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The culture of cars is an inseparable part of American life. Whether used for functional purposes or recreation,and#160;automobiles are expressions of ourand#160;personality. They also represent the American ideals of freedom, mobility, and independence, providing a unique personal space that is at onceand#160;private and public.and#160;

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Andrew Bush (b. 1956) examines this tension between private and public in his remarkable series of photographs of individuals driving cars in and around Los Angelesand#151;a city famous for its car culture. By attaching a camera to the passenger side window, Bush made these pictures while driving alongside his subjectsand#151;often traveling at 60 mph. Taking notes on the speed and direction he was going, Bush created extended captions for the images and called the series Vector Portraits. Published here for the first time, this portfolio is accompanied by an essay by culture critic Patt Morrison and an interview between the photographer and Jeff L. Rosenheim that discusses the Vector Portraits in the context of Bushand#8217;s photography as a whole.and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;

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About the Author

Andrew Bush lives in Los Angeles. Patt Morrison is a writer for the L.A. Times. Jeff L. Rosenheim is curator of photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300136487
Author:
Bush, Andrew
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Other:
Rosenheim, Jeff L.
Essay by:
Morrison, Patt
Essay:
Morrison, Patt
Author:
Morrison, Patt
Author:
Rosenheim, Jeff L.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Photoessays & Documentaries
Subject:
Individual Photographer
Subject:
Automobiles
Subject:
Portrait photography
Subject:
Individual Photographers - General
Subject:
Automobile drivers - California - Los Angeles
Subject:
Automobiles - California - Los Angeles
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 color illus.
Pages:
146
Dimensions:
10 x 11 in 3.1 lb

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