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Brian Duffy - forgotten 60s photographer
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:19 pm    Post subject: Brian Duffy - forgotten 60s photographer Reply with quote

This bloke was up there - he was one of the London trio; Duffy, Bailey, Donovan, [1] who took the photographic world and shook it by the ears. The photograpers were the stars, back then.
In 1978 he took a pile of his negatives into the back garden of his studio/house and set fire to them. He didn't click a shutter for nearly three decades after that, until his son persuaded him to re-visit some of his old clients and do some updates for a new exhibition that would more or less mark his passing - as he has a fairly terminal lung disease.
The documentary on BBC4 has been captured and rendered to crappy Block-O-Vision for your viewing pleasure and can be downloaded in two parts, for free, from here
Part One http://www.mediafire.com/file/mcvogyuf2nm/brian_duffy_pt1.avi

Part Two http://www.mediafire.com/file/teq5yqkndgz/brian_duffy_pt2.avi

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Duffy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Duffy_%28photographer%29

Bailey http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Bailey_%28photographer%29

Donovan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terence_Donovan_%28photographer%29


PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Dave - nice to have this to watch again in the future Wink