By (author) Don McCullin
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In England by Don McCullin
Book DescriptionDon McCullin's view of England is rooted in his wartime childhood and growing up around Finsbury Park in the fifties. His first published photograph was a picture of a gang from his neighbourhood, which appeared in a newspaper after a local murder; McCullin always balanced his anger at the unacceptable face of the nation with tenderness or compassion."In England" combines some of his greatest work with an entirely new body of photographs. McCullin sees his home country with its perpetual social gulf between the affluent and the desperate in mind. He continues in the same black and white tradition as he did between foreign assignments for the "Sunday Times" in the sixties and seventies, when his view of a deprived Britain seemed as dark as the conflict zones from which he'd just escaped. This book marks his return to the cities and landscape he knew as a young photographer. At a time when we might believe the world has changed beyond our imagination, McCullin shows us a view of England where the line between the wealthy and the deprived is as defined as ever. This time he adds wry humour to his lyricism, as if the nation is as absurd as it is tragic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780224078702
(312mm x 300mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Don McCullin
Don McCullin, Hardback (October 2015)
McCullin's reputation has long been established as one of the greatest photographers of conflict in the last century. In the fourteen years since the first publication of the book, McCullin has shed the role of war photographer and become a great landscape artist. This book deals with his life and work.
Unreasonable Behaviour, Hardback (October 2015)
From the construction of the Berlin Wall through every conflict up to the Falklands War, photographer Don McCullin has left a trail of iconic images. This book deals with his work.
Malcolm Venville, Hardback (September 2013)
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Day in the Life of the Beatles, Hardback (October 2010)» View all books by Don McCullin
McCullin had just returned from covering the bitter fighting during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, and was the most hardened photojournalist in the field. He was astonished by the invitation. On Sunday 28 September he met the Beatles at the Sunday Times studio and began to photograph them in colour for a "Life" magazine cover.
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Author Biography - Don McCullin
Don McCullin grew up in north London. He worked for the Sunday Times for eighteen years and covered every major conflict in his adult lifetime until the Falklands War. The finest British photojournalist of his generation, he has received many honours and awards including the CBE. He lives in Somerset.
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