Rockstars, world leaders and Hollywood movie stars are all coming to Loulé! It’s true!…(sort of). Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, Clint Eastwood and the Beatles will all be there….through the beautiful and iconic imagery of English photographer Terry O’Neill. This amazing exhibition of works are on display at ArtCatto Gallery at Avenida José da Costa Mealha nº 43, starting 27 November.

The public is invited to an opening cocktail reception on 27 November, from 19:00 to 21:00.

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Terry O’Neill is one of the world’s most collected photographers whose work hangs in national art galleries and private collections worldwide. At the ripe young age of 22, O’Neill’s pop culture images were appearing in Vogue, Paris Match and Rolling Stone magazines. Along with other important photographers of his time, including David Bailey, Terence Donovan and Patrick Lichfield, O’Neill’s imagery defined “Swinging London” of the 1960s.

For over six decades, O’Neill has photographed the crème-de-la-crème of fame. He has captured unforgettable moments of important figures from Winston Churchill to Nelson Mandela, Frank Sinatra to Amy Winehouse, and Brigitte Bardot to Nicole Kidman. He photographed the Beatles and the Rolling Stones at the start of their careers. And, O’Neill pioneered the concept of backstage photo reporting, documenting the antics and drama of rock and roll legends David Bowie, Elton John, The Who, Chuck Berry and Eric Clapton.

Brigitte Bardot - Terry - O'Neill Audrey Hepburn - Terry O'Neill

Clint Eastwood - Terry O'Neill

Terry O’Neill images: (top left) French actress Brigitte Bardot on the set of “Les Petroleuses” a.k.a. “The Legend of Frenchie King”, directed by Christian-Jaque in Spain, 1971; (top right) Audrey Hepburn with a dove perched on her shoulder, 1966; (above) Actor Clint Eastwood reads a newspaper in a mobile home between takes of the western “Joe Kidd” directed by John Sturges in 1972.

The collector will be excited to know that all photographs are editions of 50, signed by O’ Neill. Brigit Bardot and Faye Dunaway will be signing a limited edition of their own photos along with O’Neill. Print sizes; Rectangular: from 30 x 40cm to 122 x 183cm and Square; from 50 x 50cm to 183 x 183

For more information, visit the ArtCatto Gallery website. To attend the opening or receive artists’ catalogs, contact:

ArtCatto Gallery
Avenida José da Costa Mealha nº 43
Loulé
Central Algarve

Phone: +351 289 419 447
Email: info@artcatto.com

Hours:
Monday to Friday – 10:00 to 18:00
Saturday – By Appointment

(Photo at the very top) The first important group portrait of the Beatles was taken by Terry O’Neill during the recording of their first hit single and album “Please Please Me’ in the backyard of the Abbey Road Studios in London, January 1961.

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