Happy Birthday, Astrid!

by Chris Murray on May 21, 2018

George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe and John Lennon, Hamburg, 1961. Photograph by Astrid Kirchherr.

Yesterday was Astrid Kirchherr’s birthday. Astrid took some of the finest early photographs of the Beatles. Her exhibitions at Govinda Gallery were legendary.  She was also a featured photographer in the inaugural exhibition at The Experience Music Project (now known as the Museum of Pop Culture) in Seattle, Artist to Icon, which was organized by Govinda Gallery. Her photographs are currently on exhibit in La Spezia, Italy at Fondazione Carispezia through June 17, 2018.

Outside Fondazione Carispezia in La Spezia, Italy. Photograph by Kai-Uwe Franz.

Self-portrait, Hamburg, 1960. Photograph by Astrid Kirchherr.


Astrid Kirchherr’s photographs are available through Govinda Gallery.

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