Author Archive

Hank Aaron and Walter Iooss at Govinda Gallery  //

Govinda Gallery first exhibited this photo of Hank Aaron in the great sports photographer Walter Iooss’ exhibition Classic Baseball in April of 2003. This terrific photograph captures the spontaneous joy of Hank Aaron upon seeing the legendary Satchel Paige enter the locker room to see Hank after a game in Montreal. I also exhibited Iooss’ photo […]

Happy Birthday Ted Russell!  //

Today is photographer Ted Russell’s birthday. Born in England in 1930, Ted Russell went on to become one of the great photographers at LIFE magazine, the ‘gold standard’ for photo journalism. Russell came to New York City in 1952 “with four cameras and $200.” In 1961 Russell took the very first professional photographs of Bob […]

Dr. John and His New Year’s Eve Set List  //

It was New Years Eve 2013 when I saw Dr. John perform at Hamilton Live in D.C. Wanda Jackson also was on the bill. They brought in 2014 with style. What a great set of songs he delivered! Happy New Year!

“Luna Love” Launch and Exclusive Video  //

Enjoy this lovely video of Donovan with his wife and muse Linda, launching Linda’s just published book Luna Love, along with their friends Marina and Michael Cowdray.

“Luna Love” and Linda Lawrence…with Donovan  //

Linda Lawrence has just had a beautiful ‘memoir’ of her remarkable life published, as a stunning deluxe limited edition book, Luna Love. Edited by her soul partner for life, Donovan, this book chronicles her amazing journey from her childhood in England and up to today, depicted in her own words, and with numerous photographs. Linda […]

“I’m so isolated that most of the time I don’t know where I am.” – Richard Lewis  //

As is often the case, comedic genius, actor, and author Richard Lewis is ahead of his time. This ‘reflection’ on isolation by Lewis and the accompanying image by Carl Titolo reflecting Lewis’ social distancing from himself, are from Lewis’ book Reflections from Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide On How Not To Live. Published five years ago […]

“The Art of Tom Meyer”  //

The Georgetown Dish’s Judith Berman posted a fine story on Tom Meyer’s new exhibition of paintings at Addison/Ripley in Georgetown. Berman’s review is well illustrated with Tom’s paintings. Don’t miss the show if you are in Washington. The Art of Tom Meyer Now at Addison/RipleyNovember 4, 2020 | by Judith Beermann Visit Addison/Ripley Fine Art through December 5, […]

Baron Wolman, First Chief Photographer for Rolling Stone, RIP  //

Baron Wolman was among the first photographers I exhibited at Govinda Gallery to feature musical artists. In July of 1994, he and I co-curated the exhibition “Woodstock: Photographs,” which also included photographers Henry Diltz, Lisa Law, Joe Sia, and Elliot Landy. It was a great exhibition documenting both the performers and the historic scene at […]

Jane Fonda’s Mug Shot…and Fifty Years Later.  //

I have a print of Jane Fonda’s mug shot and noticed the photo was taken 50 years ago tomorrow. Time passes quickly. Fonda was crossing the border from Canada where she had begun a speaking tour about the Vietnam War. The Cleveland police told Fonda they were getting their orders from the White House. Tricky […]

Harold ‘Doc’ Edgerton, Andy Warhol, Lucian Perkins, and the Govinda Girls  //

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Lucian Perkins shared with me some words and photos about two historic photo sessions of his at Govinda Gallery. I was knocked out by what he wrote and photographed, and which is now presented here. “I continue to find little gems as I go through boxes of negatives and prints during this […]

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