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Kevin Cummins

Manchester born Kevin Cummins has a reputation as one of the world's leading photographers. His iconic portraits of musicians include Joy Division, Liza Minnelli, Nick Cave, Patti Smith, Philip Glass, Oasis, and David Bowie. These images have appeared on magazine covers, in art galleries and international films, and are included in the collections of The National Portrait Gallery and The V&A, among other institutions. Cummins captured key moments in the Manchester music scene – images which helped define the cultural history of the city. They not only portrayed people and places but created a new way of looking at Manchester; they remain embedded in the cultural memory of the north. Bedroom walls all over the world are decorated with his work. Cummins has published eleven critically acclaimed monographs to date. The most recent among the twelve critically acclaimed monographs he has published are While We Were Getting High: Brit Pop and the ‘90s, Joy Division: Juvenes, and Telling Stories: Photographs of The Fall, which were all named as Rough Trade books of the year. He has lived in London since 1987 but retains strong links with his home city.

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  • David Bowie: Mixing Memory & Desire - Bundle

    David Bowie: Mixing Memory & Desire — Bundle

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    The career of celebrated photographer Kevin Cummins began on 29th June 1973 when, as a nineteen-year-old photography student, he photographed David...

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  • Punk: The Blank Generation - Limited Edition Boxset
    Punk: The Blank Generation - Limited Edition Boxset

    Punk: The Blank Generation — Signed Postcard Set

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    Kevin Cummins' career began just as Punk was emerging in Manchester. Inspired by influential bands like Iggy and the Stooges, along with a nucleus ...

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  • Telling Stories: Photographs of The Fall — Special Edition - Kevin Cummins
    Telling Stories: Photographs of The Fall — Special Edition - Kevin Cummins

    Telling Stories: Photographs of The Fall — Deluxe Edition

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    The ultimate visual history of The Fall, Telling Stories is Kevin Cummins' take on the iconic band's journey through punk music.  With a foreword b...

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  • Joy Division: Juvenes — Bundle - Kevin Cummins
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    Joy Division: Juvenes — Bundle

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    Originally published in 2007 in an ultra-limited run of just 226 copies, Joy Division: Juvenes has a legendary status among Joy Division devotees. ...

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