Hampstead gallery reveals unseen photographs of David Bowie
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A photographer’s previously unseen images of musical icons including David Bowie, Debbie Harry, Lou Reed and Morrissey are going on sale at Hampstead art gallery Zebra One.
Pat Pope rose to fame in the Nineties, capturing some of world’s biggest rock and pop stars.
He’s chosen a collection of 13 previously unseen images, looking back on his favourite shoots from the past two decades to sell at the gallery.
They include two rare David Bowie portraits, including an extraordinary image of him in his Indian stage outfit ahead of his Amnesty
International show, before he invited Pat to shoot him on stage.
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The photographer had to pretend to take shots as, he describes, “my film had run out.”
The collection also features an Andy Warhol and Velvet Underground-inspired shot of Blondie legend, Debbie Harry, as well as Pat’s hero, Lou Reed.
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There is an iconic shot of Morrissey, who Pat “drove in (his) cigarette and fast food festooned car” – much to his embarrassment.
Visitors to the gallery can also peer at an intimate hotel room portrait of Radiohead during a tour with REM; Aphex Twin; PJ Harvey and rare images of Britpop legends Jarvis Cocker, Ian Brown, Damon Albarn and The Bluetones.
Zebra One Gallery owner and curator, Gabrielle Du Plooy said: “These are remarkable images of some of the world’s biggest musical icons, which capture them in ways they were rarely seen.
“Thanks to Pat’s amazing reputation, skill and relationships with them, each photograph tells a powerful story.”
Each image is printed in editions of ten, and will be available for purchase at the gallery for £1,500 each.