Cunningham was known for his candid and street photography. He first became known as a designer of women's hats before moving on to writing about fashion for Women's Wear Daily and the Chicago Tribune. He began taking candid photographs on the streets of New York City. His work came to the attention of The New York Times with a 1978 capture of Greta Garbo in an unguarded moment. Cunningham reported for the paper from 1978 to 2016.
References[change | change source]
- Bernstein, Jacob (June 25, 2016). "Bill Cunningham, Legendary Times Fashion Photographer, Dies at 87". The New York Times. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Bill Cunningham at Wikimedia Commons
- On the Street, Cunningham's weekly slideshow for the New York Times online
- Tashjian, Rachel (June 25, 2016). "Bill Cunningham, Pioneering Fashion Photographer of the Street, Dies at 87". Vanity Fair. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
- Michallon, Clemence (June 25, 2016). "Legendary New York fashion and street photographer Bill Cunningham dies aged 87". Daily Mail. Retrieved June 25, 2016.