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ROCK, Sheila. Punk+.

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ROCK, Sheila. Punk+. [Paris and London, First Third Books, 2013].

4to. Original red cloth, colour-printed endpapers, unpaginated and highly illustrated, illustrated wrap-around band.
De luxe edition, one of 300 copies with original silver gelatine print of a photo of The Clash, signed and numbered loosely inserted. First edition, one of 2000 copies printed, signed by the photographer. 'This book presents a fresh view of the punk movement, through the lens of renowned photographer Sheila Rock. Rock was party to numerous intimate moments of punk. Her unique perspective comes through her portraits of influential acts including The Clash, The Jam, Generation X, Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Subway Sect, The Damned and The Buzzcocks. She also documented some notorious yet till now unseen events in punk history such as The Moors Murderers rehearsals ... USA-born, Sheila has lived in London since 1970. Her photographic career took off in 1980 on THE FACE magazine. Sheila exhibits regularly in London and internationally. Her portrait work includes a wide range of entertainment and music glitterati, and her editorial work appears in publications from Vogue to The Sunday Times. Her work can also be found in the permanent collection of London’s National Portrait Gallery. She is currently working on a number of fine art projects' (press release).