Archive for December, 2014

A New Golden Door, The Bob Marley Door, Manifests at Junior Marvin’s Tribute Concert at Hamilton Live  //

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Junior Marvin’s Wailers backup singer Simone Gordon with artist William Adair and the Bob Marley Door. Copyright © Chris Murray/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved. Junior Marvin’s Wailers gig at Hamilton Live was a strong groove. It became something of an arts festival with a fantastic show of David Burnett’s photographs of Jamaica and the […]

John Waters ‘Kills It’ at The Birchmere  //

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Backstage at the Birchmere: John Waters, Govinda artist Carlotta Hester, and Chris Murray. Copyright © Zeid Masri/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved. Part of our holiday festivities was going to see John Waters’ Christmas show at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia. This was our fifth year in a row seeing John’s show and it gets […]

Carlotta Hester  //

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Copyright © Carlotta Hester. All Rights Reserved. Carlotta Hester’s most recent collection of paintings, Fresh, is a compelling series of acrylic on canvas paintings that were first exhibited at Govinda Gallery. This series of 4′ x 6′ paintings quickly sold out to collectors. Hester has now created a second series of these colorful and dynamic […]

Kate Simon  //

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Govinda Gallery photographer Kate Simon

Mark Seliger  //

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Govinda Gallery photographer Mark Seliger.

Holiday Reggae Show with Junior Marvin’s Wailers and Images of Bob Marley by David Burnett at Hamilton Live  //

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Exodus Tour, Brussels, 1977. Left to right: The I Threes, Bob Marley, and Junior Marvin. Copyright © David Burnett. All Rights Reserved. If you like reggae music and Bob Marley’s songs it’s hard to beat Junior Marvin’s Wailers. Junior Marvin was the guitarist for Bob Marley from the Exodus album to his passing. His previous […]

Baron Wolman  //

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Janice Joplin Copyright © Baron Wolman. All Rights Reserved. Baron Wolman was Rolling Stone magazine’s first chief photographer. From 1967 to 1970, his photographs appeared in virtually every issue of the magazine. Rolling Stone founder and editor Jann Wenner has said that Wolman “helped set Rolling Stones’ visual style and pave the way for those […]

Viva Cuba! Viva Obama!  //

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Govinda Gallery director Chris Murray in Havana, holding Danny Clinch’s photograph of Tupac Shakur. Copyright © Carlotta Hester/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved. It has been one of the highlights of my work at Govinda Gallery to have organized four exhibitions in Havana, Cuba, as well as three exhibitions of Cuban photographers at Govinda Gallery. […]

Patti Smith: American Artist  // Book

By Frank Stefanko
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Patti Smith: American Artist by Frank Stefanko

Phil Stern 1919-2014  //

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James Dean 1955 Copyright © Phil Stern. All Rights Reserved. Phil Stern, one of the great Hollywood photographers of all time, has passed on. It was a tremendous honor and pleasure to host Phil’s first exhibition over 20 years ago at Govinda Gallery, Phil Stern’s Hollywood, which was also a launch for his first book […]

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