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Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is honored to announce an extensive exhibition of more than 50 important photographs by Bill Eppridge, whose assignments were as varied, exhilarating and tumultuous as the times he covered. Monroe Gallery is extremely honored to welcome Bill Eppridge to Santa Fe for the opening reception on Friday, July 2, from 5 - 7 PM; the exhibition continues through September 26.

Bobby Kennedy campaigns in IN during May of 1968, with various aides and friends: former prizefighter Tony Zale and (right of Kennedy) N.F.L. stars Lamar Lundy, Rosey Grier, and Deacon Jones

Bill Eppridge is one of the most accomplished photojournalists of the Twentieth Century and has captured some of the most significant moments in American history: he has covered wars, political campaigns, heroin addiction, the arrival of the Beatles in the United States, Vietnam, Woodstock, the summer and winter Olympics, and perhaps the most dramatic moment of his career - the assassination of Senator Robert Kennedy in Los Angeles. Over the last 50 years, his work has appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic, Life, and Sports Illustrated.

Recently, The Beatles! Backstage and Behind the Scenes, a photography exhibition of Bill's images of the band was displayed at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C, before starting a world tour. In 2008, his photographs were included in the exhibition Road to Freedom: Photographs from the Civil Rights Movement 1956 - 1968 at the High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, later traveling to the Skirball Center in Los Angeles and the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York. Additionally, Eppridge's photographs are included in the exhibitions Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera since 1870; Tate Modern, London; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2010); and A Star is Born: Photography and Rock Music Since Elvis Presley, Museum Folkwang, Germany (2010).

Senator Robert Kennedy at a rally in Sioux City, Iowa, 1966

Robert Kennedy, New York City

Robert F. Kennedy in front of a poster of his brother, Columbus, Ohio, 1968

Robert Kennedy

Busboy Juan Romero tries to comfort Presidential candidate Bobby Kennedy after assassination attempt, June 5, 1968

Presidential candidate Bobby Kennedy and his dog, Freckles, running on an Oregon beach, 1968 (cover of Life Magazine, June 14, 1968)

Bobby Kennedy often campaigned into the night, 1968

Bobby Kennedy in campaign convertible, 1968

Bobby Kennedy with crowd during the 1968 Presidential race

Bobby Kennedy campaigns into the night, 1968

Bobby Kennedy with crowd in a Midwest city after entering the 1968 Presidential race

The Kennedy campaign travels through the Watts section of Los Angeles on the last day before the primary, 1968

The Kennedy campaign travels through the Watts section of Los Angeles on the last day before the primary, 1968

The Robert F. Kennedy funeral train travels through Trenton, New Jersey

The Robert F. Kennedy funeral train as people stand, watch, and wave

The burned master vintage print that was used for reproduction in LIFE magazine of Senator Robert F. Kennedy Shot, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1968

Jackie Kennedy preparing to christen the "Lafayette", Groton, CT, 1962

Jackie Kennedy Christens the "Lafayette", Groton, CT, 1962

"Mississippi Burning": Funeral procession of James Chaney, Mississippi, 1964

The Chaney family as they depart for the burial of James Chaney, Meridian, Mississippi, August 7, 1964

Young White children on the day of James Chaney's Funeral, Neshoba County, Mississippi, August, 1964

Mrs. Chaney and young Ben, James Chaney funeral, Meridian, Mississippi, 1964

"Needle Park": Karen shooting up, New York City, 1964

"Needle Park": Addicts Karen and John, New York City, 1964

John Lennon on the train from New York to Washington for the Beatles' concert at Washington Coliseum, Feb. 11, 1964

Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney greet the press at the Plaza Hotel in New York, February 1964

Bill Eppridge and The Beatles

Barbara Streisand with empty frame, 1964

Barbara Streisand in her kitchen, Brooklyn, NY, 1964

Barbara Streisand with Paparazzi, Paris, 1966

Barbara Streisand "Color Me Barbara" taping, New York, 1966

Barbra Streisand with Marlene Dietrich and Elsa Martinelli (Wearing Chanel Suits), Chanel Fashion Show, Paris, 1966

Barbra Streisand on the Johnny Carson Show, New York, 1963

Jonas Salk, 1963

Jonas Salk in his lab, 1963

Cesar Chavez, California, 1974

Ronald Reagan, Bob Hope, James Cagney - American Film Institute Tribute to Cagney, Los Angeles, 1974

Casey Stengel, NY Mets Manager, New York, 1962

John Steinbeck, Nobel Prize Winner, Riverton, CT 1985

Grain Elevator, Aurora, Missouri

Fireman's Muster, Wethersfield, CT, 1962

Man in alley, Wilmington, DE, early 1950's

Motorcycle race, Mojave desert

Apollo 11 Roll-Out, Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 20, 1969

Stormy, Missouri, 1958

Hiking, Stars 'n Stripes, America's Cup, Freemantle, Australia, 1987

Stars 'n Stripes, America's Cup Finals, Freemantle, Australia, 1987

White Barn, New Preston, CT, 2007

Mt. St. Helen's Survivors, July, 1980

Vietnamese Child with Bamboo toy gun, Loc Dien, South Vietnam, 1965

Marine, Vietnam, 1965


Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock, 1969

Dead eagle, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Alaska, 1989

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