of early Pink Floyd photos unveiled
Exhibit of previously unpublished pictures coming later this year
of previously unpublished photos of Pink
Floyd will be featured in an exhibit later this year by photographer
Taken in 1967,
the photos of Syd Barrett,
Roger Waters, Nick
Mason and Rick
Wright have sat in Whittuck's possession, unpublished
and unseen, ever since.
of the shots were taken in my bedroom at my parents' house in Hampstead
in (June) 1967, which doubled as my studio at the time, since I
had only just left college at the London College of Printing the
previous year," explains Whittuck in an exclusive interview
with "Floydian Slip"™.
other shots were taken at Abbey
Road whilst they were recording and at clubs like the UFO and at
the Alexandria Palace in July and August that year. The shots were
part of several photo stories that I did that summer with writer
Farrukh Dhondy," he adds.
other collaborations with Dhondy included the Maharishi
and the Beatles, Allen Ginsberg
that I had (the Floyd photos) and I was waiting for a good time
to market them. It is true that I had forgotten about the black
and white images, which, ironically, are the ones there is the most
interest in," he says.
to exhibit the photos later this year. See more shots from the collection
at his Web site: www.andrewwhittuck.co.uk.
Andrew Whittuck. Used with permission.)
Aug. 30, 2003)
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