Govinda Gallery’s 40th Anniversary and Interview with Chris Murray

by Chris Murray on June 24, 2015

Govinda Gallery opened its doors on 34th and Prospect Streets in Georgetown in June of 1975. This June marks the 40th anniversary of Govinda Gallery. I want to thank all of the artists, publishers, clients, friends, and supporters who have worked with us and enjoyed our efforts over these past 40 years.

Last summer Irish journalist Paul Cox did an extensive interview with Govinda Gallery director Chris Murray for Cox’s Irish TV show The Green Room. The interview, which took place in a suite at the Farnam Radisson Blu, covered the origins of Govinda Gallery, its opening in 1975, as well as many of its exhibitions and activities up until today.

Among the artists and personalities discussed are Andy Warhol, Howard Carr, Salvador Dali, Amanda Lear, Kim Waters, Michael Netter, Bob Colacello, Glen O’Brien, Frank Stefanko, Robert Hayes, Annie Leibovitz, Daniel Kramer, Alfred Wertheimer, Bob Gruen, Jill Fermanovsky, Harry Benson, Astrid Kirchherr, Jurgen Vollmer, Barry Feinstein, Ronnie Wood, The Rolling Stones, Gus Coral, Bruce Springsteen, George Harrison, Jann Wenner, Bob Marley, David Burnett, Brian Roylance, Muhammad Ali, Howard Bingham, Neil Leifer, Ken Regan, Bob Dylan, Ted Russell, Elvis Presley, Donovan, Woody Guthrie, Richard Lewis, Carl Titolo, Carlotta HesterHerman Leonard, William Claxton, Bill Gottlieb, The Strypes, Martin Donohoe, Sean O’Shea, and Aoife Murray.

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    • Bob Siegel

      Outstanding Chris!! So cool to watch and learn

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