Kate Simon

Photographer

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 twenties, 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 photographer for music publication Sounds, and in 1976 she photographed The Clash's first album cover. She also photographed Bob Marley for the cover of his album Kaya.

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.

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 twenties, 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 photographer for music publication Sounds, and in 1976 she photographed The Clash's first album cover. She also photographed Bob Marley for the cover of his album Kaya.

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.

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