Robert Whitaker (photographer)
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|Born||13 November 1939|
|Died||20 September 2011(aged 71)|
Robert Whitaker (13 November 1939 – 20 September 2011) was a renowned British photographer, best known internationally for his many photographs of the Beatles, taken between 1964 and 1966. He also worked with the rock group Cream, photos from which were used in the Martin Sharp-designed collage on the cover of their 1967 LP Disraeli Gears.
He died on 20 September 2011 following a long illness aged 71. He left a widow and three children.
- Official website
- IQ Art
- "Shooting Stars"— Heinrich, Karen, The Age, 28 November 2002
- Magidson Fine Art, Aspen
- "Who Butchered The Beatles?"—Mikkelson, David P.
- "Yesterday & Today: The Photography of Robert Whitaker 1962–2002"—Monash Gallery of Art
- "Cream: Disraeli Gears"—Pattingale, Graeme
- Disraeli Gears Photo Sessions—Pattingale, Graeme
- "Review: Robert Whitaker at The National Gallery Victoria."—Taylor, Roger
- "Hans Bellmer in The Art Institute of Chicago: The Wandering Libido and the Hysterical Body"—Taylor, Sue
- "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About … The Beatles Butcher Cover"—York, Robert