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Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11, Andy Warhol, Brooke Shields, and Chris Makos  //

I just saw the amazing film, Apollo 11. It is as The New York Times film critic Glenn Kenny called it, “awe-inspiring.” Govinda Gallery presented Andy Warhol‘s last prints, The Moonwalk, in 1988, which featured Apollo 11 pilot Buzz Aldrin holding the American flag on the moon. It is 50 years since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong […]

Tom Meyer  //

  “Untitled” by Tom Meyer Tom Meyer’s first exhibition in the spring of 2018 was a phenomenon. He showed 51 paintings and every one of them found collectors who wanted them. The exhibition sold out. It’s not everyday one discovers a fully realized collection of paintings by a self-taught artist. During Meyer’s exhibition at Addison […]

Christopher Makos, Andy Warhol, and Chris Murray  //

                        Chris Murray, Andy Warhol, and Chris Makos, Morgan’s Hotel, NYC, 1985.                                                Photo from Govinda Gallery Archive. Chris Makos is a […]

Christopher Makos  //

                              Copyright © Christopher Makos. All Rights Reserved. Photographs by Christopher Makos. Click an image to launch slideshow.

Happy Birthday George Harrison  //

                           George Harrison, Friar Park Cave, 1970 © Barry Feinstein

Karl Lagerfeld by Annie Leibovitz  //

Karl Lagerfeld, Monte Carlo 1985, Photo by Annie Leibovitz This terrific portrait of Karl Lagerfeld was featured in Annie Leibovitz’s second exhibition at Govinda Gallery in 1987, “Annie Leibovitz: Photographs.”

Cerphe, The Childe Harold, and Bruce Springsteen  //

Invitation to tomorrow evening’s event at Dive. In the spring of 1973 Bruce Springsteen performed for three nights at The Childe Harold at DuPont Circle in Washington D.C. The contract for those shows is framed and hanging at DIVE, the New Rock & Roll bar in the basement of the fab Italian Restaurant Darlington House, […]

Mario Díaz, 1951-2019  //

                           Mi Bandera. Photo by Mario Díaz. The first photograph by a Cuban photographer that I ever purchased, over 20 years ago, was Mi Bandera (My Flag) by Mario Díaz. I was about to visit Cuba for the first time, and I called […]

Bob Marley, Junior Marvin, and Kara Kennedy  //

Bob Marley. Photo by David Burnett. I just returned from two weeks in Jamaica assisting the musical genius Donovan on a new project of his. More about that later from The Back Room. I took the opportunity while in Ocho Rios to make a pilgrimage to the tomb of Bob Marley, whose birthday happens to […]

Happy Christmas and New Year from Govinda Gallery  //

                 Watercolor by Stuart Sutcliffe                       Stuart Sutcliffe, “Double Exposure”, Hamburg, 1961. Photo by Astrid Kirchherr.                      George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe, John Lennon, “Truck”, Hamburg, 1961. Photo      […]

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