BlackBook
Date: 2009-06-11
Author: Unavailable

Article Mentions
Mentioned, Lisa Robinson
Mentioned, Bob Gruen
Mentioned, Kim Gordon
Mentioned, Yoko Ono
Mentioned, Patti Smith
Mentioned, Jean-Michel Basquiat
Mentioned, Robert Mapplethorpe
Mentioned, Nan Goldin
Mentioned, BlackBook
Mentioned, MoMA
Mentioned, Vanity Fair
Mentioned, Green Day
By Jessica McMenamin June 11, 2009 Most people who love music are familiar with the iconic photograph of John Lennon standing on a New York City rooftoparms folded in circle-sunglasses, donning a bold-lettered New York City t-shirt. Legendary rock photographer Bob Gruen is responsible for creating that image. As of yesterday, the public can see it up close at the Museum of Modern Art exhibit Looking at Music: Side 2, exploring the creative exchange between musicians and artists in New York during the 1970s and 1980s. Bob was asked to create an enormous collage installation (spanning 7.5 by 22.5) of his magazine spreads, covers, and posters titled A Rock and Roll Teenagers Bedroom Wall. Next to the installation sits a video made by Bob of ba...(read more)
... By Jessica McMenamin June 11, 2009 Most people who love music are familiar with the iconic photograph of John Lennon standing on a New York City rooftoparms folded in circle-sunglasses, donning a bold-lettered New York City t-shirt. Legendary rock ph ...
... (now of Vanity Fair) asked him to fly out to shoot Led Zeppelin for Rock Scene magazine; Bob pointed to the image and said, That photo of them in front of their airplaneonly a few shots were even taken. It ended up capturing all the decadence in the ...


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