On Assignment: Woodstock - by Baron Wolman
Join Markham Vineyards in celebrating the 45th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock music festival with the photo retrospective On Assignment: Woodstock, featuring photos from Rolling Stone Magazine’s First Chief Photographer, Baron Wolman. Meet Baron Wolman at the artist’s reception on Saturday, April 19, 11:00am – 1:00pm in conjunction with Napa Valley Arts in April.
The exhibit consists of 50 pieces from the 100-piece collection which Wolman donated to The Museum at Bethel Woods. These selected photos will be on display at the Markham Gallery March 1 – August 31, 2014.
The exhibit features photos of live performances, documentary portraits and studio/semi-posed portraits along with a wealth of background information regarding Woodstock and Rolling Stone Magazine. Wolman used three cameras during the festival and shot 16 rolls of black-and-white film. Those attending the festival are really the stars of Wolman’s work – they illustrate how the festival became a legend in so many hearts and minds.
According to Wolman: “No one could have predicted the enduring influence of the Woodstock experience. Yes, the bands were first-rate and there were many of them…but in unexpected ways, Woodstock became more than a concert for all of us.” His photos allow Woodstock attendees to relive a fascinating part of their lives while also appealing to a younger audience who wish they could have been there.
Read more about Baron's new book, Woodstock.
See the schedule for all Arts in April events.
Photo left: Grace Slick at Woodstock, Saturday, August 16,1969, photographed by Baron Wolman
US Premiere of "The Groupies" at Arts in April
Opening of The Groupies by Rolling Stone Photographer Baron Wolman Was Fun For All
In conjunction with Arts Council Napa Valley's annual Arts in April events, Baron Wolman, First Chief Photographer for Rolling Stone magazine, celebrated the opening of his new show, The Groupies, at The Markham Gallery on April 13, 2013. Straight from its installation in London, this was the US debut of The Groupies.
In addition to the art show opening, Baron signed his latest book, Every picture Tells a Story-Baron Wolman-The Rolling Stone Years, for fans who attended the opening.
More information on Baron, The Groupies, and his new book.
Baron's U.S. Premiere as featured in San Francisco Magazine.
Baron's U.S. Premiere as featured in The Bohemian.