Top News Unseen Paul McCartney photographs to go on display
Here are various sourced reports following the release of the Beatles’ photos to go on show at the National Portrait Gallery in the UK.
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The 275 photographs were taken on 35mm film between December 1963 and February 1964 in a variety of locations, including New York, London, Washington, Miami, Paris and the band’s native Liverpool. McCartney thought he had lost them, but rediscovered them a few years ago.
The exhibition, Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64: Eyes of the Storm, “will provide a uniquely personal perspective on what it was like to be a Beatle at the start of Beatlemania,” said Nicholas Cullinan, the NPG’s director [via The Guardian].
“The photographs taken in this period captured the very moment that John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr were propelled from being the most popular band in Britain to an international cultural phenomenon, from gigs in Liverpool and London to performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in New York to a television audience of 73 million people.
“At a time when so many camera lenses were on the band, these photographs will share fresh insight into their experiences, all through the eyes of Sir Paul McCartney.”
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1964: Eyes of the Storm Photographs and Reflections by Paul McCartney In a new book accompanying the @npglondon exhibition, Paul presents 275 of his own photographs from an iconic time in music history. Pre-order: EyesOfTheStorm.co.uk #EyesOfTheStorm pic.twitter.com/8b4sr5S71F
📷 Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64: #EyesOfTheStorm 📷 In a major exhibition, the @npglondon will display an extraordinary archive of rediscovered and never-before-seen photographs taken by Paul at the height of Beatlemania. 28 June – 1 October 2023: www.npg.org.uk/PaulMcCartneyEyesOfTheStorm pic.twitter.com/Yj6rx1Q1It
MIXING THE WHITE ALBUM. @JohnLennon and @PaulMcCartney during the Beatles’ only 24hr mixing session, @AbbeyRoad, 16-17 Oct 1968. Photos by Linda McCartney. pic.twitter.com/Kjmr7OYSKD
“When the Beatles embarked on the tour that helped launch the British Invasion in 1964, Paul McCartney had a 35mm camera on hand to help document the history-making mayhem.” @PaulMcCartney’s “1964: #EyesOfTheStorm” is now available for preorder: www.npr.org/2023/01/25/1151327222/never-before-seen-beatles-photos-from-1964 (@NPR)