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Sat, 09/03/2016
The Guardian: Jazz was the catalyst for change': Jim Marshall’s images of...

by Sean O'Hagan

“Jim was a guy you either loved or hated, there was no in-between,” says Amelia Davis, Jim Marshall’s erstwhile assistant and now archivist. “If he loved you, he would lie down in front of a truck for you. If he hated you, he would happily drive the truck over you.”

Marshall, who died in 2010, is known as the father of modern music photography – Jimi Hendrix setting light to his guitar, a young Bob Dylan rolling a car tyre down a New York street, Johnny Cash “flipping the bird” on stage in San Quentin prison. While managers and minders may have bridled at his... more

Read more at www.theguardian.com/artanddesign

Workers' Rights
Fri, 08/05/2016
'If This Art Could Vote'

Jim Marshall iconic photo of Cesar Chavez as interpreted by acclaimed artist Shepard Fairey in "Workers' Rights" is the first of 5 pieces from to be featured in Huffington Post's "If This Art Could Vote" - a collection of political art! Check out ifthisartcouldvote.huffingtonpost.com.

Debuting this summer, American Civics is the first-ever collaboration between acclaimed contemporary artist Shepard Fairey and the estate of legendary photographer Jim Marshall. In it, Fairey interprets Marshall’s iconic photography from the... more

"Jazz Festival" book cover
Fri, 07/01/2016
'Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall,' the definitive book on '60s jazz...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Reel Art Press is proud to present Jazz Festival: Jim Marshall, a perfect tribute to the legendary photographer. Containing 95 percent previously unseen images, the book captures the freedom, the excitement and the intimacy of the Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals of the 1960s. All of the Jazz Icons are here; Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Wes Mongomery, Ben Webster, Nina Simone, Theolonious Monk, John Coltrane and so many more.

Marshall’s inimitable lens immortalized them all, and his unrestricted access meant that he got the... more PDF icon Reel Art Press: The official press release

american civics: voting rights
Fri, 05/06/2016
Shepard Fairey and the Jim Marshall Estate Announce “American Civics”

Shepard Fairey and the Jim Marshall Estate Announce “American Civics”

Fairey interprets Marshall’s iconic photography with Fine Art Limited screen prints depicting social justice issues: Voting Rights, Mass Incarceration, Workers’ Rights, Gun Culture, and Two Americas

Los Angeles, April 28, 2016: Debuting this summer, American Civics is the first-ever collaboration between acclaimed contemporary artist Shepard Fairey and the estate of legendary photographer Jim Marshall. In it, Fairey interprets Marshall’s iconic photography from... more

Tue, 11/24/2015
Interview with Carlos Santana about "Jim Marshall Seen Through the Eyes of...

From KPIX: Interview with Carlos Santana about his curated exhibit "Jim Marshall Seen Through the Eyes of Carlos Santana."  Curated by Santana, forty images, many on public display for the first time, are at Mumm Napa.

Carlos Santana decks
Mon, 11/02/2015
FTC Skateboarding, Jim Marshall Photography LLC and Carlos Santana Team Up for...

FTC Skateboarding, Jim Marshall Photography LLC and Carlos Santana, in association with San Francisco Art Exchange (SFAE), announce a new series of limited-collector-edition FTC skateboard deck sets showcasing influential images of music icon Carlos Santana taken at Woodstock by renowned rock photographer Jim Marshall.

The decks will be released Friday, November 20 at FTC Skateboarding (1632 Haight St., San Francisco, CA 94117), with a kickoff event at noon featuring special guests and a selection of Jim Marshall's photography.

These special-edition five-piece deck sets are... more

Mike Bloomfield
Thu, 10/15/2015
In case you missed this … Jim Marshall, cultural icon

The work of Jim Marshall, noted photographer and chronicler of music history, is much in demand in today's storytelling.

The passage of time has been kind to the music, fashion and art of the music revolution, as evidenced by the recent resurgence of their influences in mainstream culture. Legendary musicians who have taken to the road once again—many, on nostalgic, commemorative tours—or returned to the studio to record retrospective albums have furthered the cachet of the decades-old music scene and kindled intense interest in the players and stories behind the music. In 2015... more

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Fri, 08/14/2015
"The Haight" Wins 2015 Gold Ink Award

In the print industry's most prestigious print competition, held by Gold Ink, "The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution" is a 2015 Gold Ink Award winner.

Read more at goldink.com

Johnny Cash flips the bird.
Fri, 07/17/2015
Leica Store San Francisco: The Photography of Jim Marshall

In a not-to-be-missed experience, Leica Store San Francisco teams up with the estate of Jim Marshall to host an extensive gallery exhibition of Jim's work, including such gems as Johnny Cash flipping the bird during a San Quentin Prison show, Jimi Hendrix raising his fist during his appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival  and The Beatles at their last live concert, which took place at Candlestick Park.

Also on exhibit are photographs of the Rolling Stones (in the book “The Rolling Stones 1972”), images from the mid- to late-sixties documenting the counterculture revolution that... more

For more information about the exhibit, check out the gallery at Leica Store San Francisco.

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Mon, 06/15/2015
PubWest: "The Haight" is a 2015 Book Design Award Winner

PubWest is a vibrant, dynamic trade association of small- and medium-sized book publishers, printers, editors, proofreaders, graphic designers, binderies, and related editorial and service companies. Established in 1977 as the Rocky Mountain Book Publishers Association, PubWest is now dedicated to helping member book publishers succeed and has grown to include members in 31 states and 4 countries.

The PubWest Book Design Awards, an annual event, recognizes superior design and outstanding production quality of books throughout North America.

"The Haight: Love, Rock, and... more

Read more at PubWest

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