The Easel

Selections from Dennis Hopper’s Trove of Drugstore Camera Photos

Some people long to be a film star. Dennis Hopper, who was one, longed to be recognised as a photographer. During the 1960’s he lived in small town New Mexico, where most of these photos were taken. His daughter associates that time with him searching for something. He was between marriages and his career was quiet– after the stardom of Easy Rider, but before Apocalypse Now – in which he was a photojournalist