Dennis Morris is a British photographer who is credited with taking some of the most iconic  images of Bob Marley and punk trailblazers The Sex Pistols. Alongside his photography, Morris also designed the album covers for John Lydon's band Public Image Ltd. He worked as an art director for Island Records signing bands such as The Slits and the dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson. Morris created the iconic Marianne Faithful's Broken English sleeve and for a time fronted the punk-reggae band Basement 5.

As well as featuring in numerous publications including Rolling Stone, Time, Vogue and GQ Morris's work has been published in several books, including Bob Marley: A Rebel Life, Destroy -Sex Pistols 1977 and Growing Up Black, a chronicle of black Britain in the 1960s and 1970s.

Morris' work has been exhibited internationally at The Today Art Museum in Beijing, Laforet Museum, Tokyo, Arles Photography Festival in France, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and The Photographers Gallery in London.

Links

http://www.dennismorris.com/

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  1. 30 Sep 2013
    Dennis Morris features in a project.

    Punk: Photography

  2. 31 Aug 2013
    Dennis Morris creates a Shop item.

    John Lydon, backstage at Marquee Club, London

  3. 31 Aug 2013
    Dennis Morris creates a Shop item.

    Sid Vicious, Sweden

  4. 20 Aug 2013
    Dennis Morris creates a Shop item.

    A Bitta PIL