The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Sunday, May 24, 2015


Vast Selection of Photographs by Dennis Hopper on View at Tony Shafrazi Gallery
Installation view. Dennis Hopper: Signs of the Times through October 24, 2008 at Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.
NEW YORK, NY.- "Dennis Hopper: Signs of the Times," on view at Tony Shafrazi Gallery through October 24, includes a vast selection of the artist's iconic 1960s photographs, twelve enormous and never-seen-before "billboard paintings," and select video excerpts from Hopper's extensive body of work as an actor and director in film and television.

Having worked on this ambitious project for eighteen years, from more than ten thousand photographs, a total of four hundred images have been selected that represent the most impressive and thorough body of work by Dennis Hopper, half of which have not been published before. The book is edited with an introductory essay by Tony Shafrazi, with additional fully illustrated brilliant texts by the legendary West Coast art pioneer Walter Hopps. An extensive biography by Jessica Hundley incorporates many excerpts from interviews with prominent artists and friends conducted by Victor Bockris, and in addition includes a complete illustrated filmography.

A legendary icon at the epicenter of many decades of exciting innovation and cultural upheaval, Hopper documented the likes of Ike and Tina Turner, Phil Spector, Neil Young, Crosby Stills and Nash, Paul Newman, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Martin Luther King and the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

In 1960-67, before the making of the American classic Easy Rider, Dennis Hopper shot a selection of groundbreaking images that tell a most animated and remarkable history of art, artist, places and events of that time. What is most extraordinary and unique about these photographs is not only the crisp and wonderful eye and the "cinematic image", but the celebration of the moment, always crazy, cool, wild and funny, infused with magic and life, the result of the subject interacting with Dennis Hopper.

Tony Shafrazi Gallery | Dennis Hopper | Tony Shafrazi | Paul Newman | Martin Luther King |




Today's News

October 11, 2009

Von der Heydt-Museum Outlines the Importance of Monet's Work

Jasper Johns Proofs on Display at National Gallery in Washington

Exhibition of Impressionist Photography and Painting Opens in Michigan

Sotheby's to Offer Polish Paintings from the Estate of Eugene L. Slotkowski

Nature Strikes Back at the National Gallery of Denmark

New Paintings on Canvas by Polish Artist Wilhelm Sasnal at Hauser & Wirth

New York Harbor Quadricentennial Saluted with Extensive Exhibition

Indianapolis Museum of Art Organizes Exhibition Devoted to Art in the Spanish World

China Design Now: A Multi-Sensory Experience Opens in Portland

Kunsthalle Wien Examines the Portrait from Mapplethorpe to Goldin

New Documentary on Painter John Marin Will Premiere in December

Virginia Museum-Newly Transformed-is Poised to Extend International Reach

Vast Selection of Photographs by Dennis Hopper on View at Tony Shafrazi Gallery

King Kong Figurine Used in 1930s Movie Up for Sale at Christie's

Enigmatic Images Unveiled in Telling Secrets: Codes, Captions, and Conundrums in Contemporary Art

Getty Museum Offers Visitors the Opportunity to Learn About Etruscan Masterpiece in Italian

Andy Warhol: The Last Decade will Travel to Fort Worth

Cheekwood Announces American Impressionists Exhibition for Spring 2010

California Collectors Seek to Prove Stolen Art Exists

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Picasso masterpiece becomes the most valuable work ever sold at auction: $179,365,000

2.- Conceptual artist David Ireland's restored home at 500 Capp Street to open in January 2016

3.- After last month's 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal, century-old Kaiser Library left in ruins

4.- Team of American explorers say pirate Captain Kidd's treasure found off Madagascar

5.- Christoph Buechel's church-cum-mosque causes controversy at Venice Biennale

6.- World's oldest complete example of 10 Commandments on rare display in Israel

7.- Go West: Artists flee exorbitant and over-crowded New York for Los Angeles

8.- All the World's Futures: 56th International Art Exhibition curated by Okwui Enwezor opens

9.- Exhibition at Museum of Modern Art explores Yoko Ono's groundbreaking early work

10.- Tsibi Geva presents a new installation for the Israeli pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition

Related Stories



Keith Haring Anniversary Show at Tony Shafrazi Gallery



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site