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FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNATIONAL FAIRS
Le Grand Palais Éphémère
9-12 November, 2023
The Music Photo Gallery was honored to present its exhibit, "Revealed Music: Vintage Treasures from the Archives," at the esteemed Paris Photo 2023, an exclusive online showcase. Featuring rare and previously unseen pieces, meticulously curated from photographers' archives, the collection captured iconic moments in music history. Highlights included the original album cover photograph for Bob Dylan's "Bringing it all back Home," a unique 16x20-inch ink transfer print, alongside a historic color photograph capturing Bob Dylan's pivotal moment embracing an electric guitar in 1965. The exhibit also unveiled a complete, unpublished collection of small 5x7 inch silver gelatin prints, offering an intimate glimpse into Dylan's life. These remarkable artifacts symbolized pivotal moments in Dylan's career and the evolution of popular music. The gallery invites all to have enjoyed this exceptional virtual experience at OVR-Paris Photo 2023, delving into the captivating fusion of music and photography.
Mick Rock - Solo Show
The Music Photo Gallery is proud to have presented this long-awaited tribute exhibition honoring the iconic rock photographer, Mick Rock.
We shared, for the first time, a meticulously curated selection of vintage prints from the photographer's personal archive, featuring a range of rare and unique prints that included never-before-seen images.
BOB GRUEN - Solo Show
"Vain Victory, Women in Revolt"
In the Main Section, TMPG proudly presented a captivating Solo Show by the legendary photographer Bob Gruen. This exclusive exhibition showcased, for the very first time, remarkable photos of iconic Andy Warhol Superstars such as Jackie Curtis, Holly Woodlawn, Candy Darling, and others. These images captured their rehearsals for Jackie's play "Vain Victory" and various events in the vibrant New York of the early 1970s.
This thought-provoking exhibition presented a selection of exceptionally rare and previously unseen photographs. It included captivating documentation related to the groundbreaking underground hit "Walk on the Wild Side" written by Lou Reed.
"Bob Dylan: Vintage Photographs" was a Group Show featuring works by Daniel Kramer, Bob Gruen, Elliott Landy, and Ebet Roberts.
For this remarkable selection, we delved deep into the archives of these prolific photographers, collaborating closely with them in their studios in New York City and Woodstock. In this process, we unveiled treasures that had been safely preserved for decades: unique artistic pieces, many of which had never been showcased before this event. As a result, this exhibition offered a rare glimpse into Bob Dylan's early career, capturing intimate moments from every angle: on the stage, in the studio, and at home with his family. It was a privilege to present, for the first time, this collection of rarely seen vintage prints, providing a profound chronicle of the legendary artist's journey.
TMPG proudly presents a solo show by Bob Gruen, curated by Julien Frydman. This exceptional exhibition showcases a collection of Gruen's seldom-seen vintage prints, contact sheets, polaroids, and original documentation, providing a captivating chronicle of the vibrant music scene in America during the 1960s and 70s.
The exhibition commences with remarkable TV set images from Bob Dylan's iconic 'Hard Rain' concert, followed by a captivating display of original vintage prints capturing David Bowie's unforgettable "Young Americans" concert. Furthermore, we are honored to present an exceedingly rare vintage 1974 John Lennon C-Print, a true gem for enthusiasts and collectors alike. The show also features select series portraying legendary figures such as Debbie Harry and Patti Smith.
October 7, 2020
Roberta Bayley is a key figure who participated in the artistic scene since the early 70's, capturing the enthusiastic aesthetic and musical avant-garde movement that detonated NYC for those years, witnessing some of the most memorable moments alongside the icons and iconoclasts of punk and the Rock And Roll history. TMPG presents a special selection of her unseen vintage cibachromes and polaroids, as well as the memorable image, which was the cover of the first Ramones album, printed by Roberta in 1976.
Bob Gruen Solo Show
Somerset House | London, UK | May-19th, 2019
Starting with a rare image of Bob Dylan going electric at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 to touring with Ike and Tina Turner in 1971 and then on to the early days at CBGB and Max’s Kansas City where he made classic images of Blondie, The Ramones, The New York Dolls, Suicide, DEVO, Television and Lou Reed, Bob has captured some of the most memorable photographs of rock and roll’s icons and iconoclasts.
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