• Sharon Tate's Favorite Photographer

    6 days ago - By Open Space

    Sharon Tate, ca. late 1960s. © Shahrokh Hatami; courtesy San Francisco Art Exchange LLC.
    The recent anniversary of Sharon Tate's murder has me thinking about a chance encounter my friend Julie Casemore and I had in 2016 with the photographer Shahrokh Hatami, a friend of Tate's who identified Charles Manson at his trial for her murder. Fascinated as Julie and I had long been with the story of the Manson crimes, meeting Hatami had a powerful resonance.
    I was born a few months after Manson and his followers were found guilty of butchering Tate and seven others in the summer of 1969. Growing...
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