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This work was exhibited at Plattfon/STAMPA Basel, June 10- July 11, 2010. Another print of The Dictators with Miss All Bare America CBGBs can be seen at Manitoba's in the East Village of New York City with Manitoba's owner Richard (Handsome Dick) Manitoba, former frontman of The Dictators.

Roberta Bayley is widely known for her photographs of the New York punk rock scene of the mid-1970's to the early 1980's. As the doorperson at CBGB's and the chief photographer of "Punk" Magazine, Bayley knew and befriended many of the musical artists and personalities who comprised New York's "Blank Generation" -- Richard Hell, The Ramones, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, Blondie, et. al., as well as those who came to America from England -- Joe Strummer; Elvis Costello, and The Sex Pistols.

Roberta Bayley, born in Pasadena and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, lives and works in New York. Her work is prominently featured in such notable books, as "Blondie: Images, 1976 - 1980," (London: Plexus Publishing, 2006); "Blank Generation Revisited: The Early Days Of Punk" (New York: Schirmer Books, 1997); and "Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History Of Punk" (New York: Grove Press, 1996). Bayley's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Currently, several of her works are included in the traveling museum exhibition, "Who Shot Rock & Roll."

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  • Pickup Location: Switzerland
  • Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 60.96 cm.)
  • Framed Under: Glass
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