Topic: 1970’s

Puerto Rican Wedding, East Harlem, 1970
Photo Essay

Everyday Life in the Hood: New York 1970-1973

Photographer Camilo José Vergara writes for LightBox about his experience photographing the urban blight of 1970s New York.

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Image: Winterland, February 1968
Photo Essay

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix: Photos of an Incendiary Talent

On what would have been his 70th birthday, LightBox pays tribute to the guitar wizard through photos made by another iconoclastic creative force, the rock and roll photographer Jim Marshall.

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© Jim Marshall Photography LLC
Out There

Happy 70th Birthday, Jerry Garcia

Legendary Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia would have turned 70 on August 1. LightBox celebrates his legacy with a collection of photographs taken by the prolific rock ‘n’ roll photographer Jim Marshall.

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(c) Jim Marshall Photography LLC, Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
Out There

Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend: Jim Marshall’s Musician Portraits

Jim Marshall photographed legends and his pictures have become iconic in American cultural history, but the vast majority of the music photographer’s work has never been seen. This month, a new book and two gallery shows will debut many never-before-published images from Marshall’s coverage of the Rolling Stones 1972 tour, as well as singular portraits of musicians including Johnny Cash, BB King and Joni Mitchell.

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K and K Ulf Kruger OHG/Redferns/Getty Images
Photo Essay

Happy Birthday, Paul McCartney: 70 Iconic Images for 70 Years

In honor of Paul McCartney’s 70th birthday on June 18, LightBox culled various photography archives to feature 70 iconic images of the Beatle—one for each year of his life.

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Dawoud Bey
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Harlem Revisited: A New Look at Dawoud Bey’s New York Portraits

Present-day Chicago is not Harlem in 1979. Present-day Harlem isn’t even Harlem in 1979. But at the Art Institute of Chicago’s new exhibition Dawoud Bey: Harlem USA, some things have stayed the same.

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Joel Sternfeld—Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York
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Joel Sternfeld: A Modern Master’s First Pictures

A new book published by Steidl sheds light on the color photographer’s early work.

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