By Sheila Rock
As the 1970s drew to a close and changes in music, fashion and attitudes collided to form Punk, Sheila Rock was right at the heart of the electrifying youth movement. Whether candid or posed, her striking photographs perfectly capture the innocence of the early days, the DIY fashion ethos and the raw energy of Punk.
“beautifully raw and utterly compelling” – Vogue
“documents the scene in its thrilling infancy” – Guardian
“Rock’s standout ability to bring you up close, and illustrate the most intimate and delicate side of her hardest subjects speaks volumes.” – iD
“Superb… captured the essence of punk and evoked the moments in between the hysteria” – The List
“Striking” – Time Out