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Sheila Rock

Sheila Rock was born in the United States and has lived and worked in London since 1970. Since 1979, she has had a successful career photographing the entertainment and music industry. Subjects include artists such as Sting, Paul Weller, Enya, Yossou N’Dour, Sinead O’Connor, Placido Domingo, Bryn Terfel, Sir Simon Rattle and institutions such the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet in London.

The FACE magazine in the 1980s launched her career. Her editorial work has since appeared in German Vogue, Elle, Glamour, Architectural Digest, The London Sunday Times, French Spoon, The Telegraph Magazine, Irish Tatler, Brides magazines.

She has had recent solo exhibitions at the June Bateman Gallery in NYC, the Photographers Gallery London. and the Blue Tulip Gallery, Windsor. Previous exhibitions in London, England, include ICONS OF POP at the National Portrait Gallery and THE PHOTOGRAPHERS CUT 1960-2000- the Rock n Roll Years - at the Proud Gallery. Her work is in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery.

In her music career Shelia was known for photographing leading entertainment and music industry artists in both Classical and Pop/Rock. For many years she did press and publicity for institutions such as the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet and the Barbican London.

Shelia's current work is more personal photographs, recently published in a series of books available as images in galleries.

 

Blondie, Debbie Harry in London, 1977 Photo | Fine Art Print by Sheila Rock

Blondie

Blondie were in London for just one day on their second British Tour playing at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park.

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Blondie, Debbie Harry in London, 1977 Photo | Fine Art Print by Sheila Rock

Blondie

Debbie Harry from Blondie captured at photographer Sheila Rock's flat in Holland Park, London in 1977. Her dress matched with the curtains.

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Clash, The (CL001SH)

The Clash

"I met them at their ICA gig in 1976 and went to Chalk Farm to photograph them soon afterwards. They had iconic status even then."

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Clash, The (CL002SH)

The Clash

The Clash outside the Roundhouse, Camden , London 1976 taking a break from their busy rehearsal schedule.

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Clash, The (CL003SH)

The Clash

"I photographed them quite a lot around 1976/77 and then a few times later on in 1982, when the cool punk band had become a cool rock band."

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Jam, The (JA001SH)

The Jam

Paul Weller onstage with The Jam during a gig at the Friars, Aylesbury in June 1978.

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John Lydon (LY001SH)

John Lydon

John Lydon formerly with The Sex Pistols photographed in November 1980 in Shepherds Bush, London during the PiL days for Face Magazine

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Sinead O'Connor (SO001SH)

Sinead O'Connor

It was just before ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ and I didn’t know much about her. She was confident and had strong ideas.

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Siouxsie and The Banshees (SS001SH)

Siouxsie and The Banshees

Sheila Rock photographed this iconic image of Siouxsie Sioux for the Face Magazine in February 1982.

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U2 (UT001SH)

U2

U2 (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jnr) on a beach in Cork, Ireland in February 1980

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Energetic contact sheet of The Ramones performing at the Hammersmith Odeon, London in 1980

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Bob Dylan hanging out on the streets of Portland, Orgeon prior to performing there as part of his Gospel Tour in January 1980.

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The original Pink Floyd line-up on their first ever photo shoot in Ruskin Park, London

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