Documenting rock music’s happenings between 1963 and 1972, Raj Prem’s collection is exhibited in different countries and galleries internationally, including the U.S., U.K., Dubai, Japan, and the Netherlands. He has highly celebrated exhibitions to his name such as The Decca Years, featuring the works of Philip Townsend, Michael Cooper, and Dominique Tarle during the band’s rise from chart hits to rock movement legends. Prem is incredibly fascinated by Bonis’ Beatles photographs, which will complement the many pieces he has showcased in more than 95 exhibitions with the works of photographers like Robert Freeman, David Hurn, iain macmillan et al, immortalizing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr for over four decades.
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Music opinions are without a doubt some of the most subjective that exist, so blanket statements about songs and artists are often difficult to back up convincingly. However, there are a few that are simply impossible to argue. One of those few universally held opinions is certainly that The Rolling Stones are one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time. From a musical standpoint alone, a compelling case can be made as the band has created some of the most memorable and iconic songs the genre has seen. However, it may be the visual aspect of the band that truly sets them apart from any other. The Rolling Stones set the standard for how a rock band should look and behave. Now, German publisher TASCHEN, editor Reuel Golden, and the band itself is offering an unprecedented look into their fifty-year history in a collectible book titled simply “The Rolling Stones”. And along with photos and illustrations from the band’s personal archives, many previously unseen, legendary photo collector and exhibition curator, Raj Prem, has provided a number of extraordinary prints for this definitive book.
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