If you lived in Chicago when jazz ruled the world, you knew the address of the Blue Note by heart. Run by Frank Holzfeind, the original Blue Note proudly displayed a sign on the front door that read: “Here is America’s Music as Played by Its Greatest Jazz Artists.” Every name in jazz graced its stage, with Duke Ellington even recording his famed ‘Live at the Blue Note’ album there in 1959.Read more
Steve Parke is an award-winning illustrator, designer, and photographer. He worked for Prince for 13 years as his in-house art director at Paisley Park—doing everything from designing album covers and hand painting guitars to enlisting every spare pair of hands to melt candles for an impromptu music video.Read more
This week Iconic Images speak with Terry O'Neill about his time photographing Clint Eastwood on set.Read more
Win 1 of 5 Open Edition copies of 'Essential Marilyn Monroe, 50 Sessions by Milton Greene' exclusively with Iconic ImagesRead more
"In my eyes she was still a young girl, albeit in her early twenties, her looks too often maligned and denigrated by her peers, her obvious talent and immense soul notwithstanding..."Read more
“My career, in many ways, started with The Beatles. They were young, I was young, and the world was young. You have to remember that back in the early 1960s, we didn’t have to automatically enlist in the National Service. So a whole new generation of kids suddenly had their worlds open up for them. And in London, the town was filled with musicians, artists, models, filmmakers, writers—you name it. I was lucky to be there.Read more
In 1968, O’Neill got the call to travel down to Almeria, Spain to take photos during the filming of ‘Shalako’. He already knew and worked with one of the stars, Sean Connery, but this would be the first time he would meet Connery’s leading lady, Brigitte Bardot.Read more
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represents a variety of photographers, creatively releasing the value of their archives via Fine Art Prints, Exhibitions, Editorial and Commercial Licensing, Merchandising and Book Publication.
The archive includes one of the world’s largest collections of David Bowie and Elton John, a late shoot of Marilyn Monroe in bed, mesmerising shots of Jimi Hendrix and his guitar in flames and some of the most iconic subjects from the ‘60’s and ‘70’s, ranging from Raquel Welch to Audrey Hepburn, Roger Moore to Frank Sinatra, The Rolling Stones to The Beatles, Iggy Pop to Led Zeppelin any many more.
Iconic Images proudly exhibits across more than 30 countries around the world.