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Terry Pastor

Terry Pastor is probably best known for his iconic album artwork for David Bowie's Hunky Dory and Ziggy Stardust. His fascination with art began at very early age, and while it is photographic work on music albums that usually grabs the headlines, in reality this work is just one element of Terry Pastor's career. His credits include album covers for the Beach Boys, Alex Harvey, The Sweet, Carl Palmer, Soft Machine and many other artists. Over recent years the work is mainly digital, although some also incorporates traditional airbrush technique.

Given the similarity between album covers and book covers, it is no surprise to find that Terry Pastor's credits include covers for best-selling authors like Arthur C Clark, Jeffrey Archer, Mickey Spillane, Colleen McCullough, Len Deighton, Brian Aldiss, Michael Crichton, Ed McBain and Leslie Thomas. Over the years, this illustration work has won him many accolades including two prestigious Art Director of America awards and a Playboy Magazine Illustration award. Perhaps the lesser-known aspect of Terry's artistic career is his success as a painter.

He has had exhibitions in London, New York, Munich and Amsterdam and the British Contemporary Art exhibition in Sweden which included the work of Francis Bacon and Peter Blake, and his paintings feature in private collections around the world, including those of Roman Polanski and Roman Ford Coppola ( the son of Francis Ford Coppola) and Status Quo. More recently his work on the Bowie album covers signed by himself and David Bowie were featured in the Bowie Is exhibition at the V&A Museum.

Terry supports one of Status Quo's charities, The  Princes Trust, and his work is included in their book, Status Quo - Pictures: 40 Years of Hits.

 

David Bowie (DB003TEPA)

David Bowie

Terry Pastor's photograph of David Bowie from the 'Hunky Dory' album cover photo session.

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David Bowie (DB001TEPA)

David Bowie

Terry Pastor shot & hand coloured the photo for the album artwork on David Bowie's iconic album.

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David Bowie (DB002TEPA)

David Bowie

Terry Pastor photographed & hand coloured the album artwork for Bowie's Spiders from Mars album.

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David Bowie (DB004TEPA)

David Bowie

Photographer Terry Pastor's 'pink' variation of Bowie from the Hunky Dory album cover photo session.

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David Bowie (DB005TEPA)

David Bowie

Photographer Terry Pastor shot & hand coloured the photo artwork for Bowie's Hunky Dory album.

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David Bowie (DB006TEPA)

David Bowie

This print is based on a photograph from the Hunky Dory photo session shot in 1971.

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David Bowie (DB007TEPA)

David Bowie

This hand coloured print is based on a photograph by Terry Pastor from the Hunky Dory photo session.

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