Please refresh the page and retry. Mr Hamilton,who had lived much of his life in France and whose works had appeared in high-end fashion magazines, was found unresponsive in his home by a neighbour who alerted emergency services, the sources said. It comes as a French presenter who accused the photographer of raping her and several other victims when they were teenagers said his apparent suicide had denied them justice. The horror of this news will never wipe out that of our sleepless nights," said Flavie Flament.
The Can of Worms Opened After Iconic Photographer Accused of Rape Commits Suicide
Dreamy Photographs Of Young Women Taken By David Hamilton From The s
Often these boundaries are harmless and prompt little more than a debate regarding the meta of the relevant discipline. Occasionally, however, the debate is darker in nature as the boundary being pushed is one of moral significance. The photographer and director David Hamilton was somewhat of a permanent resident of such debate and his suspected suicide recently has brought a number of questions to fruition. His talent promptly landed him the position of art director at a number of European publications while he concurrently developed a photographic style he would later become famous for. While perhaps scoffed at today, his style of dreamy, soft focus images became popular in the extreme and resulted in millions in sales, many exhibitions, myriad features, and the position of director on several films.
Dreamy Photographs Of Young Women Taken By David Hamilton From The 1970s
As a young evacuee, he was sent to Dorset to avoid the air-raid attacks on London during the war. Upon the end of the war, a young Hamilton returned to London, continuing with his education before moving to France. There, his artistic nous was noticed after he took work in an architecture office. His reputation began to grow, and success would soon follow, with Hamilton eventually being offered a position working for Queen Magazine in London.
PARIS - Controversial British fashion photographer David Hamilton, 83, was found dead in his Parisian home, emergency services sources said, just weeks after being accused of rape by several former child models. Hamilton, known for his widely published nude images of underage girls, was found in a state of cardiac arrest an informed source said, adding there was medication near his body. He was declared dead an hour later. Hamilton, who rose to fame in the s and whose photography books have sold millions of copies, this week threatened to sue his accusers, saying he had previously been cleared of abuse.