Ginsberg Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art

If you’re anywhere near Washington D.C. this month, make sure to check out the first ever exhibition of Allen Ginsberg’s photography at the National Gallery of Art.

Ginsberg documented the lives of his friends during the 1950s with a little Kodak camera, and inscribed the photographs with poetic descriptions. Some famous photos of Kerouac and Burroughs come from Ginsberg’s early attempts. He later returned to photograph in the 1980s, with help from his friend, Robert Frank.

Read more about Ginsberg’s foray into photography at NPR.

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