Love on the Left Bank

Stockport: Dewi Lewis, 1999.
ISBN: 9781899235223
Condition: Fine
First Edition

Reprint. Originally published in 1956. Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken's landmark photobook published originally in 1956, has become an enduring classic. His gritty, sexy, black-and-white photos of bohemian life in Paris captured a reckless, carefree, decadent and hedonistic love for life. A fictional text and captions accompanied the photos in the book. "Van der Elsken's blend of informal photojournalism and diaristic note-taking set a precendent for the sort of engaged personal book works that Larry Clark and Nan Goldin would make decades later...."--Vince Aletti. Item #1670

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Love on the Left Bank. Ed van der Elsken.
Love on the Left Bank. Ed van der Elsken.