Author Archive

Holiday Reggae Show with Junior Marvin’s Wailers and Images of Bob Marley by David Burnett at Hamilton Live  //

Exodus Tour, Brussels, 1977. Left to right: The I Threes, Bob Marley, and Junior Marvin. Copyright © David Burnett. All Rights Reserved. If you like reggae music and Bob Marley’s songs it’s hard to beat Junior Marvin’s Wailers. Junior Marvin was the guitarist for Bob Marley from the Exodus album to his passing. His previous […]

Baron Wolman  //

Janice Joplin Copyright © Baron Wolman. All Rights Reserved. Baron Wolman was Rolling Stone magazine’s first chief photographer. From 1967 to 1970, his photographs appeared in virtually every issue of the magazine. Rolling Stone founder and editor Jann Wenner has said that Wolman “helped set Rolling Stones’ visual style and pave the way for those […]

Viva Cuba! Viva Obama!  //

Govinda Gallery director Chris Murray in Havana, holding Danny Clinch’s photograph of Tupac Shakur. Copyright © Carlotta Hester/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved. It has been one of the highlights of my work at Govinda Gallery to have organized four exhibitions in Havana, Cuba, as well as three exhibitions of Cuban photographers at Govinda Gallery. […]

Patti Smith: American Artist  // Book

By Frank Stefanko
Exhibition Dates:  2006

Patti Smith: American Artist by Frank Stefanko

Phil Stern 1919-2014  //

James Dean 1955 Copyright © Phil Stern. All Rights Reserved. Phil Stern, one of the great Hollywood photographers of all time, has passed on. It was a tremendous honor and pleasure to host Phil’s first exhibition over 20 years ago at Govinda Gallery, Phil Stern’s Hollywood, which was also a launch for his first book […]

Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live  // Book

Richard Lewis' Guide on How Not to Live
Exhibition Dates:  May 5, 2015

Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live By Richard Lewis Images by Carl Nicholas Titolo Foreword by Larry David Preface by Christopher Murray Published by powerHouse Books “Original, prolific, and incorruptible.” — Larry David on Richard Lewis and Carl Nicholas Titolo (from the Foreword) Reflections from Hell lures you into the […]

Bob Dylan NYC 1961-1964  // Book

Photographs by Ted Russell
Exhibition Dates:  2015

Photographs by Ted Russell with Chris Murray Foreword by Donovan Published by Rizzoli International 2015 For those who love or have collected early Bob Dylan bootleg albums, this book is an archive of never before published photographs of the young Dylan when he first moved to New York City in the early 1960s. A freelance […]

William Adair’s Golden Doors to Infinity  // Sculpture

The Golden Doors to Infinity
Exhibition Dates:  January 15, 2015 through January 31, 2015

The Golden Doors to Infinity is a multifaceted, ongoing conceptual art project whereby abandoned doors become portals to foster cross-generational, interfaith and culturally diverse discourse. Each door is a messenger – placed to record the transient voices of individuals within a region and its environs. The process begins by collecting discarded doors that are covered […]

The World Premiere of Diner with Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson  //

The cast of Diner pointing to the neon Diner sign on the set at the closing curtain. Copyright © Carlotta Hester/Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved. It’s not every day you get to attend the premiere of a theatrical musical event with the writer and composer. Last night Barry Levinson’s story of youth transitioning from […]

Sheryl Crow, Barry Levinson, and Diner the Musical  //

Sheryl Crow, Barry Levinson, and Peter Marks. Copyright © Carlotta Hester. All Rights Reserved. Last night at the Signature Theatre in Shirlington, Virginia, Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson made an appearance to talk about the new musical based on Levinson’s classic film Diner. The talk was moderated by Washington Post theater critic Peter Marks. Nine-time […]

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