Photographer Andy Rosen captured London’s early punk scene during the 70s and early 80s. Now, Proud Camden is presenting an exhibition of some of his previously unseen work, ‘The End of Generation X’, from June 11 – 19 2015. www.proud.co.uk Here are a few highlights:
In 1979, Rosen shot pictures for The Jam's fourth album 'Setting Sons'. Three years later, he photographed Paul Weller again at Air Studios.
Bauhaus get an eye full in Paris in 1983.
An outtake from The Jam's 'Setting Sons' shoot, 1979.
Ian Dury in London in 1982, the year after the BBC-banned single 'Spasticus Autisticus' was released.
Dave Vanian, lead singer of the Damned, finds himself climbing the walls.
Toyah Wilcox shot in 1980, the year before Toyah's breakthrough album 'Anthem' was released.
UB40 pose with a moustachioed Ken Livingstone at the Greater London Council in 1981.
Malcolm McLaren photographed in 1983, the year the former Sex Pistols manager released 'Duck Rock'.
Simple Minds' Jim Kerr goes round the twist, 1980.