From Iggy Pop to Janelle Monae, the stunning photography of Mick Rock

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Blondie

Blondie

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.

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David Bowie

David Bowie

Rock’s collaborations with David Bowie are legendary. Here’s his Moonage Day Dream Collage.

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Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop

As were his shots of Iggy Pop, who he snapped many times. This one was taken in London in 1972.

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Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding

Here’s a more recent one of Ellie Goulding which was taken in San Francisco in 2011.

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Madonna

Madonna

A brunette, pre-fame Madonna, taken in New York in 1980.

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Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae

A tuxedo’d Janelle Monae taken in Los Angeles in 2010.

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Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg from 2009.

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U2

U2

U2‘s Bono and Lady Gaga from 2009.

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David Bowie

David Bowie

Two of the Spiders From Mars, David Bowie and guitarist Mick Ronson in 1973.

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Queen

Queen

Rock shot a few sleeves in his time, including this iconic one for Queen‘s ‘ II’ in 1974.

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Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop

Shot during the halcyon period between ‘Lust for Life’ and ‘The Idiot’, here’s Iggy Pop in New York in 1977.

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Theophilus London

Theophilus London

Brooklyn rapper Theophilus London gives Mick a smile.

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Blondie

Blondie

An out-take from the sessions for Blondie‘s ‘Sunday Girl’ sleeve, Debbie Harry shot in New York in 1978.

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Cee Lo Green

Cee Lo Green

“Care for a Martini?” Cee Lo Green glams it up in Los Angeles in 2010.

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David Bowie

David Bowie

Caught in a raw moment of contemplation, this is David Bowie praying by a window, taken in Scotland in 1973.

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Neon Trees

Neon Trees

California’s alternative band Neon Trees taken earlier this year.

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Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel

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.

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