Just a few minutes walking from Charing Cross station in London at Proud Central, you’ll find this exhibition from the 8th December 2017 until the 28th January 2018.
London Rock: The Unseen Archive by Alec Byrne is a collection of works by the British photographer Alec Byrne, who came to prominence in the 1960s and 1970s while working in London as a music photographer for famous music magazines like New Music Express (NME).
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The pictures you’ll find at this exhibition were only recently rediscovered from Byrne’s archive and he didn’t expect such a positive and enthusiastic reaction from people when he decided to show them in Los Angeles just 5 years ago.
Wandering around the exhibition you’ll see iconic characters of the 60s and 70s like Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Mick Jagger, The Who, just to mention few of them, captured both in everyday situations and while performing on stage.
The light and the angles chosen to take these pictures makes each one of them stand out, transforming the pictures into timeless art which comes to life when stared at.
London Rock: The Unseen Archive by Alec Byrne coincides with the launch in the UK of Byrne’s collector’s book with the same title, book that includes photos and anecdotes on the people he shot throughout his career in the UK.
The exhibition will be at:
32 John Adam Street London
8th December 2017- 28th January 2018
Monday – Sunday 11.00-18.00