Charles Peterson (photographer)

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Charles Peterson
Charles Peterson 03.jpg
Born 1964
Longview, Washington
Occupation Photographer
Nationality American
Education University of Washington, 1987
Subject Music photography
Website
www.charlespeterson.net

Charles Peterson (born 1964 in Longview, Washington) is an American photographer[1] well known for his work with the independent record label Sub Pop. His photos are presented in the movie Kurt Cobain: About a Son. Charles is known for depicting the rise of the Northwest music scene in the late 80s to early 90s, and for his trademark full-frame, non-cropped image.

Publications[edit]

  • Touch Me I'm Sick (PowerHouse, 2003)
  • Screaming Life (Harper Collins, 1995)
  • Pearl Jam: Place/Date (with Lance Mercer, Rizzoli/Vitalogy, 1997)
  • Cypher, will be published in 2008 [dated info] by powerHouse

Exhibition[edit]

  • Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk Virginia
  • Seattle's Experience Music Project (EMP)
  • Cypher, will be published in 2008[dated info] by powerHouse
  • Galerie Chappe, Paris "Kurt Cobain, About A Son"

Films[edit]

  • Appears in Hype! (1996), a documentary covering the overexposure of Seattle's garage music scene.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stokes, W. (1996-02-28). Swing Era New York: The Jazz Photographs of Charles Peterson. Temple University Press. ISBN 9781566394642. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 

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