Spring 2001

Paleolithic pretensions [EXTRACT]

Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits

Ed. Holly George-Warren, Chronicle, £25

The hyperbole of this book’s introduction leads to an anticipation that can only be followed by anticlimax … its gems are too few, and are crushed under the dinosaur weight of the inflated exercise.

First published in Eye no. 39 vol. 10, 2001