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William Burroughs.

 

William Coupon

 

Punk Portraits of New York        NYT        By John Leland        Nov. 19, 2015

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/11/19/punk-portraits-of-new-york/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William S. Burroughs (1), 1975.

 

The Peter Hujar Archive/ Courtesy of Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York,

and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

 

Peter Hujar’s Gay Lower East Side: Out of the Shadows

By Rena Silverman        NYT        Jan. 23, 2017

https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/
peter-hujars-gay-lower-east-side-out-of-the-shadows/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘It was during that march and later the same evening

that we got a glimpse of democracy-in-action,

Machiavelli/Gestapo-style,’

Terry Southern wrote.

 

Left to right:

Jean Genet, William S Burroughs, and Terry Southern

 

When the photographer who shot the Beatles

captured the moment the Vietnam war came home

 

Michael Cooper was most famous

for shooting candid moments with the Rolling Stones

and the cover of the Beatles’ 1967 album

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

 

But in the summer of 1968

he found himself in Chicago to witness ‘America’s crack-up’

– as a police riot filled television screens

and an inter-generational conflict opened up

over the Vietnam war

G

Sun 26 Aug 2018        06.00 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2018/aug/26/
michael-cooper-chicago-68-photographs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Esquire magazine assembled a team of world-famous writers

backed by a rock photographer

to cover the moment when extraordinary politics

needed something out of the ordinary:

 

left, to right,

French novelist Jean Genet;

beat poet Allen Ginsberg;

new journalism satirist Terry Southern;

and Beat Generation author William S Burroughs

 

When the photographer who shot the Beatles

captured the moment the Vietnam war came home

 

Michael Cooper was most famous

for shooting candid moments with the Rolling Stones

and the cover of the Beatles’ 1967 album

Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

 

But in the summer of 1968

he found himself in Chicago to witness ‘America’s crack-up’

– as a police riot filled television screens

and an inter-generational conflict opened up

over the Vietnam war

G

Sun 26 Aug 2018        06.00 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2018/aug/26/
michael-cooper-chicago-68-photographs
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William S Burroughs, Democratic National Convention, Chicago, 1968.

 

Lee Friedlander

 

courtesy the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

 

Secret lives and smoking dogs:

Lee Friedlander's intimate portraits – in pictures

G

Wednesday 14 October 2015        07.00 BST

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2015/oct/14/
lee-friedlander-human-clay-intimate-portraits-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beats: William Burroughs, Novelist

 

Date taken: 1959

 

Photographer: Loomis Dean

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=625b6eb8ada0c6a5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Seward Burroughs II        USA        1914-1997

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/williamburroughs

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2018/aug/26/
michael-cooper-chicago-68-photographs

 

https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/01/23/
peter-hujars-gay-lower-east-side-out-of-the-shadows/

 

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/11/19/
punk-portraits-of-new-york/

 

http://www.npr.org/2014/02/05/
271873749/author-william-burroughs-called-kansas-home

http://www.npr.org/2014/02/05/
271558637/possessed-by-genius-a-centennial-tribute-
to-william-s-burroughs

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/feb/01/
william-burroughs-junky-will-self

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/sep/13/
william-burroughs-graphic-novel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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