Allan Tannenbaum Photography Exhibitions

The photography of Allan Tannenbaum has been exhibited in galleries and museums all over the world, including New York City, London, Paris, Rome, Tokyo, and Los Angeles. In 2009 his 1970s work was projected on buildings in Reggio Emilia, Italy for the opening of the Fotographia Europea Festival. Here is coverage of some of these exhibitions.
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Canvas Gallery, Malibu, California

November 11, 2014 -

Debbie Harry & Chris Stein
Jack Nicholson, The Clash at JFK
Muihammad Ali
James Brown
Bruce Springsteen
Stevie Wonder, Andy Warhol & Michael Jackson, David Bowie, The Ramones
Bob Marley, Chrissie Hynde
Patti Smith, Mick Jagger, Bruce and Steven, Jimi Hendrix
James Brown, Bruce Springsteen
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bob Marley
CANVAS boutique and gallery is a concept founded on an appreciation of contemporary art and design.
"Our mission is to be a reflection of the artistry of the day as it permeates our lives in various forms and fashions."
Photos by Benzell Evans III

"Exposure" at Rock Paper Photo Gallery

Group Exhibition of Previously Unseen Photographs

November 20 - December 24 2013

Patti Smith and John Belushi backstage at Saturday Night Live in 1976. Ricky Powell took this photo at the opening reception.

"Rising Waters - Photographs of Sandy" Exhibition

The Museum of the City of New York

October 29, 2013 - March 2, 2014

Allan Tannenbaum with his November 2012 photograph of this destroyed beachfront home in the Rockaways was used as a mural covering one wall of the gallery. Natan Dvir took this photo at the opening.

‘EXCEPT THE DOLLS’ - New York City music world of the 1970s

Orphic Gallery, Roxbury, New York

October 12 - December 1 2013

Click the invitation to visit the Orphic Gallery website.

Alec Baldwin Curates Rock Favorites at Rock Paper Photo Gallery

Group Exhibition includes Patti Smith New Year's Eve

Opening July 1st, 2013

Alec Baldwin and Allan Tannenbaum with Tannenbaum's famous photograph of Patti Smith performing at CBGB 2, January 1, 1977.

'New York - Just Like I Pictured It' - '70s Music Scene Photographs

Mr. Musichead Gallery - Los Angeles, California

June 26 - September 12, 2013

One of our sponsors, Pro Italia Motorcycles, brought this Moto Guzzi cruiser to the opening.
Mr. Musichead himself, gallery owner Sam Milgrom, with Allan Tannenbaum
Click the invitation to visit the Mr. Musichead Gallery website.

Celebrities - We Remember Them Well

Group Exhibition at Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY  September 21, 2012 – January 2, 2013

Thirty-five of the photographs in the exhibition were by Allan Tannenbaum.
Tannenbaum with a canvas print of John Lennon
For more photos of the exhibition please click here.

Punk Attitude - Group Exhibition

Galerie Renoma, Paris, France October 20 2011 - March 17 2012

In Memorium - Photographs of 9/11 Group Exhibition

Polka Galerie, Paris, France September 10 - November 5 2011

Allan Tannenbaum's photographs are on the rear wall.

Cities of New York

Centrale Montemartine in Rome, Italy

September 10 - October 9 2011

Photographs of the Terror Attacks of September 11, 2001 by Allan Tannenbaum

Please click the photo of the museum for a video about the exhibition.

Allan Tannenbaum Reveals The Real 70s

Pop Art Bar and Studio 3

New York City, September 29 - October 20, 2010
Allan Tannenbaum with a digitally enhanced photo of Keith Richards printed on canvas.
Susan Sarandon 1976

30" X 40"

A digitally enhanced print on canvas of Mick Jagger performing
Andy a la Andy on canvas
Debora and Allan Tannenbaum at the opening reception.

For more photos of the exhibition, please click here.

Forum Snowboards launches the new "Contract" line of boards

featuring the New York in the 70s photographs of Allan Tannenbaum illustrating "Sex", "Drugs", "Rock", "&", "Roll".

Red Bull Space, SoHo, NYC, July 29, 2010

Allan Tannenbaum with Forum Snowboards Team Members Pat Moore, John Jackson, and Andreas Wiig
Allan Tannenbaum's images have been licensed for use in books, magazines, motion pictures, CDs, and Tee Shirts, but the Forum project was the most unusual use to date.
The launch event took place at the Red Bull Space in SoHo and featured another 25 framed Tannenbaum photographs. For more about Forum Snnowboards, please click here.
Photos ©2010 Peter Ruprecht

New York in the 70s

Photo Exhibition by Allan Tannenbaum at the Not Fade Away Gallery, New York City, May 28 - July 9 2009

Opening night party and book launch of New York in the 70s 2nd Edition
Installation View of the Exhibition at the Not Fade Away Gallery. Click image above for a web photo gallery with more views.
Opening night party and book launch of New York in the 70s 2nd Edition
Overlook Press Editor Aaron Schlecter and Publisher Peter Mayer
NFA Gallery Directors Larry Marion and Marty Marion
Rickardo Lima Diniz, Samira Ashley, Matthew Rullo, Corey Hanna of Vicio
Village People Cowboy Randy Jones
Monica Marulanda and Qubic Creative Director Ezio Burani
Singer Reni Lane next to a photo of Debbie Harry
NY Daily News Photographer Todd Maisel, Singer Stacy Wilde, David Beck
At the closing party and benefit auction, as Debora Tannenbaum looks on, NYC Councilmember Alan Gerson presents Allan Tannenbaum with a proclamation for outstanding service to his community through his photography. Photo by Larry Marion
Hotelier Simon van Kempen, Singer Alex Young, Alex McCord of "Real Housewives of New York"
This photo and all people photos by Patrick McMullan and Jonathon Ziegler of Thanks to them and Carole at Susan Blonde Public Relations. Installation views and other overviews photographed by Allan Tannenbaum
Canon Australia celebrates 50 years of the single-lens reflex camera
Canon Australia officially marked the 50th anniversary of the sale of Canon’s first single-lens reflex camera in 1959. At an event held at Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, Canon celebrated the past and present successes of its SLR brand with an array of Canon stakeholders and media. Vast displays of images taken by world-renowned photographers on Canon SLRs since the 1960s were unveiled throughout the evening and brought the history of Canon EOS over the last five decades to life. Six photographs from international events taken by Allan Tannenbaum were chosen to represent the 1980s. They are: The Troubles in Belfast, Nelson Mandela Walk to Freedom, Siege of Kabul, Palestinian Intifada, Mudslide in Colombia, and Philippine Revolution.
Exhibition event photographs © Brett Odgers


The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC May 12, 2009.

Among the artifacts and photographs are three images by Allan Tannenbaum photographed in 1980, just before John's death.
Yoko Ono and Allan Tannenbaum at the opening on May 12, 2009. Bette Midler, at left, views the exhibition.

Photo ©2009 Richard Corkery

Debora and Allan Tannenbaum

Photo ©2009 Richard Corkery

Exhibition goers view Allan Tannenbaum's photographs.

New York in the 70s

Photo Exhibition by Allan Tannenbaum at the Fotografia Europea Festival opening party - projection with DJ appearance by Benny Benassi. Production designed by Qubic. Reggio Emilia, Italy, May 1, 2009. Prints at Prospero Summer 2009. Animated images were projected on a screen and on buildings in the Piazza S. Prospero with a stellar performance by Benassi for a fabulous experience.

Allan and Debora Tannenbaum with Benny Benassi after the show.
Allan Tannenbaum with Benny Benassi and Qubic Creative Director Ezio Burani after the show.
Allan Tannenbaum with Giulio and Manuele Bacicchi, proprietors of Ristorante Prospero, site of the print exhibition.

Bright Lights, Big City New York in the 70s

Photo Exhibition by Allan Tannenbaum for Art In Tune, Los Angeles, California, April 2009

View of the Exhibition at the Art In Tune Installation. Click image above for a web photo gallery with more views.
Debora and Allan Tannenbaum at the opening in West Hollywood, California, April 2, 2009
Allan Tannenbaum and Daniel Lanois
Actress Rose McGowan views the photographs.
Actress Rose McGowan discusses the photographs.
Daniel Lanois performs on pedal stell guitar
The duo Diego Garcia performs.
Allan Tannenbaum signs copies of the second edition of New York in the 70s at the West Coast book launch party.
Gallery-goers at the opening.

New York in the 70s

Photo Exhibition by Allan Tannenbaum at the Draywalk Gallery, London, England, November 1-4, 2007

© Robert Hayday / eyevine

Nigel Wanless, aka Brutus Gold, AT, and promoter Chris Barnett
Allan and Debora Tannenbaum at the opening night in Shoreditch
Debora and Allan Tannenbaum with Siggy and Wim de Vos at the opening.
AT in Liverpool Street with exhibition posters plastered on a telephone booth - click image to see more photos from the exhibition.

John & Yoko: A New York Love Story

Book Launch and Photography Exhibition by Allan Tannenbaum at the Govinda Gallery, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5 - Nov. 23, 2007

Click image to see more photos from the exhibition.
AT in a Worn Free T-shirt from John's favorite hangout.

John & Yoko & New York in the 70s

Photography Exhibition by Allan Tannenbaum at the Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, N.Y., Oct. 4 - Nov. 3, 2007

Click image to see more photos from the exhibition.

New York in the 70s & Postcript 9/11

November 30, 2006 through January 27, 2007 at The Bendheim Gallery in Greenwich, Connecticut.

"Tannenbaum’s studio portraits, nighttime flashes, and street photography paint a unique and often unseen picture of New York City."

The entrance to The Benheim Gallery
John Lennon and Yoko Ono photographs
Some of the Music Scene and Nightlife photographs
The Bendheim Gallery
Allan Tannenbaum photographed by Charlie Mangano
Nightlife photographs in various formats

Five Years From Ground Zero

An exhibition featuring many of the most memorable and award-winning photographs chronicling the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, September 2006. Allan Tannenbaum is among the photojournalists in the exhibition.

Tannenbaum with his images at the opening, September 7th, 2006. Photo ©2006 Ethan Miller
Debora Tannenbaum (L) videos students at the exhibition opening. Photo ©2006 Ethan Miller
Tannenbaum being interviewed by a TV news crew. Photo ©2006 Ethan Miller
Tannenbaum speaks briefly. Photo ©2006 Ethan Miller
The exhibition was organized by Fort Smith resident Carmen Taylor, who photographed the second plane crashing into the south tower of the WTC on 9/11/2001.
Allan Tannenbaum's photograph of the South Tower of the World Trade Center exploding on the impact of the second plane hijacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001 is part of Elegy in the Dust: September 11 and the Chelsea Jeans Memorial exhibition: August 25, 2006 to January 7, 2007 at The New York Historical Society. Photograph © Patrick Andrade/Polaris Images

New York Comes Back: Mayor Ed Koch and the City

10/20/2005 - 3/26/2006 at The Museum of the City of New York - Contributing Photographer

Former Mayor Ed Koch with photojournalist Allan Tannenbaum and some of his photographs in the exhibition at the closing reception 3/23/2006. Photo © Julie Skarratt
Part of the exhibiton containing some of A.T.'s photographs

John Lennon in New York City

12/1/2005 - 1/15/2006 at The Puffin Room, New York

Photo ©2005 Tony Savino
Photo ©2005 Mike Liu

John Lennon: Unfinished Music

10/20/2005 - 6/25/2006 at Cité de la Musique, Paris, France

Cité de la Musique
New York in the 70s 3/8/2005 - 7/15/2005 at Tribute - New York - Click image below for slide show

New York in the 70s

1/8/2005 - 2/13/2005 at The Puffin Room - New York City

John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Last Sessions in New York City

10/27/2004 - 12/21/2004 at BAG New York

Allan & Debora Tannenbaum with flowers from Yoko Ono

Towers of Babylon

Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia, Summer 2004

Photographs of the Exhibition ©2004 Jeremy Nicholl

SoHo Blues - New York in the 70s

Visa Pour L'Image, Perpignan, France 1997

In the Eye of Desert Storm

Nikon House - New York City 1991

The Intifada

World Press Photo 1st Prize Spot News Stories - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 1989

Cover of the 1989 Yearbook

New York New Wave

at P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York, 1981
Photographers Bob Gruen and Allan Tannenbaum with their work at P.S. 1
Photography by Allan Tannenbaum has been exhibited since the 1970s at The Floating Foundation of Photography, The International Center of Photography, Rutgers University Art Gallery, The Williams Gallery, The Houston Center of Photography, The Off Wall Street Jam, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, The John Lennon Museum in Tokyo, The South Street Seaport Gallery, Opia Restaurant, and The Louis K. Meisel Gallery.