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Announcing Blur 21: The Exhibition

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on July 17, 2012 - 12:34pm

xhibited together for the first time, Spotify presents Blur 21: The Exhibition, is an extraordinary collection of over 70 images of Blur from legendary music photographers, designers and artists including Pennie Smith, Kevin Cummins, Paul Postle, Tom Sheehan, Banksy and Julian Opie, celebrating the band’s 21 year career.

21 years after the release of their debut album Leisure (1991), Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree will return to the heart of London in an exhibition of rare photographs, artwork and never-before-seen images of this great British band.

The retrospective celebrates Blur’s era defining music, documenting their career as one of the most successful and influential bands of the past two decades, through the lens of legendary and iconic music photographers Pennie Smith, Kevin Cummins, Tom Sheehan and Paul Postle, among others. Previously unseen artwork will also be on display.

Echoing a gritty ’90s vibe, Spotify presents Blur 21: The Exhibition is located in East London contemporary art space Londonewcastle. Curated by leading expert on music photography Dave Brolan, all the key moments of the band’s career are illustrated – on the road, live on stage, in the studio, as well as formal portrait sessions.

Visit the venue website for more details here.

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  • Announcing Blur 21: The Exhibition

    xhibited together for the first time, Spotify presents Blur 21: The Exhibition, is an extraordinary collection of over 70 images of Blur from legendary music photographers, designers and artists including Pennie Smith, Kevin Cummins, Paul Postle, Tom Sheehan, Banksy and Julian Opie, celebrating the band’s 21 year career.

    21 years after the release of their debut album Leisure (1991), Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree will return to the heart of London in an exhibition of rare photographs, artwork and never-before-seen images of this great British band.

    The retrospective celebrates Blur’s era defining music, documenting their career as one of the most successful and influential bands of the past two decades, through the lens of legendary and iconic music photographers Pennie Smith, Kevin Cummins, Tom Sheehan and Paul Postle, among others. Previously unseen artwork will also be on display.

    Echoing a gritty ’90s vibe, Spotify presents Blur 21: The Exhibition is located in East London contemporary art space Londonewcastle. Curated by leading expert on music photography Dave Brolan, all the key moments of the band’s career are illustrated – on the road, live on stage, in the studio, as well as formal portrait sessions.

    Visit the venue website for more details here.