Hey Gered! Music photographer rocks Monaco

The Swinging London Years come to Monaco as Opera Gallery opens its latest exhibition to the public.

Gered Mankowitz, the artist best known for his portraits of rock stars, brings his iconic photographs to the top art venue this October.

The exhibition features celebrity portraits by Mankowitz, mainly from the music business, and focus on his most prolific period during the 1960s in London.

mick jagger carSitting pretty: An early portrait of Mick Jagger by Mankowitz

The photography show includes images of Jimi Hendrix, Marianne Faithfull and the Rolling Stones. Mankowitz toured with the Stones during the 1960s and produced several album covers for the band.

marianne faithfull

Marianne Faithfull, London, 1964. One of many images by Gered

The two-week exhibition has been appropriately titled The Swinging London Years and is supported by Monika Bacardi Association for the Arts.

Gered Mankowitz runs from 12-26 October

Visit the official Gered Mankowitz website
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