I've been a fan of Dennis Hopper's acting since I discovered his performance in Easy Rider. By the time I first saw it, the film was already a classic. But that Hopper was a visual artist was news to me when I learned of his death some months ago.
Best known for his work in film, Hopper produced an oeuvre of remarkable breadth that blurs the boundaries between art, film, and popular culture. The exhibition will trace the evolution of Hopper’s artistic output and feature more than 200 works spanning his prolific 60-year career in a range of media, including an early painting from 1955; photographs, sculpture, and assemblages from the 1960s; paintings from the 1980s and ’90s; graffiti-inspired wall constructions and large-scale billboard paintings from the 2000s; his most recent sculptures; and film installations. Read the entire article at Art Knowledge News.
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