Award-winning photographer Michael Brennan’s work covers a wide range of historical events, celebrity portraits, candids and world-famous athletes. After winning the British News Picture of the Year for his coverage of the death of Donald Campbell in 1967, which was featured in Life magazine, he went on to work for several newspapers, covering important news events as well as capturing images of notable names. He was awarded British Photographer of the Year in 1970. His archive includes images of Led Zeppelin, Freddie Mercury, Mick Jagger, President Jimmy Carter, Princess Diana, John Lennon, and sport legends George Best, Pele, George Foreman, Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali.
His work has been featured in newspapers and magazines world-wide, including Sports Illustrated, Life, Rolling Stone, Stern, The New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Observer, and the Times of London.
One of his most iconic portraits of Muhammad Ali is in the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.