The solid book we wrote...
The press here in the UK over the last week has been buzzing with excitement regarding a photographic retrospective of the last thirty years of output from those masters of taste, style and quality,
Called Thirty Flight Rock, the exhibition will open on 13th May and will continue until 2nd June at 77 Piccadilly, London W1. Here's an edited excerpt from the blurb on the
We are delighted to announce a large exhibition of photos of rock icons in the heart of London. Thirty Flight Rock (TFR) will open on 13th May and continue until 2nd June at Saab's Platform space at 77 Piccadilly, London W1 almost opposite The Ritz.
Photos from 30 years of our books will be shown, featuring The Beatles, Stones, Queen, The Who, Dylan, Lennon, Bowie, Marley and Hendrix. Photographers represented include Gered Mankowitz, Bob Gruen, Mick Rock, Colin Jones, Dominique TarlÃƒÂ©, David Steen and Ross Halfin.
There will be over 40 photos plus prints from paintings by Ronnie Wood and Peter Blake. Also showing for the first time will be the trailer for
TFR moves to Nottingham from 18-22 June at Braemore's Park Rock Apartments, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham. For details please call 0115 941 9090.
Apart from this, on Thursday evening Mick Rock and legendary Beatles photographer, Astrid Kirchherr, will be signing copies of their own
As you all know very well, one of Mick's books for Genesis is the quite magical
A major publishing project, three years in the making, Moonage Daydream features the award-winning graphic design of long-time Genesis collaborator Nicky Page (responsible for The Beatles Anthology, Illustrated Book of the Year at the 2001 British and German book awards). It also includes the most accurate chronology of Ziggy tour dates yet compiled.
'In Moonage Daydream Mick Rock has at last opened up his full Ziggy Stardust archive to reveal a tremendous number of unpublished images.' - Kevin Cann (Consultant on Moonage Daydream and author of David Bowie: A Chronology)
Finally, here's the stuff regarding Thursday's signing, but please read the caveat regarding no merchandise, etc., will be signed. After all, this exhibition is a celebration of Genesis Publications:
MICK ROCK & ASTRID KIRCHHERR BOOK SIGNING
As a special thank you to all our customers, we would like to invite you to the press launch night of our exhibition, Thirty Flight Rock, on Thursday 13th May. Not only will you get to meet all the Genesis staff (saving, perhaps, Max the dog), but Mick Rock and Astrid Kirchherr will be present to sign copies of
The exhibition is at the Saab showroom, 77 Piccadilly, London just opposite The Ritz Hotel between 6.30pm and 9pm. If you would like to attend, you MUST register your name with Tessa Hodgson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or +44 (0) 1483 540970.
Please note Mick and Astrid will not be signing any merchandise or materials other than the aforementioned books. You can either bring your own copies, or buy them there.