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Dave Grohl, Australia, Set of Rolling Stone Magazine Cover Shoot

Period 1980-1999
W. 16 in; H. 20 in;
W. 40.64 cm; H. 50.8 cm;
Creation Date 1992
Description Shelli was touring with Nirvana in 1992. She was on the Australian set for Rolling Stone Magazine's cover shoot of Nirvana. She took this photo of Dave Grohl during a break when the magazine's photographer was setting up. The band’s story, seen through her camera, is her story as well. As famous as Nirvana became, and as culture‐rattling as their music turned out to be, to her, Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic were family Kurt like a brother and Krist her former husband. Much has been made in the media about Kurt’s brooding, drug‐addicted fatalism, but Shelli knew him long before a single reporter had thrust a mic in his face and insisted on a comment. She knows, and her images reflect, that, although those early days weren’t all sunshine and roses, they were the exuberant days of youth – a bunch of small‐town kids goofing on the glitzy aesthetic of their times and working hard at creating honest music that was authentic to their experience and view of the world. Her intimate photographs of Nirvana are featured in the exhibit "Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses" at the EMP (Experience Music Project) in Seattle, Washington
Styles / Movements Color
Incollect Reference Number 228345
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