The Magical Mystery Hour Interview on “George Harrison: Be Here Now” from Rizzoli  //

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This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the release of George Harrison’s  #1 album All Things Must Pass. Today author and curator Chris Murray will give a live interview about his recently published book of Barry Feinstein’s amazing photographs, George Harrison: Be Here Now (Rizzoli), on The Magical Mystery Hour radio show in Cleveland, hosted […]

“George Harrison: Be Here Now”  //

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This month is the 50th anniversary of the release of George Harrison’s masterpiece All Things Must Pass, on November 27th, 1970. That recording remains the best selling album by a Beatle to this day and showcased the musical genius of George Harrison. Rizzoli has just published a stunning book, George Harrison: Be Here Now, which […]

“The Art of Tom Meyer”  //

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The Georgetown Dish’s Judith Berman posted a fine story on Tom Meyer’s new exhibition of paintings at Addison/Ripley in Georgetown. Berman’s review is well illustrated with Tom’s paintings. Don’t miss the show if you are in Washington. The Art of Tom Meyer Now at Addison/RipleyNovember 4, 2020 | by Judith Beermann Visit Addison/Ripley Fine Art through December 5, […]

Baron Wolman, First Chief Photographer for Rolling Stone, RIP  //

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Baron Wolman was among the first photographers I exhibited at Govinda Gallery to feature musical artists. In July of 1994, he and I co-curated the exhibition “Woodstock: Photographs,” which also included photographers Henry Diltz, Lisa Law, Joe Sia, and Elliot Landy. It was a great exhibition documenting both the performers and the historic scene at […]

Jane Fonda’s Mug Shot…and Fifty Years Later.  //

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I have a print of Jane Fonda’s mug shot and noticed the photo was taken 50 years ago tomorrow. Time passes quickly. Fonda was crossing the border from Canada where she had begun a speaking tour about the Vietnam War. The Cleveland police told Fonda they were getting their orders from the White House. Tricky […]

Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton, Andy Warhol, Lucian Perkins, and the Govinda Girls  //

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Lucian Perkins shared with me some words and photos about two historic photo sessions of his at Govinda Gallery. I was knocked out by what he wrote and photographed, and which is now presented here. “I continue to find little gems as I go through boxes of negatives and prints during this […]

Invitation to Tom Meyer’s Exhibition at Addison/Ripley Gallery  //

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This weekend is the opening for Tom Meyer’s exhibition of new paintings at Addison/Ripley Fine Art in Georgetown. Tom’s last exhibition there was a sensation, with an extraordinary response from collectors and the public. The gallery will be observing Coronavirus protocols, with a maximum of six persons in the gallery at a time. The exhibition […]

Bob Colacello and Andy Warhol Exhibition at Govinda Gallery  //

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Yesterday marked 30 years to the day that Govinda Gallery hosted the first exhibition of Bob Colacello’s photographs, a two-person show which also featured Colacello’s former boss and mentor Andy Warhol and his photographs. Bob’s exhibition was also a launch for Holy Terror (Harper Collins) his biography of Andy Warhol. The photographs from Warhol’s “Exposures” […]

“All You Need is Love,” John Lennon’s 80th Birthday.  //

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Today is John Lennon’s 80th birthday. I was thinking of Lennon and his inspiring legacy. We sure could use songs today like “All You Need Is Love,” “Imagine,” “Come Together,” “Give Peace a Chance,” “Help,” “In My Life,” and “Revolution,” all of which Lennon wrote. Astrid Kirchherr and Allan Tannenbaum’s photographs are available through Govinda […]

Lou Brock, Walter Iooss, Baseball and Cuba: Part II  //

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Flush with excitement after having collaborated with Fototeca de Cuba on our first exhibition in Havana, La Revolución del Rock & Roll, I thought to myself, what theme could we present for another exhibition there? The response to La Revolución del Rock and Roll exhibition was extraordinary, and working with my colleagues in Havana was […]