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Richard Matthews

Richard Matthews grew up in the 70’s and 80’s and soon became immersed in punk and new wave music. His first few assignments were photographing Bow Wow Wow and the Thompson Twins for the University Ents magazine. Distracted by this and having failed his first year exams, he then enrolled on a degree in Photography, Film and Television at Harrow College in Middlesex, during which time he managed to combine a love of photography and music by blagging his way into many gigs and events.

During those years he captured many great bands including The Smiths, The Clash, Miles Davis, Slade, Echo & Bunnymen, The Damned & Pete Burns. We are delighted to add a selection of Richard's work to our collection. Richard has not previously been published and so many of his images are being seen here for the first time.

Morrissey (SM003RIMA)

Morrissey

Morrissey performing at the GLC's 'Jobs for a Change' Festival on London's South Bank

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Great Prints for £250 or less

Check out our great range of authentic fine art photographic prints available for £250 or less.

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Pink Floyd

1967 Syd Barrett performs during an early photo session prior to the release of Pink Floyd's debut album

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Pink Floyd

Candid image of Roger Waters at Abbey Road Studios whilst Pink Floyd finished off recording their debut album

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Pink Floyd

Syd Barrett captured on one of Pink Floyd's earliest photoshoots in June 1967

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Led Zeppelin

Robert Plant & Jimmy Page performing in New York City in 1977, their eleventh & final concert tour of North America by the English rock band

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The Beatles

The Beatles having fun at Cliveden House whilst taking a break from filming the comedy, Help in May 1965.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are currently getting set for the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition at the V&A - Check out our range of images for sale.

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Elton John

Sir Elton John is an English pianist, singer-songwriter, composer & pop icon who has sold millions of records and won countless awards.

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John Coltrane

John Coltrane is one of the most dominant influences on post-1960 jazz saxophonists and has inspired an entire generation of jazz musicians.

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AC/DC

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Blondie

Blondie, an American rock band founded by Debbie Harry & Chris Stein was a pioneer in the American new wave & punk scenes of the 1970s.

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Oasis

Oasis were an English rock music band formed in Manchester in 1991, to date the band have sold over 70 million records worldwide.

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Album Covers

Album covers can define a band almost as much as the music itself. Now you can put this great art on your wall as well as your turntable

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Rockarchive Edition 100

Edition 100 was created to give fans & collectors a chance to own classic, historical pictures of their favorite bands.

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Don Hunstein: In Focus

Celebrating the work of the late Don Hunstein who documented many of the 20th Century’s most important musicians.

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Rockarchive Edition 20

Rockarchive Edition 20 are very limited and unique editions of just 20 prints that are exclusive to Rockarchive.

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Darkroom Prints

All our traditonal darkroom prints are hand printed from the original negative by a master printer to give them a crafted and unique feel

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Photographers Limited Edtions

These are a selected prints assigned into limited edition runs. Once all the prints have been sold they will no longer be available.

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