Following the launch and exhibtiion for Dennis Morris’ photo essay on the rise of The Stone Roses This Is The One (and before a forthcoming show of John Lennon’s artworks - a few details here) Londonewcastle Project Space will play host to Spotify presents Blur 21: The Exhibition.
Exhibited together for the first time will be a collection of images of Blur from legendary music photographers, designers and artists including Pennie Smith, Kevin Cummins, Paul Postle, Tom Sheehan, Banksy and Julian Opie, celebrating the band’s 21 year career.
21 years after the release of their debut album Leisure, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree will feature in an exhibition of rare photographs, artwork and never-before-seen images of this great British band.
The retrospective celebrates Blur’s era defining music, documenting their career as one of the most successful and influential bands of the past two decades, through the lens of legendary and iconic music photographers Pennie Smith, Kevin Cummins, Tom Sheehan and Paul Postle, among others.
Spotify presents Blur 21: The Exhibition will be shown in East London contemporary art space Londonewcastle Project Space from Friday 27th July through to Tuesday 14th August - closing just after the band’s gig in Hyde Park on the 12th August as part of the Olympics closing celebrations.
Curated by leading expert on music photography Dave Brolan, all the key moments of the band’s career will be illustrated – on the road, live on stage, in the studio, as well as formal portrait sessions.
Entrance to the exhibition is FREE.
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