Exclusive: Mick Rock, ‘The Man Who Shot the Seventies,’ on David Bowie, Syd Barrett and More
By Colleen Nika
One of those clips, “Life On Mars,” recently underwent dramatic underworking by British film director Barney Clay and Rock himself as part of The Creator’s Project. Using raw footage and outtakes from the original clip, the result gives a dusty classic a striking new manifestation. As that exhibition travels the globe, Rock is keeping busy with a deluge of editorial work and personal projects; he’ll also be celebrating the December 8th opening of his new exhibit at W New York Downtown, which features both his iconic work and previously unseen candids of stars like Lady Gaga.
Rolling Stone caught up with Rock for a multi-ranging two-part interview.