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"Live it to the hilt — Renee, Westminster Bridge, 1968" is reproduced from
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/9/2019

Ahh, the freedom in Frank Habicht's Sixties

Featured image, captioned "Live it to the hilt — Renee, Westminster Bridge, 1968" is reproduced from As It Was: Frank Habicht's Sixties, the only book in print on the adventurous German photographer who captured London in all its rapturous, hairy, experimental glory during the swinging sixties. Carnaby Street, student carnivals, reluctant debutantes, street kids, flea markets and plenty of models, friends and celebrities in various states of dress all make appearances in beautiful black-and-white. "I captured London without its traditional landmarks while searching for what happened behind the scenes," Habicht writes. "Looking for what hides behind the human soul, observing the contradictions, absurdities, the abstract, the surreal, the mystical, the frailties, being astounded by life's complexities, juxtaposing and blurring reality and fantasy, capturing togetherness, despair, rebellion, isolation, joy and sadness, surrounded by beauty and drama."

As It Was: Frank Habicht's Sixties

As It Was: Frank Habicht's Sixties

Hatje Cantz
Hbk, 11 x 13 in. / 240 pgs / 193 b&w.

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