Simon Larbalestier

Photographer, Person

1962 –

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Who is Simon Larbalestier?

Simon Larbalestier is an English photographer.

Larbalestier is noted for his collaborative work with Vaughan Oliver and the design studios 23 Envelope and v23 with whom he has provided photography used on album artwork for bands such as the Pixies, Red House Painters, Heidi Berry and other artists on the 4AD label. Much of the pair's collaborative work has been featured in the book Vaughan Oliver: Visceral Pleasures. His work has featured on many magazine covers for New Scientist and book covers for the publishers Random House and Secker & Warburg.

Graduating with a Masters of Art from the Royal College of Art, London in 1987, Larbalestier has described his final degree show as a turning point. Some of the images from this show became album artwork for the first Pixies EP Come On Pilgrim. Larbalestier went on to shoot images for all the Pixies albums notably Surfer Rosa, Doolittle and Bossanova providing a distinctive and influential imagery for the band. Larbalestier has had many solo and group exhibitions in Britain, Europe, Scandinavia and USA.

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Born
1962
Pembrokeshire
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • Royal College of Art

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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