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article imageCatalina Island Museum holds rock star exhibit until July 31

By Alexa Tomaszewski     Jul 4, 2011 in Entertainment
Former wife of Eric Clapton and George Harrison, Pattie Boyd exhibits Yesterday and Today: The Beatles and Eric Clapton as photographed by Pattie Boyd, through July at the Catalina Island Museum, California.
Boyd returned to Catalina for the first time in 40 years to show her photographs May 7. Yesterday and Today: The Beatles and Eric Clapton as photographed by Pattie Boyd going through the end of July comes before another exhibit shifting focus onto the life of a Norma Jeane Baker in 1942 - aka Marilyn Monroe during her first marriage. Both exhibitions are an attempt to revitalize the islands economy.
Boyd, a former model, was married to Harrison from 1966 to 1974 and after separating from Harrison she married guitarist Eric Clapton, the photographs on display are from during her time with the rock stars. She was reportedly the inspiration behind some of the Beatles hits.
The exhibit features over 50 photographs giving a glimpse into the lives of Harrison, Clapton, The Beatles and Pattie Boyd herself.
Some of the featured photo's can be seen on Boyd's blog.
Why now?
Boyd recently discovered the photo's of Harrison while deep sea fishing off Catalina, Boyd told the Los Angeles Times. They were taken prior to Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in New York's Madison Square Garden, Boyd describes him as happy during this time in his life.
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