Uncommon Images

updated 04/13/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/13/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Easy Rider, which Dennis Hopper directed, was the cinematic anthem of '60s counterculture. Alienation and rebellion weren't just academic subjects for Hopper, however. Leaving Hollywood for Taos, N.Mex., he reappeared only occasionally to work on films and mingle with show business friends. Now Hopper has returned to the mainstream, performing in two widely praised films, Blue Velvet and Hoosiers. A current book, Out of the Sixties (Twelvetrees Press, $40), reveals that he is also a photographer of substance, as these pictures (with Hopper's comments) attest.

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