Hollywood then and now book
Hollywood: Then & Now « HOLLYWOODLANDThis exhibition also marks the ten-year anniversary of Gagosian Beverly Hills. Perhaps the most well known of these books is Every Building on the Sunset Strip , published in , which shows a famous stretch along Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. In , Ruscha followed the same procedure, this time documenting Hollywood Boulevard, producing two continuous panoramic views of the north and south sides of the street. Loading a continuous strip of black-and-white 35mm film into his motor-drive Nikon F2 and then mounting it on a tripod in the bed of a pickup truck, Ruscha drove back and forth across the entire length of the street, shooting it frame by frame. The negatives were developed, but never published. In , the artist reshot Hollywood Boulevard.
Hollywood Then & Now
‘The Last Tycoon’ Examines Hollywood Then, and Now
A perfect, souvenir-size Then and Now featuring all the best-known tourist locations from Los Angeles, with a number of vintage color photos. Using archive photos paired with their modern equivalent, Los Angeles Then and Now charts the development of the city from the days of orange groves and melon patches and isolated Spanish mission buildings to the staggering metropolis it is today. With a background in the movie business, Rosemary Lord interlaces the arrival of the Hollywood era and the growth of the city she has lived in for twenty-five years. Since its original publication in , Los Angeles Then and Now has been rephotographed, revised with new content, and completely redesigned. This new compact gift edition includes exclusive matchups. Rosemary Lord has spent more than twenty years working in Los Angeles, acting in theater, films, and television, as well as working as a senior publicist for Columbia Pictures. She has written for a variety of high-profile magazines in the U.
Los Angeles in the s and 70s was the pop culture capital of the world—a movie factory, a music factory, a dream factory. She was naked; he was not. The photograph made her an instant icon of art and sex. Babitz spent the rest of the decade rocking and rolling on the Sunset Strip, honing her notoriety. There were the album covers she designed: for Buffalo Springfield and the Byrds, to name but a few. Then, at nearly thirty, her It girl days numbered, Babitz was discovered—as a writer—by Joan Didion.