A poignant exhibition of brave icons who have battled cancer will launch at London’s Zebra One Gallery on 23 March,featuring powerful photos of stars including David Bowie,Angelina Jolie, Dennis Hopper and Steve McQueen as well as PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN images of Kylie Minogue and late Motorhead legend, Ian “Lemmy” Kilminster.
To support Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal, http://www.zebraonegallery.com’s exhibition CELEBRITY & THE BIG C will donate 10% of profits raised as well as educating people about the different signs to look out for.Zebra One Gallery owner Gabrielle Du Plooy said: “The vast mix of stars touched by cancer in this exhibition illustrates just how indiscriminate it is – women and men of all ages and lifestyles, facing different forms of the disease in different ways.”
Images on sale include 15 editions of previously unseen Kylie Minogue images, for £1,400 each, by photographer Phil Knott – the pop princess was diagnosed with breast cancer and recently celebrated her tenth anniversary of beating the disease.
It also features 15 editions of Knott’s never-before-seen images of rock icon, Lemmy, who tragically lost his battle with an aggressive prostate cancer at the end of last year.
Other celebrity images featured in the touching exhibition, include Kate Garner’s powerful shots of Angelina Jolie – who had her ovaries removed as well as a double mastectomy, following cancer scares – and Garner’s powerful shots of David Bowie, who tragically lost his life to liver cancer in January. The show also includes pop artist Russell Marshall’s bold images of movie legend Steve McQueen – who died from asbestos-related cancer – and Apocalypse Now star Dennis Hopper – who lost his battle with prostate cancer six years ago.