Music icons through the lens of Mick Rock

David Bowie and Mick Ronson eating lunch in a british railing dining car on thier way to Aberdeen during the final Ziggy Sturdust tour, 1973. (courtesy of Mick Rock)

at Maurice Einhardt Neu Galleries opposite Idea Generation Gallery on Redchurch Street. Everyday at 6pm.

11th November 2010 – 16th January 2011

A retrospective of the legendary photographer’s work documenting the most outrageous moments, people and legends in music history.
Celebrated as ‘The Man Who Shot the 70s’, Mick Rock’s images define rock n’ roll. Rock launched his career in 1972 with his portrait of an unknown David Bowie and spent the next four decades capturing the most fascinating and exciting characters in rock music. Coinciding with the publication of Rock’s new book Exposed: the Faces of Rock n’ Roll (available to purchase in the gallery), Rock: Music includes many previously unseen and unpublished images, as well as rare and unexpected portraits from some of Mick’s classic shoots.

“London in the late sixties and early seventies was a hotbed of creative interchange. The prevalent hippie philosophy united all manner of artists, musicians, film makers, models, designers, actors, writers, and photographers into a unique and fertile community. My timing was excellent. Curiosity and circumstance drew me into the flame of rock n’ roll.” – Mick Rock … more on

The gallery will be open late on Thursday 11th November from 6.30 – 8.00pm for a book signing with Mick Rock.

If you’d like to come along and meet Mick, please email

The event will be open to the public, but this will guarantee your spot.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 10 – 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12 – 5pm
Admission Free

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