Just minutes away from the Taos Country Club and Golf Course, far from the bright lights of town, if you are a star gazer, there’s no better spot to watch the skies for signs of life.
In 2010 Robby Romero and Michael McCormick convinced then N.M. Governor, Bill Richardson, to proclaim, May 17th, Dennis Hopper’s Birthday, as Dennis Hopper Day in the State of New Mexico.
Bob Watkins was a long-time Taos resident, a gentleman, a scholar and one of the kindest and wisest people I ever met. He passed away yesterday.
Angus MacDonald’s story reads like a novel.
When Dennis Hopper passed away just a couple of weeks after his 74th birthday in May 2010, American Pop Culture lost one of its greatest iconoclastic figureheads.
“Dennis Hopper Day in Taos” is a guest post by Robert Cafazzo, owner of the Two Graces Gallery in Ranchos.
Lee Clockman has been photographing professionally since 1971, when he worked for Academy Award-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler in Hollywood.
“I was born in Dodge City, Kansas, on a farm, in 1936. I followed the light changing on the horizon” Dennis Hopper
The sub – title of Bill Whaley’s new book, Gringo Lessons, published by Nighthawk Press, is Twenty Years of Terror in Taos.
Born in New York in 1943, Ron Cooper grew up in Ojai, California, before attending the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles from 1963 to ‘65, where his life-long friendships with Larry Bell, Ken Price and Ed Ruscha among others were formed.