Synopses & Reviews
presents a collection of 250 photographs by 200 of the world's most prominent photographers, ranging from legendary masters to contemporary stars, in an appealing format with a portfolio binding. Photographers include Ansel Adams, Richard Avedon, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Elliot Erwitt, Robert Frank, Nan Goldin, David LaChapelle, Annie Leibovitz, Helmut Newton, and many more. Each image is accompanied by an engaging commentary and a brief biography of the photographer.
The book is organized by subject and theme, offering a fresh perspective on the medium: from reportage to nature, and also covering war, portraits, still lifes, women, travel, cities, art, fashion, the nude, and sports. PHOTO:BOX is an irresistible and amazingly affordable survey of photography.
The miniskirt. A crisp, white button-down shirt. The enigmatic trench coat. All key wardrobe pieces that are accessible and never lose their appeal. Fashion Box, in the appealing format of the successful Photo:Box, celebrates 16 of these essential items and showcases photographs of the iconic women who wore them well: Marilyn Monroe and jeans. Ursula Andress and the bikini. Grace Kelly and the twinset. Also included are the celebrities who continue to reinterpret and redefine these classics today, among them Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Scarlett Johansson. Practical as well as entertaining, this book offers tips and inspiration for dressing with effortless style.
About the Author
Antonio Mancinelli is an editor at Italian Marie Claire, and has worked for several fashion magazines, including Vogue Italia, Max, Maxim, Elle, and Vanity Fair.