Glen E. Friedman


Glen E. Friedman is best known for his work capturing and promoting rebellion in his portraits of artists such as Fugazi, Black Flag, Ice-T, Dead Kennedys, Minor Threat, The Misfits, Bad Brains, Beastie Boys, Run-D.M.C., and Public Enemy, as well as classic skateboarding originators such as Tony Alva, Jay Adams, Alan “Ollie” Gelfand, Duane Peters, and Stacy Peralta, and a very young Tony Hawk. His photographs have captured the most important and influential underground heroes of skateboarding, punk, and hip-hop cultures. Friedman’s photography has been published in numerous books as well as in many other publications, on many record covers, and has been exhibited in art galleries and museums. His work is held in numerous photography collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. He has been inducted as an “Icon” into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame. Glen E. Friedman was interviewed on July 19, 2005 in New York City.

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36 min.


New York, NY


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