From 9th August,@ Galleri Viktoria, Gothenburg, Sweden
Photographer Philip Townsend described the throughout 60 's courage and the people of Swinging London. Townsend took the first pictures of the Rolling Stones, three days after the band was formed and was the only photographer invited when the Beatles met Maharishi Yogi for the first time. Legendary Philip Townsend set out now limited and signed photos Gallery Victoria.
My Other Archive
From 17th May,@ Selfridges, Oxford St, London, W1A 1AB
From Thursday 17 May, we are delighted to present ‘My Other Archive’, a collection of previously unseen early Philip Townsend photographs, in conjunction with Turner Barnes Gallery & Zebra Gallery.
Philip Townsend’s entire photographic career covered the most extraordinary of decades, when London was one of the most remarkable cities. Starting to photograph precious moments in 1958 and throughout the 1960s, Philip captured iconic images of the sixties and prolific people of that time. Highlights of the exhibition include intimate moments between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
These rare images are going on show for the first time at ,Selfridges London, hosted by Loft Living on the Fourth Floor. Don’t miss out; discover the never-before-seen work of Philip Townsend from 17 May until 31 May.
My Other Archive
From 5th May,@ Zebra Gallery, 1 Perrins Court, Hampstead, London, NW3 1QX
A collection of unseen early Philip Townsend photographs. These rare images have been recently returned to Philip from the famous Getty Archive and are now going on show for the first time. Highlights include intimate moments between Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton.
Philip Townsend’s entire photographic career covered the most extraordinary of decades, when London was one of the most remarkable cities. Starting to capture precious moments via his camera in 1958 and throughout the 1960’s he was there to record all the prime people of that time.
This collection is his biggest with his most assorted pictures from the 1960’s, with a vast collection of 25,000 images that he owned with another 20,000 that have recently been returned by Getty images.
This unseen collection of limited edition photographs showing at Zebra Gallery, is the follow on exhibition from the hugely popular “Sorry you missed the 60’s” exhibition that has travelled extensively around the world.
Mister Sixties @ FOTOGRAFIA EUROPEA 2012, Reggio Emilia, Italy
From 11th May, Spazio Gerra, Piazza XXV Aprile 2, 42121 Reggio Emilia, Italy
From Twiggy to The Beatles. Philip Townsend’s photographs capture the sixties as they swung. Documenting the people, the style and musical revolution, the vibrant collection of images, including The Rolling Stones’ first ever photo shoot, demonstrates how close to the action the photographer was.
This stunning exhibition presents a selection of his most iconic shots and Philip Townsend’s new book ‘Mister Sixties’ will be available to purchase.
Philip Townsend is the seminal photographer of his era. His unique collection is one of the few to remain in the hands of its creator. He once said that "photographing people is like shooting ducks". Few photographers have aimed better - or bagged better trophies.
Rolling Stones & The Beatles by Philip Townsend
6th September, Minotaure Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
My next exhibition will be at the Minotaure Gallery opening on the 6th of September. I will be exhibiting pictures from the first photo shoot of the Rolling Stones, and photographs of The Beatles.