The lesser-known side of a Hollywood legend

For most he will be remembered as the rebel who both directed and starred in one of the iconic films of the 60s. However, for a few Dennis Hopper may be best remembered as a prolific artist and photographer, the latter being a field in which Hopper sought solace in his more turbulent times.

Over on the Chasing Light blog, New York photographer Doug Kim has put together a retrospective of some of Hopper’s fantastic work. As well as being of an incredibly high standard, Hopper’s photography is paired with revealing quotes about his experiences with his camera. In summary, a fine and fitting way to remember one of the true Hollywood legends of our time.