Bowie Tokyo Cityscape

Iggy Pop and Jimi Hendrix hanging high in the gilt frames of Buckingham Palace? Elizabeth Taylor waving at photo-takers from the Mona Lisa’s revered place in the Louvre? David Bowie in full Aladdin Sane makeup gazing down upon Tokyo? 

As the entire world takes shelter at home, Morrison Hotel Gallery is bringing fans the music icons they know and love combined with the wild freedom of a trip the globe.

Great Wall Of China Jim Morrison
[Jim Morrison/Great Wall of China by Joel Brodsky]

From gallery walls to the Great Wall of China, Morrison Hotel Gallery invites you to hit the road with Idols, a web-exclusive world tour spanning seven continents and over a half-century of iconic imagery debuting tomorrow!

Combining the bold adventure of world travel and the sheer fun of a rock and roll gallery exhibition, Idols offers viewers a glimpse of the world in a way they’ve never seen it before.

Sistine Chapel with pope

A shot from Michael Joseph’s famed Beggars Banquet session with The Rolling Stones hangs in the Sistine Chapel over a worship service attended by the Pope himself.

Viewers can also discover Jake Chessum’s shot of Amy Winehouse appearing on the side of a London bus stop. 

Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Idols Online Exhibit

Playing on portrait tradition, conventional sites of exhibition and wanderlust presently felt worldwide, Idols reframes the exemplary works of internationally-acclaimed photographers such as Terry O’Neill, Peter Hujar and Timothy White through virtual renderings at the intersection of kitsch and human expression. 

About Morrison Hotel® Gallery

MHG is the world’s leading brand in fine art music photography representing over 125 of the world’s finest music photographers and their archives. Their vast catalog of photography encompasses jazz, blues and rock imagery spanning several generations through to today’s contemporary music artists including iconic photos in the worlds of celebrity and sports.

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