Paris Photo / New York - 2020 | BOB GRUEN / Solo Show

TMPG presents a Bob Gruen solo show, curated by Julien Frydman, featuring a selection of Gruen's rarely seen vintage prints, contact sheets, polaroids & original documentation chronicling the music scene from the 1960s & 70s in America. Introducing material never before shown starting with TV set images of Bob Dylan’s ‘Hard Rain’ concert; original vintage prints of David Bowie’s “Young Americans” concert; a very rare vintage 1974 John Lennon C-Print; select series including  Debbie Harry, Patti Smith, and a very special selection of Warhol ‘superstars’ Holly Woodlawn, Candy Darling & Jackie Curtis photos.

Featured Works

Bob Dylan | Contemporary Prints Set

BOB GRUEN
Bob Dylan. Hard Rain - TV Set.
Portfolio of 20 TV photographs of the televised concert of Bob Dylan and the "Rolling Thunder Revue" concert on May 23th - 1976 at Hughes Stadium, Fort Collins, Colorado.


Contemporary prints 2020 (Never printed before)
Silver gelatin fiber print
Size 10 ½ x 13 ½ inch. each one.
Edition 5 + 2 A/P
Stamp, numbered & signed by the artist

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Bob Dylan | Vintage Prints Selection

BOB GRUEN
Bob Dylan. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI 1965
Very rare vintage print c. early 1970’s
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 6 7/8 x 8 1/2 inch

Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
Bob Dylan. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI 1965
Very rare vintage print c.1965
C-print 
Image size: 9½ x 13  ¾ inch 

Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
Bob Dylan. Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI 1965
Very rare vintage print c. 1965
C-print 
Image Size: 9 3/8 inch x 13 ¾ inch

Stamp & signed by the artist

Holly Woodlawn Selection

BOB GRUEN
Holly Woodlawn at 29th St. Studio, NYC 1971
Very rare vintage print c. 1971
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 6 3/4 x 9 5/8 inch (17,14 x 24,18 cm) 

Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
Holly Woodlawn at 29th St. Studio, NYC 1971
Silver gelatin fiber print

Mounted wraparound on Masonite

Vintage print c. 1971
Size 20 x 24 inch (50,8 x 60,9 cm)

Unique piece

BOB GRUEN
Holly Woodlawn at 29th St. Studio, NYC 1971
Silver gelatin fiber print. 

Mounted wraparound on Masonite

Vintage print c. 1971
Size 20 x 24 inch (50,8 x 60,9 cm)

Unique piece

Vintage “Screw” magazine
Holly Woodlawn on the cover by Bob Gruen 1971
Offset print
Document - Bob Gruen Archive

Holly Woodlawn | Contemporary Prints Set

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BOB GRUEN

Holly Woodlawn at 29th St. Studio, NYC 1971 

Untitled #1-2-3-4-5-6

Contemporary prints 2020 (never printed before)

Silver Gelatin print

Size 11 x 14 inch. (27,94 x 35,56 cm)

Stamp & Signed by the artist

Edition of 5 + 2 AP

"Walk On The Wild Side" edition | Featuring Jackie Curtis, Candy Darling & friends | Late Prints Set

BOB GRUEN
“Walk on the wild side” - Jackie Curtis, Candy Darling & friends Set
Portfolio of 18 photographs from “Vain Victory“ rehearsal & other events, 
1971
Late prints c.1997
Silver gelatin double weight fiber print
Size 11 x 14 inch
Signed by the artist
Edition of 3

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Vain Victory Rehearsal | Featuring Jackie Curtis, Candy Darling & Friends | Late Prints Selection

Vintage “Vain Victory” play poster 1971. NYC, USA
Document - artist's ephemeral collection
Not available

1/2

Vintage “Screw” magazine
Women In Revolt - Photographs by Bob Gruen, 1971

Document - Bob Gruen Archive
Not available

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#6) - NYC 1971
(L-R) Jay Johnson, Candy darling, Jackie Curtis and Ondine
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inch 

Paper Size: 8 x 10 inch
Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#1) - NYC 1971
(L-R) Candy Darling, Paul Ambrose, Ondine, Agosto Machado, Prindiville Ohio, Jay Johnson and Jackie Curtis
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inch

Paper Size: 8 x 10 inch 
Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#3) - NYC 1971
(L-R) Jay Johnson, Candy Darling and Peter Ambrose
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size:7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inch

Paper size: 8 x 10 inch
Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#5) - NYC 1971
(L-R) Jackie Curtis, Jay Johnson, Candy Darling and Peter Ambrose

Unknown, Agosto Machado  
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inch

Paper size: 8 x 10 
Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#2) - NYC 1971
Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis & Ondine
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inch

Paper size: 8 x 10 inch

Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#7) - NYC 1971
Prindiville Ohio, Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis & Jay Johnson
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print.
Image size: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inch

Paper size: 8 x 10 inch 
Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#4) - NYC 1971
(L-R) Peter Ambrose, Candy Darling, Agosto Machado, Jackie Curtis, Ondine, Prindiville Ohio, Jay Johnson
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inch

Paper size: 8 x 10 inch 
Stamp & Signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
“Vain Victory” Rehearsal (#8) - NYC 1971
Prindiville Ohio, Jay Johnson, Agosto Machado, Jackie Curtis, Ondine and Candy Darling
Very rare late print c. 1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size: 6 3/4 x 9 5/8 inch 

Paper size: 8 x 10 inch
Stamp & signed by the artist

David Bowie | Selection

BOB GRUEN
David Bowie at Radio City Music Hall. NYC, 1974

Set of 4 photographs
Very rare vintage prints c. 1974
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print
Image size 7 1/2 x 9 5/8 inch

Stamp & signed by the artist

Unique Prints

Debbie Harry | Selection

BOB GRUEN
Debbie Harry

Photographed for "Rock Scene" magazine special story, NYC 1976
Contemporary print 2020 (Never printed before)
Archival pigment print
Size 16 x 20 inch. (40,6 x 50,8 cm.)

 

Signed by Bob Gruen 

Edition 5 + AP

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BOB GRUEN
Debbie Harry of Blondie in a wrecked car on 6th Avenue and 50th Street, NYC 1976
Contemporary print 2020 (Never printed before)
Archival pigment print
Size 16 x 20 inch. (40,6 x 50,8 cm.)


Not available

BOB GRUEN
Debbie Harry of Blondie in a wrecked car on 6th Avenue and 50th Street, NYC 1976
Contemporary print 2020 (Never printed before)
Archival pigment print
Size 16 x 20 inch. (40,6 x 50,8 cm.)


Signed by Bob Gruen

Edition 5 + AP

Patti Smith | Selection

BOB GRUEN
Patti Smith, Max’s Kansas City. NYC 1974
Very rare late print c.1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print

Size: 8 x 10 inch

Signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
Patti Smith, Max’s Kansas City, NYC 1974
Very rare late print c.1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print

Size: 8 x 10 inch

Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
Patti Smith, Max’s Kansas City, NYC 1974
Very rare late print c.1980
Silver gelatin single weight fiber print

Size 8 x 10 inch

Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
Patti Smith City Center, NYC 1975
Set of 4 photographs.

Very rare vintage prints c. 1976
Silver gelatin single weight fiber prints

Untitled #1-2-3-4

Size 8 x 10 inch 

Stamp & signed by the artist

John Lennon | Selection

BOB GRUEN
John Lennon NYC, 1974
Very Rare Vintage Print 1974
C-Print
Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch
Stamp & signed by the artist

BOB GRUEN
John Lennon - Statue of Liberty, 1974
Polacolor
Printed c. 1980
Size: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 inch.

Signed by the artist

Unique piece

BOB GRUEN
John Lennon & Yoko Ono Greenwich. Connecticut, 1973
Polacolor
Printed c. 1980
Size: 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 inch.

Signed by the artist

Unique piece

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