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Photographic Memory

Claxton, William

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ISBN 10: 1576870855 / ISBN 13: 9781576870853
Edité par powerHouse Books, New York, 2002
Etat : Near Fine Couverture rigide
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New York: powerHouse Books. 2002. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Slight rubbing and minor nicks to jacket (chiefly at top edges); slight bumping to lower edges; else a near fine copy internally. 153, [7] pages. Focus on celebrity shots rather than his usual jazz portraits; includes studies of such notables as Ursula Andress, John Cassavetes, Marlene Dietrich, John Gielgud, George Hamilton, Steve McQueen, Anthony Perkins, Barbra Streisand, Andy Warhol, and others, as well as Claxton's invaluable reminiscences of the sessions. Introduction by Graydon Carter. "First edition, 2002" and number line from 10 to 1 on colophon (page [160]). N° de réf. du libraire L073837

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Titre : Photographic Memory

Éditeur : powerHouse Books, New York

Date d'édition : 2002

Reliure : H Hard Cover

Illustrateur : Claxton, William (photographer); Over 100 b/w Photographs (portraits)

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : J Near Fine

Edition : F First Edition.

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Photographic Memory, Claxon's first-ever monograph of these images, features more than 100 such wonderful and revealing portraits, only a handful of which have ever been seen before. Anecdotal stories by Claxton accompanying the images reveal the intimate and first-name basis with which he photographed the well-known icons of celebrity, wit, and style from the past five decades, many of them his dear personal friends. Here for the first time Claxton describes a backstage photo session with Marlene Dietrich; antique shopping with Gloria Swanson; unwittingly provoking Shirley MacLaine into a bawdy comment on a tense, crowded film set during a love scene; and many other unforgettable moments. A stunningly intimate document of our most-loved film and entertainment icons, Claxton's Photographic Memory is sure to become an instant pop-culture heirloom.

About the Author:

"Claxon in arguably the best jazz photographer in the world. But his work goes beyond jazz; it encompasses the human condition and spirit."
—Vanity Fair

Many of William Claxton's photographs of American jazz musicians have become the iconic images by which we remember them—a young Chet Baker lying on his back in the studio, trumpet in hand; Bill Evans and Ray Charles at their pianos; a sparkling Sarah Vaughan; a somber Miles Davis; and countless more. Less well known is the fact that since the early 1950s, Claxton has also photographed scores of actors, directors, writers, artists, singers, and entertainers from outside the world of jazz.

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