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Guy Webster

Guy Webster

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One of the early innovators of rock-and-roll photography, the work of renowned photographer Guy Webster has spanned the worlds of music, film and politics in his stellar 50-year career. Remember your favorite album cover from the 60s and 70s? It is likely that it was photographed by Guy Webster. His album covers have included the Rolling Stones, Mamas and the Papas, Beach Boys, Byrds, Doors, Simon & Garfunkel, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Willie Nelson. He has photographed such film legends as Rita Hayworth, Dean Martin and Natalie Wood and countless luminaries and celebrities including Barbra Streisand, Igor Stravinski, Jack Nicholson, Candace Bergen, Allen Ginsburg and Truman Capote. He is a primary celebrity photographer for hundreds of worldwide magazines and his presidential subjects have included Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton. Webster continues to work in his studio in Venice, California, while pursuing his passion for collecting vintage motorcycles.

Date: September 12, 2014