Kolor by Elliott ErwittKolor by Elliott Erwitt


Photographed byElliott Erwitt

Hardcover | September 15, 2013

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To select the never-before published color photographs for this vast project, Elliott Erwitt sifted through his ample archive of nearly half a million 35mm slides. Then he began the mammoth task of whittling it down to this epic collection of roughly 450 pages. For most of these images, the color managed to stay miraculously preserved and every evocative detail is as crisp as the date of its creation. Whether world leaders or sassy showgirls, the subjects reflect Erwitt's own wry and eclectic sensibility. To say the juxtapositions are intriguing would be an understatement. From marketplaces to military camps, Vegas to Venice, there's a rich mixture of public pageantry and carefully observed private interactions. English/German/French/Italian/Spanish edition.

Elliott Erwitt has been a member of Magnum, the famed photojournalist's cooperative, for almost forty years. His photographs have been published and exhibited extensively on every continent, at such museums as the Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art, the Kunsthaus in Zurich, and the Chicago Art Institute. His books include Personal E...
Title:KolorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 14.17 × 10.63 × 1 inPublished:September 15, 2013Publisher:TeneuesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3832795774

ISBN - 13:9783832795771


Editorial Reviews

WIth more than 400 photographs, the book spans Erwitt's color work from the nineteen-fifties through the early nineties..."Kolor" is a thoughtful exploration of more than thirty years of photography. There are images from all over the world, shots of movie stars and politicians, staged fashion photographs and sidewalk action shots.

Jesse Wender, The New Yorker Online, September 25, 2013