Photography // Friday, May 08, 2015
From Artbook, where Dennis Hopper's new "Drugstore Camera" book is being sold: "Drugstore Camera feels like a stumbled-upon treasure, a disposable camera you forgot about and only just remembered to develop. Yet in this case the photographer is Dennis Hopper and the photographs, remarkably, are never before published. Shot in Taos, New Mexico, where Hopper was based following the production of Easy Rider in the late 60s, the series was taken with disposable cameras and developed in drugstore photo labs..."
Photography // Monday, July 28, 2014
Strapped with a Nikon F, Hollywood rebel and innovative director Dennis Hopper was adamant on documenting his experiences between the years 1961-1967, declaring “the world is on fire with change…”. Hopper used this period to foster his creativity, accruing over 18,000 photographs, including images of the Hell’s Angels, Civil Rights activists and the contemporary icons in art, film and music.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 14, 2013
"The Lost Album," a series of photographs first seen last year in Berlin, will be opening at London's Royal Academy next summer. An exhibition of over 400 photographs that were only discovered after his death in 2010, the series features portraits of iconic artists and actors from Rauschenberg and Warhol to Paul Newman.
Vault // Thursday, August 29, 2013
That portrait! We knew in late 2006 when we were organizing an interview with legendary artist, filmmaker, and actor Dennis Hopper that the portrait had to be perfect, a statement if you will, as this was the first issue that Juxtapoz was going to explore the spread photograph portrait series. Estevan Oriol, who has been an integral part of the Juxtapoz team for nearly 7 years, captured so much emotion and iconic power in Hopper in this shot, something that we could never expect we would capture with such a pivotal member of the art community...
Juxtapoz // Friday, January 14, 2011
One of our all-time favorite interviews was the February 2007 feature with the late photographer, actor, filmmaker, and fine artist, Dennis Hopper, performed by Scott Caan and Estevan Oriol. Occasionally on the website, we are going to revisit these features, in full. The classic interview after the jump . . .