About Kate Simon


It is impossible in a few words or even with several images to effectively sum up the ongoing work and extensive archive of Kate Simon. Kate has created many iconic photographs that have defined the subject and are part of modern popular culture. The Clash on the cover of the debut album, Debbie Harry on the roof of her apartment, Bob Marley by the pool, David Bowie in the studio, Led Zeppelin rehearsing, The Sex Pistols fighting , Miles Davis contemplating, Patti Smith on a rocking horse, all captured in a singular timeless style. Intimate portraits of artists and writers from William Burroughs to Andy Warhol, Robert Rauchshenberg to WH Auden, recent sittings with Iggy Pop and new work while a contributing editor to Interview Magazine continue to expand Kate’s unique archive. Kate’s photography has appeared on countless book jackets, record covers and in publications around the world, is displayed in museums and galleries in Europe and the US and in many private photographic collections. Her acclaimed book: Rebel Music: Bob Marley & Roots Reggae was published in a limited edition by: Genesis Publications. 


A number of prints are now available to own. All black and white photographs are hand printed on silver gelatin archival paper from the original negative, signed and stamped by the artist , color photographs are made to order as well.