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Barbican exhibition - In The Moment: The Art of Music Photography

Added by Bob on 2nd July 2023

The Barbican in that there City of London are hosting amusic photography exhibition and it's FREE. What more do you need to know?

Well, there are pictures and it's in the Barbican library - and once you've wandered around that, there's the rest of the barbican to explore

It runs from Fri 16 Jun to Mon 25 Sep 2023.

This exhibition chronicles the evolution of music photography over the last 70 years. It showcases iconic rock and roll images and the photographers who shot them.

Be it the magical atmosphere of a live gig, defining sessions in the recording studio or candid behind-the-scenes reportage, great photography distils decisive moments for all to see and feel.

To mark its 25th year as a unique collective of music photographers Rockarchive.com is proud to present In The Moment: The Art of Music Photography.

Highlights include Michael Putland’s thrilling shot of Pete Townshend’s guitar being thrown through the air whilst The Who performed at Madison Square Garden in 1979, Jill Furmanovsky’s evocative silhouette of Oasis captured during the making of their video for Wonderwall in 1995, a contact sheet of photographs taken by Brian Duffy during David Bowie’s historic Aladdin Sane album cover shoot in 1973, and a recent portrait of the Arctic Monkeys by Kevin Westenberg.

The Barbican library

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