GALELLA, RON

PUBLISHER
DAMIANI

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 5/31/2014
Forthcoming

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Ron Galella: New York

Published by Damiani
Edited by Nick Vogelson. Text by William Van Meter.

Featured image, "Marlon Brandon and Ron Galella, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel" (1974), is reproduced from <I>Ron Galella: New York</I>.
The paparazzi photography of Ron Galella has been the subject of several monographs, but this is the first volume to focus on the city with which his work is most identified--New York, in the 1970s and 80s. The book contains many unpublished images from Galella’s archives of iconic celebrities of the day, such as Bianca Jagger, Madonna, Grace Jones, Halston and Al Pacino--out and about on the streets, at JFK airport or in hotel lobbies, enjoying the nightlife and theater culture of a grittier New York City. Journalist William Van Meter interviews Galella about specific images, providing captions that reveal previously untold anecdotes about Galella’s most legendary photographs.
Ron Galella (born 1931) is widely regarded as the most famous and most controversial celebrity photographer in the world. He has been dubbed "Paparazzo Extraordinaire" by Newsweek, and "the godfather of US paparazzi culture" by Time and Vanity Fair. Galella has endured two highly publicized court battles with Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis, a broken jaw at the hands of Marlon Brando and a serious beating by Richard Burton’s bodyguards. His work has been exhibited at museums and galleries throughout the world. The Museum of Modern Art New York and San Francisco, the Tate Modern in London and the Helmut Newton Foundation Museum of Photography in Berlin, among many others, all maintain collections of Galella’s photography. A native New Yorker now residing in Montville, New Jersey, Galella served as a United States Air Force photographer during the Korean conflict before attending the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, where he earned a degree in Photojournalism.

Featured image, "Marlon Brandon and Ron Galella, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel" (1974), is reproduced from Ron Galella: New York.

Ron Galella: New York

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Ron Galella: New York

RON GALELLA: NEW YORK

Edited by Nick Vogelson. Text by William Van Meter.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862083553 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 5/31/2014
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Ron Galella: Paparazzo Extraordinaire

RON GALELLA: PAPARAZZO EXTRAORDINAIRE

Foreword by Felix Hoffmann. Text by Mathias Prinz.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775733243 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2012
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The Photographs Of Ron Galella

THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF RON GALELLA

Edited by Steven Bluttal. Foreword by Diane Keaton. Introduction by Tom Ford.

GREYBULL PRESS

ISBN: 9780972778817 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 7/2/2003
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The Photographs Of Ron Galella 1960-1990

THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF RON GALELLA 1960-1990

Edited by Steven Bluttal. Foreword by Diane Keaton. Introduction by Tom Ford. Interview by Glenn O'Brien.

GREYBULL PRESS

ISBN: 9780967236667 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 4/2/2002
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