London: Phaidon Press, 1999.
460 pgs, 11 x 15 inches
James Nachtwey is the most celebrated war photographer of our time. His massive tome "Inferno" is a record of crimes against humanity that occurred during the final decade of the 20th century. Following the news stories as they evolved throughout the decade (Somalia, Bosnia, Rwanda, Chechnya, Kosovo to name a few) it becomes a visual archive that enters our collective conscience and our collective memory. Essay by Luc Sante. Item #92