Summary: photographer who redefined fashion photography as an art form and achieved critical acclaim through his stark black-and-white portraits of the powerful and celebrated, who helped create the era of super models, but also was known for his unflattering shots of the rich and famous, and who worked for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and the New Yorker, had retrospectives featured in prestigious institutions ranging from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the National Gallery of Art, and was reported to be reputed to be the world's highest-paid photographer.
Cause of Death: Brain hemorrhage
Born: May 15, 1923
Died: October 1, 2004
Location: San Antonio, Texas