Gerry Laffy / Die Laughing Art, London
As a teenager Gerry Laffy shelved the security of a lucrative job as a graphic artist at London Weekend TV to hit the big time in the UK, Europe and Japan as guitarist and co-founder of Glam Rock pioneers GIRL before going on to work on dozens of award winning videos for Queen, The Rolling Stones, Duran Duran, Billy Joel, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Culture Club, Fleetwood Mac etc. Many commercials and 11 feature films including the classic Highlander for the next 15 years whilst based in London, Sydney and Hollywood.
"Artist G is no stranger to fame, and that is reflected in his portraits of modern icons", writes Kim Janssen.
As a musician, Gerry has released 30 albums with GIRL, Ultravox, The London Cowboys, Sheer Greed, Duran Duran's John Taylor and as a highly respected solo artist.
But an overwhelming desire to return to his roots persuaded him to turn his back on LA in 2000 and to rediscover himself in London. From 2001 - 2008 he almost single-handedly reinvented 60's pop icon imagery for his celebrity clientele including stars of TV, film and members of several multi-million selling b...
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