The BBC Arts reviews “New York Extravaganza” Velvet Underground in Paris

A good review on the ‘New York Extravaganza’ Velvet Underground show currently on in Paris, featuring my photographs. “It is 50 years since The Velvet Underground & Nico album was recorded. A major new exhibition in Paris tells the story of the group which created it and of the New York scene which produced them. Parisians hold the Velvets in particular …

The Velvet Underground “New York Extravaganza” – Exhibition 30th March – 21st August 2016

“This Summer 49 of Ritchie’s photographs will be included in a major Velvet Underground exhibition, THE VELVET UNDERGROUND – ‘NEW YORK EXTRAVAGANZA’ at the Philharmonie de Paris, in Paris, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the group’s debut album, The Velvet Underground and Nico. In Ritchie’s sharp monochrome images we see a group in transition, shirtless and covered in ‘war paint’ …