Mick Rock | ICONS
About the Exhibition
The Public Trust presents Mick Rock: Icons, a classic selection of photographs co-curated by Kendall Morgan from legendary photographer Mick Rock, which features images from the 70s and 80s of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Debbie Harry, Iggy Pop, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger and Joan Jett among many others.
This exhibition was made possible with the generous support of The Joule, our presenting sponsor, Patron Magazine, our media sponsor, Midnight Rambler and The TASCHEN Library.
About the Artist
Legendary rock photographer Mick Rock is often referred to as “The Man Who Shot the Seventies,” for his iconic images of Syd Barrett, David Bowie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Queen, the Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Blondie and Rocky Horror Picture Show. London born, he has resided in New York for the past 35 years. He has shot over 100 album covers. His recent subjects include Snoop Dogg, Father John Misty, Lenny Kravitz, Janelle Monaie, Jimmy Fallon, The Black Keys, Alicia Keys, Daft Punk, Pharrell, Josh Groban, Nas, Rufus Wainwright, Kings of Leon, The Black Lips and Queens of The Stone Age among others. His latest publication The Rise of David Bowie 1972-1973, (TASCHEN Books, published September 2015) featured a spectacular limited edition co-signed with Bowie, which sold out just before David’s death. A documentary about his career, produced by Vice Films and Straight Up Films, called SHOT!, was launched at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2016 and is currently streaming on Netflix. He has had major exhibitions in Tokyo, Toronto, London, Liverpool, Berlin, Manchester, New York, Oslo, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Sao Paolo, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Toulouse.