B33348 – Genesis Publications Michael Cooper Blinds & Shutters Book (UK)
Blinds and Shutters is a limited edition Genesis Publications book containing Michael Cooper’s superb photographs of The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. It provides a unique insider’s view of the Sixties, a prolific and exhilarating period of artistic cross-fertilisation. Through his association with Robert Fraser, the Stones and The Beatles, Michael met the artists, writers, poets and musicians of the time and the courtiers around them. He introduced these people to each other. Many of those who brilliantly lit up the decade on both sides of the Atlantic were photographed by Michael. His most well-known photographic assignment was the album cover for The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The book contains forewords by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and an introduction by Terry Southern. The book has been prepared in consultation with Bill Wyman. There are approximately 90 contributers including, amongst others, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Neil Aspinall, Derek Taylor, Terry Doran, John Dunbar, Colin Self, Peter Blake, Jann Haworth, Jenny Boyd, Richard Hamilton, Robert Fraser, Marianne Faithfull, Klaus Voormann, Astrid Kirchherr, Anita Pallenburg, Ian Stewart, William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg. The book is fully bound in leather and buckram. The page size is 26cm x 37cm. The silkscreened solander box measures 28cm x 39.5cm x 6.5cm (11 inches x 15.5 inches x 2.4 inches).
There are over 600 images in total. This particular copy is No. 452 of 5,000 and has been hand-signed by Peter Blake, Adam Cooper, Terry Doran, Jann Haworth, Allen Jones, Nicholas Monro, Colin Self, Ringo Starr, Derek Taylor and Bill Wyman.
There is some slight scuffing to the box. The condition of the book and solander box are both very good plus.
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