B38677 – Genesis Publications From Hamburg To Hollywood Limited Edition Book (UK)


‘From Hamburg to Hollywood’ is a retrospective of Jürgen Vollmer’s life and work, told through his own design, stories and photographs. It begins with recollections of Jürgen’s time with The Beatles in his native Hamburg in 1960, moving on to Paris and an influential meeting with John and Paul, Jürgen goes on to recount his experience of 1970s New York, life in Hollywood, and his return to Hamburg 30 years later. From assisting Reinhart Wolf in Hamburg, Jürgen’s move to Paris saw him working with photographer and film director William Klein and becoming an important part of the rive gauche community. In New York in the 70s, Jürgen met Black Panther activists and provided writer Jean Genet with a safe haven. Working as a stills photographer in Hollywood during the 80s gave Jürgen the opportunity to photograph modern movie legends including Natassja Kinski, Robert Redford, Madonna and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The quarter-bound hardback book comprises 130 pages with silver edging in a presentation box accompanied by a signed print. This is No. 898 of 1,750 limited edition copies of the book, each being hand-signed by Jürgen Vollmer. The condition of the print is near mint. The condition of the box is excellent. The condition of the book is excellent.

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