The Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn by Burt GlinnThe Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn by Burt Glinn

The Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn

byBurt GlinnEditorMichael Shulman, Tony Nourmand

Hardcover | May 22, 2018

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. First book ever published with collection of color photographs of the Beats. Beat Generation captured as never before. Features virtually every key player, from Ginsberg and Kerouac, to poets like Gregory Corso and artists including Helen Frankenthaler, Franz Kline and Jay DeFoe. This remarkable collection of photographs never been published and vast majority unseen. Burt Glinn one of the most respected and talented of Magnum's photographers, renowned talent as social documentary photographer. Images reproduced in magnificent quality: a hallmark of R|A|P publicationsThis magnificent volume features a remarkable collection of largely unseen photographs of the Beat Generation by renowned Magnum photographer Burt Glinn. This amazing, untouched treasure trove of images was discovered when R|A|P was working with Burt Glinn's widow, Elena, on a larger retrospective of Glinn's work. The book features black and white shots, and also over 100 images in color - an extremely rare find, these photographs manage to capture the raw energy of the Beat Generation in a way that has never been seen before in print. The photographs were shot between 1957 and 1960 in New York and San Francisco and feature virtually every major figure involved in the scene, including Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, poets like Gregory Corso, artists such as Helen Frankenthaler, Franz Kline and Jay DeFoe, Kline Lawrence Ferlinghetti in his City Lights bookshop, and many more.Glinn was celebrated for his extraordinary talent as a social documentary photographer and during his time with the Beats, his camera captured the spirit of the counter culture - writers, musicians and artists meeting in cafes, bars and parties pursuing a truth and future the mainstream would and could not acknowledge.This exquisite tome is an intimate and fresh insight into the lives of the legendary and influential Bohemians and a celebration of Glinn's inimitable talent.
Michael Shulman is Director of Publishing, Broadcast & Film at Magnum. Peter Doggett has been writing professionally for more than thirty years. Some of his many best-selling books include Are You Ready For The Country, There's A Riot Going On, You Never Give Me Your Money and The Man Who Sold The World.
Title:The Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt GlinnFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:May 22, 2018Publisher:Reel Art PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1909526266

ISBN - 13:9781909526266

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