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Dennis Hopper

Biker Couple, 1961/2009

Gelatin silver print, on photo paper, with full margins, from the deluxe art edition with the accompanying book Dennis Hopper Photographs 1961–1967, including illustrations of the artist's photographs and essays by Dennis Hopper, Walter Hopps, Victor Bockris and Jessica Hundley, all contained in the original cloth-covered clamshell box
11 × 14 in
27.9 × 35.6 cm
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About the work
P
Phillips

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 8 x 12 in. (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
Sheet: 11 x 14 in. …

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Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 8 x 12 in. (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
Sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Signature
The photograph signed in black ink on the reverse and numbered 36/100 in black ink on a label affixed to the reverse (there were also 25 … Read more
Publisher
Taschen, New York.
Dennis Hopper
American, 1936–2013
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Though he is best known as the auteur of Easy Rider (1969) and as a prolific actor, with roles in some of the most iconic films of the 20th century, including Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Apocalypse Now (1979), and Blue Velvet (1986), Dennis Hopper was also an active visual artist. Influenced by a range of actors and artists, including James Dean, Marcel Duchamp, and Andy Warhol, he produced paintings, assemblages, and hundreds of photographs in concentrated periods throughout his career. In the early 1960s, he was among the key figures in L.A.’s avant-garde art scene. Photography was central to his practice; from 1961-67, Hopper shot in California, New York, Alabama, and Mexico, amassing a body of black-and-white photographs ranging from street scenes to portraits of icons of the age, establishing a vision that would shape his acclaimed directorial work.

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About the work
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Phillips

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 8 x 12 in. (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
Sheet: 11 x 14 in. …

Read more

Property from a Private Canadian Collection

Image: 8 x 12 in. (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
Sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Signature
The photograph signed in black ink on the reverse and numbered 36/100 in black ink on a label affixed to the reverse (there were also 25 … Read more
Publisher
Taschen, New York.
Dennis Hopper
American, 1936–2013
Follow

Though he is best known as the auteur of Easy Rider (1969) and as a prolific actor, with roles in some of the most iconic films of the 20th century, including Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Apocalypse Now (1979), and Blue Velvet (1986), Dennis Hopper was also an active visual artist. Influenced by a range of actors and artists, including James Dean, Marcel Duchamp, and Andy Warhol, he produced paintings, assemblages, and hundreds of photographs in concentrated periods throughout his career. In the early 1960s, he was among the key figures in L.A.’s avant-garde art scene. Photography was central to his practice; from 1961-67, Hopper shot in California, New York, Alabama, and Mexico, amassing a body of black-and-white photographs ranging from street scenes to portraits of icons of the age, establishing a vision that would shape his acclaimed directorial work.

Dennis Hopper

Biker Couple, 1961/2009

Gelatin silver print, on photo paper, with full margins, from the deluxe art edition with the accompanying book Dennis Hopper Photographs 1961–1967, including illustrations of the artist's photographs and essays by Dennis Hopper, Walter Hopps, Victor Bockris and Jessica Hundley, all contained in the original cloth-covered clamshell box
11 × 14 in
27.9 × 35.6 cm
Bidding closed
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