AGE: 76. PROFESSION: Photographer and artist. BACKGROUND: Shot a number of iconic models and portraits for Vogue in the 1960s. Produced a number of album covers in the 1970s, for artists including the Rolling Stones and Cat Stevens. Bailey has also directed numerous documentaries. He now directs his attention to painting and sculpturing. CURRENTPROJECT: The exhibition Bailey’s Stardust at the National Portrait Gallery in London which ends in June.
Salvador Dalí and David Bailey, 1972. “It’s a massive difference between taking a picture and creating a picture. That 300 million people can upload images on Instagram has nothing to do with creativity.”