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In her second book, acclaimed photographer Brigitte Lacombe offers revelatory portraits of Barack Obama, Brice Marden, Joan Didion, Kate Winslet, Daniel Day-Lewis, Miuccia Prada and many of her most influential contemporaries. Lacombe's honest and intelligent collection of portraits is a documentation of artists, writers, directors, actors and political figures. These compelling photographs, in color and black-and-white, capture private and public moments, intimate and theatrical. Some moments include: Bob Dylan on his ranch in Malibu (2004), Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg (2002), Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest in Myanmar (1996), David Mamet writing in his Vermont cabin (1997), a direct Richard Avedon (2001), Louise Bourgeois in pigtails (1995), Bruce Nauman at his ranch outside Santa Fe (1998), Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman on the set of Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Martin Scorsese directing Leonardo DiCaprio in The Aviator (2003) and The Departed (2006), Robert Redford as a director on Ordinary People (1979), President Clinton traveling in Africa for his foundation (2007), Claude Levi-Strauss at the College de France (1999) and the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India (2003).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783865216441
ISBN-10: 3865216447
Format: Hardback
(356mm x 263mm x 46mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Steidl Verlag
Publisher: Steidl Publishers
Publish Date: 25-May-2009
Country of Publication: Germany


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