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Creatureby Andrew Zuckerman
My copy is wrecked from being pawed by houseguests young and old. But that's okay, because it's fun to watch them turning the pages, deciding on a favorite creature. The hummingbird? The chimp? What's yours?
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Photographer Andrew Zuckerman's strikingly detailed images of animals from around the world are as delightful as they are inspiring. This collection of astonishing studio portraits of 175 wild creatures from baby leopards to parrots, bears, mandrills, and many more are stunningly foregrounded against white backgrounds, depicting their subjects with rare sensitivity, insight, humor, and wonder. Zuckerman — also an up-and-coming filmmaker whose first short film, High Falls, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007 — has created a volume perfect for animal lovers, photography fans, and anyone fascinated by the world around us. Creature is a beautiful and thought-provoking look at the fragile wonders of the natural world.
Following the highly acclaimed Wisdom, Andrew Zuckerman now turns his unique photographic perspective to music. This new book includes fifty eminent musiciansartists, composers, producers, and performers from rock, rap, dance, soul, R&B, classical, country, reggae, pop, jazz, world, and morewho have made an impact on their genre, contributed to the larger conversation, and have a unique perspective on life.
Each musician is photographed and interviewed on film about the process ofmaking music, the power of music, and the experience of writing, producing, and performing. The group includes emerging artists, as well as legends from a variety of genres, and together, they create a distinctive understanding of the universal language of music.
Music features new portraits of and interviews with Laurie Anderson, Fiona Apple, Afrika Bambaataa, Clint Black, Dave Brubeck, Common, Billy Corgan, David Crosby, Ani DiFranco, Danny Elfman, Ben Gibbard, Philip Glass, Herbie Hancock, Karen O, Kid Rock, Lenny Kravitz, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Ziggy Marley, Ozzy Osbourne, Yoko Ono, Itzhak Perlman, Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins, Ravi Shankar, John Williams, and several other international music icons.
Music is Andrew Zuckermans extraordinary sequel to the highly acclaimed Wisdom. With this new, ambitious project, he turns his unique perspective to the world of music. Sixty eminent individualsartists, composers, producers, and performers from rock, rap, dance, soul, R&B, country, classical, reggae, pop, jazz, world, and morehave all been subjects of Zuckermans democratic interview technique and hyperreal photographic style, together creating an inspiring and illuminating glimpse into the inner life and personal philosophies of the worlds finest music-makers.
Music features new portraits of and interviews with Tori Amos, Billy Corgan, Peter Gabriel, Yoko Ono, Ozzy Osbourne, Tom Petty, Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins, Tom Waits, Philip Glass, Burt Bacharach, Danny Elfman, Quincy Jones, John Williams, Willie Nelson, Dave Brubek, Cindi Lauper, Ziggy Marley, Mary J. Blige, Ravi Shankar, Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens), and several other international music icons.
About the Author
Andrew Zuckerman is a New York-based photographer and film director. His work has been featured in Communication Arts, Photo District News, American Photo, and ADC's "Young Gun" show. In 2006 Andrew was a recipient of D&AD's Yellow Pencil award for excellence in photography. He co-founded Late Night and Weekends, which develops advertising, books, television, and narrative films. His first short film, High Falls, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2007.
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