'They're the most peculiar women,” says David Bailey, looking at his photographs of Jean Shrimpton and Kate Moss. “I've never understood. Joe wondered whether the rumours about his homosexual relationship with Olivier were true, faces from the gossip columns, David Bailey, Jean Shrimpton , Terence Stamp. Oh, thank God, they're all coming back, it's going to start again. Jean Rosemary Shrimpton (born 7 November ) is an English model and actress. She was . On 26 January the story of Shrimpton's relationship with David Bailey was dramatised in a BBC Four film, We'll Take Manhattan, with Karen.
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I knew Mick before he was in the Stones. He went on to various dead-end jobs: That was how you got out of trouble. That was the East End trick. But I think they did my father.
David Bailey: 'I've never understood why people like Jean Shrimpton and Kate Moss so much'
He was cut right around here [he points from ear to mouth] — 68 stitches. I was 12 at the time. I was told it was them, but much later.
They would have been I woke up and I could hear the blackbirds singing. This guy picked me up.
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The girls themselves looked like mountains. The meeting of the working-class David Bailey - son of a tailor in London's east end, and an arrogant but talented photographer - and Jean Shrimpton, a middle-class farmer's daughter, kickstarted the swinging 60s.
He was 22 and married, and she was 17 but their love affair and the revolutionary pictures from their first assignment for Vogue captivated the world.We'll Take Manhattan: trailer
Bailey was married to his first wife, typist Rosemary Bramble, when he spotted Jean in in a shared studio where she was modelling for a cereal ad for fellow photographer Brian Duffy. It looked as if I could see through her head to the background. Signed up by the fashion magazine he called Jean in to do a bridal shoot and the pair soon became lovers. But the first time Jean asked him back to the family home, things didn't go well with her father.
Far from the traditional, staid fashion pictures, he took offbeat, realistic poses shot against gritty backgrounds. Vogue loved the pictures and they changed the industry forever.
But an essential ingredient was the accessible, yet awkward beauty of Shrimpton, soon known around the globe as The Shrimp - a nickname she hated. Friday, 9 August, Forefront of 60s fashion photography David Bailey and other photographers from the s did not merely record the era, they helped to shape it.
A programme on BBC Two examines how photography has influenced fashion and style. Fashion photography came of age in the s. From inauspicious roots in the East End of London, David Bailey and Terence Donovan began to transform the art of photography by anticipating other movements and styles before anybody else had imagined them. Thanks to their innovation, they and other photographers were soon to become as famous as the people they photographed.
There really wasn't people where we came from being photographers Terence Donovan Bailey's first taste of fashion came when he saw his mother trying on a Dior coat in Selfridges.
Donovan put his models in unusual settings The picture, showing four Indian ladies in saris looking across a valley, inspired him to think: Donovan, another East End boy, started taking photographs in