Govinda Gallery has enjoyed a long association with publishing and the art of fine bookmaking. Numerous Govinda Gallery exhibitions served as book launches for artists such as Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz, Greg Gorman, Linda McCartney, Alfred Wertheimer, Dick Waterman, Frank Stefanko, Mark Seliger, Walter Iooss, Douglas Kirkland, Ronnie Wood, Allan Tannenbaum, Mick Rock, Susie J. Horgan, Mark Seliger, Danny Clinch, Ken Regan, and David Burnett, among others.
In 1982, Govinda Gallery became the exclusive U.S. distributor for Genesis Publications of England. Genesis Publications established itself as the premier publisher in the world of limited edition books on contemporary music. Among the exhibitions at the gallery organized to launch Genesis titles were Blinds & Shutters by Michael Cooper, Mason’s Yard to Primrose Hill: The Rolling Stones by Gered Mankowitz, Liverpool Days by Astrid Kirchherr and Max Scheler, Sometime in New York by Bob Gruen and Yoko Ono, Moonage Daydream by Mick Rock, 24 Nights by Eric Clapton and Peter Blake, Hamburg Days by Klaus Voormann and Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart: The Life & Art of Stuart Sutcliffe, From Hamburg to Hollywood by Jurgen Vollmer, and Rebel Music by Kate Simon. Govinda Gallery continued as Genesis Publications’ U.S. distributor for over 20 years.
In 2002, Govinda Gallery director Chris Murray founded the imprint Insight Editions. Working with Palace Press International, Murray edited and co-authored a dozen books for Insight Editions. In 2009 Govinda Gallery began producing books independently, and continues to do so today.
This Govinda Gallery Publications page will highlight both current and past books of distinction and merit from a variety of publishers that reference artists connected to and represented by Govinda Gallery.
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