St. Petersburg gallery KGallery announced the opening of the exhibition “John and Yoko: a New York love story”, which will showcase rare photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
The photographer American documentary photographer Allan Tannenbaum, who became famous in the 1970-ies and has worked with many celebrities, among them was Jacqueline Kennedy, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger and others, reminiscent of “Fontanka.<url>”.
With a couple he had a relationship of trust. Tannenbaum shot not only concerts of John Lennon, but also became the author of the last photos of the musician and his Muse. It all happened almost by accident: 26 November 1980, the photographer worked on the set of the clip Starting Over in new York’s Central Park, and then Yoko Ono has offered to continue the photo shoot in the Studio.
“Gentle images, which were then made, to the public little known, and the Russian audience and not see them for the first time. Just two weeks – 8 December 1980 Lennon was killed”, – said in the announcement of the exhibition. In St. Petersburg will feature about 40 photos. At the opening of the exhibition is going to arrive by the author.
It clarifies the “Petersburg diary”, the exhibition “John and Yoko: a New York love story” dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the gallery.