Author Archive

Douglas Kirkland honored at Photo LA  //

Jack Duganne, Chris Murray, Douglas Kirkland, and Mac Holbert at Nash Editions with Marilyn Monroe proofs, Manhattan Beach, California, 1992. Copyright © Govinda Gallery Archive. All Rights Reserved. Photographer Douglas Kirkland’s extraordinary career was recently honored at Photo LA. Kirkland has had a very significant impact on Govinda Gallery and our photography program. Douglas Kirkland […]

New Year’s Eve with Dr. John  //

Dr. John’s New Year’s Eve set list from the Hamilton Live. I was definitely in the ‘right place at the right time’ at the Hamilton Live for their New Year’s Eve celebration with Dr. John and the ‘Queen of Rockabilly’ Wanda Jackson. There wasn’t an empty seat in the house when Elvis‘ friend and fellow […]

4″ x 6″ East Cost Rock & Roll Photography 2013: “Capturing Today’s East Coast Music Scene through a Lens” WTOP 103.5 FM  //

Boardroom Heroes, Trash Bar, NYC, 2013. Copyright © Vivienne Foster. All Rights Reserved. “WASHINGTON – Swinging mics, mid-song strums and tattooed arms. A new collection of photographs is doing more than documenting the area’s modern rock scene, it’s illustrating the fading relationship between musicians and photographers. “4″ x 6″ East Coast Rock & Roll Photography […]

John Waters’ Christmas Show 2013  //

John Waters, 2012, and David Murray, 1992. Copyright © Greg Gorman. All Rights Reserved. Last night I went to the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia to see John Waters’ stand-up Christmas show. It’s becoming a holiday tradition for me as this is the fifth year in a row that I’ve gone to his funny, clever, illuminating, […]

4″ x 6″ East Coast Rock & Roll Photography 2013  // Photography

Assiran, Flynn, Foster, Suspect, Swartz, Villondo
Exhibition Dates:  December 3rd, 2013 through January 4th, 2013 at Gypsy Sally's

Gallery is delighted to be presenting six photographers who have been documenting current rock & roll bands from the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Philadelphia area. Emily Assiran, Jessica Flynn, Vivienne Foster, Chris Suspect, Jordan Swartz, and Clarissa Villondo’s photographs capture the energy and environment of bands that in many ways represent the face of musicians, […]

Sound and Vision travels to the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mt. Vernon, Illinois  //

Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography, organized by the Columbus Museum and Govinda Gallery, has traveled to the lovely Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in MT. Vernon Illinois. The exhibition at the Cedarhurst continues through December 31st. Sound and Vision has drawn great audiences throughout it’s tour with its extraordinary photographs of rock […]

Elvis Presley goes to Australia  //

Elvis at 21 at the National Portrait Gallery in Australia.

Edgar Allan Poe, Leonardo, and Luidmila & Nelson in NYC  //

Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe. If you’re in New York City there are some beautifully curated museum exhibitions that I recently saw. The Morgan Library and Museum has a remarkable exhibition on Edgar Allan Poe called Terror of the Soul. Original hand-written manuscripts, vintage photographs, and rare books bring to life one of the greatest […]

Lou Reed Visiting Mick Rock’s Photography Exhibition at Govinda Gallery  //

In April 1999, legendary songwriter and musician Lou Reed visited Govinda Gallery to see Mick Rock’s exhibition A Photographic Record. This photograph shows Lou Reed with gallery director Chris Murray enjoying Mick Rock’s contact sheet images of Reed. The cover image for Reed’s iconic album Transformer was taken from this photo session by Mick Rock.

Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor Honor Jimmy Reed at The Cutting Room  //

Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor perform at the Cutting Room Saturday, November 9, 2013. Copyright © Sasha Murray “This is the best non-Stones adventure I have ever had”, said Ronnie Wood from the stage of The Cutting Room in NYC this past Saturday night. He and Rolling Stones’ former lead guitar extraordinaire Mick Taylor had […]

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