Bob Gruen (British, b. 1980)
"That’s what I’m striving for, driving to show more than just the visual facts. I’m trying to convey the feeling of what it was like to be there."
Bob Gruen was chief photographer for Rock Scene Magazine and as well as being John Lennon’s personal photographer he followed many bands on tour including being the only photographer on the ill-fated Sex Pistols American tour. His images are iconic and memorable making him the most famous and respected rock photographers. His image of John Lennon wearing the New York T shirt was made into an American Postage Stamp, in 2010 he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame and his photograph of Sid Vicious eating a hot dog is in the National Portrait Gallery.