Archive for November, 2014

Stevie Wonder Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom  //

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Stevie Wonder Copyright © Jill Fermanovsky. All Rights Reserved. Yesterday Stevie Wonder was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our nation’s highest civilian honor. Stevie truly deserved that honor. Just two weeks ago I went to see him in concert on November 9th at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. He was performing for the […]

The Poet’s Door featuring Walt Whitman by William Adair  //

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The Poet’s Door by William Adair with Nevada Schadler, Georgetown University’s Red Square. On Veteran’s Day William Adair brought to the Georgetown University campus a work from his “Golden Doors to Infinity” series of gilded doors that are then inscribed and marked by the public. This door was dedicated to Walt Whitman, who nursed Civil […]

David Burnett  //

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Copyright © David Burnett. All Rights Reserved. In 1976, while on assignment in Jamaica for Time magazine, David Burnett photographed Bob Marley for the first time, and Burnett became so entranced by Marley’s charisma that he continued to document the reggae king throughout his groundbreaking European “Exodus” tour. Burnett’s vision, coupled with Marley’s larger-than-life charisma, […]

Mick Rock  //

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David Bowie, London, 1973. Copyright © Mick Rock. All Rights Reserved. British photographer Mick Rock is “The Man Who Shot the ‘70s,” the inimitable rock photographer who launched his career with an unknown David Bowie in 1972. From the first photo shoot, he developed a two-year relationship as Bowie’s official photographer. During this time Rock […]

Financial Times Story on Collecting Music Photography and Govinda Gallery  //

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15 November/16 November 2014 Cool and collected Rock photography: How images of pop stars have gone from bedroom walls to sale rooms. By Melanie Abrams Music photographs—images that would once ripped out of magazines and stuck on teenage bedroom walls—have become increasingly collectable. Take Gered Mankowitz’s portrait of Jimi Hendrix, which nearly doubled in price […]

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