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“Superman Comes to the Supermarket,” Norman Mailer’s 1960 essay that lavished praise on presidential candidate John F. Kennedy, has been republished in a book alongside hundreds of images documenting Kennedy’s journey across America and eventually into the Oval Office.
Filed Under:Black-and-white • Photo Book • Taschen • U.S.
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The East London neighborhood of Shoreditch has long been synonymous with hedonistic nightlife, gritty urban authenticity and hipster colonization. Dougie Wallace arrived there 15 years ago and has been photographing its inhabitants ever since.
Filed Under:Dougie Wallace • London • Photo Book • World
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The Circus Chimera is the ultimate melting pot, said photographer Norma I. Quintana, who spent 10 summers following the company as it toured small towns on the West Coast. Quintana met families from all over the world, including China, South Africa and Russia.
Filed Under:Black-and-white • Norma I. Quintana • Photo Book • U.S.
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Having taken pictures all over the world and of some of the most famous celebrities in history, Christopher Makos said his new book, “Everything: The Black and White Monograph,” is about remembering and inspiring.
Filed Under:Black-and-white • Christopher Makos • Photo Book • World
- 09 - 30 - 14
Deborah Feingold’s new book, “Music,” collects more than three decades of her work. Her pictures show leading lights from across the musical landscape, including Madonna, B.B. King, Billy Joel, James Brown, Keith Richards and Pharrell Williams.
Filed Under:Deborah Feingold • Photo Book • Portraits
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In each photo of “Mangini Studio,” Gordon Stettinius rocks a painstaking hairstyle that often was months in the making. He teamed with another photographer, Terry Brown, to create humorous portraits that capture “a little bit of performance art” while highlighting the role of self-identity in society.
Filed Under:Candela Books • Gordon Stettinius • Photo Book • Portraits • Terry Brown
- 09 - 21 - 14
As a rock star and global icon, Debbie Harry has been photographed thousands of times. But never quite like she is in these photos taken by fellow Blondie bandmate and former lover Chris Stein. “Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk” publishes this week to coincide with the band’s 40th anniversary.
Filed Under:Black-and-white • Chris Stein • Music • Photo Book • Portraits
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The year 2001 is now 13 years behind us. And yet the film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” which director Stanley Kubrick started working on 50 years ago this year, still looks like a vision from a time yet to come. A new book, by Piers Bizony, collects dozens of the film’s images in sharp, arresting detail.
Filed Under:Photo Book • Stanley Kubrick • Taschen