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The Doors, Los Angeles, CA, 1968


The band shot that accompanied the Jim Morrison TV/Xray portrait in Life Magazine’s April 1968 ‘The New Rock’ photo essay. This photograph is an Art Kane ‘sandwich’ image, a technique Kane pioneered in which he layered 35mm transparencies for enhanced story telling and to invest his images with metaphor. in this case, layering the image of The Doors seated in a hallway of the Chateau Marmot with a secondary image of the sun over the Pacific ocean.Interestingly, this image was was created several months before the release of their hit album ‘Waiting for the Sun’.

Original Photograph Printed Directly from the Original Negative.
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The Doors, Los Angeles, CA, 1968
  • The Doors
  • Rock
  • Jim Morrison
  • Art Kane