Jerry Schatzberg. Thin Wild Mercury.

(Guilford, Surrey): Genesis Publications, 2006. First edition. Deluxe issue. One of 250 copies specially bound copies with an original loose photograph of Dylan signed by Schatzberg laid-in. The story behind the legendary photographs of Bob Dylan by critically acclaimed film director and photographer, Jerry Schatzberg. Schatzberg first met Dylan during the recording of Highway 61 Revisited. As well as photographing him in the recording studio, on stage and off, and shooting the controversial blurred cover of Blonde On Blonde, Schatzberg also created a series of iconic formal studio portraits of unparalleled poetic beauty. The volume contains over 500 images, not only of Dylan but includes includes shots of Andy Warhol, The Rolling Stones, Fidel Castro, Steve McQueen, Robert Rauschenberg, Harold Pinter, and many others, as well as on-set photos from his films. This is a fine copy bound in full specially dyed leather with a print of Dylan inset into the front cover, and housed in the publisher's cloth-covered slipcase enclosed in a drawstring bag.


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