The magazine of the photo-essay
Winter 2023/24 issue
No Music No Life by Jill Furmanovsky
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Proud Galleries, Charing Cross 17 November 2023 – 3 February 2024
“I feel blessed to have photographed so many extraordinary musicians over my 50-year career. Their music formed a soundtrack to my life and has inspired my work. This exhibition at Proud is homage to their magical gifts. ‘No Music No Life’ says it all.” Jill Furmanovsky For the last 50 years, Jill Furmanovsky has photographed the very best that music has to offer. Her work has documented the rise of some of the most legendary rock artists including Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Oasis, and The Police, and graced album covers, music magazines, and books to become recognised all over the world. Jill Furmanovsky: No Music No Life, is an exhibition that at its heart exudes Jill’s love of music and her unique ability to capture its vibrancy and spirit throughout her career. The exhibition showcases some of the most celebrated shots from Jill’s extensive archive including images of Amy Winehouse, Pink Floyd, Chic, Joy Division, Miles Davis, and Leonard Cohen, with the centrepiece, her stunning award-winning portrait of Charlie Watts.
David Gilmour, Earls Court, 1973 © Jill Furmanovsky
Joan Armatrading, 1979 © Jill Furmanovsky
Miles Davis, Rainbow Theatre, 1973 © Jill Furmanovsky
Oasis, Liam Gallagher, San Francisco, 1995 © Jill Furmanovsky
Oasis, Noel Gallagher, Maine Road, 1996 © Jill Furmanovsky
Sid Vicious & Nancy Spungen, Roundhouse, 1977 © Jill Furmanovsky
Sinead O'Connor, London, 1994 © Jill Furmanovsky
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