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Johnson Clicks with Rockers

Edited by James Sullivan, Chronicle Pop Music Writer

Veteran photographer Pat Johnson isn’t one to blow his own trumpet, so a group of his Bay Area friends decided they’d make sure his secret got out.

“I’ve been shooting now for 25 years,” says the gregarious and earthy 46-year-old Cleveland native. “So my buddies started pushing me to get a show together. That was three years ago, and I guess I finally got around to it.”

From Saturday through March 1, the Art Rock gallery at 1155 Mission St. will exhibit “From Bowie to Bone Thugs: 25 Years of Rock Photography,” and eclectic range of Johnson’s work in the entertainment business. (More information is at

The show will feature previously released portraits and action shots of stars such as Coolio, the Grateful Dead, Tupac Shakur, Mick Jagger, No Doubt and David Bowie, many of whom were seduced by Johnson’s shameless love for Cleveland within 10 minutes of meeting him.

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