Five Promotional Photographs of Lou Reed

Five Promotional Photographs of Lou Reed


Near Fine This listing includes a small collection of promotional photographs of Lou Reed, a man about whom a lot has been said, but no introduction is really necessary The images range from the mid-1980s to the early ‘90s and all were shot by some of America’s top photographers, including Diego Uchitel and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The images include: 1 1985 RCA promotional photograph taken by David Gahr Gahr (1922-2008) was a top photographer of the American music scene and is known for his iconic images of everyone from Pete Seeger and Miles Davis to John Lennon and Bob Dylan Used in the 17 March, 1985, edition of the Detroit Free Press in an article about the remastered rereleases of The Velvet Underground – an event that Reed was not thrilled with A portion of this clipping is taped on the verso Near fine with date stamp on verso (cover image) 2 1986 RCA promotional shot by well-known music photographer Waring Abbott The image was used in the Detroit Free Press on 6 August, 1986, along with a short Q&A with Reed by music journalist Gary Graff A clipping of the interview is taped on the verso of the photo Very good with a faint pink halo around Reed from a wiped-off wax pencil, light crease in bottom margin, and date stamped on verso (cover image) 3 1991 Sire promotional image by New York City fashion photographer Diego Uchitel This image was used in the Detroit Free Press on 17 May, 1992, the first paragraph of which – calling Reed “pop’s poet laureate” – is taped on the verso Near fine with date stamped on verso 4 1995 Warner Bros Records Inc promotional photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, a portrait photographer and documentarian, that has shot the likes of George Bush (both of them), Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama, as well as a series of clothed and nude porn stars in Thinking XXX Fine, Detroit Free Press code on verso 5 1995 Miramax Films promotional photograph of Lou Reed in a scene from the film “Blue in the Face,” a comedy directed by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster Photo by cinematic still photographer Barry Wetcher Fine, Detroit Free Press code on verso.

Title: Five Promotional Photographs of Lou Reed

Author Name: Lou Reed, David Gahr, Waring Abbott, Diego Uchitel, Timothy Greenfield-Sander, Barry Wetcher

Categories: Music, General,

Binding: Photograph

Book Condition: Near Fine

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 937