Edward Powis Jones was born in New York in 1919. His work is in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York; the Walker Art Center, Milwaukee; the Mead Art Museum, Amherst; and the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Tate Modern, London. Jones lived in New York and London, and died in New York in 1998.
Mark Holborn is an editor and author working between London and New York. He has produced books with many artists and photographers including William Eggleston, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, Irving Penn, Lucian Freud, and Robert Mapplethorpe. Holborn is the author of several books on Japan and Japanese art, including Beyond Japan (Jonathan Cape, 1991) and Black Sun: The Eyes of Four (Aperture, 1986). He has also written for and edited numerous books, such as The Babies by Polly Borland (powerHouse Books, 2001) and Bobcats by Eric Payson (powerHouse Books, 2001).