Kevin Cummins, ‘1.Joy Division, TJ Davidson’s rehearsal room, Little Peter Street, Manchester, 19 August 1979’, 2006, Paul Stolper Gallery

About Kevin Cummins

Kevin Cummins is known for his portraits and snapshots of iconic British musicians, including Joy Division, Sex Pistols, and Mick Jagger. Cummins began photographing rock bands in Manchester’s growing punk scene of the 1970s. His work has been featured on record covers and in fine art institutions, and he is associated with the Madchester and Cool Britannia movements. Cummins’s rapport with his subjects shines through in his documentary photographs, fusing serious craft with radical fun.

British, b. 1953, Manchester, United Kingdom, based in London, United Kingdom