Legendary rock photographer Paul Natkin has received international acclaim for his dramatic images of some of music’s greatest talents. Paul Natkin’s Legends includes over thirty images of a cross-generational range of iconic musicians shot over the last forty years of his career, such as Miles Davis, Johnny Cash, Prince, Metallica and Guns N' Roses.
Explosive on-stage performances are balanced by intimate, up-close and personal portraits, revealing Natkin’s unparalleled ability to capture the excitement of live performance in his concert photography, and record raw emotion in his portrait photography.
Paul Natkin is one of history’s most notable rock photographers. His father, photojournalist Robert Natkin, inspired him to pursue photography, and he began shooting live concerts in the mid 1970s. His photographs have appeared on countless magazine covers, including Newsweek, Time, People, Playboy, Ebony and Entertainment Weekly, as well as on numerous album covers for artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Alanis Morissette and Buddy Guy, among others. Natkin has also been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Chicago Cultural Center, Elmhurst Historical Museum and the Ed Paschke Art Center.
We invite you to peruse this selection of limited edition fine art photography, wherein Paul Natkin has provided the story behind each photograph.