As part of the Festival Lumière Lyon 2012, the festival gallery will hold its first exhibition, featuring portraits of Bob Dylan taken between 1965 and 1967 by the filmmaker and photographer Jerry Schatzberg. At the time, Schatzberg was working for the biggest American fashion magazines and mingling with the world of rock n’ roll. He photographed the Beatles and dressed the Rolling Stones in drag. Dylan was still more of a folk artist. Many saw him as the successor to his mentor, Woody Guthrie. His attraction to novelty, however, famously led him to betray his fans and go electric.
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