Light From Within

by Linda McCartney, Paul McCartney

October 19, 2001 | Hardcover |

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Documenting thirty years of Linda McCartney's life, the photographs collected in Light from Within are witty, lyrical, & warmly personal. The images included range widely as befitted her own wide range of interests & passions. There are portraits from her years as the Fillmore East photographer & participant in the 1960s scene in New York & London: Janis Joplin, Pete Townsend, & Sam Shepard are featured, as well as more recent portraits of personalities like Jim Jarmusch & Allen Ginsberg. There are intimate glimpses of her family & friends, & photos which display her deep affection for animals. She has included landscapes, some quietly lovely, some heavy with irony, as well as photographs from every era of her life that seize the passing moment, & convey a spare beauty as well as Linda's unique brand of surrealism. The last book project Linda completed before her death, this is a collection that is intuitive, poetic, & resonant with meaning; as Paul McCartney writes in his foreword, "the Light from Within shines out of every image.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 183 Pages, 13.78 × 10.63 × 0.79 in

Published: October 19, 2001

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0821224867

ISBN - 13: 9780821224861

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Light From Within

Light From Within

by Linda McCartney, Paul McCartney

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 183 Pages, 13.78 × 10.63 × 0.79 in

Published: October 19, 2001

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0821224867

ISBN - 13: 9780821224861

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Documenting thirty years of Linda McCartney's life, the photographs collected in Light from Within are witty, lyrical, & warmly personal. The images included range widely as befitted her own wide range of interests & passions. There are portraits from her years as the Fillmore East photographer & participant in the 1960s scene in New York & London: Janis Joplin, Pete Townsend, & Sam Shepard are featured, as well as more recent portraits of personalities like Jim Jarmusch & Allen Ginsberg. There are intimate glimpses of her family & friends, & photos which display her deep affection for animals. She has included landscapes, some quietly lovely, some heavy with irony, as well as photographs from every era of her life that seize the passing moment, & convey a spare beauty as well as Linda's unique brand of surrealism. The last book project Linda completed before her death, this is a collection that is intuitive, poetic, & resonant with meaning; as Paul McCartney writes in his foreword, "the Light from Within shines out of every image.

About the Author

Linda McCartney took photographs for more than 30 years. Her work has been exhibited at the ICP, New York; The Royal Photographic Society, Bath; The U.K.'s National Museum of Photography, Bradford; & The Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Her previous books include Linda McCartney's Sixties, Roadworks, & Wide Open, as well as several cookbooks.

Paul McCartney is one of the most admired contemporary poets & songwriters. He lives in England.

Martin Harrison is widely regarded as the leading authority on the art of fashion photography. His previous books include Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945 (1991), David Bailey: Birth of the Cool (1999), Lillian Bassman (1997), Patrick Demarchalier: Exposing elegance (1998), and numerous others. Harrison works and resides in London.
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