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Rock and Roll Icons: Photographs by Patrick Harbron

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May 10 through August 10, 2012

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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Plaza Level Lobby


Rock and Roll Icons: Photographs by Patrick Harbron is a new exhibition taken from Harbron’s rock and roll concert and portrait photography of influential musicians and groups of the 1970’s and 1980’s, captured at pivotal moments in their careers.The exhibition features many photographs that have never been published or exhibited. Harbron photographed artists such as Elvis Costello, Blondie and Deborah Harry, The Cars, Rush, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Police, Tom Petty, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, KD Lang, Dire Straits and Van Halen early in their careers. He followed these artists to prominence and others that were already well known including The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, David Bowie ,Queen, Neil Young, Bob Marley, The Who, Genesis, Elton John, KISS, U2,  Aerosmith, Santana, Michael Jackson and Ray Charles.The work has been published on album,CD and DVD covers, in books, magazines, for publicity and tour booklets.

Harbron has received numerous awards including two JUNO Award nominations for album cover photography. Some of his album work is included in the Taschen books ‘1000 Records Covers and Rock Covers.

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