Friday, January 15, 2016
The 40th anniversary of the Punk Magazine exhibit opened last night at the Howl! Happening gallery space on East First Street ... The exhibition showcases work by founding editor John Holmstrom, who created cover No. 1 featuring Lou Reed, as well as some of the artists and illustrators who contributed to the magazine during its three-plus year run, including Robert Romagnoli and Ken Weiner.
EVG contributor Stacie Joy stopped by early for a few photos...
[Ramones contact sheet via Roberta Bayley]
[The Sex Pistols puppets from the cover of Punk No. 14]
[Artist Robert Romagnoli and wife Patrice Donnell]
["Ugly Portraits" artist Ken Weiner]
[Raven, sax player for Murphy's Law, Bobby Zou, creative director of the exhibit, and artist Alexander Pernhorst]
The exhibit continues through Jan. 30 at the Howl! Happening gallery space. Visit Howlarts.org for updates and a full schedule of events.
Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
All events are free
Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project, 6 E. First St. between the Bowery and Second Avenue
I interviewed Holmstrom this morning on East Village Radio. EVR will re-stream the show tomorrow (Saturday) at noon ET. You may listen in via dashradio.com/EVR or the Dash Radio app.
Previously on EV Grieve:
Q-and-A with John Holmstrom, founding editor of Punk Magazine
John Holmstrom on the CBGB movie and the East Village of 2013