PBS upcoming docuseries, Icon: Music Via the Lens, explores the historical past and significance of music and live performance photography. The six-part collection will premiere on July sixteenth and air on Fridays by August thirteenth.
A brand new trailer for the collection teases the assorted sides of music images that the collection will discover, beginning with the premiere, “On Digicam,” which is able to delve into what makes a picture iconic. “Music images is just like the music itself,” historian Ashley Kahn says within the clip. “It’s a part of our cultural heritage; it’s a part of our shared id as a folks.”
Future episodes of Icon will delve into the character of live performance images and album art work, in addition to music images’s relationship with magazines, the world of high quality artwork and the web. Photographers interviewed for the collection embrace Danny Clinch, Jill Furmanovsky, Bruce Talamon, Terry O’Neill, Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, Rachael Wright, Deborah Feingold, Baron Wolman, Pooneh Ghana, Albert Watson, Lynn Goldsmith, and Rolling Stone‘s personal photograph editor Sacha Lecca.
Icon will even boast extra insights from the attitude of a number of musicians, reminiscent of Josh Homme, Lars Ulrich, Ziggy Marley, Alice Cooper, Craig David, Stefflon Don, Julian Lennon, and Dizzee Rascal. Icon was directed and produced by Dick Carruthers.