Rocked, a photo exhibition by legendary rock photographer Mick Rock kicks off on Thursday (December 8th) at W New York’s Downtown Hotel. Here’s a collection of some of his most iconic shots, starting with Blondie‘s Debbie Harry from 1978.
Rock’s collaborations with David Bowie are legendary. Here’s his Moonage Day Dream Collage.
As were his shots of Iggy Pop, who he snapped many times. This one was taken in London in 1972.
Here’s a more recent one of Ellie Goulding which was taken in San Francisco in 2011.
A brunette, pre-fame Madonna, taken in New York in 1980.
A tuxedo’d Janelle Monae taken in Los Angeles in 2010.
Snoop Dogg from 2009.
U2‘s Bono and Lady Gaga from 2009.
Two of the Spiders From Mars, David Bowie and guitarist Mick Ronson in 1973.
Rock shot a few sleeves in his time, including this iconic one for Queen‘s ‘ II’ in 1974.
Shot during the halcyon period between ‘Lust for Life’ and ‘The Idiot’, here’s Iggy Pop in New York in 1977.
Brooklyn rapper Theophilus London gives Mick a smile.
An out-take from the sessions for Blondie‘s ‘Sunday Girl’ sleeve, Debbie Harry shot in New York in 1978.
“Care for a Martini?” Cee Lo Green glams it up in Los Angeles in 2010.
Caught in a raw moment of contemplation, this is David Bowie praying by a window, taken in Scotland in 1973.
California’s alternative band Neon Trees taken earlier this year.
An iconic shot of Peter Gabriel taken in London in 1973.
The gallery is images from the Mick Rock exhibition at New York’s Downtown W Hotel. It takes place from December 8 – 28. It’s free and limited edition prints will be available.