At left, Peggy Moffit and Steve MacQueen by William Claxton.
Photographer William Claxton has died at the age of 80 of congestive heart failure. Claxton may not be a household name to all, but those in the fashion world remember his iconic photos. He was most known for his work with wife Peggy Moffitt, muse of designer Rude Geinrich. creator of the monokini.
Claxton was known for many other images of pop culture icons. His moody, black and white Jazz Life series featured the likes of Chet Baker and other greats. In fashion, he photographed many pop culture icons, including Moffit and Mary Quant and Steve MacQueen.
Claxton will certainly be missed as a great man and a great talent.1960s, entertainment | Comment (0)