Tony McGee is British photographer author and filmmaker renowned for his advertising campaigns and celebrity portraiture. Living in London’s Chelsea when the borough was the epicentre of cool and taste-making. At the age of sixteen McGee decided to become a fashion photographer and by seventeen had shot covers for Harpers Bazaar and Vogue.
Like Bowie, McGee is a creative icon in his field working for publications from American Vogue, Rolling Stone, NewYorker and The Sunday Times. McGee is credited as taking the first-ever professional picture of Kate Moss. In the early 1980s he was introduced to the world of rock and roll photography and worked with iconic artists including Diana Ross, Roxy Music, George Michael and Tina Turner.
At a cocktail party in the early 1980's, Jerry Hall introduced McGee to David Bowie, From there, many photoshoots took place and a 30 year-long friendship unfolded.