RIP THIS JOINT: THE ROLLING STONES 1972. PHOTOGRAPHS BY JIM MARSHALL.
Curated by Dave Brolan
Mezzanine Wall Gallery
12 November 2012 – 3 February 2013
We’re joining The Rolling Stones, The O2 and the world in celebrating 50 years of iconic sounds with our exclusive exhibition, Rip This Joint: The Rolling Stones 1972. Photographs by Jim Marshall.
Curated by Dave Brolan, this series of the legendary Jim Marshall’s portraits of the band during their monumental 1972 tour allows visitors a rare glimpse of life on the road. Marshall, who died in 2012 at 74, was given unprecedented access to The Rolling Stones and is widely celebrated as a pioneer of music photography.
From intimate shots of the band in the studio, to unbelievable glimpses of the backstage parties and iconic onstage images - this exhibition is packed with never-before-seen material and offers a sterling look at one of the most inspirational bands of all time.
The 1972 tour was notorious for its wild parties, groupies and media circus and set the benchmark for the juggernaut rock tours of the 70s. What better way to celebrate their return to the stage at The O2 this November, than by witnessing the moment they became the greatest rock ‘n roll band ever?
Entry to the exhibition is included in the price of a ticket to the British Music Experience.