Morrison Hotel Gallery Celebrates The 50th Anniversary of The Beatles Arrival in New York

Posted by The G on February 11, 2014 under Artsy Fartsy, Encounters with G | Read the First Comment

Photos of photos by G.

The Beatles

The Beatles

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles landing in America, Morrison Hotel Gallery has a special exhibit of Beatles photos on display curated by Julian Lennon.  25 photos are on display in New York and a further 25 are being shown in Los Angeles.

Paul and George

Paul and George

Many of these photos have never been seen before and as you can see in the above photo of Paul McCartney, it is absolutely stunning.

Paul and John by Pattie Boyd

Paul and John by Pattie Boyd

Pattie Boyd, who took the above photo of the Beatles circa “The White Album” was in attendance at the opening night reception.  More on Pattie in a moment.

Paul

Paul

The Morrison Hotel Gallery is located in its new space at 116 Prince Street, Second Floor in Manhattan.

As a bonus photo, the Ed Sullivan Theater, where the David Letterman Show now tapes, commemorated the Beatles 50th anniversary by posting this flashback sign above the theater, which I froze my little buns off to photograph for you, my dear readers 🙂

Ed Sullivan Theater

Ed Sullivan Theater

Now back to Pattie Boyd.  Pattie was married to George Harrison and was with George on the night that George and John Lennon took LSD for the first time, which is arguably one of the most important events in music history as the night totally changed the Beatles sound into something much more experimental which of course has influenced every band to come out since.  She is the inspiration behind tracks such as “Something” and “For You Blue” and as she was later married to Eric Clapton, she is also the inspiration for “Layla.”  WOW!  She attended the opening night reception and was extremely nice.  See what the gorgeous (and still gorgeous) Pattie Boyd looks like after the jump.

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“A Rolling Stone” at Porter Contemporary (NYC)

Posted by The G on April 13, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy | Be the First to Comment

Photos by G.  Various Artists.

A Rolling Stone

"A Rolling Stone" now showing at Porter Contemporary in New York through May 26, 2012

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time, The Rolling Stones, Porter Contemporary Gallery in New York has put together a group exhibit of paintings inspired by the Stones.  “A Rolling Stone” features works by he exhibition will include works by artists Jason Bryant, JaH- HaHa, Naoto Hattori, Jennifer Murray, Adam Normandin, Johnny Romeo, and TWOONE.

"Tounging" by Naoto Hattori

 Porter Contemporary is located at 548 West 28th Street, 3rd Floor.  “A Rolling Stone” is showing until May 26, 2012.  Get some satisfaction!

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