Ebet Roberts moved from her native Memphis to New York City to paint but switched to photography in 1977 when she began documenting the evolving CBGB scene. Since then she has consistently documented musicians. Capturing the essence of the artists she photographs, while accumulating a vast archive and respect from her peers.
Her work has been syndicated and exhibited worldwide and is included in MTV-VH1 television specials, music anthologies, posters, advertisements, galleries, and private collections, as well as permanent collections for such rock, jazz, and classical musicians as: Bob Marley, Neil Young, Ravi Shankar, Phillip Glass, Bob Dylan, R.E.M., The Ramones, The Cure, The Pretenders, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen, Miles Davis, Talking Heads, The Clash and Bon Jovi.
Iggy Pop performing on tour supporting his new album ‘Lust for Life’ at the Manchester Apollo, September 25, 1977.
It was a different world, virtually no security, everyone was friendly and compliant. I developed an interesting, eclectic portfolio of pictures – the famous and the anonymous – which evolved into a small but comprehensive view of late sixties London.
A short clip from photographer Andrew Maclear talks about how he managed to shot so many
memorable images of celebrities in Swinging
London back in 60s.
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John Lennon & Yoko Ono
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