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Jill Furmanovsky

(1953-), Photographer

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 9 portraits
Furmanovsky emigrated from Zimbabwe with parents to England in 1965 and studied graphic design at Central (St. Martin's) School of Art from 1972-1974. From 1972 she became in-house photographer at the Rainbow Theatre specialising in live rock concerts. Rock artists photographed include Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Mick Jagger, The Clash, Sex Pistols, Pink Floyd, Pretenders, The Police and Eric Clapton and has been commissioned by many others, including K.D. Lang and Oasis. In 1995 her book The Moment - 25 Years of Rock Photography was published and in 1997 an exhibition of photographs taken of Oasis -'Was There Then' toured the country.

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Debbie Harry, by Jill Furmanovsky - NPG x125637

Debbie Harry

by Jill Furmanovsky
digital print, May 1977
NPG x125637

Joan Armatrading, by Jill Furmanovsky - NPG x125366

Joan Armatrading

by Jill Furmanovsky
archival inkjet print, 1979
NPG x125366

'The Human League' (Susanne Sulley; Philip Oakey; Joanne Catherall), by Jill Furmanovsky - NPG x125371

'The Human League' (Susanne Sulley; Philip Oakey; Joanne Catherall)

by Jill Furmanovsky
colour archival inkjet print, 1981
NPG x125371

k.d. lang, by Jill Furmanovsky - NPG x125364

k.d. lang

by Jill Furmanovsky
archival inkjet print, March 1992
NPG x125364

Chrissie Hynde; Jill Furmanovsky, by Jill Furmanovsky - NPG x125363

Chrissie Hynde; Jill Furmanovsky

by Jill Furmanovsky
colour archival art inkjet print, 1993
NPG x125363

Björk, by Jill Furmanovsky - NPG x125365


by Jill Furmanovsky
colour archival art inkjet print, May 1995
NPG x125365

Sheila Rock, by Jill Furmanovsky - NPG x126712

Sheila Rock

by Jill Furmanovsky
C-type colour print, May 2004
NPG x126712

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