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David Fenton’s SHOTS Exhibition in Havana!  //

Protestors in the Reflecting Pool during an antiwar march, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1970. Govinda Gallery is pleased to announce David Fenton’s exhibition of photographs SHOTS: An American Photographer’s Journal, 1967-1972, opening December 1st in Havana, Cuba at the Center for Contemporary Art Wifredo Lam. Felipe Luciano, co-founder of the Young Lords Party,Newark, NJ, July 23, 1970. […]

Bob Dylan Center Exhibition Interview with Chris Murray on WTOP  //

Becoming Bob Dylan: Earliest photos capture music legend before he was famous by Neal Augenstein The earliest professional photos of a then-unknown 19-year-old Bob Dylan in 1961, which capture the future legend in the vibrant folk music scene in New York City, will soon be the focus of an exhibition at the Bob Dylan Center, curated […]

Ted Russell’s Photographs Coming to the Bob Dylan Center  //

BOB DYLAN CENTER TO HOST BECOMING BOB DYLAN: PHOTOGRAPHS BY TED RUSSELL 1961–1964 EXHIBITION OF RARE IMAGES FROM BOB DYLAN’S EARLY YEARS IN NEW YORK OPENS APRIL 26 TULSA, Okla.: The Bob Dylan Center® (BDC) will host Becoming Bob Dylan: Photographs by Ted Russell 1961–1964, an exhibition of rare images from Bob Dylan’s early years […]

From the Archive: Glen Friedman, Ian MacKaye, Eric Brace, and Govinda Gallery, June 6, 2000  //

It was not long after the “turn of the century” in May of 2000 that Govinda Gallery presented the first exhibition of Glen Friedman’s photographs. Here is a short video of Friedman talking about meeting the MacKaye Brothers at a Bad Brains’ show, along with some commentary by Eric Brace and Chris Murray.

Jimi Hendrix’s 80th Birthday  //

Jimi Hendrix at Mason’s Yard, London, 1967. © Gered Mankowitz. Today would be Jimi Hendrix’s 80th birthday. Jimi was the ‘Greatest Of All Time’ at what he did. Here is a link to John Kelly’s story in the Washington Post about Govinda Gallery director Chris Murray’s evening with Jimi Hendrix, as well as Murray’s post […]

Sound & Vision, Elvis and Junior Marvin at 1310 Kitchen & Bar!  //

Last week Jenn Crovato, Chef extraordinaire and proprietor of 1310 Kitchen & Bar in Georgetown, Washington DC, hosted Sound & Vision Monumental Rock & Roll Photography featuring an illustrated talk and book signing with Chris Murray, Director of Govinda Gallery.  The event also featured food favored by many of the music icons seen in the Sound & Vision presentation. The event […]

Happy Birthday George Harrison  //

George Harrison, Madison Square Garden, August 1, 1971. Photo by Barry Feinstein. And yes—all ‘things’ do pass, except: the one true path in George’s songs. The ever-present wisdom path which leads to the awakening of love…asleep within us all. ~Donovan From Donovan’s preface to George Harrison: Be Here Now by Barry Feinstein with Chris Murray […]

People Magazine, Bob Dylan, Ted Russell and Govinda Gallery  //

People Magazine celebrated Bob Dylan’s birthday this week with an in depth look at Ted Russell’s photographs of Dylan, including the first professional photographs taken of Dylan in November of 1961, just before the release of his first album. Writer Sam Gillette interviews Chris Murray about LIFE photographer Ted Russell and his now historic images […]

Sally Grossman R.I.P….”Bringing It All Back Home”  //

Govinda Gallery showed Daniel Kramer’s enigmatic color photograph of Bob Dylan with Sally Grossman lounging behind him, in Kramer’s first exhibition in the spring of 1991. The image was also shown at the inaugural exhibition at Seattle’s Experience Music Project Artist to Icon in 2001, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music in Memphis in […]

People Magazine, George Harrison, Barry Feinstein and Govinda Gallery  //

This story was published by People magazine on February 25th, 2021, on the occasion of George Harrison’s birthday. By Sam Gillette | February 25, 2021 06:05 PM Since the 1980s, Chris Murray has championed the genre now known as “rock photography” — most recently, images of the famous English musician, George Harrison, who helped change […]

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