beat positive

From June 1st until 4th August, Getty Images Gallery is hosting Beat Positivea new exhibition bringing to life the dawn of hiphop culture.  The photography exhibition showcases iconic work from British photographers Janette Beckman and David Corio alongside never before seen material from the Michael Ochs, Right On! and Redferns archives.  Londoners Janette Beckman and David Corio first discovered hiphop in 1982 and their portraits of Run DMC, Slick Rick, Salt ‘n’ Pepa, Whodini, LL Cool J, and the Beastie Boys, along with many others, are considered classics of the genre.  Their work has been shown internationally at museums and galleries such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Museum of the City of New York and Powerhouse Gallery.  Beat Positive is a free exhibition, running Monday – Saturday at Getty Images Gallery, Oxford Street tube, London:  http://www.gettyimagesgallery.com/exhibitions/archive/beat-positive.aspx

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