“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Between Midnight and Day: The Last Unpublished Blues Archive celebrates the rich heritage of one of America’s greatest cultural legacies, the blues.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 […]
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 […]
Rolling Stones 50×20.