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Rowland Scherman's Art

love and death

love and death

John Lennon, London 1973

John Lennon,...

The Seven Pillars

The Seven Pillars

Portrait

Portrait

Stepen Stills and Graham Nash rehearse bass track for first CSN album

Stepen Stills...

Bob Dylan with blues singer Victoria Spivey at Newport Folk Fest, 1963

Bob Dylan with...

Bob Dylanbreaking the folk barrier at Newport Festival 1963

Bob...

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  • User Name: motamanx
  • Hometown: Grew up in Pelham, NY. Now live on Cape Cod
  • Shoots: Abstract, Black & White, Fashion, Landscapes, Portrait
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ARTIST BIO
In 1961 Rowland Scherman became the first photographer for the Peace Corps, documenting the work of volunteers all over the world. His photos helped define the image of the agency we know today. He became a free lance photographer in 1963. His photographs appeared in Life, Look, National Geographic, Time, Paris Match and Playboy among many others. 

He photographed many of the iconic musical, cultural and political events of the 60's including the 1963 Newport Folk Festival, the March on Washington DC, the Beatles first US concert and Woodstock. He traveled with Bobby Kennedy on his campaign for the presidency, went on tour with Judy Collins, was in the studio when Crosby, Stills and Nash recorded their first album. In 1968, he won a Grammy Award for the cover photo of Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits.
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