Breaking Stones: 1963 - 1965 
A Band on the Brink of Superstardom

Photographs by Terry O’Neill & Gered Mankowitz

Terry O'Neill - Rolling Stones - RS194 - lowres

Terry O'Neill - The Rolling Stones pose for a group shot in July 1964 which was used for the album cover of 'Singles 1963–1965'.

A brilliant new exhibition and book with photos by Terry O’Neill (1938) and Gered Mankowitz (1946) that captures the youth, the times and the spirit of The Rolling Stones’ formative early years. And documenting 19631965 were two young British photographers just starting out in their careers.

The exhibition at Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam runs from 14 May until 9 July. 

Terry O'Neill will be present at the preview (Friday 13 May 6 - 8 PM, by invitation) and during the opening on Saturday 14 May, 4 - 6 PM.

Terry O’Neill, aged just 25, had a few years’ experience photographing musicians and knew that The Rolling Stones had the same magic as another British phenomenon that just recently started to chart, The Beatles. As the band was starting to record and tour, Gered Mankowitz came along. His first shoot, the now famous Mason’s Yard session, was so fruitful, Gered was asked to tag along on tour to America. Gered was a mere 19 when he picked-up his camera and joined the band on stage in 1965.

The two legendary photographers captured the band’s beginnings and these memorable images are forever placed in music’s consciousness. The photography throughout the book is embellished with various memories and interviews, celebrating the early days and giving an insight into what it must have felt like to go from a small club in Soho with no record deal to touring the world a few years later with a number one record. Terry O’Neill and Gered Mankowitz, two of the most respected, collected and exhibited photographers in the world were sitting in the front row. The book also includes quotes from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman.

=> A selection of photographs of the Rolling Stones by Terry O'Neill
=> A selection of photographs of the Rolling Stones by Gered Mankowitz

Terry O'Neill and Gered Mankowitz, Edited by Robin Morgan

Publisher: ACC Editions
Size: 300 mm x 237 mm
Pages: 240
Illustrations: 22 colour, 186 b&w

€ 39,50  => Buy this book now

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