Brian Duffy 1933 – 2010

Today, the 31st May 2015 is the fifth anniversary of the passing of my father Brian Duffy. Over the last five years the Duffy Archive has gone from strength to strength exhibiting Duffy’s work on a global scale and from small beginnings we now have Duffy’s work on the worldwide stage. The archive would like to thank all those museums, …
chrisduffyBrian Duffy 1933 – 2010

May 2015 • V&A’s David Bowie is exhibition receives its millionth visitor

Since opening at the V&A in London in 2013, the David Bowie is exhibition has toured to five international cities and has now been seen by over 1 million visitors worldwide, making it on track to become the V&A’s most visited exhibition in its history once its international tour is completed. To mark the millionth visitor, a David Bowie is …
chrisduffyMay 2015 • V&A’s David Bowie is exhibition receives its millionth visitor

May 2015 • ‘A Lad Insane’ Britweek Los Angeles

The new Mr Musichead gallery on Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles opened the gallery with the ‘A Lad Insane’ Duffy Bowie: Five Sessions exhibit as part of Britweek. Hosted by Mary & Martin Samuel, the event was attended by LA glitterati and key players from the cult film classic The Man Who Fell To Earth including lead female actress Candy …
chrisduffyMay 2015 • ‘A Lad Insane’ Britweek Los Angeles

Mar 2015 • Classic Rock Magazine – Black Sabbath

Duffy portrait of Black Sabbath taken in 1972 is used for the cover feature in the March edition of Classic Rock Magazine. It’s hard to believe this image is forty three years old and still looks contemporary…! Black Sabbath were a massive influence in the 70’s rock scene and it’s great to see this article sporting one of Duffy’s classic images.
chrisduffyMar 2015 • Classic Rock Magazine – Black Sabbath

Mar 2015 • French Edition of Duffy/Bowie – ‘Five Sessions’

To coincide with the opening of the David Bowie is exhibition at the Philharmonie Du Paris, Glenat Editions SA has released a French edition of the acclaimed Duffy/Bowie – ‘Five Sessions’ book. The French publishers upscaled the book and made it a little larger coming in at 27x22cm. The book is now available on French Amazon – see here….
chrisduffyMar 2015 • French Edition of Duffy/Bowie – ‘Five Sessions’

Mar 2015 • David Bowie is lands in Paris

The David Bowie is exhibition lands at the Philharmonie De Paris and visitors are invited to “turn and face the strange” at an exhibition showcasing the remarkable career of David Bowie.  The exhibition landed in Paris on 27 February, as it makes its way around the world. See more here and video here.
chrisduffyMar 2015 • David Bowie is lands in Paris

Feb 2015 – The Total Look Cincinnati Art Museum

The Total Look: The Creative Collaboration Between Rudi Gernreich, Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton – See more at the Cincinnati Art Museum website and includes rare Duffy photographs of Vidal Sassoon at work. Known by most for designing the topless bathing suit in 1964, Rudi Gernreich was one of the most original and prophetic fashion designers of the twentieth century. His minimalist …
chrisduffyFeb 2015 – The Total Look Cincinnati Art Museum

Feb 2015 – Steve Strange 1959-2015

The Duffy Archive was saddened to hear the news that Steve Strange had passed away yesterday. Chris Duffy met Steve thirty three years ago when he was asked to join the agency ‘The Creative Workforce’ set up by Steve with Rusty Egan and Carol Hayes. During the eighties Chris photographed Steve on numerous occasions and worked with him styling editorial fashion shoots and became close …
chrisduffyFeb 2015 – Steve Strange 1959-2015

Dec 2014 – Duffy’s French Elle Publication

Glenat books in France have just published Duffy’s monograph of work for French Elle from the 60’s & 70’s. Titled “Fashion 60’s / 70’s In The Eye’s of Duffy” for the French version, the book reveals Duffy’s fashion work during two distinct periods 1962-1966 and 1974-1978 in conjunction with art director Peter Knapp.  Text by Emma Baxter Wright and foreword by …
chrisduffyDec 2014 – Duffy’s French Elle Publication

Dec 2014 – Camera Work Berlin – “Love” Exhibition

Camera Work Berlin opened it’s latest exhibition “Love” with a private view on Friday 5th December. The self-curated group exhibition shows, with more than 100 photographs, the significance and the variety of perception of the topic »Love« within the field of photography. Duffy has four silver gelatine black & white photographs in the exhibit and Chris Duffy was in Berlin for the event. …
chrisduffyDec 2014 – Camera Work Berlin – “Love” Exhibition