Caroline Coon

Born 1945 in London


Brunel University 1970-1972
Central Saint Martins College of Art 1965-1967
Northampton College of Art 1963-1965
Royal Ballet School 1955-1961
Legat Ballet School 1950-1955

1960s
Became involved in underground movement in London while attending art school

1966
Modelled for photographer George Harrison Marks

1967
Co-founded Release with Rufus Harris

1970s
Became involved in the London punk scene

1978
Managed The Clash (until 1980)
Designed the Global Revolution poster for The Clash's second album, Give 'em enough Rope
1982
Worked on the film, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains, Paramount1995
Mr Olympia banned from being shown at Tate Liverpool
Exhibitions:

2014
Paris Photo, James Hyman Gallery

2011
Street Fighting Man: Fifty Years of Street Protest, James Hyman Gallery

1971
Ozject D'art, Clytie Jessop Gallery

Publications:

The New Wave Punk Rock Explosion, Caroline Coon
From Talbot to Fox: 150 years of British Social Photography, James Hyman Gallery, 2011

Caroline Coon

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