Author Archive

Richard Lewis’ Bundle of Nerves  //

Comedian, actor, and author Richard Lewis just released last week his new DVD box set “Bundle of Nerves”. Ronnie Wood’s portrait of Richard Lewis is featured on the cover of the box set. We love Ronnie Wood here at Govinda and it was our great pleasure to host his first-ever exhibition in the United States […]

Howard Finster Honors the Star-Spangled Banner  //

Oh Say Can You See, 1992. Copyright © Govinda Gallery. All Rights Reserved. Yesterday, 200 years ago, Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”. We present here the great American folk artist Howard Finster’s tribute to Key’s enduring poem. Published by Govinda Gallery as a limited edition hand-pulled serigraph and signed by Finster, this wonderful […]

The Strypes Rock the 9:30 Club  //

Govinda Gallery Director Chris Murray with the members of The Strypes. From left to right: Peter O’Hanlon (bass), Ross Farrelly (vocals/harmonica), Chris Murray, Evan Walsh (drums), Josh McLorey (guitar/vocals)). Copyright © Anna Jacoby. All Rights Reserved. Tuesday night Irish rock band The Strypes played their first gig in Washington, D.C. at the 9:30 Club. They […]

PhotoIreland Festival, Alex Sheridan, and John Kenny  //

Andrew Loughnane and Deon McGarrity, Grand Canal Theater, Dublin. Dublin’s premier photo festival, PhotoIreland, is on through August 31st and features an installation on the punk skateboard culture in Ireland by photographer Alex Sheridan. Curated by John Kenny, one of Govinda Gallery’s best friends in Ireland, Sheridan’s billboard-size photographs can be seen at the outdoor […]

Robin Williams 1951-2014  //

© Arthur Grace “It’s not so much what a comedian does on stage, it’s what remains on stage after the comedian’s left.” – Jack Rollins, from the Introduction to Comedians by Arthur Grace. In January 1994 Govinda Gallery featured an exhibition of photographs of comedians by photojournalist Arthur Grace. The exhibition also celebrated the publication […]

‘American Beauty’, Bob Colacello, Andy Warhol, and Chris Murray  //

Bob Colacello, Andy Warhol, and Christopher Murray in Hats, 1979. Copyright © Paul Weiss. All Rights Reserved. Online auction house Paddle8 recently presented Bob Colacello: Art, Photographs, and Memorabilia from the Warhol Years. The featured image was Paul Weiss’ portrait of Warhol, Colacello, and myself and was part of Weiss’ photographic series American Beauty. The […]

Daniel Kramer  //

Govinda Gallery photographer Daniel Kramer.

Greg Gorman  //

Divine Copyright © Greg Gorman. All Rights Reserved. Born in Kansas, Greg Gorman is a renowned Hollywood photographer who is in the enviable position of having photographed such stage, film, and music personalities as Sophia Loren, Al Pacino, and Michael Jackson. Although he studied photojournalism in college, it was circumstance rather than clear direction that […]

Howard Finster, Francis Scott Key, and Flag Day  //

Howard Finster, Francis Scott Key, and Flag Day 2014

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