Sam Shepard

, 1990

Little Bear Press

Author, playwright, actor, director, Pulitzer Prize Winner – and arguably one of the most photogenic men of our time – Sam Shepard is the subject of this unique volume, published in 1990 to benefit the Film Forum in New York City, "a sanctuary for filmmakers." The images in this book were taken in two sittings, the first in New Mexico, the second at Shepard's home in Virginia. With his stoic profile and pensive gaze set against a dusty western landscape, these portraits of Sam have an iconic feel, as if drawn from the pages of one of his plays. Bruce's essay for the volume narrates his experiences in Tangier, when he gave Paul Bowles a copy of Sam Shepard's "Hotel Chronicles."