Harry Benson was born in Glasgow, Scotland.
He started his career as a wedding photographer, but went on to become a
The exhibition includes the Beatles arriving at
JFK Airport in 1964, the Reagans dancing at the White House and a portrait
of Michael Jackson framed by two child mannequins.
Commenting on his exhibition, the National
Galleries of Scotland wrote:
"Harry Benson, the renowned photojournalist
has the knack of being in the right place at the right time - a skill that
has endured for the past fifty years"
"He has photographed every US President since
Eisenhower, was just feet away from Bobby Kennedy the night he was shot,
and in the room with Richard Nixon when he resigned.