Grab a little bit of the 60s at an upcoming photo auction in London on Friday, May 20th. And these are the real deal showing, for example, the Rolling Stones and the Who as they looked back then, not the way they’ll appear at “Oldchella.” Dreweatts & Bloomsbury will be offering over 100 photos and photobooks by acclaimed photographers including Norman Parkinson, David Bailey, Sam Levin and Bert Stern in an auction called “Smile.”
The works cover everything from fashion shoots with Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton, to photos of TV and film celebs like David Frost and Vanessa Redgrave; and incredible shots of the Beatles from the Abbey Road sessions. All the items are on view in London at Bloomsbury House (24 Maddox Street, London) from May 15 to 20, and you can bid in person or online. Here’s a sneak peek:
All photos used with permission of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury, London, from their auction “Smile: Photographs & Photobooks From the 60s,” May 20, 2016.
Proud Chelsea Gallery ) (161 King’s Road, Chelsea, London) has an O’Neill photo exhibition called “Breaking Stones 1963 65: A Band on the Brink of Superstardom” on view to June 5. Also, the Photo London fair with 85 global galleries, talks, publishers, installations and exhibitions runs through May 22 at Somerset House, London.
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