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Description - 50 Photographs by Jessica Lange

Actress Jessica Lange's career spans more than 30 years and 30 films - the winner of two Academy Awards, she is one of the most acclaimed performers of both screen and stage. 50 Photographs finds her on the other side of the camera. Originally drawn to photography as a medium by which to document her children, Lange has been taking pictures for more than 15 years, approaching the art as an antidote to the constant fervour of Hollywood. A 2007 feature in Aperture presented her work to the public for the first time. This book presents some of her portfolio.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781576874530
ISBN-10: 1576874532
Format: Hardback
(361mm x 273mm x 23mm)
Pages: 50
Imprint: powerHouse Books,U.S.
Publisher: powerHouse Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange is a veteran actress. Born in Minnesota, she studied mime with Etienne Decroux in Paris before moving to New York, where she worked as a waitress at the Lion's Head bar in the West Village. Since landing the female lead in the 1976 remake of "King Kong," she has had a rich film career that includes Bob Rafelson's "The Postman Always Rings Twice," Sydney Pollack' "Tootsie," Graeme Clifford's "Frances," Tony Richardson's "Blue Sky," and "Julie Taymor's Titus," among many others. She has also earned acclaim for her stage work, including Broadway and West End productions of "A Streetcar Named Desire, Long Day's Journey into Night," and "The Glass Menagerie." She will star opposite Drew Barrymore in 2008's "Grey Gardens." Patti Smith, widely held to be punk rock's poet laureate, released the influential debut album "Horses" on Arista Records in 1975, beginning an iconic career as a musician, poet, visual artist, and activist. This spring, the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain in Paris hosted a major solo art exhibition of her visual work, drawn from pieces created between 1967 and 2007.