Author Archive

Green Day, Howard Stern, Donovan and The Malibooz  //

Jon Pareles in The New York Times today wrote a review of Green Day’s new album, ‘Revolution Radio.’ In the review, he wrote that “Green Day’s music stays loyal to punk-rock’s defiant gusto…” Howard Stern did an amazing hour and a half interview with the band on his morning show yesterday and Green Day performed […]

Bob Marley, David Burnett and George Harrison in 1976…Forty Years Ago  //

The September issue of Mojo magazine has a cover story on Bob Marley in 1976, that features David Burnett’s photographs of the reggae superstar. It’s a compelling story as it describes the assassination attempt on Marley on December 3, 1976 at Marley’s home in Kingston, Jamaica. Burnett had photographed Marley at his home just a […]

Bruce Springsteen, Frank Stefanko, and Annie Leibovitz  //

Today is the publication date for Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, Born to Run. I was so pleased to see Bruce chose Frank Stefanko‘s wonderful photo, taken of him in Haddonfield, NJ during the winter of 1978, for the cover of his book. Govinda Gallery presented that photo in Frank Stefanko’s first exhibition, Days of Hope and […]

Sunshine Superman, Carnegie Hall, Jimmy Kimmel, John Lennon and Sappho  //

If you haven’t had a chance to see Donovan’s beautiful Sapphograph exhibition at Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, you still have time to do so. The exhibition’s last day is on Friday, October 21st. A wonderful overview of Donovan’s remarkable works on paper, including the 12-foot long “Sappho’s Song,” was written by […]

Andy Warhol, Nick Rhodes, and Mr. Chow’s  //

Yesterday The New York Times published a feature story on Michael Chow and his enduring Mr. Chow’s Restaurants. The story included a photo of Andy Warhol at Mr. Chow’s in 1985 with Nick Rhodes and Tina Chow at the East 57th Street location. I enjoyed a few meals with Andy Warhol at Mr. Chow’s, including […]

Gaelic Football Hero Tómas Ó Sé, The White Heat, and Bob Dylan  //

I recently met the dynamic Irish football star, Tómas Ó Sé. Tómas played 17 years for Ireland’s greatest sports dynasty, Kerry, and during that time won five All-Ireland Championships. Eddie O’Donnell introduced me to Tómas on a gorgeous, sunny day in County Kerry. Tómas was terrific company and graciously showed us around the westernmost part […]

Ted Russell’s Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964 is the Gold Winner for Best Coffee Table Book  //

I was so pleased to just find out that Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964 featuring Ted Russell’s photographs of Bob Dylan during his first years in New York City was just named the Gold Winner for Best Coffee Table Book from Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab 2015 Book of the Year Awards. It also received a Silver Award […]

Illuminations From the Bhagavad-Gita on exhibit at the Museum of Sacred Art  //

Sri Narasimha Avatara. Pencil, Pen, Acrylic and Pastels on Board, 66 x 46 cm. The Museum of Sacred Art in Durbuy, Belgium recently opened a comprehensive exhibition of the original manuscript paintings and drawings for Illuminations From the Bhagavad-Gita. The Museum of Sacred Art acquired the entire collection of paintings and drawings that were created […]

Scotty Moore 1931-2016  //

Scotty Moore recording “Don’t Be Cruel” with Elvis Presley in the background listening. RCA Studios, 24th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues, 1956 © Estate of Alfred Wertheimer Scotty Moore 1931-2016

Savannah Morning News, Elvis at 21, and curator’s talk at the Telfair  //

The Savannah Morning News recently published a story on Alfred Wertheimer’s exhibition at the Telfair Museum Elvis at 21. The writer Allison Hersh referred to Wertheimer’s photographs as “elegant compositions.” Here is that story. Exhibition curator Chris Murray gave an illustrated talk about Wertheimer’s photographs at the museum which can be viewed below the article. […]

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