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Allen Ginsberg’s Photographs Featured at the National Gallery of Art

Allen Ginsberg - Myself seen by William Burroughs, Kodak Retina new-bought 2'nd hand from Bowery hock-shop, our apartment roof Lower East Side of New York - 1953,  Gelatin silver print, image: 22.1 x 33 cm (8 11/16 x 13 in.) - Gift of Gary S. Davis, © Copyright 2010 The Allen Ginsberg LLC.

WASHINGTON, DC.- Some of the most compelling photographs
taken by renowned 20th-century American poet Allen Ginsberg
(1926–1997) of
himself and his fellow Beat poets and writers—including William S.

Burroughs, Neal Cassady, Gregory Corso, and Jack Kerouac are the
of the first scholarly exhibition and catalogue of these works.
Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg explores all facets of
photographs through 79 black-and-white portraits, on view at the
Gallery of Art, Washington, from May 2 through September 6, 2010.