Cunningham, Bill

July 1, 2016

‘Child, I Trust You’: On Deadline With Bill Cunningham

On Fridays at 10 a.m., we heard his voice before we saw the flash of his bright blue jacket. Bill was hard of hearing and always […]
June 27, 2016

Bill Cunningham Looked for Subjects. And They Looked for Him.

Bill Cunningham worked as discreetly as he could. “My whole thing is to be invisible,” he wrote in 2002. “You get more natural pictures that way, […]
June 26, 2016

Mourning the Death of Bill Cunningham

On Saturday afternoon, the legendary fashion photographer Bill Cunningham died in Manhattan at age 87. Shielded from the elements by a simple blue coat and with […]
June 26, 2016

What It Was Like to Be Photographed by Bill Cunningham

This article was first published in 2002. He calls grown-up women child, and his coterie of young friends muffin. Bill Cunningham has been a habitual presence […]
June 26, 2016

Bill Cunningham on Bill Cunningham

This article was first published in 2002. The author, a longtime Times photographer, died on Saturday. I STARTED photographing people on the street during World War […]