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Blinds & Shutters

The Story of the Sixties

Michael Cooper

'The most stupendous rock and roll picture book ever assembled'. USA Today

Michael Cooper's superb photographs provide a unique insider's view of the Sixties. It was a prolific and exhilarating period of artistic cross-fertilization. For the first time in Britain the class barriers were really down; in London, everyone seemed to know everyone.

Through his association with Robert Fraser and 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 him. His most well known photographic assignment was the album cover for The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Blinds & Shutters

The Story of the Sixties

Blinds & Shutters

Blinds & Shutters

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  • Deluxe:
    5000 copies
  • Signed by:
    Bill Wyman, and at least 9 other contributors.
  • Contributors:
    93 Contributors including Eric Clapton, Marianne Faithfull and George Harrison.
  • Binding:
    Fully bound in Leather and Buckram.
  • Box:
    Silkscreened solander box with unique image inset. No two copies are the same.
  • Extras:
    Forewords by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards; Introduction by Terry Southern; Consultancy by Bill Wyman
Deluxe No longer available

The result of five years' international research and close collaboration with 93 contributors, BLINDS & SHUTTERS is a mind-expanding journey through the Sixties, internationally acclaimed as the definitive cult chronicle of that decade.

  • Page size: 260mm x 370mm
  • 368 pages
  • 600 images
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