edition Print - Norman Parkinson

    Grateful Dead sitting on the couch, 1970s — Limited Edition Print

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    American rock band Grateful Dead members Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart and Ron McKeman are photographed in the 19...

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  • Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger in London, 1981 — Limited Edition Print - Norman Parkinson
    Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger in London, 1981 — Limited Edition Print - Norman Parkinson

    Jerry Hall and Mick Jagger in London, 1981 — Limited Edition Print

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    American model Jerry Hall is photographed embracing Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, during a shoot for Norman Parkinson's exhibition at London's...

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  • Polly Peck advertisement in Venice, 1960 — Limited Edition Print - Norman Parkinson
    Polly Peck advertisement in Venice, 1960 — Limited Edition Print - Norman Parkinson

    Polly Peck advertisement in Venice, 1960 — Limited Edition Print

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    Norman Parkinson captures a loving gondola scene in the canals of Venice during a photoshoot for an advertisement in the March 1960 issue of Britis...

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