デヴィッドボウイの公式写真家, ミックロック, で死んだ 72

ロックの公式ソーシャルメディアアカウントに金曜日に投稿された声明は、: “私たちが愛するサイケデリックな反逆者であるミックロックがユングの旅を反対側に行ったことを私たちが共有するのは、最も重い心を持っています。” 死因は明らかにされなかった.

Born in London in 1948, Rock studied at Cambridge University, where he met Syd Barrett, a founding member of Pink Floyd, who became one of his first subjects.

He was Bowie’s official photographer in the early 1970s, helping to make the singer’s alter ego, androgynous alien superstar Ziggy Stardust, a sensation.

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Rock went on to take some of the most famous music photos of the era: a topless Iggy Pop on the cover of theRaw Power” アルバム; a spectral Lou Reed onTransformer”; the members of Queen, their faces part-shadowed, for the cover ofQueen II.

Photographer Mick Rock, whose iconic portraits of rock stars saw him dubbed "the man who shot the 70s," 死んだ. 彼がいた 72. A statement posted Friday on Rock's official social media accounts said "it is with the heaviest of hearts that we share our beloved psychedelic renegade Mick Rock has made the Jungian journey to the other side." 死因は明らかにされなかった.

Photographer Mick Rock, whose iconic portraits of rock stars saw him dubbedthe man who shot the 70s,” 死んだ. 彼がいた 72. ロックの公式ソーシャルメディアアカウントに金曜日に投稿された声明は、 “it is with the heaviest of hearts that we share our beloved psychedelic renegade Mick Rock has made the Jungian journey to the other side.” 死因は明らかにされなかった. (AP写真 )

People say, ‘Man, how did you get all these pictures? 上手, because no one else was interested,” Rock told the Associated Press in 2002. “It wasn’t like I was battling other photographers to get the pictures.

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Rock had heart bypass surgery and a kidney transplant in the 1990s after years of rock ‘n’ roll excess.

I lived the life,” he said later. “As well as taking the pictures, I lived the life.

A general view of atmosphere during Mick Rock exhibition StarMan at Foto Museo Cuatro Caminos on March 28, 2018 in Mexico City, メキシコ.

A general view of atmosphere during Mick Rock exhibition StarMan at Foto Museo Cuatro Caminos on March 28, 2018 in Mexico City, メキシコ. (Victor Chavez/Getty Images)

He gave up cigarettes and drugs and carried on working, taking images of musicians including Pharrell Williams, Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus.

Those who had the pleasure of existing in his orbit, know that Mick was always so much more than ‘The Man Who Shot The 70s,‘” the statement announcing his death said. “He was a photographic poet — a true force of nature who spent his days doing exactly what he loved, always in his own delightfully outrageous way.

Photographer Mick Rock attends the TASCHEN Gallery opening reception for "ミックロック: Shooting For Stardust - The Rise Of David Bowie &アンプ; 株式会社"  at TASCHEN Gallery on September 9, 2015 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア.

Photographer Mick Rock attends the TASCHEN Gallery opening reception for “ミックロック: Shooting For StardustThe Rise Of David Bowie &アンプ; 株式会社” at TASCHEN Gallery on September 9, 2015 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア. (アンジェラワイス/ゲッティイメージズ)

Sharon Osbourne tweeted: “We lost a legend, a true artist Mick Rock.

Queen guitarist Brian May said he wassad and shocked to hear of the passing of our friend, photographer Mick Rock.

彼は言った “Queen IIcover picturegave us an enduring image, inspired part of the ‘look’ of our Bohemian Rhapsody video a couple of years later, and has been widely imitated by others over the years since then.

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