Stevie Wonder Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom  //

Stevie Wonder Copyright © Jill Fermanovsky. All Rights Reserved. Yesterday Stevie Wonder was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our nation’s highest civilian honor. Stevie truly deserved that honor. Just two weeks ago I went to see him in concert on November 9th at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. He was performing for the […]

The Poet’s Door featuring Walt Whitman by William Adair  //

The Poet’s Door by William Adair with Nevada Schadler, Georgetown University’s Red Square. On Veteran’s Day William Adair brought to the Georgetown University campus a work from his “Golden Doors to Infinity” series of gilded doors that are then inscribed and marked by the public. This door was dedicated to Walt Whitman, who nursed Civil […]

Financial Times Story on Collecting Music Photography and Govinda Gallery  //

15 November/16 November 2014 Cool and collected Rock photography: How images of pop stars have gone from bedroom walls to sale rooms. By Melanie Abrams Music photographs—images that would once ripped out of magazines and stuck on teenage bedroom walls—have become increasingly collectable. Take Gered Mankowitz’s portrait of Jimi Hendrix, which nearly doubled in price […]

Alfred Wertheimer’s Obituary in The New York Times  //

The New York Times published a fine obituary on Alfred Wertheimer after his passing on October 19 written by William Yardley.  We present it here in full.  I’ve also included below three quotes from three people who loved Alfred Wertheimer’s beautiful photographs. “There has been no other photographer that Elvis ever allowed to get as […]

Alfred Wertheimer 1929-2014  //

Copyright © Angelo Pacella. All Rights Reserved. It is with the deepest of feelings that we remember Alfred Wertheimer. His beautiful photographs of Elvis Presley are the ‘rock of ages’ of images of Elvis Presley, or of any musical artists for that matter. They are simply the greatest photographs of the greatest rocker of all […]

The Georgetowner, Muhammad Ali, and Govinda  //

Muhammad Ali at Govinda Gallery performing a magic trick for the Govinda Girls and gallery director Chris Murray, as photographer Howard Bingham signs a copy of his book Muhammad Ali: A Thirty Year Journey, September 21, 1995. Copyright © Chester Simpson. All Rights Reserved. Last weekend The Georgetowner newspaper celebrated its 60th anniversary. Publisher Sonya […]

Happy Birthday John Lennon  //

John Lennon, Hamburg, Germany 1960. Copyright © Astrid Kirchherr. All Rights Reserved.

William Coupon, The United Nations, and Rolling Stone  //

Projection installation September 20, 2014, United Nations headquarters New York City. There has been a lot of attention to William Coupon’s photographs recently. The extraordinary projection installation on the United Nations headquarters by Obscura Digital and the Oceanic Preservation Society featured Coupon’s portraits of people from all cultures and all corners of the world. It […]

Scott Smith, Tom Waits, and The Heart of Saturday Night  //

Photograph of Tom Waits on the back cover of his 1974 album, “The Heart of Saturday Night” by Scott Smith. Copyright © Scott Smith. All Rights Reserved. This year is the 40th anniversary of the release of Tom Waits’ album The Heart of Saturday Night . Time flies. Photographer and historian Scott Smith took this […]

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 […]

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