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Monkey Portraits
     

Monkey Portraits

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by Jill Greenberg, Paul Myoda (Afterword), Paul Weitz (Foreword by)
 

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We share about 98 percent of our DNA with chimpanzees, our closest biological cousins. And never have the similarities between simians and humans been so amusingly and brilliantly captured as in MONKEY PORTRAITS. Jill Greenberg has spent 15 years photographing celebrities for leading publications, but has recently focused on actors of a different sort. She has

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We share about 98 percent of our DNA with chimpanzees, our closest biological cousins. And never have the similarities between simians and humans been so amusingly and brilliantly captured as in MONKEY PORTRAITS. Jill Greenberg has spent 15 years photographing celebrities for leading publications, but has recently focused on actors of a different sort. She has been photographing monkeys and apes, many of whom have appeared on film or in television shows. Her intimate portraits of these animals convey a startling range of emotions and personalities, and evoke an almost eerie sense of recognition. Each of these 76 amazing photographs will remind you of someone you know. These monkeys in all their glory will cause you to laugh out loud and to wonder just how different we truly are.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316005128
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
10/12/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Jill Greenberg regularly shoots advertising and celebrity portrait photography for such clients as Dreamworks, Sony Pictures, HBO, Bacardi, Rolling Stone, Time and Newsweek. She is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and began her career in New York City. Jill now resides in Los Angeles with her husband Robert and their children.

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Monkey Portraits 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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If you like primates, and even if you don't, you will fall in love with these special creatures. Beautiful photos of extraordinary primates with wonderfully expressive faces. You will want to look at them day after day.