Well, sad news to report but the legendary photographer, Leee Black Childers has just passed away. He shot everybody underground – EVERYBODY and is famous book Drag Queens, Rent Boys, Pick Pockets, Junkies, Rockstars and Punks has shots of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, Debbie Harry, Robert Mapplethorpe, Iggy Pop, The Sex Pistols, Andy Warhol and of course, his “Superstars” like Jackie Curtis, Holly Woodlawn and Candy Darling. Here are some of his pictures and in this video he tells of encountering drag queens with 12 pairs of false eyelashes on during The Summer of Love in San Francisco – about being in Warhol’s factory, working for Bowie and Iggy Pop and more. He joins the pantheon now. Watch.
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