When Legends Gather #216


Allen Ginsberg and Thelonious Sphere Monk

3 comments:

Vanwall said...

This is an awesome composition, let alone a wonderful choice of subjects - only in B&W could this much...muchness be in one shot.

Ted Barron said...

is this a gene smith photograph?

magPossible said...

notes on the back of the photo :
(credit ginsberg.org)

Allen with Thelonious Monk, at Baroness Pannonica "Nica" de Koenigswarter's apartment New York City 1961. Allen's note on the back reads: "After playing at Five Spot, (4am?) & Shooting up. Tompkins Square East, at the Baroness', a friend of her's, a lady." Photographer unknown. licensing >>