Paul McCartney is preparing to share his new photo book 1964: Eyes of the Storm, And to celebrate its June 13 release, London’s newly reopened National Portrait Gallery will host a major exhibition of more than 250 photographs taken during the band’s Beatlemania heyday.
1964: Eyes of the Storm It came after McCartney recently discovered rolls of film he had used nearly 60 years ago and had not been seen since. These images sum up the Beatles in perhaps their most candid form, traveling around Liverpool, London, Paris, New York, Washington, D.C., and Miami.
Paul McCartney Pictures 1963-1964: Eyes of the Storm It will be open between 28 June and 1 October 2023, showcasing these relics taken over the three months in which the Beatles first began to reach the heights of stardom.
The images include footage from the Beatles’ first trip to the United States, where they made their debut The Ed Sullivan Show. No one can really know exactly how Paul, John, George, and Ringo were feeling at this crazy time, but seeing these photos might be the next best thing. As McCartney himself explains in a press release: “Millions of eyes were suddenly upon us, creating an image I will never forget for the rest of my life.”
Of all the lenses directed at The Beatles at the time, McCartney’s has to be the most telling. tickets Paul McCartney Pictures 1963-1964: Eyes of the Storm Available on the National Portrait Gallery’s website, pre-orders for the companion book are ongoing.
In more McCartney news, director Morgan Neville is currently working on a documentary titled runaway man About the musician’s life after the Beatles, including his relationship with Linda McCartney and the formation of Wings.