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Rock Icon Graham Nash Brings 'Visual Harmony' Photography To L.A.

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Graham Nash, perhaps best known for being a founding member of the legendary band Crosby, Stills & Nash, will show another facet to his creativity with his Visual Harmony photography exhibit. Running now through the end of the month in the Morrison Hotel Gallery at the Sunset Marquis Hotel, the exhibit features Nash's most popular prints as well as never before seen images spanning decades, including photographs of fellow musicians Johnny Cash, Neil Young, and Joni Mitchell.

Going beyond standard rock 'n' roll photographs, Nash's work inhabits many creative genres, from self portraiture to social commentary. Photographs of Neil Young driving to his Broken Arrow ranch in an English sports car, a triptych of bandmate Stephen Stills, and Dennis Hopper at the Kentucky Derby are a few of Nash’s iconic images on display.

The England-born musician first picked up a camera before a guitar at age 11, inspired by his amateur photographer father. He went on to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, once with Crosby, Stills & Nash and once with The Hollies, all while continuing to take photographs. In 1990 he established Nash Editions, whose groundbreaking IRIS 3047 digital printer is now housed at the Smithsonian.

Visual Harmony runs through April 30.

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