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Photojournalism, Documentary & Social Studies


Personal Best 50th Anniversary Ed. - Paperback Bestseller

By Elliott Erwitt

Erwitt personally selected this stunning collection of work, two thirds of which have never been published before. The generous format of the book and large number of double-page spreads allow you to admire the master's technique and the artistry up close. Every image is photography at its most ebullient and life-enhancing and each reflects the scope of Erwitt's perceptive and eclectic eye. Here is a fitting tribute to this Magnum photographer who has shot such Hollywood legends as Marlene Dietrich and Marilyn Monroe, yet whose delight in everyday irony has captured many witty moments, including his famous portraits of people and their dogs. The full range of Erwitt's genius on display in this magnificent volume including photographs of Kruschev and Nixon in Moscow in 1959, Tehran in 1967 and a tender moment at a wedding in Israel in 1962.

"Personal Best" accompanies an exhibition at the International Center of Photography which is currently on display from May 20-August 28, 2011. Click here to preview the exhibition.

BOOK SIGNING: Friday, May 20(6-7:30PM)

Item Number: B8166

$55.00 | Members $49.50



Product Information:
Year: 2011
Images: black & white
448 pages



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