Out of the Sixties

Out of the Sixties
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Dennis Hopper. Essay by Michael McClure. Photographs by Dennis Hopper.

Pasadena. Twelvetrees Press. 1986. First Edition, limited to 4,000 casebound copies. Hardback, dust jacket. 112 pages. 50 sheet-fed gravure plates. 315 x 225mm (12½ x 8¾"). 1.2kg. 0942642252. English. Very good; dust jacket is lightly worn along the edges with some short closed tears; internally clean with no inscriptions.

'A remarkable collection of photographs taken by Dennis Hopper before he directed Easy Rider, this is a portrait of the decade made from Hopper’s unique position within the art and entertainment world of the time. Hopper’s photographs of pop artists, musicians, Hollywood stars, and civil rights marchers of the 1960’s are synonymous with the attitudes, sensibilities, fashions, and aspirations of that decade. Included are essays by poet Michael McClure, director Terry Southern, and curator Walter Hopps.' (from the publisher's description).