Elvis and the Birth of Rock and Roll – Trade Edition  // Book

By Alfred Wertheimer
Exhibition Dates:  Taschen 2015

“Elvis who?” was photographer Alfred Wertheimer’s response when, in early 1956, an RCA Victor publicist asked him to photograph an up-and-coming crooner from Memphis. Little did Wertheimer know that this would be the job of his life: just 21 years old, Elvis Presley was—as we now know—about to become a legend. Trailing Presley like a […]

Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964  // Book

Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964
Exhibition Dates:  Released April 27, 2015 (Rizzoli)

Govinda Gallery is delighted to announce the publication of Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964 featuring the remarkable photographs of Ted Russell. Published by Rizzoli, this book is the first publication of Russell’s photographs of Dylan. Bob Dylan NYC also features an extraordinary foreword by Donovan and a preface by the book’s editor Chris Murray. Exhibitions of […]

Art Kane’s New Book “Art Kane”  // Book

Art Kane
Exhibition Dates:  Reel Art Press 2014

Art Kane’s eponymous book was just published by Reel Art Press. It was a great pleasure for Govinda Gallery to host Kane’s first exhibition Art Kane: Photographs 13 years ago. His photos were also featured in the much talked about touring museum exhibition Sound & Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photographs. Kane is well known […]

“Desperation is my sweet spot.” – Richard Lewis in Reflections From Hell  // Book

Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis' Guide on How Not to Live
Exhibition Dates:  powerHouse 2015

Comedian and actor Richard Lewis’ much-anticipated guide on how not to live, Reflections From Hell, is being published next month by powerHouse Books. Accompanied by artist Carl Nicholas Titolo’s brilliant images created especially for the book, Reflections From Hell also features a foreword by Larry David along with a preface by editor Chris Murray. If […]

The Rolling Stones, Gered Mankowitz, and Taschen  // Book

The Rolling Stones
Exhibition Dates:  2015

Taschen has published an extraordinary collection of photographs of The Rolling Stones in their new book simply titled The Rolling Stones. It is the best collection of photographs of the Rolling Stones in a single book. We love the book here at Govinda Gallery as 17 of the photographers featured in the book have shown […]

Between Midnight and Day: The Last Unpublished Blues Archive  // Book

Dick Waterman
Exhibition Dates:  2003

Between Midnight and Day: The Last Unpublished Blues Archive celebrates the rich heritage of one of America’s greatest cultural legacies, the blues. Dick Waterman has been representing and photographing blues artists for over fifty years and in Between Midnight and Day, he collects these rare images, many previously unseen, and illuminates them with his own […]

The Lost Amazon  // Book

By Wade Davis and Richard Evans Schultes
Exhibition Dates:  2004

In 1941 Richard Evans Schultes took a term’s leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the north west Amazon of Colombia. Twelve years later, he returned having gone places no outsider had ever been, mapping uncharted rivers and living among two dozen Indian tribes while collecting some thirty thousand botanical specimens, including two […]

Patti Smith: American Artist  // Book

By Frank Stefanko
Exhibition Dates:  2006

Patti Smith: American Artist by Frank Stefanko

Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live  // Book

Richard Lewis' Guide on How Not to Live
Exhibition Dates:  May 5, 2015

Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live By Richard Lewis Images by Carl Nicholas Titolo Foreword by Larry David Preface by Christopher Murray Published by powerHouse Books “Original, prolific, and incorruptible.” — Larry David on Richard Lewis and Carl Nicholas Titolo (from the Foreword) Reflections from Hell lures you into the […]

Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964  // Book

Photographs by Ted Russell
Exhibition Dates:  2015

Photographs by Ted Russell with Chris Murray Foreword by Donovan Published by Rizzoli International 2015 For those who love or have collected early Bob Dylan bootleg albums, this book is an archive of never before published photographs of the young Dylan when he first moved to New York City in the early 1960s. A freelance […]