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GROOVY BOB: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROBERT FRASER. New edition. Harriet Vyner. Heni Publishing, London, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. Original edition published 1999 by Faber and Faber Limited, London. 368 pp. with 96 ills. (20 col.). 21 x 13 cm. ISBN 9780993010392 In English.
Publisher's description: Robert Fraser owned a gallery in London at the height of the Swingin' Sixties, and -- as no less than Paul McCartney has said -- he all but personified the period for his vast network of friends, fans, and hangers-on. This book tells Fraser's story through the voices of those friends, including McCartney, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Kenneth Anger, Malcolm McLaren, Bridget Riley, and many more. An unprecedented close-up of the man who introduced the world to Andy Warhol, Peter Blake, Claes Oldenburg, Keith Haring, and Jean-Michael Basquiat, Groovy Bob brings the 60's London art scene, its wild parties and creative fervor, unforgettably to life. This new edition features a new afterword by the author and new color plates, including works from the 2015 Pace London exhibition "A Strong Sweet Smell of Incense: A Portrait of Robert Fraser" (see Worldwide 36666).
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 171089
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