Laurence Sackman is a British photographer, born in 1948 in Wembley. He passed away in 2020 in London.
Laurence Sackman started his career at the early sixties in the sulfurous world of Fashion and advertising. His photographs were published in every great magazines of that time, Vogue, Stern, Sunday Times, Elle, Marie-Claire…
The off-the-wall spirit of his photographs made him one of the most iconic photographers of the 70s and 80s, assisted by Paolo Roversi, and by the side of Guy Bourdin and Helmut Newton.
His photographs are powerful, explosive, and sometimes erotic, they witness the passion and craziness that inhabited him for decades. He owned a great knowledge of black and white and colors. Intense and raw, the use of these shades made his work singular among the others.
Only a hundred prints left from his career, most of them disappeared during his life.