Author Archive

The Longer I Live the More I Have to Worry  //

These days Richard Lewis’s Reflections from Hell (powerHouse Books) seem prescient. The one above very much so. Carl Titolo’s image accompanying Lewis’s reflection is brilliant.

The Vietnam War, Coronavirus, and David Burnett  //

This week the number of deaths from coronavirus in the United States surpassed the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam War. This pandemic took less than three months to reach the number of fatalities that took ten years during that war. A very somber thought. These compelling photographs were taken fifty years ago by […]

Photo of the Week: “Hamatsa Emerging From The Woods” By E.S. Curtis  //

This photograph by E.S. Curtis is of a Hamatsa shaman, possessed by supernatural power, emerging from the woods after many days participating in a secret society ritual. He is a member of the First Nations’ Kwakwakaʼwakw peoples of British Columbia. When we finally emerge from this pandemic many of us may have a reaction similar […]

Art of the Week: “Caution” by Carl Titolo  //

From Reflections from Hell by Richard Lewis (powerHouse Books).

Mati Klarwein Feature Story in British GQ  //

Mati Klarwein is one of my favorite artists. His exhibitions at Govinda Gallery were some of the most memorable we have had. Mati had a great influence on our exhibition programming. We also enjoyed many portrait commissions for Mati, including great paintings of Bill Paley, Danille Kogod, Henry Schoellkopf, and Kim Waters, among others. Last […]

Richard Lewis, The Prince of Pain in The Washington Post  //

The Washington Post published a front page feature story today on comedian and actor Richard Lewis. It was an excellent story. In 1994, I exhibited photographer Arthur Grace’s photos from his book Comedians at Govinda Gallery. This beautiful portrait of Richard Lewis was from that exhibition. I first got to know of Lewis from frequent […]

Happy Birthday George Harrison!  //

Barry Feinstein’s photographs are available through Govinda Gallery.

Photo of the Week: Monique van Vooren by Andy Warhol  //

Brussels beauty Monique van Vooren passed away January 25th. She played the Penguin’s moll in Batman and starred as Baroness Katrin Frankenstein in Andy Warhol’s Frankenstein. We exhibited this print at Warhol’s photography exhibition at Govinda Gallery for the launch of his book Exposures in the fall of 1990. Andy Warhol’s photographs are available through […]

Happy 75th Birthday, Bob Marley!  //

Kate Simon’s photographs are available through Govinda Gallery.

John Lennon… I Love My Time by Allan Tannenbaum  //

This beautiful photo of John Lennon was taken by Allan Tannenbaum in New York City 40 years ago. As Yoko Ono wrote in the foreword to John & Yoko: A New York Love Story (Insight Editions), “Cherish all your days. You never know how precious they will be to you one day…” Allan Tannenbaum’s photos […]

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