New York Dolls

New York Dolls

Gruen, Bob (Photographs)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Abrams Image
Date Published: 2008
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780810972711
Book Id: 41407

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158pp. Oblong octavo [21 cm x 26 cm] Hot pink silk cloth over boards, decoratively lettered in silver on the spine and front cover. Gray endpapers. Very good plus condition, with only very minor soiling on the covers.

Comments

The first photography collection devoted to the New York Dolls. With commentary collected by Legs McNeil, interviews with David Johansen and Sylvain Sylvain, an introduction by Lenny Kaye, and an afterword by Morrissey. "I like bands that are visually exciting- I believe in show business- and the Dolls always put on a good show. They were glamorous! Some people didn't get that; they thought they dressed like girls. But they were just guys dressing up- even using makeup- to be better-looking so they could get the girls' attention. The Dolls were having fun, and it was contagious... They were living a decadent life, and I joined right in, but always knew when to get the photos." Bob Gruen



By This Author: Gruen, Bob (Photographs)
By This Publisher: Abrams Image