LE BOOK 2013 edition featuring the photography of DENNIS HOPPER curated by James Franco The Los Angeles Fashion - Manolis Melissinos July 15, 2013 Fashion News LE BOOK the international resource for the creative community is pleased to announce the release of our NEW YORK 2013 edition, featuring the photography of DENNIS HOPPER curated by JAMES FRANCO, with creative direction by MARC ATLAN HOPPER spent his life and career participating in every format of the visual creative industries, not only as a noted film actor, but also as a highly-regarded director, photographer, and artist. He was respected by, and friends with, many of his contemporaries in the art world including Edward Kienholz, George Herms, and Andy Warhol. Solo exhibitions of HOPPER’s work have been shown in galleries and museums around the world including Gagosian Gallery New York and the Picasso Museum in Spain LE BOOK is privileged to showcase HOPPER’s iconic photography having tapped the curating talents of JAMES FRANCO to help edit this special edition At the age of 34, JAMES FRANCO has had his hand in several areas of the creative industries — proving to be a huge supporter of the arts teaching a filmmaking course at NYU, as well as a class on film production at USC and a screenwriting course at UCLA. FRANCO’s commitment to artistic expression made him a prime candidate to curate the artwork for this year’s LE BOOK. Who better than an actor with a penchant to explore the arts, to honor the work of one of the industry’s most noted actors and visual artists Completing the trio of talents that made this collector’s edition possible, LE BOOK collaborated with famed creative director MARC ATLAN, well known for his groundbreaking work with Helmut Lang, Comme des Garcons, Dior, and most recently H&M with David Beckham / Guy Ritchie In presenting the influential & iconic imagery of DENNIS HOPPER through the eyes of JAMES FRANCO, and design of MARC ATLAN, LE BOOK 2013 will once again prove to be the annual “collector’s piece” inspiring tens of thousands of creative industry professionals around the world Copies of this limited edition will be available at select locations such as Colette in Paris, Clic Gallery & Kinokuniya in New York, Hennessey & Ingalls in LA, and internationally through D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers & www.lebook.com/boutique (Retail Price: $250) ABOUT THE HOPPER ART TRUST www.dennishopper.com THE HOPPER ART TRUST is committed to the preservation of the artistic career and legacy of the late iconic visionary DENNIS HOPPER. HOPPER was a renowned actor/director and artist who experimented in all mediums including photography, video and film, painting, performance, and sculpture. The Hopper Art Trust is responsible for maintaining and operating a functional archive that serves as a resource for mulch-faceted engagements in the public realm. It also facilitates dynamic collaborations with international curators, museums, galleries, and publications whose mission it is to highlight and emphasize Hopper’s works as not only aesthetic objects of value but also historical artifacts that chronicle the past half-century of American history in art and film. The Hopper Art Trust was established by the Dennis Hopper Estate in 2010 and is based in Los Angeles, California. ©2013 The Los Angeles Fashion Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.