David Montgomery (American, b. 1937)
David Montgomery is a celebrated award-winning international photographer. Heralded by Q Magazine in their special edition on psychedelia as having produced some of the most iconic images of the sixties, he is internationally renowned as one of the most legendary photographers of all time. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he attended photography courses run by Alexi Brodevitch and worked for the award-winning photographer Lester Bookbinder for four years, following Bookbinder to England in the early 1960’s. David fell in love with the soft, romantic English light and took up residence in London, where he continues to live with his family.
David has contributed regularly to Vogue, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, Rolling Stone, and House and Garden. Past sitters have included: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Baroness Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, Pierre Trudeau, and David Hockney, to name a few. He was commissioned by the post office to photograph a special edition stamp for the millennium, which won a silver award at the D&AD (Design and Art Direction Awards). His Andy Warhol photographs were recently exhibited in the Andy Warhol: Self Portrait’s exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and have since been added to the permanent collection at the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. Most recently, the Italian Vanity Fair hosted a one man show for David titled “So Wonderful”, to open the Venice film festival.