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Slim Aarons: A Place in the Sun

bySlim Aarons

Hardcover | December 1, 2005

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Since 1940 Slim Aarons has been hard at work, first as a war photographer, then with unprecedented access as a photographer to the rich and famous. In this gorgeous sequel to "Slim Aarons-Once Upon a Time," he develops the environmental portrait to the level of art, always showing his subjects in their natural setting, in a circumstance synonymous with their station in life. He documented a particular world that is vanished. "A Place in the Sun" is that special glimpse of privilege under a bright and beaming sky, whether on sandy shore, snowy slope, or elegant home where cares are few. Through 250 stunning color pictures, Aarons provides a veritable who's who of high society: Aristotle Onassis with his first wife, Tina, and their children, Christina and Alexander; C.Z. Guest at her villa in Palm Beach; the Aga Khan at his Sardinian resort; and Truman Capote in Palm Springs. From Mustique to Monaco, from Aspen to Gstaad, only Slim Aarons can take us on a journey to the most exclusive playgrounds of the rich, inspiring even the most jaded armchair traveler.

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Slim Aarons is one of the most influential magazine photographers of his generation. His photographs have appeared in many magazines, including Holiday, Town & Country, LIFE, Look, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Travel & Leisure. He lives in Bedford, New York. Christopher Sweet, former senior editor at Abrams, is Editor in Chief of The Ve...
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Title:Slim Aarons: A Place in the SunFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 12.25 × 10.25 × 1.25 inPublished:December 1, 2005Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810959356

ISBN - 13:9780810959354

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