Coming to a show at the Hall this month? Don’t miss previously unseen photos of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Morrissey at Rockarchive’s new exhibition ‘Captured in a Moment’, on display on the Ground Floor corridor.
Celebrating 50 years of iconic rock and roll photography, the exhibition showcases classic moments shot during the artists’ careers, and includes rare and previously unseen images of some of rock’s greatest bands. Be it on stage, in the recording studio, blatantly posing or candidly revealed, Rockarchive’s enduring images take us back on a fascinating journey through rock and roll history.
Morrissey © Richard Matthews
Highlights include Colin Prime’s historic images of the Syd Barrett-led Floyd at their first ever photo shoot – at Ruskin Park in 1967 – Richard Matthew’s captivating shot of Morrissey performing at the GLC ‘Jobs for Change’ Festival in 1984, and Led Zeppelin onstage at one of their legendary Earls Court gigs in 1975.
Led Zeppelin © Mick Gold
The exhibition also includes stunning shots from acclaimed music photographers Jill Furmanovsky, Mick Rock and Michael Putland, and pays special tribute to David Bowie, with a succession of stunning images of the Starman at his artistic zenith.
David Bowie © Ian Dickson
The exhibition is on display on the Royal Albert Hall’s ground floor corridor and can be viewed when attending performances at the Hall between Tuesday 23 May and Sunday 2 July, or on the following free open days:
Saturday 27 May: 10am-4pm
Sunday 28 May: 10am-4pm
Saturday 10 June: 10am-4pm
Sunday 11 June: 10am-12pm
Saturday 24 June: 10am-4pm
Sunday 25 June: 10am-4pm
Main image: Bruce Springsteen © Lex Van Rossen