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David Armstrong (1954–2014)

Zing Tsjeng at Dazed & Confused reports that Armstrong has died at age sixty from liver cancer. Born in Massachusetts, Armstrong's work first became known alongside that of Nan Goldin, Mark Morrisroe, and Jack Pierson. Armstrong and Goldin also had their work shown together at MoMA PS1's “New York/New Wave” exhibition in 1981. In 2001, he began working in fashion photography after Hedi Slimane invited him to take backstage images for Dior Homme. Armstrong went on to shoot for publications such as Dazed & Confused and Another Man, and to work on campaigns for Burberry, Alexander Wang, and Bottega Veneta.