Meet today's most compelling artists and explore their work as they take you on a creative journey sure to inspire your imagination and appreciation for the visual arts.

Featured Artist Janette Beckman

Janette Beckman

Janette Beckman began her career at the dawn of punk rock working for The Face and Melody Maker. She shot bands from The Clash to The Specials as well as 3 Police album covers Her powerful portraits celebrating this music and street style are collected in 'Made in the UK: The Music of Attitude, 1977-1982', PowerHouse Books 2005. Moving to New York in 1982, she was drawn to the underground Hip Hop scene. Her photographs of pioneers Afrika Bambaata, Run DMC, Salt' n 'Pepa and Grandmaster Flash and 1980's style are collected in 'The Breaks, Stylin and Profilin 1982-1990', PowerHouse Books 2007. Since moving to New York she has shot everyone from entertainers to politicians - Clients include: Esquire, Rolling Stone, People, Interview, London Sunday Times Magazine, Observer Magazine, Doc Marten, Converse, Schott, Casio, Warner Brothers Music, Universal Music, etc. Her photographs have recently been exhibited at: Paul Smith London, Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC, Collette Paris, IsetanTokyo, Kong Gallery Shanghai, Rockarchive and Proud Gallery London.

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