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Robert Longo: Men in the Cities, Photographs

Robert Longo: Men in the Cities, Photographs
Library Shelf Location 18.LONG
Publication Date 2015
Description

The Men in the Cities series made Robert Longo famousin the 1980s: larger-than-life drawings of sharplydressed business people writhing in contortion, a sortof death dance of the modern man. Created between1977 and 1983, it is an early attempt in mergingsculpture, drawing, photography, and film.This book presents the photographic source materialto the series taken by the artist himself. Using friendssuch as Cindy Sherman, Brooke Alexander, GlennBranca, and Larry Gagosian as models, he'd bringthem up on the roof of his New York City loft, rig upropes to them and throw objects at them to makethem jerk, fling, and fall--and take their picture.With a foreword by internationally renowned artistCindy Sherman, a close friend of Longo's, and an interview with Robert Longo, conducted in 1987 bythe author and screenwriter Richard Price.

ISBN 9783829607353
Quantity 1
Pages 128p; 22.6 x 1.8 x 28.4 cm
Authors Cindy Sherman, Robert Longo, Richard Prince
Format Hardback
Publisher Schirmer/Mosel Verlag GmbH
Related Artist Robert Longo
Categories Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Photography
Languages English, German

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