Roy Decarava & Langston Hughes — The Sweet Flypaper of Life

199,00 DKK

A singular hybrid of photography and poetry that captures 50s Harlem in times of change

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New York: David Zwirner, 2018 (1955). Small 8vo in stiff photoillustrated wrappers. 98, (4) pages with numerous b/w illustrations. New, unopened copy, still in publishers shrinkwrap

The first edition 1955 was included in Roth 101 Books, The Open Book and Parr & Badger: “one of the most successful collaborations between a great writer and a great photographer ever published” (Roth). The first African American to be awarded a Guggenheim fellowship, in 1952, De Carava (1919-2009) used the grant to create a photo portrait of his native Harlem New York from which the photographs for this book were selected

Roy Decarava & Langston Hughes — The Sweet Flypaper of Life

199,00 DKK

In stock