Intimate, Behind The Scenes Photographs Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of James Cameron’s Music Video “REACH” Starring Bill Paxton & Andrew Todd From Progressive New Wave Band Martini Ranch
All Star Cast Featured Includes Kathryn Bigelow, Paul Reiser, Judge Reinhold, Adrian Pasdar, Bud Cort, Mark Rolston, Lance Henriksen, Brian Thompson, Phillip Granger, Jenette Goldstein, Bobby Brat Among Others
-Foreword Written By James Cameron
Legendary photographer Chris Cuffaro, widely renowned for his prolific 35+ year career capturing the cultural zeitgeist, announces the launch of his new exhibit Greatest Hits: Martini Ranch running August 30 through September 7 at Mr Musichead Gallery in Hollywood, California. The exhibit features intimate, behind-the-scenes photographs celebrating the 30th anniversary of director James Cameron’s music video “REACH ,” starring late actor Bill Paxton and Andrew Todd from progressive new wave band Martini Ranch, then signed to Warner Bros. Records. The post-apocalyptic feminist western, which presents a Mad Max version of the American West, was produced by Tom Huckabee and Bill Paxton. The All-Star cast includes Kathryn Bigelow, Paul Reiser, Judge Reinhold, Adrian Pasdar, Bud Cort, Mark Rolston, Lance Henricksen, Brian Thompson, Phillip Granger, Jenette Goldstein and Bobbi Bratamong others. Check it out HERE. The exhibit foreword was written by James Cameron.
Comments Cuffaro: “I have to say this was the music video shoot that gave me the directing bug. Watching James Cameron work was fucking brilliant. He could do everyone’s job on a set. He was crazy in all the right ways. Bill really made the shoot fun & everyone was really into giving their best.”
Cuffaro, who had free reign during the two-day “REACH” shoot, will unveil on set portraits, behind-the-scenes photos, proof sheets and never-before-seen images, with more than 80 prints on display. Considered to be among the most respected and accomplished entertainment industry photographers,Cuffaro’s catalog has consistently been ahead of the curve, with iconic photos depicting the most relevant musicians, actors, athletes and personalities of the last three decades. He brings a whole new level of emotional depth and human rawness to the art form, while always capturing and magnetizing the moment.
Cuffaro has worked with a succession of top talent including pop icon George Michael, the legendary Iggy Pop and groundbreaking bands such as Jane’s Addiction, Pearl Jam, The Red Hot Chili Peppersand Nirvana. He’s also shot live and studio images for Elvis Costello, No Doubt, Fiona Apple, Henry Rollins, Soundgarden and Scott Weiland among numerous others.
The main exhibit opens Wednesday August 30 at Mr Musichead Gallery, located at 7420 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood.
Media Preview/VIP Reception: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Invited Guests/Friends 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Greatest Hits: Martini Ranch exhibit is open to the public from August 31 through September 7.
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