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February 28, 2020
FEB 2020 - BBC - SECRETS OF THE MUSEM SERIES

On the forth programme of the BBC's series 'Secrets of The Museum' David Bowie IS curator Victoria Broakes and Chris Duffy discuss the making of the Aladdin Sane photo session and the Duffy Archive's donation […]

February 6, 2020
FEB 2020 - V&A EXHIBITS

The Duffy Archive were very proud to be featured in two exhibitions at the Victoria & Albert Museum concurrently! The Mary Quant exhibition used Duffy’s images for their press promotion and the vintage shorts suit […]

January 30, 2020
JAN 2020 - MASTERPIECE GALLERY

Chris Duffy and Geoff MacCormack seen alongside their exhibited photo’s at the opening of Masterpiece Art in Holland Park, London 9th January. The gallery is showing a unique set of five silkscreen prints on Japanese […]

September 18, 2019
SEPT 2019 - ALADDIN SANE CONTACT SHEET IN US ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

This month's issue of American Architectural Digest features the home of actress Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman where a signed Duffy limited edition print of the David Bowie Aladdin Sane Contact sheet sold by […]

July 1, 2019
JULY 2019 -NEW LIMITED EDITION BLONDIE CONTACT SHEET

To celebrate Debbie Harry’s birthday today the Duffy Archive are delighted to release our new Demi-Contact Sheet.These pictures of Debbie Harry were taken for a feature in the Sunday Times colour supplement in 1977 and was the first picture […]

June 9, 2019
JUNE 2019 - V&A Members Event 'The Man Who Shot The Sixties'

Chris Duffy seen here at the V&A this weekend (9th June 2019) being interviewed by Vicky Broackes & Geoff Marsh (the curators of the hugely successful David Bowie is exhibition). The event showed the BBC […]

June 5, 2019
MAY 2019 - MAY ROUTH VISIT TO ARCHIVE

Costume designer May Routh visited the archive to inspect the framing of her amazing costume design illustrations from the 1976 Nick Roeg film 'The Man Who Fell To Earth'. May has loaned the Duffy Archive […]

April 5, 2019
APRIL 2019 - Mary Quant Exhibition Launches at the V&A Museum London

The Duffy Archive are exhibiting again at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum as part of the Mary Quant exhibition. Duffy’s photo’s have been used as part of their press campaign. Chris Duffy is pictured here […]

March 1, 2019
MARCH 2019 - 50th Anniversary Photo Auction of Survival International

The Duffy Archive is proud to announce it's involvement in the charity auction to support the 50th Anniversary Photo Auction of Survival International. A 24”x 24” Limited Edition Duffy Archive David Bowie Aladdin Sane Demi […]

March 1, 2019
FEBRUARY 2019 - Leica Gallery Opening Mayfair

The opening at the Leica Gallery featured Duffy’s photos from the 60’s and 70’s. Pauline Stone joined us (as seen in the coloured gels photo) and Chris is seen here with fellow photographer David Montgomery. […]

November 15, 2018
NOVEMBER 2018 - V&A ANNOUNCE MARY QUANT TICKETS

The V&A tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Mary Quant exhibit opening Saturday 6th April 2019. Duffy worked with Mary Quant during the 1960s and '70s shooting many iconic Quant outfits for magazines […]

November 3, 2018
NOVEMBER 2018 - COLLAR & COATS GALA BALL

The Duffy Archive were delighted to be part of the music package which achieved the highest bid of the evening in support of Battersea (for the care of dogs and cats https://www.battersea.org.uk). Duffy’s photo of David […]

October 4, 2018
SEPTEMBER 2018 - VOGUE RETRO ARTICLE

'The Beat Goes On"...The September issue of Vogue features a retrospective 1961 article on musical revolutionary Fela Kuti. Robin Muir looks back at Duffy's photo session revealing rare colour photographs.

August 16, 2018
AUGUST 2018 - ART OF THE ALBUM COVER

San Francisco Art Exchange launches a new exhibition called 'Art of the Album Cover' running from 12th August to 31st October 2018. SFAE put on an incredible display of the most valuable album cover art […]

July 19, 2018
JULY 2018 - V&A ANNOUNCE NEW EXHIBITION 'CARS' FOR 2019

The V&A has announced their upcoming exhibition CARS opening in Oct 2019 using Duffy’s photo of the E-Type Jaguar car.  This photo was taken in 1961 on the day that the M1 opened. Over the […]

June 20, 2018
JUNE 2018 - DUFFY ARCHIVE CELEBRATES 2 MILLION VISITORS FOR DAVID BOWIE IS

The Duffy Archive presented to Tristram Hunt the director of the V&A this rarely seen image taken from the Aladdin Sane contact sheet to celebrate the V&A’s best-selling David Bowie is exhibition welcoming 2 million visitors […]

June 18, 2018
JUNE 2018 - Peter Fetterman Gallery Los Angeles

The Peter Fetterman Gallery in Los Angeles is exhibiting a selection of Duffy photographs as part of ‘The Fashion Show’ exhibition until October 20th. Shown here are Silver Gelatin signed images taken for Vogue, French […]

June 8, 2018
June 2018 - MARY QUANT EXHIBITION ANNOUNCED AT THE V&A

The V&A has announced that in April 2019 they will launch their Mary Quant exhibition and the Duffy Archive are excited to be part of it!  Seen here is a photo Duffy took for the […]

June 8, 2018
June 2018 - New John Lennon Contact Sheet Released for Snap Gallery

The Duffy Archive has released a new John Lennon print for the Beatles exhibition at SNAP Galleries in Leamington Spa which is on view until 7th July.  This photo was taken by Duffy in 1965 […]

May 17, 2018
May 2018 - Steve Strange talk at The V&A

Steve Strange was one of the most flamboyant personalities in the London club scene that launched the New Romantic movement of the early 1980s. With his band Visage, Fade to Grey remains one of the […]

May 5, 2018
MAY 2018 - ART FOR CURE

The Duffy Archive are exhibiting at ART FOR CURE this weekend in support of breast cancer research. The exhibit is on from 10am to 5pm from May 5th - 7th 2018 at Glenham Hall, Suffolk

April 18, 2018
APRIL 2018 - ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOGRAPHERS - 50 YEARS

The Duffy Archive attended the Association of Photographers 50th year anniversary celebration. The AOP exhibited a diverse range of photography billed as '50 images that defined the age’ and Duffy's image of Jean Shrimpton taken […]

April 13, 2018
APRIL 2018 - 45TH ALADDIN SANE ANNIVERSARY

On 13th April 1973,David Bowie released his 6th studio album, Aladdin Sane, to critical acclaim. The Duffy Archive are excited to be marking this 45th anniversary with a limited edition of framed Aladdin Sane Stamps featuring […]

April 1, 2018
APRIL 2019 - LUCY BELL 'CONTACTS' EXHIBITION OPENS

Contacts is an exhibition of rare and never-before-seen contact sheets by some of the world’s greatest music photographers at the Lucy Bell Gallery. Read the Guardian review here. “When you see the contact sheet, it […]

April 1, 2018
MARCH 2018 - BOWIE STATUE UNVEILING AT AYLESBURY

The Duffy Archive is delighted to be part of the heroic effort by David Stopps to have this tribute statue to David Bowie erected in Aylesbury.  Andrew Sinclair is the sculptor and Duffy’s Aladdin Sane […]

March 25, 2018
MARCH 2018 - THE GEOFF MACCORMACK COLLECTION

The Duffy Archive attended the opening of the David Bowie Geoff MacCormack Collection at the Francesca Maffeo Gallery in Leigh, Essex. Writer, Producer, Photographer and good friend of the Duffy Archive, Geoff exhibited his first […]

March 19, 2018
MARCH 2018 - Story of a 60's Drummer

The Duffy Archive would like to introduce you to Charlie Coffils a friend of the archive and drummer of the band Cartoone. Duffy shot the front and back cover of their debut album on Atlantic […]

March 15, 2018
MARCH 2018 - MY GENERATION FILM PREVIEW AT THE BFI

The new Michael Caine documentary film 'My Generation' was previewed tonight (14/3/2018) at the British Film Institute in London to a select audience and was simultaneously shown at four hundred cinemas around the country. After […]

March 7, 2018
MARCH 2018 - Michael Caine 'My Generation' launch

The Duffy Archive attended the opening of the Michael Caine 'My Generation' documentary film at Carnaby X Pop Up gallery tonight in Carnaby Street London. The event was attended by a host of London celebrities […]

March 7, 2018
March 2018 - The Morrison Hotel New York Exhibit

To coincide with the David Bowie IS Brooklyn Museum exhibit The Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York, Los Angeles, and Hawaii have launched David Bowie exhibits. The Duffy Archive were at the private view in […]

March 6, 2018
March - 2018 The Final Bowie IS exhibit - Brooklyn Museum

The David Bowie IS exhibit has finally reached the end of its incredible five-year world tour. The exhibit has been seen by 1.8 million people in eleven countries and has toured to twelve venues including […]

February 5, 2018
Feb 2018 - Proud Central - Sixties Style

Proud Central Gallery launched a new Duffy exhibition this week; Sixties Style by Duffy. The exhibit celebrates the swinging 60's and Duffy's contribution to this cultural explosion and will coincide with the release of the […]

January 5, 2018
Jan 2018 - The Duffy Archive is now on Twitter!

The Duffy Archive will be posting behind the scenes videos and announcing news via Twitter going forward. Follow @duffy_archive to keep up to date! Tweets by duffy_archive

November 29, 2017
Nov 2017 - Mike Garson Gig

The Duffy Archive spent a wonderful evening listening to Mike Garson in concert with Steve Norman last night playing the Aladdin Sane album (and more) in Camden.  Truly a terrific evening and tickets are still […]

November 18, 2017
Nov 2017 - WOODY WOODMANSEY INTERVIEW

Chris Duffy interviewed Spiders From Mars Drummer Woody Woodmansey for an upcoming Duffy Bowie museum exhibition (dates to be announced). Woody had some amazing insights into his time working with David Bowie. He also talked […]

November 18, 2017
Nov 2017 - Sonos London Launch

Sonos sound systems chose to launch it's first London store with native Londoner David Bowie images curated by Paul Gorman. Two Duffy images were included in the selection, a Scary Monster classic and also David […]

October 28, 2017
Oct 2017 - Rhythm & Brews Duffy Exhibition

Chris Duffy introduced Duffy’s work to the residents of Chiswick and signed copies of his book Duffy Bowie:Five Sessions at the vinyl cafe Rhythm & Brews. As ever a talk with Chris is lively and […]

September 29, 2017
Sep 2017 - 'A New Career In A New Town' Hansa Studio, Berlin Launch

Parlophone Records launched the latest David Bowie box set 'A New Career In A New Town' at Hansa Studios, Berlin on the evening of September 26th. Chris Duffy together with longtime Bowie musician Carlos Alomar […]

September 29, 2017
Sep 2017 - Carlos Alomar & Chris Duffy at Hansa Studios Berlin

To celebrate the David Bowie box set launch 'A New Career In A New Town' Chris Duffy together with longtime Bowie musician Carlos Alomar and Hansa Studio sound engineer Eduard Meyer were interviewed on a […]

September 4, 2017
Sept 2017 - Camerawork Bowie Exhibit Launch - Berlin

The Duffy Archive were in Berlin on Saturday 30th September for the box set launch title 'A new career in a new town'. CAMERA WORK in conjunction with Parlophone offered over 700 guests the opportunity […]

August 3, 2017
Aug 2017 - Andy Bishop Archive

Andy Bishop kindly opened up his amazing archive of vintage Vogue magazines to Chris Duffy to see images that Duffy took that we hadn’t seen before - what a treat! Andy Bishop kindly opened up […]

July 25, 2017
July 2017 - Holden Luntz Gallery - UNDER THE BRIGHT LIGHTS - FASHIONABLE MOMENTS 1/7/2017 - 2/16/2017

“Lights, camera, clothes, models…” this is the call to action for the world of fashion photography. In the world of fashion, fame, and stardom, photographers must learn to function as directors, choreographers, and creative artists. […]

July 12, 2017
July 2017 - DAVID BOWIE "A NEW CAREER IN TOWN 77-82" BOX SET

Parlophone Records have announced the third in a series of box sets DAVID BOWIE ‘A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN (1977 – 1982)’ to be released on 29th September 2017. Duffy worked on two of the albums […]

May 11, 2017
MAY 2017 - DAVID BOWIE IS - BARCELONA

The record-breaking V&A exhibition has now reached Barcelona. Held in the Museu Del Disseny De Barcelona the exhibition runs from the 25th of May. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London gained unprecedented access to the 'David […]

May 11, 2017
MAY 2017 - PHOTO LONDON - Somerset House

The Duffy Archive attended Photo London to meet old and new friends and galleries. Hailed "The UK Photography event of the year" by the Guardian Photo London, held at Somerset House in London this relatively […]

May 11, 2017
MAY 2017 - CANDY CLARKE INTERVIEW

Chris has been in LA for the last week interviewing and gathering footage for an upcoming museum exhibition by the Duffy Archive. Candy Clarke played the lead female role in "The Man Who Fell To […]

May 11, 2017
MAY 2017 - DEREK BOSHIER INTERVIEW

Chris has been to LA this week to gather more interviews for our new exhibition, starting with Derek Boshier. The Lodger concept was a collaboration between Duffy/Bowie with graphic design from Boshier using Duffy's experimental […]

April 11, 2017
APRIL 2017 - EBOW DUFFY/BOWIE EXHIBITION

For its first show, in nearly 5 years, the Ebow gallery will re-open to the public to play host to the Irish installment of the ‘Bowie by Duffy’ exhibition. The show will focus on the […]

April 11, 2017
APRIL 2017 - HOLY HOLY GIG - AYLESBURY WATERSIDE THEATRE

The Duffy Archive went to see Holy Holy featuring Woody Woodmansey and Tony Visconti and an all-star band played Aylesbury's Waterside Theatre. Performing The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars where […]

March 25, 2017
MAR 2017 - 37th Annual AIPAD Exhibition - NEW YORK

The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) 37th annual photography show will be held between March 30th - April 2nd at Pier 94 in New York. Holden Luntz Gallery will be representing The Duffy Archive at […]

March 11, 2017
MAR 2017 - ROYAL MAIL ALADDIN SANE STAMP LAUNCH

Royal Mail in association with Studio Dempsey has honoured David Bowie with a set of 10 stamps making him the only solo musician in history to be immortalised in this format. The set includes six […]

March 11, 2017
MAR 2017 - FROM IBIZA TO THE NORFOLK BROADS

The Duffy Archive attended the opening night of the critically acclaimed "From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads" by Adrian Berry in Highgate. "Adrian Berry’s acclaimed production tells the tale of a young David Bowie obsessive. Martin is […]

February 15, 2017
FEB 2017 - THE ART OF SOUND AND MOVEMENT - HOLDEN LUNTZ GALLERY

2/22/2017 - 3/18/2017 It may seem ironic that photography, with its inherent emphasis on the still image, has always had a role in the documenting of movements and sounds of the performance-based arts. If one […]

January 31, 2017
Jan 2017 - London Proud Gallery - 'Five Sessions'

Proud Galleries is delighted to present ‘Bowie by Duffy’; a celebration of the dynamic relationship between two of the centuries greatest artistic innovators. This exhibition of original prints signed by the late Brian Duffy is […]

January 31, 2017
Jan 2017 - BlitzGallery Tokyo - Bowie: Faces

Blitz Gallery Tokyo is exhibiting an exciting selection of David Bowie images from Duffy, Sukita, Terry O'Neil and others. BOWIE : FACES – a collaboration between Iconic Images and Blitz Gallery, Tokyo – is the […]

January 11, 2017
JAN 2017 - JAPAN Daikanyama T-Site, Tsutaya Books

This exhibition presents photographs of David Bowie, the legendary musician and cultural icon who had a huge impact on visual art. January 8th would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday, while January 10th will mark the […]

January 11, 2017
JAN 2017 - DUFFY/BOWIE FIVE SESSIONS - MEXICO CITY

The Duffy/Bowie Five Sessions exhibit has opened at The Museum of Mexico City. The exhibit ends on the 29th of January.  This is the last of three shows to be exhibited in Mexico this year. The […]

January 11, 2017
JAN 2017 - MIKE GARSON INTERVIEW

Mike Garson, the legendary pianist probably best known for his collaboration and relationship with David Bowie which began in late 1971 kindly took time out of his busy touring schedule to be interviewed for The […]

January 8, 2017
Jan 2017 - David Bowie is - Tokyo

Daikanyama T-Site, Tsutaya Books: This exhibition presents photographs of David Bowie, the legendary musician and cultural icon who had a huge impact on visual art. January 8th would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday, while January […]

January 1, 2017
JAN 2017 - ROBERT ELMS SHOW - BBC RADIO LONDON

Chris Duffy has been interviewed by Robert Elms on BBC Radio London to talk about Duffy's legacy and our current exhibit at Proud Gallery. Proud Galleries is delighted to present ‘Bowie by Duffy’; a celebration […]

December 20, 2016
DEC 2016 - DAVID BOWIE Brixton Pound - DUFFY'S ALADDIN SANE

The Duffy Archive received a limited edition copy of the Brixton Pound today exhibiting Duffy's David Bowie Aladdin Sane image. David had roots in Brixton and he gave his blessing to this project. The Brixton […]

October 31, 2016
Oct 2016 - 'Five Sessions' at Ono Arte Gallery, Bologna, Italy

Ono Arte Gallery in Bologna is exhibiting the Duffy/Bowie Five Sessions show. An Italian version of the Duffy/Bowie Five Sessions book has been released and will be launched at the show. The exhibit has received […]

September 11, 2016
Sept 2016 - The Man Who Fell To Earth Remastered

The cult film 'The Man Who Fell To Earth' directed by Nick Roeg and starring David Bowie has been digitally remastered and re-released on its 40th Anniversary. Shot in 1975 in New Mexico USA and […]

August 11, 2016
Aug 2016 - 'Five Sessions' Guadalajara

The Duffy / Bowie Mexico Exhibit has moved onto Guadalajara at the Palcco Gallery from 22nd August to the 16th October Av. Central Guillermo González Camarena #375, Casa del Obrero Mundial, Col. Residencial Poniente, Zapopan, Jalisco The […]

July 11, 2016
July 2016 - David Bowie is Opens at Mambo in Bologna

The exhibition David Bowie IS finally lands at Mambo, a unique event in Italy and last stage of the tour in Europe, at Bologna from the 14th of July to the 13th of November. The posters are also displayed […]

June 8, 2016
June 2016 - 'Five Sessions' Monterrey Mexico

The Duffy/Bowie Five Sessions exhibit has opened at Pabellon M Gallery in Monterrey Mexico. Exhibit dates are from the 1st June through to July 31st 2016, This is the first of three shows to be exhibited in […]

May 27, 2016
MAR 2016 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' GOING TO TOKYO

The V&A announce the Japanese tour of the ‘David Bowie is’ exhibition. We are proud and honoured to be the lead image to this outstanding exhibition which is a tribute to David’s legendary work. The […]

May 8, 2016
May 2016 - Photo London

The second year of Photo London opens on 19th May 2016 at Somerset House until the 22nd May. The exhibit will feature 84 worldwide galleries and Camera Work Berlin will be exhibiting Duffy's David Bowie 'Aladdin […]

April 27, 2016
April 2016 - Duffy / Pirelli / Bowie

The Hospital Club, Covent Garden London is the first venue to show Duffy’s 1965 and 1973 work with Pirelli illustrating how the airbrushing technique on the 1973 calendar went onto being incorporated into the iconic Aladdin […]

April 27, 2016
APR 2016 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' COMING TO ITALY

The V&A David Bowie is exhibition is moving onto its last European venue before it goes onto Japan next year and this opens at Mambo in Bologna July 14th, 2016.  Tickets are available on the […]

March 13, 2016
MAR 2016 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' Groninger Exhibit Extended

The exhibition David Bowie is has been extended four weeks, closing on Sunday, April 10, 2016. David Bowie is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the most pioneering […]

February 20, 2016
FEB 2016 - STARMAN 1947-2016, A Tribute to David Bowie

"There's a starman waiting in the sky, he'd like to come and meet us, but he thinks he'd blow our minds" On January 10th 2016, legendary British music icon David Bowie passed away at the […]

February 14, 2016
FEB 2016 - Vogue 100: A Century of Style - NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY LONDON

To mark the centenary year of British Vogue in 2016, a major exhibition will open at the National Portrait Gallery, featuring fashion, beauty and portrait photography from the last 100 years. Sponsored by Leon Max, […]

January 10, 2016
JAN 2016 - David Bowie 1947 - 2016

When Duffy passed away in 2010 David sent his deepest sympathy to the Duffy family. It was a very touching moment and showed that even after all these years there was great respect between these […]

December 19, 2015
DEC 2015 - Mark Powell BESPOKE TAILOR - London Exhibit

Bespoke London Tailor - Mark Powell - Will be exhibiting a select number of Duffy prints on the walls of his London tailoring establishment in Marshall Street, Soho over the Christmas period through to March 2016. […]

December 17, 2015
Dec 2015 - 'A Lad Insane' Exhibition - Gallery Vassie, Amsterdam

Gallery Vassie opens the exhibition of Duffy/Bowie, which includes photographs from all of the five famous sessions that Brian Duffy worked on with David Bowie between 1972 and 1980. Duffy’s work was dynamic and inventive – […]

December 16, 2015
DEC 2015 - GQ MAGAZINE 'Lodger' Feature

December's GQ magazine: Art, Rock And The Bad Boys Of Berlin in GQ December 2015 features an article on artist Derek Boshier's collaboration with Duffy and David Bowie on David Bowie's 1979 Lodger album. The […]

December 13, 2015
DEC 2015 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' AT GRONINGER MUSEUM

The David Bowie is Exhibit arrives at The Groninger Museum, Holland. This is the seventh worldwide exhibit and has attracted over a million visitors. David Bowie is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary […]

November 3, 2015
NOV 2015 - The United Nations of Photography - What You Looking At? Chris Duffy Talk

The United Nations of Photography - Where the informed, passionate and inquisitive meet. Where the new landscapes of photography and filmmaking are discussed, questioned and debated. Chris Duffy is giving a talk in Bristol on […]

September 13, 2015
SEP 2015 - PhotoGallery - Gothenburg Exhibit & Talks

Duffy's images were exhibited at The Photogallery in Gothenburg Sweden over the weekend of the 12th September with other famed photographers Terry O'Neill, Justin De Villeneuve, Christian Coigny and Hakan Ludwigson. Chris Duffy also gave several well-received talks […]

August 30, 2015
AUG 2015 - LEGEND OF THE EAST END - EXHIBITION

Previously unseen photographs by Duffy of the notorious Kray family have been released as part of an exhibition in the East End. The Legend Of The East End show in Bethnal Green features images of […]

August 16, 2015
AUG 2015 - The Duffy Archive Joins Instagram

The Duffy Archive and Chris Duffy have now joined the fastest growing social media network - Instagram. Follow us here - The Duffy Archive / Chris Duffy Birthday greetings to Amanda Lear who was one of […]

July 25, 2015
JUL 2015 - Robert Lacey - 'Model Woman: Eileen Ford and The Business of Beauty' Book Launch

Best selling author Robert Lacey launched his latest book 'Model Woman: Eileen Ford and The Business of Beauty' at the glamorous Savile Club Ballroom in London this week (16/7/2015). A glittering affair with many famous […]

July 18, 2015
JUL 2015 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' IN AUSTRALIA - ACMI MELBOURNE

The David Bowie is exhibition has finally landed at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne Australia. This is the third year and sixth venue for the exhibition and still achieving record-breaking ticket […]

June 18, 2015
JUN 2015 - 'Photography In the Capital Of Cool' EXHIBITION - FOAM, AMSTERDAM

FOAM Photo Museum in Amsterdam has just opened it's latest summer exhibition 'Photography in the Capitol of Cool' featuring over fifty iconic Duffy images. The thematic group show immerses visitors in the dazzling London of […]

May 31, 2015
MAY 2015 - Remembering 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 […]

May 7, 2015
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 […]

May 4, 2015
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 […]

March 10, 2015
MAR 2015 - Classic Rock Magazine - Black Sabbath By Duffy

Duffy portrait of Black Sabbath taken in 1973 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 […]

March 6, 2015
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 […]

February 23, 2015
FEB 2015 - 'The Total Look' Exhibition - Cincinnati Art Museum

The Total Look: The Creative Collaboration Between Rudi Gernreich, Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton - Includes rare Duffy photographs of Vidal Sassoon at work. Known by most for designing the topless bathing suit in 1964, […]

February 13, 2015
FEB 2015 - Remembering 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 […]

February 3, 2015
FEB 2015 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' 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 […]

February 3, 2015
FEB 2015 - FOCUS ON BLOW-UP - Michelangelo Antonioni's masterpiece

24/01/15 to 08/04/15 Blow-Up Antonioni’s Classic Film and Photography “A truth that is only my truth is therefore not the truth.” Julio Florencio Cortázar It is “Swinging London,” the mid-1960s. An era of pop culture […]

December 9, 2014
DEC 2014 - Duffy's French Elle MODE 60'S BOOK LAUNCH

Glenat books in France have just published Duffy's monograph of work for French Elle from the '60s & '70s. Titled "Fashion 60's / 70's In The Eye's of Duffy" for the French version, the book […]

December 9, 2014
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« […]

December 3, 2014
DEC 2014 - ROCK GOD'S & SUPERSTARS - PROUD GALLERY LONDON

11th December 2014 – 18th January 2015 This Christmas Proud Chelsea is pleased to announce Rock Gods & Superstars; a collaborative exhibition of the most highly regarded photographers of the 20th Century; Brian Aris, Norman […]

November 5, 2014
OCT 2014 - National Portrait Gallery - A Portrait Of Britain

The National Portrait Gallery has just published their latest book 'A Portrait of Britain'. The book presents a broad selection of the personalities that have shaped the last four centuries of British life, from Elizabeth […]

September 23, 2014
SEP 2014 - 'David Bowie Day' Proclaimed by Mayor Rahm of Chicago

As the David Bowie is exhibition is the only U.S. stop this year on the exhibit’s tour, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is declaring Sept. 23 as “David Bowie Day” in Chicago. But don’t take our word for it […]

September 17, 2014
SEP 2014 - Air Magazine Issue 39 - FIVE SESSIONS FEATURE

The Duffy/Bowie Five Sessions book has been included in this months 'Air Magazine' for a  'Take Five' feature - A magazine with altitude! The book is now available direct from the archive signed by Chris Duffy […]

September 3, 2014
SEP 2014 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' AT The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

David Bowie Is presents the first retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie—one of the most pioneering and influential performers of our time. More than 400 objects, most from the David Bowie Archive—including handwritten […]

September 3, 2014
SEP 2014 - DUFFY/BOWIE FIVE SESSIONS @ THE SAN FRANCISCO ART EXCHANGE (SFAE)

A video summary of the opening night of our Duffy/Bowie Five Sessions exhibit in the San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAE) gallery. All photos by Gary Bossier. Bryan Duffy-David Bowie Photographs S.F.A.E A video summary of […]

August 17, 2014
AUG 2014 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' STAYING IN BERLIN UNTIL THE 24TH AUGUST

Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum in Berlin has extended the David Bowie is exhibition until the 24th August 2014. David Bowie is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the […]

August 14, 2014
AUG 2014 - 'Memory Of A Free Festival'

For all Bowie fans please support the 'Memory of a Free Festival' held in Beckenham on August 16th 1pm-7pm at Croydon Road Recreation Ground, Beckenham BR3 3PR. This is the 45th year anniversary and some […]

July 15, 2014
JUL 2014 - 'Five Sessions' book on Amazon for £999!

The #1 Amazon bestseller Bowie book, Duffy / Bowie  'Five Sessions" has finally arrived in the UK and is ready for despatch; however, an eagle-eyed fan showed us that a used copy is available on […]

June 15, 2014
JUN 2014 - Rolling Stone USA article on Duffy / Bowie Five Session book

This months edition of Rolling Stone USA has a "Rock Photography" feature on Duffy and the newly released "Five Sessions" book. Worldwide press and customer feedback of the book has been astoundingly positive. Written by David […]

June 15, 2014
JUL 2014 - Photographers Vs Prostate Cancer

Photographers including Duffy, Don McCullin, Julia Fullerton Batten and Martin Parr have donated images to a charity auction being held in London this week to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. The auction takes place […]

June 15, 2014
JUN 2014 - Ray of Sunshine 2014 Charity Auction

The Ray of Sunshine Children's Charity took place at Jack Barclay, H.R. Owen’s prestigious Berkeley Square showroom on June 25th, 2014 and raised a staggering  £150,000. The Duffy Archive donated two of Duffy's photographs. The […]

June 3, 2014
JUN 2014 - SUPERMODELS THEN & NOW - CAMERA WORK, BERLIN

Group exhibition from June 28 – September 6, 2014 CWC GALLERY · Auguststrasse 11-13 · 10117 Berlin · Germany Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday · 11am – 7pm The self-curated exhibition shows more than 100 […]

May 12, 2014
MAY 2014 - NEW EDITION DUFFY ALADDIN SANE SIGNED BY David Bowie

The Duffy Archive is pleased to announce that David Bowie has signed a new edition of 25 prints of the Aladdin Sane ‘Eyes Open’ image. The edition launched in Berlin at Camera Work Gallery on […]

April 3, 2014
APRIL 2014 - BLOW UP - ANTONIONI'S CLASSIC FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY - ALBERTINA GALLERY VIENNA

30 April 2014 - 17 August 2014 Michelangelo Antonioni's 1966 cult film Blow-Up and its various references to photography are the focus of the Albertina photo exhibit of the same name. For the first time, […]

March 12, 2014
MAR 2014 - Royal Photographic Society talk at the Archive

On the 22nd March, The Royal Photographic Society came to listen to a talk and presentation by Chris Duffy at the Duffy Archive on the life and work of Duffy. Iconic images and unseen video […]

March 12, 2014
MAR 2014 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' COMING TO BERLIN

Martin-Gropius-Bau will host the successful V&A David Bowie exhibition from May 20th - August 10th. David Bowie is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the most […]

February 12, 2014
FEB 2014 - David Bailey - 'Stardust' - National Portrait Gallery, London

6th February - 1st June David Bailey has made an outstanding contribution to photography and the visual arts, creating consistently imaginative and thought-provoking portraits. As well as new work, this landmark exhibition includes a wide […]

February 12, 2014
FEB 2014 - Bowie & Duffy at La Termica Museum, Malaga Spain

La Termica & Contemporanea present 'Bowie Series' a solo show by Duffy (UK, 1933-2010), the man who changed the face of British and European Photography. 'Duffy. Bowie Series' will take place from February 14th to […]

January 3, 2014
JAN 2014 - RAF AIR DEFENCE MUSEUM NORFOLK EXHIBITION

Prof. Sir John Randall & Dr. Harry Boot photographed by Duffy in 1975 for the Sunday Times for an article titled “Secret Weapon.” Randall & Boot produced the cavity magnetron which enabled surfaced submarines to […]

January 3, 2014
JAN 2014 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' AT Sao Paulo Museum of Image and Sound - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

MIS presents the David Bowie exhibition, organized by the London Victoria and Albert Museum (V & A). V & A, one of the most important museums in the world in design, had unprecedented access to […]

January 1, 2014
JAN 2014 - BRIAN DUFFY SOLO EXHIBITION @ BLITZ TOKYO

Brian Duffy Photo Exhibition "DUFFY ... PHOTOGRAPHER" January 24 (Fri) - March 29 (Sat) 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Closed on Sunday Monday Free admission We will hold a photo exhibition "Blue Duffy (1933-2010)" DUFFY […]

October 3, 2013
OCT 2013 - DUFFY/BOWIE SOLO EXHIBIT - STEPHEN BULGER GALLERY - TORONTO, CANADA

BRIAN DUFFY David Bowie Exhibition Dates: October 26 - November 23, 2013 The gallery is pleased to present its first solo exhibition of work by Brian Duffy, featuring his photographs of David Bowie in Gallery […]

October 3, 2013
OCT 2013 - GLAM! - THE PERFORMANCE OF STYLE - LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz

19 October 2013 to 2 February 2014 GLAM! THE PERFORMANCE OF STYLE Glam is an apt descrip­tion for the extrav­a­gant style that musi­cians such as David Bowie and Marc Bolan made popular in Great Britain […]

September 3, 2013
SEP 2013 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' AT ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO - CANADA

David Bowie is September 25 – November 29, 2013 Be the first in Canada to take an exciting odyssey through the world of pioneering musician, performer and style icon David Bowie. This fall, David Bowie […]

August 3, 2013
AUG 2013 - 'ICONS' - PROUD GALLERY, LONDON

Proud Chelsea Exhibition ICONS 1st August - 21st September 2013 Proud Chelsea is pleased to present Icons; an exhibition of the most iconic and influential faces from fashion, music, and film shot by some of […]

July 3, 2013
JUL 2013 - 'DUFFY' SOLO EXHIBITION - GALLERY VASSIE, AMSTERDAM

A selection of iconic Duffy images will be shown at Gallery Vassie between the 20th July and 31st August. Gallery Vassie Langestraat 47 1015 AK Amsterdam The Netherlands info@galleryvassie.com +31 (0)685 72 47 97 Opening […]

June 3, 2013
JUN 2013 - CAMERA WORK 'ROCKS' EXHIBITION - AMSTERDAM

From June 8 through August 17, 2013, CAMERA WORK presents the group exhibition »CAMERA WORK rocks«. 100 works with a selection of the most famous musicians and bands of the past decades - some of […]

June 3, 2013
JUN 2013 - BOWIE BY DUFFY - FOAM, AMSTERDAM

21/06/13 - 4/10/13 This summer, Foam exhibits an exclusive selection of images of David Bowie made by the late legendary fashion photographer Brian Duffy. Between 1972 and 1980 Duffy worked with Bowie on five photographic […]

May 3, 2013
MAY 2013 - BOWIE BY DUFFY - PROUD GALLERY LONDON

Proud Chelsea Exhibition Bowie by Duffy Mar 4th - May 19th, 2013 Proud Galleries is delighted to present ‘Bowie by Duffy’; a celebration of the dynamic relationship between two of the centuries greatest artistic innovators. […]

May 3, 2013
MAY 2013 - DUFFY/BOWIE SOLO EXHIBIT - WHITE CLOTH GALLERY, LEEDS

David Bowie May 2nd 2013 – July 15th 2013 This exhibition marked the 40th anniversary of one of Duffy’s most iconic David Bowie images, the famous Aladdin Sane album cover which is still considered to […]

March 3, 2013
MAR 2013 - DAVID BOWIE 'IS' V&A EXHIBITION - LONDON

David Bowie is, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times. Over 300 objects including handwritten lyrics, original costumes, […]

February 3, 2013
FEB 2013 - 'GLAM! THE PERFORMANCE OF STYLE' - TATE LIVERPOOL

Glam, a visually extravagant pop style exploded across Britain during the years 1971–5. The exciting, futuristic sounds, extravagant fashions and glitter-dappled personas emerging in this era had their roots firmly in British art schools. Glam! […]

November 3, 2012
NOV 2012 - DAVID BOWIE "A NEW CAREER IN A NEW TOWN" - ONO ARTE, BOLOGNA

David Bowie: A new career in a new town. 29th November 2012 to 17th January 2013. Through a hundred images of 15 internationally renowned photographers (including Brian Duffy, Sheila Rock, Ian Dickson, Philippe Auliac, Terry […]

September 6, 2012
SEP 2012 - BRIAN DUFFY RETROSPECTIVE - Centro de Historia ZARGOSA SPAIN

Duffy's retrospective is coming to Spain for the first time. The exhibition will be shown on September 6th to November 11th at Centro de Historias in Zaragoza. This show rediscovers a photographic genius. Brian Duffy's […]

September 6, 2012
SEP 2012 - UNSEEN AMSTERDAM - FOAM MUSEUM

Unseen is the leading platform for contemporary photography. Exclusively focusing on what’s new in the photography world, Unseen provides a channel for up-and-coming talent to showcase their work. Unseen brings together the international photography community […]

September 3, 2012
SEP 2012 - "IMPOSSIBLE WORKS" - SOPHIE SCHEIDECKER GALLERY, PARIS

A Selection of Duffy's iconic advertising works will be included in the Sophie Scheidecker curated exhibition - "Impossible Works" from September 2012 in Paris. Images include a selection of the surreal Benson & Hedges illusionary […]

September 3, 2012
SEP 2012 - BIBA AND BEYOND! - Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Start: 22nd September 2012 End: 14th April 2013 Brighton Museum & Art Gallery This major fashion exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery celebrates all things Biba and Beyond! The Biba store, the clothes, the […]

August 6, 2012
AUG 2012 - DUFFY SOLO EXHIBIT- MODERNBOOK GALLERY - SAN FRANCISCO

From August 2012 a selection of Duffy works will be available to view in the Modernbook Gallery/Bookstore, Palo Alto. WHEN: Until Sunday, September 1, 2012 WHERE: Modernbook Gallery 49 Geary Street (at Kearny Street) San […]

May 6, 2012
MAY 2012 - BRIAN DUFFY RETROSPECTIVE - CLIC GALLERY NYC

NYC’s Clic Gallery is hosting the first stateside retrospective of legendary fashion/commercial photographer Brian Duffy’s work. Opening on May 3rd, the exhibition will run to June 3rd, 2012. Photographer Brian Duffy initially trained as an […]

May 6, 2012
MAY 2012 - Duffy: Risk Taker, Mischief Maker, Photographic Maverick - MR MUSICHEAD - LOS ANGELES

Saturday • May 5 • 7 - 10 PM • Opening Reception Mr. Musichead Gallery • 7511 W Sunset Blvd • Los Angeles CA 90046 Aladdin Sane by Duffy - A retrospective of legendary British […]

March 6, 2012
MAR 2012 - Swinging: The Fashion Photography of Brian Duffy - SOFITEL MELBOURNE

Swinging: the fashion photography of Brian Duffy is presented by MGA in partnership with Sofitel Melbourne On Collins This exhibition, drawing on work from the DUFFY ARCHIVE in Britain, presents a survey of BRIAN DUFFY’s […]

March 6, 2012
MAR 2012 - NOTORIOUS: Duffy's celebrity portraits - Solo Exhibition - Monash Art Museum, Sydney, Australia

NOTORIOUS: Duffy's celebrity portraits 27 March 2012 to 3 June 2012 FINAL DAYS! The English photographer Brian Duffy helped to define the visual style of Britain in the '60s and '70s. Alongside Terrence Donovan and […]

March 6, 2012
MAR 2012 - British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age

31 March - 12 August 2012. The V&A's exhibition, British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age, celebrated the best of British post-war art and design from the 1948 ‘Austerity Games' to the present day. […]

March 6, 2012
MAR 2012 - DUFFY: THE LOST PORTRAITS - PROUD CHELSEA

Proud Chelsea is delighted to present Duffy; The Lost Portraits, an exclusive archive of rare, signed prints from sixties music and fashion photographer Brian Duffy. Taken from a limited archive after the late photographer attempted […]

January 6, 2012
JAN 2012 - Duffy - The Photographic Genius - Alinari National Museum of Photography - Italy

From January 12th to May 20th, 2012 MNAF - Alinari National Museum of Photography Piazza Santa Maria Novella 14a r, Florence The National Alinari Museum of photography celebrates the genius of Duffy, the photographer of […]

August 8, 2011
AUG 2011 - Exhibition: Duffy at Idea Generation - LONDON

A new full career retrospective of the late, great photographer Brian Duffy’s work opens today - 8/7/11 at London’s Idea Generation Gallery. The exhibition, which runs until August 28, coincides with the publication of Duffy […]

August 6, 2011
AUG 2011 - Ballarat International Foto Biennale - Australia

This year Ballarat will play host to the International Foto Biennale. The aim: to promote photography in all its forms, to educate, inspire and question, by presenting photography from the world to Australia and from […]

July 6, 2011
JUL 2011 - Galerie Aalders La Garde-Freinet, France - Solo Exhibit

From July The Duffy Archive will be exhibiting a selection of images from our newly released full career retrospective of the late, great photographer Brian Duffy. The exhibition, which runs until August, coincides with the […]

June 6, 2011
JUN 2011 - BRIAN DUFFY SOLO EXHIBIT + EURO BOOK LAUNCH - GALLERY VASSIE, AMSTERDAM

‘I don’t give a f**k what anybody thinks about me…. I never wanted to be famous. Why? For what? So the doorman at Harrods can recognise me? What I care about is what my kids […]

May 6, 2011
MAY 2011 - Duffy Photo Exhibition • Art of Tasting with Mark Hix - STEPHEN WEBSTER, BEVERLY HILLS CALIFORNIA

Stephen Webster Store & Lounge 202 North Rodeo Drive • Beverly Hills, CA 90210 • (310) 246-9500 Park at Two Rodeo, enter on Dayton Way See the event images here. David Bowie / Duffy photo […]

December 7, 2010
DEC 2010 - CHRISTINE KEELER - MY LIFE IN PICTURES - THE MAYOR GALLERY LONDON

From the 2nd of November until the 17th of December the Duffy Archive will be contributing images to the "Christine Keeler - My life in pictures" exhibit at the Mayor Gallery London. Time Out says […]

October 7, 2010
OCT 2010 - PROUD CAMDEN - 'ANY DAY NOW' BY KEVIN CANN - BOOK LAUNCH/EXHIBITION

Press: Digital Photographer - Proud Camden presents Any Day Now: David Bowie – The London Years (1947 – 1974), an exclusive photographic portrait of the icon’s formative years in London, in conjunction with the publication […]

September 7, 2010
SEP 2010 - DUFFY, THE THIRD MAN EXHIBITION - LUCY BELL GALLERY, St Leonards-On-Sea, Sussex

For the second solo exhibition for The Duffy Archive we shall be presenting a new selection of work at The Lucy Bell Gallery - St Leonards-On-Sea, Sussex entitled "The Third Man." The exhibition will be complemented […]

August 7, 2010
AUG 2010 - THE LITTLE BLACK GALLERY CHELSEA - DUFFY CONTRIBUTION

The Duffy Archive are contributing a selection of images to an upcoming exhibition and pop up shop between The Little Black Gallery Chelsea and Bamford Haybarn, Daylesford. The Bamford Barn is hosting the Little Black […]

October 7, 2009
OCT 2009 - BEATLES TO BOWIE EXHIBITION - NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

This major exhibition explores the leading pop music personalities who helped create 'Swinging London' in the 1960s. Over 150 photographs, together with a range of memorabilia, illustrate how the photographic image, music, and performance made […]

October 7, 2009
OCT 2009 - DUFFY DEBUT SOLO EXHIBITION - CHRIS BEETLES GALLERY, LONDON

The Duffy Archive is proud to announce the debut exhibition of the photography of Brian Duffy. Event Press Release - Guardian Time Out says: Survey of Brian Duffy, the photographer who during the 1960s, together […]

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