Signed and numbered in person by. This is #890 of 2000 Limited Edition Hardcover (please note: photo shows #889 but the one you receive will be #890). Flash Publications / Sun In Scorpio / 1995. A Charles Gatewood Authorized Reprint Of The Original 1981 Publication. Rare signed collectible by Charles Gatewood.
Approximately 12.5" x 9.25". 66 Pages / High Quality Printing. Charles Gatewood began his career in 1966 with his now-famous portrait of Bob Dylan, made at a press conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Since then he has pursued a 45-year journey as a photo-journalist and fine art photographer, during which his striking photographs have been compared to those of Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, and Weegee.
Gatewood is best known for documenting Americas emerging sexual underground and helping launch the Modern Primitives movement into popular consciousness. He is the self-proclaimed family photographer of America's erotic underground. His early photographs possess a distinct political edge as he frequently shot life on the street, including Mardi Gras and early gay parades in New York City. In Helmut Werbs profile of Charles Gatewood in.
He observes, There is an engaging, almost naive quality in Gatewoods early work; not exactly innocent, more untamed and raucous, almost like photographs of a wild kid in a candy store. Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Harper's, Time.
It was on assignment that he met and befriended William S. Burroughs, now the subject of Gatewoods newest limited edition artists book. Other subjects included rock and roll artists of the day -- including Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Carlos Santana, Boz Scaggs, Al Green and others -- as well as Allen Ginsberg and other literary figures of the Beat generation.
Which was awarded the prestigious Leica medal of Excellence for Distinguished Humanistic Photojournalism. Gatewood describes the vintage Wall Street prints as formal and forbidding, providing a visual metaphor for a more secretive perversion, high finance. Moreover, these striking images are prime examples of photographic modernism with their stark composition, strong line and high contrast.
Comparing the Wall Street work to Gatewoods earlier sexual works, photography historian A. Coleman quipped These may be the dirtiest pictures Charles Gatewood has ever made. Charles Gatewood has published over a dozen books, including.
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