Bruce Weber - O Rio de Janeiro - 1986

Description
Bruce Weber - O Rio de Janeiro - 1986
Photography - Quantity: 1

Alfred A Knopf 1986. First edition., New York, 1986. Drawings by Richard Giglio. (illustrator). Pictorial wrappers. Unpaginated [c.150 pages]. 131 b&w and monotone colour photographic plates, including one single- and one double-folding plate. 1.4kg. There is an extended section of photographs of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion Rickson Gracie. It is one of Weber's most influential books; it brought a new sense of glamour and sensuality to the Brazilian capital and paved the way for many more fashion shoots and photographers. The book was published to accompany an exhibition at the Robert Miller Gallery, New York. There are some chips out of the spine (see photograph), other than that fine copy.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Photography
Author/ Illustrator
Bruce Weber
Book Title
O Rio de Janeiro
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1986
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Binding/ Material
Softback
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