Author Archive

The Lost Amazon  // Book

By Wade Davis and Richard Evans Schultes
Exhibition Dates:  2004

In 1941 Richard Evans Schultes took a term’s leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the north west Amazon of Colombia. Twelve years later, he returned having gone places no outsider had ever been, mapping uncharted rivers and living among two dozen Indian tribes while collecting some thirty thousand botanical specimens, including two […]

Dick Waterman  //

Joseph Spence, Cambridge, 1972. Copyright © Dick Waterman. All Rights Reserved. While studying journalism at Boston University in the late 1950s, Dick Waterman began writing for Broadside magazine, where he was exposed to many different types of music of the day. By the early 1960s, he had begun to focus on traditional blues music. In […]

Happy 70th Bob Marley!  //

Today is Bob Marley’s 70th birthday. We celebrate with two exclusive previously unpublished photos of Bob Marley on tour taken by Bob’s guitarist and vocalist with the Wailers, Junior Marvin. Junior Marvin is working on his memoir of photos and stories from his five years performing and recording with Bob Marley and the Wailers. Bob […]

Donovan and Dylan in the Shadows  //

Bob Dylan has a new album, Shadows in the Night, being released February 3. I could not help but notice how similar the cover of Dylan’s album was to Donovan’s album Shadows of Blue, which was released in 2013. I had the pleasure of attending the recording sessions in Nashville for Donovan’s album. It was […]

The Doors Door Makes its Debut at the Whisky A Go Go in L.A.  //

The Doors Door outside the Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, January 17, 2015. Copyright © William Adair. All Rights Reserved. Just two nights after William Adair and Walter Egan’s openings at Mr Musichead Gallery in Los Angeles, Adair went to the legendary Whisky A Go Go to create a Doors Door. The Doors are […]

Ernie Banks 1931-2015  //

Ernie Banks, Arizona 1965. Copyright © Walter Iooss. All Rights Reserved. This portrait of Ernie Banks, the greatest power-hitting shortstop of the 20th century, is one of my favorite photographs by the legendary sports photographer Walter Iooss. It was Govinda Gallery’s honor to host the first exhibition of Walter Iooss’ extraordinary baseball photographs. Iooss’ portrait […]

Walter Iooss, Jr.  //

Havana, Cuba 1999. Copyright © Walter Iooss, Jr. All Rights Reserved. Walter Iooss is one of the sports world’s most respected photographers and perhaps the single most successful sports photographer in advertising today. He’s shot more than 300 Sports Illustrated covers (his first at the age of 19), contributed to the magazine’s Swimsuit Issue for […]

Govinda Rocks L.A. at Mr Musichead  //

Part of the crowd and installation at the Egan/Adair exhibitions at Mr Musichead. Copyright © Anna Jacoby/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved. Walter Egan’s Martyrs of Rock and William Adair’s Golden Doors to Infinity exhibitions opened last Thursday in Los Angeles at Mr Musichead Gallery on Sunset Blvd. The stars were aligned as a large […]

Happy Birthday Elvis  //

Elvis in the swimming pool of his home on Audubon Drive, July 4, 1956, Memphis, TN. Copyright © Estate of Alfred Wertheimer. All Rights Reserved.

An Evening with Walter Egan at the Grammy Museum  //

Self-portrait, 2014. Frame by Gold Leaf Studios. Copyright © Walter Egan. All Rights Reserved. Govinda Gallery has organized an exhibition of Walter Egan’s paintings Martyrs of Rock that opens in Los Angeles next Thursday evening, January 15, at Mr Musichead Gallery. The evening before Egan’s exhibition opening he will be appearing at the Clive Davis […]

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