Curriculum Vitae

Robert Altman Photography
2261 Market Street 525A
San Francisco, CA. 94114



robert@altmanphoto.com

http://www.altmanphoto.com/

"Robert Altman's photography was instrumental in portraying the look and feeling and vitality of the Sixties."
Jann Wenner, Editor and Publisher, Rolling Stone


"I just spent an incredible hour with Robert Altman. His photographs just blew my mind. I think he captured today the way Steichen captured yesterday."
Peter Max, Artist - 1969

 

“Robert Altman was a witness to one of the most colorful decades in American history. He photographed it with a passion and was an integral part of the whole scene, documenting it for posterity.”
Jim Marshall, Photographer


“Robert Altman captured the images of many iconic figures of the Sixties, individuals who helped liberate the souls of countless others. These celebrated photographs are an illustrious record of an amazing era..”
Paul Krassner
, Satirist, Publisher/Editor of "The Realist"


"One of Rolling Stone's first group of brilliant photographers"
Ben Fong-Torres, Author, Radio Personality


"One of this century's finest photographers..."
Woodstock '69 Gallery


"The world renowned rock photographer Altman has amassed a body of work that has made him one of rock and roll's greatest photographers. Since the Sixties Altman has established a legendary body of work."
The ArtRock Gallery

Chief Staff Photographer- Rolling Stone Magazine
1969-1971

Robert Altman Studio, San Francisco
1975-2000

Adjunct Professor and Instructor
1995 - 2005
Web Design, Photoshop, Dreamweaver
• Center for Electronic Art
• San Francisco State University
MultiMedia Studies Program
• University of California Extension
Fine Arts and Graphic Design
• Photo Metro Digital Workshop

 

Representation
The San Francisco Art Exchange
458 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94102

Morrisson Hotel Gallery
124 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012-3103
Analogue Gallery
73 Queen St. W.
Toronto ON M6J 1E6
Rock Paper Photo
220 West 42nd Street 24th floor
New York, New York 10036
Getty Images
6300 Wilshire, Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Blender Gallery
16 Elizabeth Street
Paddington NSW 2021
Sydney, Australia
The Image Works
PO Box 443
Woodstock, NY 12498
Interfoto
Stollbergstrasse 1
80539 München, Germany
Retna Ltd.
New York, Paris, London
24 West 25th Street NYC, NY 10001
DALLE.fr
agence, photo
Cache Agency, Llc.
24406 Alliene Avenue
Lomita, CA 90717
ArtVision Exhibitions, LLC
21 Cooper Street- Suite 203
Glens Falls, NY 12801
The Beat Museum
540 Broadway
San Francisco, CA 94133
Marx & Zavattero Gallery
77 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
   

 

Recent and Upcoming Engagements

Another evening with Robert Altman
Studio-Bongiorno - 500 Lincoln St.
Santa Clara, California - 95050
Saturday May 31th, 2014 - 7 PM
An evening with Robert Altman
Studio-Bongiorno
500 Lincoln St.
Santa Clara, Ca. 95050
Thursday April 25th, 2013 - 7 PM
Another Evening With Robert Altman
The Grotto Meeting Quarters
The Sports Basement
1590 Bryant Street, San Francisco
February 21, 2013 - 6 PM
Wix Lounge Presents:
A Night With Robert Altman
3169 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 7 PM
An Evening With Robert Altman
Lush Life Gallery - The Jazz Heritage Center
The Media & Education Theater
1320 Fillmore St, San Francisco
Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Book signing Sam Cutler and Robert Altman
Connor Fennessy Art
801 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 2:00 PM

Keynote Commencement Address
Digital Media Arts College
Florida Atlantic University
May 8th, 2010

The Museum at Bethel Woods
Original Location of Woodstock 1969
200 Hurd Road, Bethel, NY 12720
Fall 2009
Macy*s Herald Square, New York
Summer of Love Installation
Windows open May 21st 2009
Tues. May 26th 2009 ~ Booksigning 5 PM ~ Reception 6 PM
The Woodstock Museum Shop
200 Hurd Road, Bethel, NY 12720
Sat. May 23rd, 2009 ~ Booksigning 1-4 PM
The Pop International Gallery
473 West Broadway NY, NY 10012
Wed. May 27th, '09 ~ Book signing 6-8 PM
The Palm Beach Photographic Centre
FOTOFusion 2009
Delray Beach, FL
January 27 ~ 30, 2009
The Palm Beach County Library
Hagen Ranch Road Theatre
Delray Beach, FL
February 11, 2009
Booksmith
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA
October 10, 2007 7 PM
Marx & Zavattero Galley
77 Geary Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA
January 19, 2008 3 PM
Digital Media Arts College
3785 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL
April 20, 2007 6-8 PM
The Learning Annex
An Evening With Robert Altman
San Francisco, CA
May 17, 2007 7 PM

 

Recent and Upcoming Exhibitions
The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll
The de Young Museum - Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
April 8 - August 20, 2017
 
On the Road to the Summer of Love
The California Historical Society
May 12th - September 10th, 2017
678 Mission St, San Francisco

50 Years of Social Movement Photography
Berkeley Art Center
Fall 2017

Winners! Celebrating Oscar and Grammy Stars
Morrison Hotel Gallery
Sunset Marquis Hotel, West Hollywood
February 10 - 28, 2017

Community Era: Echoes from the Summer of Love
Fotografia Europea
Spazio Gerra Gallery ~ May - July 2017
Reggio Emilia, Italy

Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience
Group Exhibit - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, OH
April 25th, 2014 ~ May 2015

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution
The Skirball Museum, Los Angeles - May 7–October 11, 2015
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco - Dec. 2016 - March, 2017
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland (dates TBD)

Lush Life Gallery
Jazz Heritage Center
1320 Fillmore St, San Francisco
June 2011 - Ongoing
Tropenmuseum
The Sixties – A Global Happening.
October 16th 2015 - March 13th 2016
The Netherlands
Digital Media Arts College
3785 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431
August 2101 ~ January 2011
"1969"
ONO Arte Contemporanea
Bologna, Italy
February 16, 2012
Robert Altman's Sixties
The Museum at Bethel Woods
Original Location of Woodstock 1969
200 Hurd Road, Bethel, NY 12720
Fall 2009
ArtVision Gallery
125 North West 13 Street 
Boca Raton, FL  33432 
October - November 2011

Macy*s Herald Square
34 of 39 Street Windows!
151 West 34th Street, New York
May 21 ~ June 19, 2009

Before They make Me Run
Portraits of Keith Richards 1963-1972
The San Francisco Art Exchange
October ~ November 2010

The Millenia Fine Art Collection
Time Warner Center - NYC ~  July 2008

The Hard Rock - Las Vegas ~ July 2008

Macy*s Union Square, SF
MS Awareness Month Benefit
Music in San Francisco
March 5 ~ April 30, 2010
Heather Marx Gallery
Union Square, San Francisco
Robert Altman's Sixties
January 2008
The Pop International Gallery
473 West Broadway
New York, NY 10012
May ~ June 2009
Book Launch and Exhibit
The Plant Recording Studio
Sausalito, CA ~August 2007
The Idea Generation Gallery
The Sixties: A Photographic Exhibition
of works by Robert Altman
London, UK ~ 16th July – October 2008

The San Francisco Art Exchange
Molding A Generation: 1967 ~ 69
September 2007

Sound and Vision
Abbey Road Studios, London
February 2009

The Library of Congress
Permanent Collection

Washington, DC

The Beat Museum
North Beach, San Francisco
September 2007 ~ Ongoing

Freecity
Malibu, CA
August 2007 - January 2008

V!P's International Art Galleries
The Rolling Stones 'Decca Years'
Rotterdam ~ December 2007

Excellent Experience Gallery
The Art of Rock'n Roll
Morgan Stanley of California
December 2006 ~ Ongoing 2007

The Smithsonian Institution
The Education Resource Room
Washington, DC


Redferns Music Picture Gallery
3 Bramley Road, London
Chuck Berry Exhibit 2005

The Museum at Bethel Woods
Woodstock Music & Art Fair
Bethel, NY ~ Ongoing

The San Francisco
Public Library
Induction into the
Historic Association
November 8, 2003

It's Only Rock 'n Roll
Gallery 3175, San Francisco
September 2006

The San Francisco
Art Exchange Gallery
Permanent Collection
The San Francisco
Public Library
January, 2005
Permanent Collection
The San Francisco History Association
Lecture and Photo Exhibit
May 22, 2003

The Rock Poster Society
Hall of Flowers
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco
November 2003 and 2004
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities
Georgia Historical Society
Robert Altman's 60's
Sept 13 - Oct 12, 2002
KCBS-FM Los Angeles
Arrowfest
October 2003
October 2004

Center for the Arts
Photo Gallery
Yerba Buena Center
San Francisco
May - July 2002

SIAL Exhibit
Summer of Love
Paris, France
November 2002

Columbus Circle Gallery
NYC, NY
Spring 2001- Jan. 2003
 
The Kodak Rock Photography Collection
Traveling Exhibit
Fall 2002 - Ongoing

Prestige Galleries
Dallas, Texas
Summer 2001
StudioZ Gallery
San Francisco
Robert Altman's 60's
Aug 1 - 27, 2002

The ArtRock Gallery
30 Years of Music Photography
San Francisco
June 20 - Aug. 9 1997

 

The Hot Springs Center
"Portrait of an Era:
Robert Altman's 60's"

Hot Springs, AR
October 2001- Spring 2002

The Museum of the City
of San Francisco
with Linda McCartney
Aug. 29 - Oct. 12 1997

Jon Sims Center
for the Arts
San Francisco
May - July 2002

 

Peña Pacha Mama
1630 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA
August 2001- Ongoing

 

Richard Goodall Gallery
Manchester
United Kingdom
June - July 2000

 

The Newseum
Madison Avenue
New York
June 1995
The Ansel Adams Center
for Photography
Summer of Love: Revolution & Evolution
June 25 through September 7, 1997
Soma Cafe Art Gallery
San Francisco, California
Dec 1999 ~ Jan 2000
Worknet Reklameyra
The Sixties
Oslo, Norway
August 2000
Recent Clients

The de Young Museum The California Hisorical Society Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco
Soundbreaking TV Series - Show of Force Co. The New Republic Magazine David Bromberg - Bandshell Artist Management
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum Editions | m + e gallery Magnolia Films
Steve Miller Eric Clapton The Comedy Network
The New Yorker Vanity Fair  The New York Times Magazine 
Time Magazine Architectural Resources Group Anchor Steam Beer
HBO TV - Entourage 2009 - 2010 Comedy Central Network Manish Arora Collection
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Kennedy Center The Detroit Institute of Arts
The Life and Times of Ben Fong-Torres Dying to Know, The Movie Radio Unnameable, The Movie
Kent State University Guitar Aficionado 7 Live, KGO TV
Christies Collections GQ Magazine Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
NBC CBS ABC PBS VH1 MTV  
General Motors
Sony Music
Royal Shakespeare Theatre,
'The Tate Gallery, Tate Etc.
Le Monde 2
Almost Famous' - SKG Little, Brown and Company University Art Museum, Cal State
A & E Network
Harvard Design Magazine
Colombia Records
A T & T
Rhino Records
People Magazine
Mojo Magazine
The New York Times
Rolling Stone Magazine
Seven Magazine
San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Magazine
7 X 7 Magazine
San Francisco Examiner
The Newseum
American Photo Magazine Photo Icon C International Photo Magazine
Der Spiegel News Weekly
Ramparts Magazine
Simon & Shuster
Info World
The San Francisco Bay Guardian
Esprit Corp.
Now Magazine
The San Francisco Weekly
Auto World Magazine
Ameriprise Financial
Entertainment Weekly
American Edu. Assn.
Free City Supershop, Malibu, Tokyo ECW PRESS, Toronto Art In America
Guitar Player Fox Network SF Weekly
Grateful Dead Productions Digitális Fotó Magazin ~ Hungary PhotoIcon ~ U.K.
Prentice Hall Publishing Random House Publishing Harper Collins Publishers
Impact Films SAX Magazine ~ Brazil McGraw-Hill Publishing
Macy's Herald Square Solimar Magazine Museum at Bethel Woods
Hofstra University Bravado International Group GQ Magazine - Russia
Tate Etc. Sedus Magazine California Historical Society
KQED TV Arteclettica The Summer od Love Hotel
Keith Richards Scottish TV (STV)v Bravado International

 

 

Recent and Upcoming Books

New Sixties Book by Robert Altman - Summer 2017
Santa Monica Press 

The Sixties
Photographs by Robert Altman

Foreward by Ben Fong-Torres
Santa Monica Press

Did It! From Yippie To Yuppie: Jerry Rubin,
An American Revolutionary - by Pat Thomas
Fantagraphics - April 25, 2017

Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost its Mind and Found its Soul,
by Clara Bingham - Random House - May 2016
On the Road with Janis Joplin
John Byrne Cooke
Berkley Hardcover - October 28, 2014
Sound Man - Cover
Glyn Johns
Blue Rider Press (November 13, 2014)
Is It My Body?
Sternberg Press
Spring 2014

The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich Village
HarperCollins Publishers - April 9, 2013
John Varvatos: Rock in Fashion
by John Varvatos and Holly George-Warren
Harper Design - October 15, 2013
California Slim: The Music,
the Magic, and the Madness
Andrew J. Bernstein (Author)
Xlibris Corporation (February 28, 2013
)
Uppers, Downers, All Arounders
Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs
CNS Productions, Inc. Medford, OR
Fall 2014
A Cultural History of the Radical Sixties
in the San Francisco Bay Area
by Dr. Anthony Ashbolt
Pickering & Chatto Ltd. - (June 2013)
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes
My Life in Music by Judy Collins
Random House - October 2011
Erotic City
Josh Sides
Oxford University Press - October, 2011
Albert Hofmann and his LSD -
A Long Life and a Meaningful Discovery
by Dieter A. Hagenbach
and Lucius Werthmüller
AT Verlag, Switzerland, Spring 2012
Life
Keith Richards
Little, Brown
October 2010
Smoking Typewriters
John McMillian
Oxford University Press
April 2011
Bulletproof …I Wish I Was
Chris Scoates,
Director University Art Museum
CSULB ~ Fall 2010
Book Cover
You Can't Always Get What You Want
Sam Cutler
ECW Press, Toronto - April 2010
The Book of Hair
Leusa Araujo
Brazil, 2010
Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing
Harry Abrams Publishers
October 2010
Hippies
by Micah L. Issitt
Greenwood Publishing Group.
May 2009
The Woodstock Chronicles –
Three Days That Rocked the World
Sterling Publishing
August 2009
Cambridge Quartet:Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert, Huston Smith & Andrew Weil
by Don Lattin
Harper Collins ~ February 2010

Something in the Air:
Radio, Rock, and the Revolution That Shaped a Generation
by Marc Fisher
Random House 2007

America Dreaming:
How Youth Changed America
Laban Hill
Little, Brown
November 1, 2007

You Can't Always Get
What You Want
Sam Cutler
Random House, Austrailia
November 2008

The Rolling Stones 365 Days
by Simon Wells; Images Getty
with Robert Altman/Retna
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Oct 2006

Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed
by Paul Trynka
Broadway Books, Random House
February, 2007

America Dreaming:
Coming of Age to Change America
By Laban Carrick Hill
Little Brown Books
Spring 2007

The Rolling Stones and
the making of Let It Bleed
by Sean Egan
Unanimous Ltd,
M Q Publications 2005

Book Cover
Timothy Leary-
I Have America Surrounded
by John Higgs 2006
Friday Project, Ltd. London

 

Book Cover
Timothy Leary: An Experimental Life
Robert Greenfield
Harcourt, Inc 2006

LSD: My Problem Child
Albert Hoffmann, PhD
MAPS Publishers
2005

 

Book Cover
Grievous Angel:
An Intimate Biography of Gram Parsons
by Jessica Hundley and Polly Parsons
Thunder's Mouth Press, 2005

Eight Miles High
Folk-Rock's Flight from Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock
by Richie Unterberger 2005

Book Cover
Who the Hell is
Stew Albert
by Stewart Edward Albert
Red Hen Press 2004


Book Cover
Sing My Way Back Home
Voices Of The New American
Roots Rock
by Keith and Kent Zimmerman
Backbeat Books 2004

Monday Night Class
Revised & Annotated Edition
by Stephen Gaskin
Book Publishing Company 2005

Jefferson Airplane
Got a Revolution
Jeff Tamarkin
Pocket Books, 2003
The Grateful Dead
Dennis McNally
Macmillan, Fall 2002
Old Gods Almost Dead-
The Rolling Stones
Stephen Davis
Broadway Books, 2001

 

Book Cover
Rolling Stone
The Complete Covers
1967-1997
Wenner Media, 1999

Garcia,
An American Life
Blair Jackson
Viking, 1999

The American Century
Harold Evans
Knoph, 1999