【NEWS】【ENG SUBS】「70年代を撮った男」伝説のフォトグラファー、ミック・ロック死去

(”The Man Who Shot the 70s” Legendary Photographer Mick Rock Dies at 72)



ミック・ロスは、デヴィッド・ボウイ、T・レックス、シド・バレット、セックス・ピストルズ、デボラ・ハリーをはじめとした、大物アーティストのライブ映像やスチール写真を撮っており、彼らの無名の頃の貴重な姿を捉えたことで有名だ。クイーンの『Queen II』『Sheer Heart Attack』、デヴィッド・ボウイの『Pin Ups』、ザ・ストゥージズの『Raw Power』、ルー・リードの『Transformer』など、多くのアルバムアートワークも手がけ、 1970年代のロックン・ロールのイメージを創り出した。その後もファレルやスヌープ・ドッグ、ダフト・パンクなどのミュージック・アイコンたちを撮り続けた。

On November 19, 2021, it was reported via SNS that Mick Ross (72), a British photographer who has photographed numerous famous artists, passed away.

In the statement, his family quotes, “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. 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.’ 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.” “Let us not mourn the loss, but instead celebrate the fabulous life and extraordinary career of Michael David Rock. “

Mick Ross has shot live footage and stills of some of the biggest artists, including David Bowie, T. Rex, Syd Barrett, the Sex Pistols and Deborah Harry, and is famous for capturing rare images of them in their obscure days. He has also created album artwork for Queen’s “Queen II” and “Sheer Heart Attack,” David Bowie’s “Pin Ups,” The Stooges’ “Raw Power,” Lou Reed’s “Transformer,” and many others, creating the image of rock and roll in the 1970s. He created the image of 1970s rock and roll. He continued to photograph music icons such as Pharrell, Snoop Dogg and Daft Punk.


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