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This Baron Wolman photograph of Joni Mitchell was taken in 1968 at her home in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles. At the time, she lived there with Graham Nash, then a member of the supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young. It happened to be the location later immortalized in the Graham Nash composition “Our […]

From Our House to Yours – Baron Wolman – Joni ...


About 20 years ago, I was reading through a copy of “B&W Mag ” and  I came upon this compelling photograph that I had seen it many times  before. I did not know that it was done by Baron Wolman, first chief photographer, and at the time it was taken, actually part owner of Rolling […]

Baron Wolman: Rolling Stone Magazine


  As we approach the birthday of our nation… it’s timely to reflect on the words of one of our country’s great founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson, who said that “The principles outlined in the Declaration of Independence promised to lead America—and other nations on the globe—into a new era of freedom. It would inspire all peoples living […]

Happy 4th Of July



Press Release Scenes from a Childhood, the debut book by photographer Michael Massaia, is a collection of images revealing symbols of childhood joy and adventure through the nostalgic longing of adulthood. Massaia’s captivatingly beautiful photographs are whimsical while edifying subjects that are disappearing, some quite literally, from childhood today. Scenes from a Childhood includes four […]

Michael Massaia Scenes From A Childhood: Press Release


  Tom Gramegna and Meg Partridge at the Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA Site of Imogen Cunningham, Seen and Unseen through February 26 Photo by Claire Insalata Poulos, Leica D-Lux Typ 109 I’ve long revered the catalog and always included Imogen Cunningham in my list of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. Along with […]

Imogen Cunningham at the Bowers Museum


Congratulations to Bob Dylan, who is the first songwriter to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in response to his creation of poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.  The 75 year old rock icon is the first American to win since 1993.   Baron Wolman Bob Dylan, Slow Train Coming, Live at the […]

Congratulations Bob Dylan!



The digital camera has revolutionized photography, but when it comes to printing a photo, older methods are still best. In a studio in the Powderhorn neighborhood of Minneapolis, 86-year-old Cy DeCosse stood over a large case filled with prints, turning through the images. “Weeds have their own beauty,” he mused. “They don’t get the love […]

DeCosse’s Photos Are Golden, But His Prints Are Platinum


Michael Massaia has always been fascinated by the similarities between movement of the sky and the movement of the ocean, such as the pull of tides and the pull of the atmosphere.  In his new portfolio title The Pull: Inverted Seascapes he has simply printed the images the way they appear on the ground glass of his […]

Michael Massaia The Pull


We are pleased to announce that the Galley has recently acquired of a sublime piece of photographic history by Ansel Adams.  Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958 is a 16×20 toned silver gelatin print made in 1969 and purchased from the legendary Witkin Gallery that same year. This particularly exemplary print has rarely been shown and though it’s […]

Ansel Adams “Aspens, Northern New Mexico”



January 28, 2016 Photography News   Born 99 years ago today, on 28 January 1917, William Paul Gottlieb was both a notable jazz journalist and a self-taught photographer who captured the personalities of jazz musicians and told their stories with his camera and typewriter. His images document the jazz scene in New York City and […]

Remembering Jazz Photographer William Gottlieb