Tag Archives: Dennis Hopper


Film Perspectives ,
Film still of Sterling Hayden in Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing, 1956. COURTESY THE CRITERION COLLECTION

Nazis, Con Men, Forgers, and Thieves: Art Crime in Postwar Cinema

On August 21, 1961, Francisco Goya’s Portrait of the Duke of Wellington (1812–14) was stolen from the National Gallery in London. The British government had purchased the painting 19 days earlier for £140,000, matching the bid of New York collector … Read More


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When SoHo Met Hollywood: Revisiting ’90s Films by ’80s Art Stars

On the directing careers of Schnabel, Salle, Sherman, and Longo Read More


Books
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Grapes of Wrath: How a California Road Trip Made an Artist Out of Andy Warhol

In 1963, Andy Warhol drove from New York to Los Angeles with his friends Wynn Chamberlain, Gerard Melanga, and Taylor Mead. Deborah Davis’s new book, The Trip (Simon & Schuster), an examination of this cross-country journey, argues that the brief … Read More


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Llyn Foulkes performing with his one-man-band contraption, The Machine, 2008. 2008. PHOTO: IVA HLADIS.

That’s All, Foulkes

Documentary chronicles life and times of artist who repeatedly shoots himself in the foot Read More