Steve Schapiro – THEN AND NOW

13-11-2014

“I photographed everything, from presidents to poodles” – Steve Schapiro
 
Robert Kennedy was the most imposing politician he ever met. Anf Johnny Depp is incredibly photogenic. Steve Shapiro, born in Brooklyn 1934, ougt to know, because he has actually photograhed them all: Martin Luther King Jr, Muhammad Ali, Babra Streisand, Marlon Brando, Jodie Foster, Robert de Niro, and many more.
 
Besides his work with the stars, Schapiro and his camera accompagnied the greatest political and social  upheavals of the sixties and seventies. These photographs have also achieved iconic status.
 
His book THEN AND NOW includes a selection of photos taken over a period of more than fifty years. In the accompanying texts, Schapiro explains how they were created. Along with previously unpublished photographs, the book also features new works by Steve Schapiro.
 
STEVE SCHAPIRO – THEN AND NOW.  Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag 2012, ISBN 978-3-7757-3426-4
 

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