Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock & Roll Photography at The Columbus Museum in Columbus, GA

by Chris Murray on February 21, 2012

I visited Columbus, Georgia and the Columbus Museum recently for the launch of Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock & Roll Photography. Govinda Gallery has been working for several years developing this touring exhibition with the Columbus Museum. This exhibition represents much of our work championing significant photographs documenting rock & roll, hip hop, and blues music. The exhibition is truly spectacular. Our hats are off to the Columbus Museum and their terrific staff for producing an extraordinary show. Please enjoy these installation photos of the exhibition and the covers for the Columbus Museum Fall 2011 and Winter 2011-2012 quarterly magazine The Muse, featuring the exhibition. Check out the touring schedule for Sound and Vision at the end of this post.

Donovan by Barry Fenstein, Bob Dylan by Daniel Kramer, Janis Joplin and Mick Jagger by Baron Wolman, Bob Dylan by Daniel Kramer, and Elvis by Alfred Wertheimer.

George Harrison by Barry Feinstein, The Beatles by Harry Benson, John Lennon by Jurgen Vollmer, Donovan by Barry Feinstein, Bob Dylan by Dan Kramer, Lou Reed by Mick Rock, Isaac Hayes by Joel Brodsky, and Janis Joplin by Baron Wolman.

Elvis Presley by Alfred Wertheimer and B.B. King, Son House, and Mississippi John Hurt by Dick Waterman.

The Who by Art Kane, Little Richard by Jim Marshall, George Harrison by Barry Feinstein, The Beatles by Harry Benson, and John Lennon by Jurgen Vollmer.

Kiss, David Bowie, and Freddie Mercury by Mick Rock.

Janis Joplin and Mick Jagger by Baron Wolman, Jim Morrison by Joel Brodsky, and Jimi Hendrix and The Rolling Stones by Gered Mankowitz.

Lauryn Hill by Jonathan Mannion, Tupac Shakur by Danny Clinch, The Clash by Pennie Smith, and Bruce Springsteen by Frank Stefanko.

Patti Smith by Frank Stefanko and Peter Tosh, Bob Marley, and Bunny Wailer by Kate Simon.

Jay Z and Lauryn Hill by Jonathan Mannion, Tupac Shakur by Danny Clinch, and Kurt Cobain by Mark Seliger.

Michael Jackson and George Clinton by Greg Gorman, Madonna and Neil Young by Claude Gassian.

Ephemera: Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock & Roll Photography.

Guest curator Chris Murray presenting a lecture on Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock & Roll Photography at the Columbus Museum January 7th, 2012.

Director of Development Donna Atkins, Curator of Education Abbie Edens, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Kristen Miller Zohn, and Guest Curator Chris Murray with Baron Wolman’s photograph of Janis Joplin.

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