Frank Herrmann ICONS OF THE 1960'S

Frank Herrmann is widely regarded as one of the outstanding photojournalists of the latter part of the twentieth century, with an illustrious thirty year career at The Sunday Times.

Covering stories as diverse as the UDI in Rhodesia in 1966, the Paris riots in ’68, the Yom Kippur War of '73, the U.S Presidential elections of ’75 and the birth of Zimbabwe in 1980, he has travelled to Africa with Bob Geldof to record the famine relief work of Band Aid, has been to the South Pole to photograph the trans-Arctic expedition and has worked with Hunter Davies on several books including The Glory Game and Great Britain – a Celebration as well as his text book book on portraiture titled Portrait photography.

His many portrait sittings include,  amongst others, Orson Welles, Maggie Smith, Sean Connery, William Burroughs, Winston Churchill, Duke Ellington, Harold Macmillan, Ronald Reagan, Arthur Miller, Samuel Beckett, Henry Moore, Judi Dench and Luciano Pavarotti.

His work is held in many private collections and the National Portrait Gallery has recently purchased his work for their permanent collection.