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Conversations with the Dead

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Description for Conversations with the Dead Hardcover. A digitally remastered facsimile edition of Danny Lyon's seminal 1971 photobook, highly influential in the history of documentary photography. Num Pages: 204 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBSX; 3JJPL; AJB; AJCR; JKVP1; JKVQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 291 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1250.
A digitally remastered facsimile edition of Danny Lyon's seminal 1971 photobook, highly influential in the history of documentary photography. Conversations with the Dead provides an extraordinary photographic record of life inside six Texas prisons and the relationships Lyon built with the inmates. Revolutionary at the time of publication, it was one of the first photobooks to include ephemera. This new edition has been updated with an afterward by Lyon himself detailing what happened to the inmates in the 40 years since the book was first published. It also offers new, unseen material including outtake ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Phaidon Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
204
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780714870519
SKU
V9780714870519
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Danny Lyon has long been considered one of the most original and influential documentary photographers and has produced numerous highly collectible photobooks, mounted solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Corcoran Gallery in Washington DC, and won two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Rockefeller Fellowship, and ten National Endowment for the Arts awards. Lyon ... Read more

Reviews for Conversations with the Dead
The idea of conscience has been imbedded more deeply in Mr. Lyon's photographs than in those of all but a few of his contemporaries. -The New York Times Conversations with the Dead is the purest expression of Lyon's human spirit. -Collector Daily Lyon's black-and-white photographs of prisoners are so striking... ... Read more

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