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In her second book, acclaimed photographer Brigitte Lacombe offers revelatory portraits of Bill Clinton, Brice Marden, Meryl Streep, Martin Scorsese, and many of her most influential contemporaries. Lacombe'shonest and intelligent collection of portraits is a documentation of artists, writers, directors, actors, andpolitical figures. These compelling photographs, in color and black and white, capture private and publicmoments, intimate and theatrical.Some of Lacombe's captured moments include: Bob Dylan on his ranch in Malibu (2004), Nelson Mandelain Johannesburg (2002), Maya Angelou at home with her parents in North Carolina (1981), Joan Didion radiant in 1995 and again tragic in 2007, David Mamet writing in his Vermont cabin (1997), a direct Richard Avedon (2001), Louise Bourgeois in pigtails (1995), Meryl Streep in Kramer vs. Kramer(1979), Martin Scorsese directing Leonardo DiCaprio in Gangs of New York(2000), in The Aviator(2003), and in The Departed (2005), Robert Redford as a director on the set of Ordinary People (1979), President Clinton traveling in Africa for his foundation (2007), and the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India (2003).

Born and raised in France, Lacombe began her photographic career in 1975, on assignment at the Cannes Film Festival. From the beginning of her career she had privileged and rare access to the world offilm, working on Alan Pakula's All the President's Men (1975), and Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of theThird Kind (1976). In 1985, for seven years, she became the first staff photographer for the Lincoln Center Theater. Since its first issue in 1987, she has traveled the world for Conde Nast Traveler. In 2000 Lacombe on the Eisenstaedt Award for travel photography. Lacombe's work has appeared in Vanity Fair, The NewYorker, The New York Times Magazine, French Vogue, GQ, and numerous other publications. Her passions are portraits and travel. Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker has praised Lacombe's work as: Beautiful and memorably individual...documents of genuine intimacy between her and her subjects.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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).

Product Details

ISBN:
9783865216441
Publisher:
Steidl
Subject:
Individual Photographer
Photographer:
Lacombe, Brigitte
Essay by:
Rich, Frank
Essay:
Rich, Frank
Editor:
Johnson, Janet
Author:
Johnson, Janet
Author:
Lacombe, Brigitte
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Portraits
Subject:
Individual Photographers - General
Subject:
Photography-Photographers
Publication Date:
20090526
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
14.2 x 10.8 x 1.8 in 110.4 oz

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Brigitte Lacombe: Anima / Persona
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Product details 408 pages Steidl Publishing - English 9783865216441 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , 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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