Icons and Idols: A Photographer's Chronicle of the Arts, 1960-1995

Icons and Idols: A Photographer's Chronicle of the Arts, 1960-1995

by Jack Mitchell
     
 

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In a powerful Foreword, playwright Edward Albee says, "I am constantly startled by how much of the 'soul' of each one has been captured in these photographs. . . ". Captions with each portrait reveal such luminaries as Lauren Bacall, Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, and many others. 160 illustrations.

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In a powerful Foreword, playwright Edward Albee says, "I am constantly startled by how much of the 'soul' of each one has been captured in these photographs. . . ". Captions with each portrait reveal such luminaries as Lauren Bacall, Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, and many others. 160 illustrations.

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Booknews
Mitchell's collection of elegant b&w photos is a crash course in late 20th-century art: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Lauren Bacall, Alfred Hitchcock, Twyla Tharp, Jack Nicholson, Robert Rauschenberg, Meryl Streep, Luciano Pavarotti, Uta Hagen, Tommy Tune, Julie Andrews, Philip Glass, and many other great actors, dancers, painters, composers, writers, choreographers, and musicians are included. His famous photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono--taken for People magazine weeks before Lennon's death--graces the dust jacket. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817440251
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.85(w) x 12.37(h) x 0.81(d)

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