Los Angeles Plays Itself: Anthony Hernandez at SFMOMA

“No, Anthony Hernandez’ sober look at his hometown reminds us that Los Angeles is not the most photographed city in the world, but rather, one of the most culturally, economically and racially divided places in America.” It often said that Los Angeles is the most photographed city on earth. It’s not true. It is also […]

True Romance – Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles

Romance is inescapable; the L.A. river is maybe the most romantic strip of concrete in the world, the light in the window of a Todd Hido exterior is romantic, just the name “Dennis Hopper” is romantic; romance is inherent to the image. By Owen Campbell, ASX, July 2015 Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles […]

Dennis Hopper – “On the Road” (2013)

Dennis Hopper: On the Road. Museo Picasso Málaga, 29 April – 29 September 2013. Before joining the leagues of his subjects, entering into the world of celebrity as a cult director and actor, Dennis Hopper was a successful photographer who captured the anti-establishment, countercultural spirit of the 1960s through images of such iconic figures as […]

Dennis Hopper with Tony Shafrazi (Excerpts) (1999)

Jane Fonda (with bow and arrow), 1965. “No, no. Everybody’s confused. My whole written history is one big lie! [laughs] I mean, I can’t even believe my history.” – Dennis Hopper   Dennis Hopper with Tony Shafrazi, Interview excerpts from Index Magazine, 1999 Tony: It’s a long time since I talked to you. So what […]