Kate Simon is an American photographer best known for her imagery of The Clash, David Bowie, and Debbie Harry. Simon has also captured numerous artists, writers and musicians from Andy Warhol to Iggy Pop. Moving to London in her 20's she worked at The Photographer's Gallery where she met and was influenced by the likes of photographers David Hurn, Leonard Freed and David Bailey. In 1974, Simon became the staff photgrapher for Sounds, the art was directed by David Fudger who had a big influence on the punk aesthetic and in 1976 she photographed The Clash's first album cover. Kate Simon has work in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art, has worked with The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.


  1. 14 Mar 2014
    Kate Simon features in a project.

    Photographing William S. Burroughs


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