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Steidl

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Clth, 11.75 x 11.5 in. / 104 pgs / 131 tritone.

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Pub Date
Forthcoming

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2015 p. 91   

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ISBN 9783958290174 TRADE
List Price: $60.00 CDN $79.00

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Bruce Davidson: Circus

Edited by Michael Mack. Text by Sam Holmes.

One of the world's most influential photographers, Bruce Davidson takes readers inside three midcentury big tops in images that are poetic, realistic and profound. He reveals not only the swiftly vanishing cultural phenomenon of the circus, but what might be called the eternal human circus. At a three-ring show in 1958 he climbed to the top of the tent to view the performances of the famous liontamer Clyde Beatty and human cannonball Hugo Zacchini. His deeper interest lay in the daily lives of circus performers and producers--the roustabouts and riggers, and the pretty girl who rode an elephant in what was called the "spec." He also made an intimate series of a dwarf clown. In 1965 at a huge multi-ring coliseum show, Davidson took a more critical look at performances under a steel-and-concrete environment; continuing behind the scenes, his vision became sharper and more surreal. And in 1967, Davidson caught the elegant exuberance of an Irish one-ring circus. He photographed the kinds of performances that are the essence of the medium, including a face-to-face encounter with an exceptional trapeze artist. Most of these pictures are published here for the first time.
Bruce Davidson: Circus

STATUS: Forthcoming | 3/19/2019

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BRUCE DAVIDSON: LESSER KNOWN

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ISBN: 9783958293212 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 11/20/2018
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Bruce Davidson: Circus

BRUCE DAVIDSON: CIRCUS

Edited by Michael Mack. Text by Sam Holmes.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958290174 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 3/19/2019
Forthcoming


Bruce Davidson: In Color

BRUCE DAVIDSON: IN COLOR

Edited by Bruce Davidson, Amina Lakhaney. Text by Bruce Davidson.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783869305646 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 1/31/2015
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Bruce Davidson: Black and White

BRUCE DAVIDSON: BLACK AND WHITE

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ISBN: 9783869304328 | US $250.00

Pub Date: 2/15/2012
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BRUCE DAVIDSON: ENGLAND SCOTLAND 1960

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ISBN: 9783869304861 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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ISBN: 9783865219084 | US $250.00

Pub Date: 6/30/2010
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