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Raj Prem To Offer Up Close Look At Rolling Stones In New Photobook

Musical opinions are without a doubt some of the most personal that can be made, so personal statements about songs and bands are often difficult to convincingly maintain. However, there are a handful that are simply impossible to argue with. One of which is certainly that The Rolling Stones are one of the greatest rock and roll bands in history. Musically, a compelling case can be made as the band has created many of the most celebrated songs the genre has seen. However, it may be public image of the band that really sets them apart from the herd. The Rolling Stones generated the standard for how a rock band should look and present themselves, and now, German publisher TASCHEN and editor Reuel Golden have teamed with the band itself to offer an unprecedented look into their fifty-year history in a collectible book named aptly “The Rolling Stones”. And along with pictures and illustrations from the member’s personal stash, many previously unseen, acclaimed photo collector and exhibition curator, Raj Prem, has supplied a number of extraordinary prints for this collectible book.

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Raj Prem On Previously Unreleased Beatles Photographs

Depicting the culture of rock music between 1963 and 1972, Raj Prem’s collection has been displayed in different countries and galleries worldwide, including the United States, U.K., Dubai, Japan, and the Netherlands. He has help critically acclaimed exhibitions including The Decca Years, which highlights the works of Philip Townsend, Michael Cooper, and Dominique Tarle during the band’s rise from chart hits to rock movement leaders. Prem is pursuing in Bonis’ Beatles photographs to complement the many pieces he has showcased in nearly 100 exhibitions, featuring the works of photographers like Robert Freeman, David Hurn, iain macmillan et al who have documented John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr for more than four decades.

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Raj Prem On Previously Unreleased Beatles Photographs

Depicting the culture of rock music between 1963 and 1972, Raj Prem’s collection has been displayed in different countries and galleries worldwide, including the United States, U.K., Dubai, Japan, and the Netherlands. He has help critically acclaimed exhibitions including The Decca Years, which highlights the works of Philip Townsend, Michael Cooper, and Dominique Tarle during the band’s rise from chart hits to rock movement leaders. Prem is pursuing in Bonis’ Beatles photographs to complement the many pieces he has showcased in nearly 100 exhibitions, featuring the works of photographers like Robert Freeman, David Hurn, iain macmillan et al who have documented John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr for more than four decades.

Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfsSVJUbe9E

Raj Prem Discusses Photos Released By Former Rolling Stones Tour Manager

Documenting rock and roll’s history from 1963 to 1972, Raj Prem’s collection is exhibited in different countries and galleries worldwide, including the U.S., Britain, Dubai, Japan, and the Netherlands. He has highly recognized exhibitions to his name like The Decca Years, featuring the works of Philip Townsend, Michael Cooper, and Dominique Tarle during the band’s rise from chart hits to rock legends. Prem is very much fascinated by Bonis’ Beatles collection to complement the many pieces he has showcased in more than 95 exhibitions, including the works of photographers like Robert Freeman, David Hurn, iain macmillan and more who have immortalized John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr for four decades.

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Raj Prem’s Collection Has Been Presented In Different Countries

Displaying the collections of rock music amid 1963 and 1972, Raj Prem’s collection has been revealed in many countries and galleries on a global basis, including the U.S., U.K., Dubai, Japan, and the Netherlands. He has critically accepted shows to his name such as The Decca Years, which proves the works of Philip Townsend, Michael Cooper, and Dominique Tarle during the band’s progress from chart hits to rock movement leaders. Prem is very much charmed by Bonis’ Beatles photographs to amplify the many pieces he has displayed in over 95 exhibitions, accentuating the works of photographers such as Robert Freeman, David Hurn, Iain Macmillan who have appreciated the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr for more than forty years.

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Raj Prem Sure That Certificate Of Legitimacy By the Grammy Museum Will Boost Value Of Photo Collection

The 200 images are a part of the 3,500 the never seen before photos taken by Bob Bonis, U.S. tour manager of the Beatles and Rolling Stones amid the years 1964 and 1966. The photographs continued to be private through Bonis’ life and remained veiled in his cellar even after his death in 1992. It was only until five years ago that the photos were exposed, when Bob’s son, Alex Bonis, decided to publish 10 pictures every month over the period of two whole years. Retailed through eBay’s art and figurines store, the photos are projected ranging from $175 for 11 by 14 inch prints all the way to over $625 for 20 by 24 inch prints. They are sold first-come-first-serve in place of an auction and 10% of the profits will benefit the Grammy Foundation, the Grammy Museum, and other dominant charities. The Grammy Museum also agreed to provide a certificate of legitimacy with each limited-edition print, a development Prem claims will grow worth of the photos and make them more valued than their actual cost.

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Raj Prem’s 200 Images Were Endorsed By the Grammy Museum

The 200 images are part of 3,500 previously never seen before photos shot by Bob Bonis, U.S. tour manager of the Beatles and Rolling Stones between 1964 and 1966. The images remained private through Bonis’ life and stayed unseen in his basement even after his death in 1992. It was only until five years ago that the photos were discovered, when Bob’s son, Alex Bonis, decided to roll out 10 pictures per month over the period of two whole years. Retailed through eBay’s art and collectibles store, the photos are priced starting from $175 for 11 by 14 inch prints all the way to over $625 for 20 by 24 inch prints. They are sold first-come-first-serve instead through an auction and 10% of the proceeds will benefit the Grammy Foundation, the Grammy Museum, and other renowned charities. The Grammy Museum also offered to provide a certificate of authenticity with each limited-edition print, a gesture Prem believes can surge the value of the pictures and make them worth more than their actual cost.

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Raj Prem Remarks That Rare Music Photography Will Be Cherished By Rock And Photography Fans

Universally well-known music photography collector Raj Prem was pleased to know more about the 200 limited-edition fine art prints of the Rolling Stones, which were accessible on eBay in February.  He is sure these photos will be invaluable for the followers of rock history and photography.

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Raj Prem Is Delighted To Have His Collection Featured In Rolling Stones Book

It is no astonishment, that when the music band and the publishers of this defining volume were collecting what needed to be the best in Rolling Stones prints, they got in touch with Prem right away. Consisting of over 500 pages of images from some of the time’s photography legends, The Rolling Stones will contain of a limited collector’s edition comprising 1,500 units – each one numbered and signed by the band. Furthermore, six art editions will display runs of only 75 each and come with a photographic print. The point that number of photos from Raj Prem’s collection, clicked by Philip Townsend and Peter Webb, have been incorporated in this book, which pursues to tell the tale of the Stone’s storied history, is something that truly means the world to the collector and fits easily with his spirit. As he has been seen mentioning: “It’s the back stories I find really interesting.”

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Raj Prem Collaborates With Leading Photographers To Ensure Best Images Are Accessible To Fans

Prem’s collection is respected in rock photography circles. Showing photographs of the Stones, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Bob Dylan among others, his diligence has resulted in his discovering the special and most charming photos he could find. To ensure handpicked images are available to fans, he also works with photographers – showcasing them, handling their archives and arranging exhibitions. A true pioneer, Prem and long time collaborators San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAe) launched the world’s original rock photography show in 1997, restoring his belief that these photographs are certainly fine art. He has worked with many photography stars, encompassing Gered Mankowitz, Robert Freeman, Michael Joseph, Iain Macmillan, Michael Cooper, Peter Webb, Jerry Schatzberg, Dominique Tarlê, Terry O’Neill, and Pattie Boyd. The erstwhile music journalist holds a special corner in his heart for the Rolling Stones, however. Snapshots such as the ones of the Stones’ 1965 US tour revealed at the initial exhibition and those from “The Decca Years”, a showcase which symbolized the Rolling Stones rise from chart attractions to groundbreakers of the counter culture movement, have fascinated audiences and were secured largely due to Prem’s devoutness. Read Keith Richards’ best-selling autobiography Life, and you will observe that many of the photos are credited to ‘the Raj Prem collection’.

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