Park House and AIGA DFW present an evening with legendary rock photographer Mick Rock, in celebration of his recent exhibition ICONS at The Public Trust. The discussion will be moderated by the exhibition’s co-curator Kendall Morgan with an accompanying slideshow and a book signing of Rock’s TASCHEN release, The Rise of David Bowie, 1972-1973. Doors are at 6 PM, talk starts at all 6:30 sharp.
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A closing reception for ICONS will be held on Saturday, Nov 16 from 6PM to 9 PM,at The Public Trust (2042 Irving Blvd. Suite 130, Dallas 75207). The artist will be in attendance.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Mick Rock is often referred to as “The Man Who Shot the Seventies,” for his iconic images of Syd Barrett, David Bowie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Queen, the Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Blondie and Rocky Horror Picture Show. London born, he has resided in New York for the past 35 years. He has shot over 100 album covers. His recent subjects include Snoop Dogg, Father John Misty, Lenny Kravitz, Janelle Monaie, Jimmy Fallon, The Black Keys, Alicia Keys, Daft Punk, Pharrell, Josh Groban, Nas, Rufus Wainwright, Kings of Leon, The Black Lips and Queens of The Stone Age among others. His latest publication The Rise of David Bowie 1972-1973, (TASCHEN Books, published September 2015) featured a spectacular limited edition co-signed with Bowie, which sold out just before David’s death. A documentary about his career, produced by Vice Films and Straight Up Films, called SHOT!, was launched at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2016 and is currently streaming on Netflix. He has had major exhibitions in Tokyo, Toronto, London, Liverpool, Berlin, Manchester, New York, Oslo, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Sao Paolo, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Toulouse and most recently in Dallas at The Public Trust.
ABOUT PARK HOUSE
A place more comfortable than your own home, filled with an immersive art installation, live music or a performance in your second living room. A collection of stylish and unique spaces, both intimate and grand, designed for the way we blend work and play. Park House provides its diverse and engaged members with stimulating programming on a vast array of topics and interests. Club experiences range from cultural events, culinary experiences, wine or spirit tastings, art experts and speakers covering various topics to elevate the mind, body and spirit. During the day, Park House provides members with a variety of signature offerings and services, including premium coffee and tea presentations, a selection of fresh juices, and relaxed living room style work spaces and meeting rooms. Park House is a place where members interact with one another and entertain friends in a relaxed, private environment at all times throughout the day.
ABOUT AIGA DFW
AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all.
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