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Brian Griffin: POP - Walk and Talk
14:00 on 21 July 2018
Street Level Photoworks
Join acclaimed photographer Brian Griffin for a walk and talk tour of his exhibition ‘POP!’, followed by a book signing & opening reception on Saturday 21st July at 2pm – Free and all welcome!
Join acclaimed photographer Brian Griffin for a walk and talk tour of his exhibition ‘POP!’, followed by a book signing on Saturday 21st July at 2pm – Free and all welcome!
‘POP’ is a comprehensive exploration of the music photography of Brian Griffin shot for album covers, single sleeves, posters and press. First issued as a book in late 2017, the body of work includes over 160 record covers from more than 100 bands and musicians including many which are previously unpublished – including Ian Dury, The Clash, Depeche Mode, Echo And The Bunnymen, Iggy Pop Kate Bush, The Specials, Elvis Costello and many more.
Brian Griffin first began photographing the music world for STIFF records in the late 1970s and soon became the predominant visual chronicler of New Wave, Post-Punk and the New Romantics. Working from his studio in Rotherhithe, often on low budgets and before the age of photo-shop, Griffin’s technical naivety resulted in major visual invention.