Johnny Cash/Nashville, TN/ 1970
Kris/Nashville, TN/ 1971
Townes, Susanna and Guy Clark, Daniel Antopolsky/Nashville, TN 1972
Tammy Wynette/1971/Clems Shoal Creek Music Park/Lavonia, GA
Earl Scruggs/Nashville, TN in his home 1971

Music To My Eyes

Purple House Gallery

Featuring work by: Al Clayton, Lee Anne White

Throughout his lifetime, Clayton‘s work focused heavily on subjects related to the people, culture, and music of the American South. His photographs have appeared in Look Magazine, Life, Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, The New York Times, Esquire, and others. He received numerous awards, including the Overseas Press Club Award for his 1969 depiction of the Biafran War in Nigeria, plus many Clios and Addys for his commercial work. Clayton published over a dozen books, including the recent re-release of Still Hungry in America, and made a film of Pentecostal snake handlers, "In Jesus’ Name". He was drawn to music and photographed for Rolling Stone and record companies including Epic, Columbia and Capricorn, producing over 100 album covers for Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, George Jones, Townes Van Zandt, and Tammy Wynette, among many others. In 1974, Clayton toured with the Allman Brothers, recording their most private and public moments through his lens.

His work is featured in the Ken Burns documentary, "Country Music". Some of Clayton's original prints are being made available by the family. Limited edition, fine art prints are also available.

Also featuring the mostly black-and-white landscape and botanical photographs of Lee Anne White.

Opening Reception Oct 11 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Exhibition Oct 11 - Dec 20

Purple House Gallery

226 W Academy St
Gainesville, GA 30501
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(770) 531-1818

Opening Reception 10/11/19 6-8 pm