Icon: Behind the Lens conclusion

Trace the journey of music photography from a niche pastime to a highly collectable art form.

  • Fred Vigeant
Watch Icon: Behind the Lens Friday, August 13 at 9pm on WITF. You can stream WITF TV live on our website and through the PBS Video app on Roku, Apple TV and iPhone and Android smartphones. The program is also available on-demand through the PBS Video app.

The series focusing on the eye-opening, thrilling world of live music photography through the experiences of the men and women who have documented popular music in images, from the earliest darkrooms to the fast-evolving digital landscapes of the present day concludes on Friday August 13 with back to back episodes.

First at 9pm,  we will trace the journey of music photography from a niche pastime to a highly collectable art form with stories from gallerists, art experts and photographers whose work hang in some of the world’s most revered institutions.

Then and 10pm, learn how music photography fits into the contemporary, popular culture landscape alongside the rise and influence of social media.

Watch Icon: Behind the Lens at 9pm and 10pm Friday August 13 on WITF. If you are a WITF Passport member, you can catch the entire series on-demand through the PBS Video app.

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