Icons & Idols: A Photographer's Chronicle Of The Arts 1960-1995

Icons & Idols: A Photographer's Chronicle Of The Arts 1960-1995

by Jack Mitchell
     
 

9 1/2 x 12 in. 260 pages. Hardcover. 160 duotone photographs. For thirty-five years, almost everyone who was anyone in the arts found themselves in New York City. This book distills the finest results of Mitchell's own artistic mission to portray the greatest actors, dancers, painters, composers, writers, choreographers, and musicians of the day. Mitchells' camera

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9 1/2 x 12 in. 260 pages. Hardcover. 160 duotone photographs. For thirty-five years, almost everyone who was anyone in the arts found themselves in New York City. This book distills the finest results of Mitchell's own artistic mission to portray the greatest actors, dancers, painters, composers, writers, choreographers, and musicians of the day. Mitchells' camera explored pop and classical artists alike, searching for the individual behind the work. His list of subjects is a crash course in late-twentieth-century art. This book is a compelling testament to one photographer's vision, making it a treasure for culture buffs and photography lovers alike.

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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:
9781577171898
Publisher:
New Line Books
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
9.72(w) x 12.28(h) x 0.77(d)

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