Tag Archives: Music

Gas masks, guns and Misfits: the punk photography of David Arnoff

David Arnoff documented some of punks biggest players as the style mutated beyond its mid-70s origins, from Patti Smith to Ian Dury and Nick Cave. He tells the stories behind the shots Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/feb/25/punk-photography-david-arnoff

Patti Smith: ‘Im not trying to change the world with photography’

The punk poet has spent years taking pictures with her vintage Polaroid Land 250, now her work is being shown in New York. Just dont expect perfection Last year, when New York punk icon and poet Amnesty Internationals Ambassador of Conscience Award, Smith snapped back. I take my camera everywhere I go, especially when Im touring with the band, said… Read more »

With the band: Patrick Harbron’s intimate rocknroll photography

The photographers latest exhibit, Rock and Roll Icons, gives fans of Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Queen and Bon Jovi the chance to see their idols up close Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2016/nov/16/patrick-harbron-intimate-rock-photography

The Radical Eye review Elton John’s ravishing photography collection

Switch House, Tate Modern, LondonFrom the tears of Man Ray to the Paris of Robert Frank and the manspread of Salvador Dali, this astounding collection is a history of modernist photography Sir Elton Johns image, his glasses askew and playing up for the camera in Irving Penns 1997 portrait, greets visitors to Andr Kertsz 1917 Underwater Swimmer, Esztergom, Hungary, which… Read more »

Louder than a bomb: 40 years of hip-hop photography in pictures

A new photography book, Hip-Hop Raised Me, chronicles the rise of rap as it spilled from the US to the world featuring the likes of Eminem, Notorious BIG and Lauryn Hill Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/07/hip-hop-raised-me-dj-semtex-rap-photography