Photographer Jane Bown Dies Aged 86 | Arts


Jane Bown was one of the most renowned photographers to represent many aspects of cultural history through her beautiful portraits. She captured the ordinary, the extraordinary, and her work was done with simplicity that produced remarkable results. She is responsible for capturing that charismatic photograph of playwright Samuel Becket, the one that boasts his sharp eagle features, and shows no delay of his subtle genius. Her other assignments included photographing Mick Jagger, The Beatles, and even the Queen herself. Check out some of her wonderful work here and below.




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