Yet another emerging artist got some help from the Chelsea Hotel on Monday night, though the circumstances might have left the hotel's previous, bohemian residents scratching their heads. For starters, the building is closed for renovations, and has been since 2011. The exhibition took place in the Hotel Chelsea Storefront Gallery on the ground floor.
Dennis Hopper , who drew upon his own rough-edged lifestyle to create menacing villains and devil-may- care outlaws in movies including “Rebel Without a Cause,” “Easy Rider” and “Apocalypse Now,” has died. He was 74.
Dennis Hopper , whose 55-year movie career included memorable performances in “ Easy Rider ,” “ Apocalypse Now ” and “ Blue Velvet ,” was also an accomplished, versatile artist. Yet few Americans have had a chance to see the late actor’s work -- until now.