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Days of Punk

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Michael Grecco

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February 4 - March 19, 2023

Billy Idol, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982 © Michael Grecco
Billy Idol, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982 © Michael Grecco

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Lene Lovich, Boston, Massachusetts, 1983 © Michael Grecco
Lene Lovich, Boston, Massachusetts, 1983 © Michael Grecco

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Michael Grecco, Boston, Massachusetts, 1978 © Michael Grecco
Michael Grecco, Boston, Massachusetts, 1978 © Michael Grecco

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Billy Idol, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982 © Michael Grecco
Billy Idol, Boston, Massachusetts, 1982 © Michael Grecco

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In the cultural crucible of the late 1970s, punk rock music expanded and morphed into the Post-Punk and New Wave movements – and their many offshoots – that prevailed until the early 1990s. During this time, photographer, photojournalist, and filmmaker, Michael Grecco, was down and dirty in the thick of it, chronicling the clubs in Boston and New York. His was a unique opportunity to be embedded in this revolutionary scene from the very beginning. Presented for the first time, selections from this body of work – all previously unseen – capture a landmark era in popular culture. Punk, Post-Punk, New Wave, onstage, and backstage, Days of Punk is a punk rock exhibition that gets you unprecedented access to the inner circle of the punk rock scene. From the back rooms of venues to the spotlights onstage, Grecco recorded in-your-face images of seminal punk artists including The Cramps, Dead Kennedys, Talking Heads, Human Sexual Response, Adam Ant, Elvis Costello, Joan Jett, the Ramones, and many more. 

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