Behind the lens on N.W.A.'s 1989 Malibu beach photoshoot with photographer Timothy White

Timothy White's photo of N.W.A. he shot in Malibu in 1989 is currently part of the online virtual exhibition, Endless Summer, that also features photographic works of Henry Diltz, Guy Webster, Lynn Goldsmith, Pattie Boyd, Walter Iooss and Norman Seeff among others.

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Because suntans fade and stay-at-home orders can't last forever, Morrison Hotel Gallery rides the wave with Sports Illustrated and Volcom for the unveiling of Endless Summer (unveiled on June 20, 2020), a new virtual exhibition which relishes in iconic imagery and summertimes of popular imagining. Dreaming in shades of cool, this collection of fine art imagery takes a sweeping look at the photographic works of Henry Diltz, Guy Webster, Lynn Goldsmith, Pattie Boyd, Timothy White, Walter Iooss and Norman Seeff among others. Paying homage to Bruce Brown's 1966 surf camp classic, Endless Summer is a love letter to sun washed phenomena and and all that looms just beneath its crystalline surface.

Below are few of our favorite photos from the collection including a few more tidbits on the photo itself.

Visit Morrison Hotel Gallery to view the entire collection from the comfort of home with many of the photos available for purchase and ready to hang

Debbie Harry, Blondie, Coney Island, NY 1977 © Bob Gruen

'This is basically Debbie walking across the street (at Coney Island) towards me. We didn't sketch this out, we didn't plan it, we didn't even go there to do this; she was there doing something else (shooting Punk Magazine's Mutant Monster Beach Party w/Joey Ramone). That's just what Debbie wears on a hot summer day. I didn't have to style anything, I just had to say, 'Hello' after I took the picture.' - As told by Bob to Spoiled NYC in a 2016 interview.

Debbie Harry at Coney Island NY 1977

Hunter S. Thompson, Cozumel, Mexico, 1974 © Al Satterwhite

'I photographed Hunter S. Thompson on the island of Cozumel, Mexico, in March, 1974, sitting on the seawall at El Presidente Hotel before being interviewed for the November 1974 Playboy Magazine. Hunter would usually wake up around 11 a.m., we'd work on the interview for a couple hours, and then head into town for the rest of the day.' - Al Satterwhite

Hunter S Thompson in Cozumel Mexico 197

Joni Mitchell, Los Angeles, CA, 1975 © Norman Seeff

From Hissing Of Summer Lawns album shoot at Joni's house in Bel Air, Joni recounted the session to Rolling Stone in their December 1999 issue: 'Norman always wanted to get me wet. It was that wet-T-shirt kind of time, I believe, so I thought, 'OK.' I think that's the first session that we did out of Norman's studio. The best way to work with Norman was to have an idea, because if you didn't, he was very psychological - most people never went to him twice, you know. The only way you could work with him was to have ideas up your sleeve and seduce him with play.' In the same article Norman explained, 'Joni and I would kind of battle our way through it in a very positive way. There was always that very intense interaction with artists.' The two shot together 14 times over the years.

Joni Mitchell in Los Angeles CA 1975

Jimi Hendrix playing 'The Star Spangled Banner' at Woodstock, NY 1969 © Henry Diltz

As detailed in Scott Hanson's 2019 short documentary with Diltz, Henry recalled the the moment Hendrix opened his set. 'Hendrix was supposed to close the show Sunday night, but they were so backed up he came on just as dawn was breaking Monday morning. Then he played the Star Spangled Banner. It was very surprising because here we were all anti war, peace and love, hippies. Wait a minute, you know... that's their song. And then instantly I thought, no wait, that's OUR song! He's taking it back for us!'

Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock NY 1969

Woodstock, NY 1969 © Baron Wolman

'If you focus on the soup,' says Baron Wolman, 'you miss the salad.' Covering the festival for Rolling Stone, Wolman remembered his initial thoughts when he arrived at the festival when speaking to The Guardian in 2014. 'There will be more music. But there will never be anything like this again.' He photographed it all for what would become some of the most memorable imagery from the history's most iconic music festival, including this photo of bare-naked hippies bathing in a mud pond.

Woodstock NY 1969

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Debbie Harry, Blondie, Coney Island, NY 1977 © Bob Gruen

'This is basically Debbie walking across the street (at Coney Island) towards me. We didn't sketch this out, we didn't plan it, we didn't even go there to do this; she was there doing something else (shooting Punk Magazine's Mutant Monster Beach Party w/Joey Ramone). That's just what Debbie wears on a hot summer day. I didn't have to style anything, I just had to say, 'Hello' after I took the picture.' - As told by Bob to Spoiled NYC in a 2016 interview.

Debbie Harry at Coney Island NY 1977

Hunter S. Thompson, Cozumel, Mexico, 1974 © Al Satterwhite

'I photographed Hunter S. Thompson on the island of Cozumel, Mexico, in March, 1974, sitting on the seawall at El Presidente Hotel before being interviewed for the November 1974 Playboy Magazine. Hunter would usually wake up around 11 a.m., we'd work on the interview for a couple hours, and then head into town for the rest of the day.' - Al Satterwhite

Hunter S Thompson in Cozumel Mexico 197

Joni Mitchell, Los Angeles, CA, 1975 © Norman Seeff

From Hissing Of Summer Lawns album shoot at Joni's house in Bel Air, Joni recounted the session to Rolling Stone in their December 1999 issue: 'Norman always wanted to get me wet. It was that wet-T-shirt kind of time, I believe, so I thought, 'OK.' I think that's the first session that we did out of Norman's studio. The best way to work with Norman was to have an idea, because if you didn't, he was very psychological - most people never went to him twice, you know. The only way you could work with him was to have ideas up your sleeve and seduce him with play.' In the same article Norman explained, 'Joni and I would kind of battle our way through it in a very positive way. There was always that very intense interaction with artists.' The two shot together 14 times over the years.

Joni Mitchell in Los Angeles CA 1975

Jimi Hendrix playing 'The Star Spangled Banner' at Woodstock, NY 1969 © Henry Diltz

As detailed in Scott Hanson's 2019 short documentary with Diltz, Henry recalled the the moment Hendrix opened his set. 'Hendrix was supposed to close the show Sunday night, but they were so backed up he came on just as dawn was breaking Monday morning. Then he played the Star Spangled Banner. It was very surprising because here we were all anti war, peace and love, hippies. Wait a minute, you know... that's their song. And then instantly I thought, no wait, that's OUR song! He's taking it back for us!'

Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock NY 1969

Woodstock, NY 1969 © Baron Wolman

'If you focus on the soup,' says Baron Wolman, 'you miss the salad.' Covering the festival for Rolling Stone, Wolman remembered his initial thoughts when he arrived at the festival when speaking to The Guardian in 2014. 'There will be more music. But there will never be anything like this again.' He photographed it all for what would become some of the most memorable imagery from the history's most iconic music festival, including this photo of bare-naked hippies bathing in a mud pond.

Woodstock NY 1969

Endless Summer

Morrison Hotel Gallery

Endless Summery Collection