SCHLESINGER, Peter. A Photographic Memory 1968 – 1989.

(Bologna, Italy): Damiani, 2015.  First edition.  Quarto.  175 pages.  This beautifully produced book presents an overview of 30 years of photographic work from Schlesinger’s archives. In addition to intimate portraits, the book includes Schlesinger’s evocative still lives, which convey the romance, humor, and elegance of their time. The images are are a visual diary of an extraordinary life that intersected with some of the brightest names in the worlds of art, fashion, and society. Schlesinger’s remarkable journey began in 1966 when as an 18 year old student at UCLA he met the artist David Hockney. The two moved to London, where Schlesinger was introduced to the city’s fashionable bohemian society.  A near fine copy in boards with inset photo-plates.


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