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"It's obviously easier to protect animals we can anthropomorphize. I don't know that Greenberg had this in mind, but the connection one feels with her monkeys and apes is powerful....You may buy this book for laughs. But don't be surprised by the deeper feelings provoked by the expressions of these marvelous, unpredictable creatures who gaze back at us without the mask of self-consciousness." Melanie Stetson Freeman, The Christian Science Monitor (read the entire CSM review)

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We share about 98 percent of our DNA with chimpanzees, our closest biological cousins. And never have the similarities between simians and humans been so amusingly and brilliantly captured as in Monkey Portraits.

Jill Greenberg has spent 15 years photographing celebrities — from Clint Eastwood to Drew Barrymore — for leading publications, but has recently focused on actors of a different sort. She has been photographing monkeys and apes, many of whom have appeared on film or in television shows. Her intimate portraits of these animals convey a startling range of emotions and personalities, and evoke an almost eerie sense of recognition. Each of these 76 amazingly anthropomorphic photographs will remind you of someone you know. These monkeys in all their glory will cause you to laugh out loud and to wonder just how different we truly are.

Synopsis:

Greenberg offers a fascinating, funny, and all-too-human collection of celebrity monkey and ape portraits. Each of these 76 amazing anthropomorphic photographs will remind readers of someone they know.

About the Author

Jill Greenberg regularly shoots advertising and celebrity portrait photography for clients such as Dreamworks, Sony Pictures, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Time, and Entertainment Weekly. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband, children, and dog, Scooter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780821257555
Author:
Greenberg, Jill
Publisher:
Bulfinch
Foreword by:
Weitz, Paul
Foreword:
Weitz, Paul
Author:
Weitz, Paul
Subject:
Individual Photographer
Subject:
Monkeys
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Apes
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Plants & Animals
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Individual Photographers - General
Subject:
Photography-Nature and Landscape
Subject:
Apes & Monkeys
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060926
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8.5 x 0.75 in 1.6 lb

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Product details 112 pages Bulfinch Press - English 9780821257555 Reviews:
"Review A Day" by , "It's obviously easier to protect animals we can anthropomorphize. I don't know that Greenberg had this in mind, but the connection one feels with her monkeys and apes is powerful....You may buy this book for laughs. But don't be surprised by the deeper feelings provoked by the expressions of these marvelous, unpredictable creatures who gaze back at us without the mask of self-consciousness." (read the entire CSM review)
"Synopsis" by , Greenberg offers a fascinating, funny, and all-too-human collection of celebrity monkey and ape portraits. Each of these 76 amazing anthropomorphic photographs will remind readers of someone they know.
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