London. Portrait of a City - Reviews

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"A perfectly-timed tribute to the city that's bringing us the 2012 Olympics, TASCHEN releases a photographic love letter to London for their Portrait of a City series."— AcquireMag.com, Los Angeles, United States
"Oh! Dear... De opmerkelijke geschiedenis, de architectuur, de monumenten en de straten van de Britse hoofdstad, alsnok de stijl, het flegma en…de arrogantie van zijn inwoners worden in beeld gebracht aan de hand van honderden, vaak noit eerder gepubliceerde foto’s afkomstig uit archieven van over de hele werld."— Miles, Brussels, Belgium
"Let the Londoner in you loose! TASCHEN caters to our unbashable love for London in the new book, London: Portrait of a City. From the Victorians to the sixties, everyone’s favourite metropolis bares its soul in the new photography book, following last issue’s Paris version. Get up a close and personal with the city, and linger in some of its most spontaneous – and other most famous – moments. Also in the book, endless quotations, essays, and film references – a true homage to one of the most famous capitals in the world and a must-have for London fetishists."— Plastik Magazine, Beirut, Lebanon
"Admira una y otra vez la belleza de la capital en el libro de fotografías de TASCHEN London Portrait of a City. ¿Tienes billetes para ir? Hazte con la guía TASCHEN‘s London."— Woman, Barcelona, Spain
"Se accade è perchè sei passato a miglior vita: esserti stancato di Londra. Parola, nel '700, di Samuel Johnson. London Calling e il mondo risponde. Da decenni. Sfogliando le quasi 600 pagine di questo volume, con corredo iconografico che va dagli scatti di Cecil Beaton a quelli di Linda McCartney, Mario Testino o anche di Illustri Ignoti, emerge il ritratto di una metropoli dove hanno preso vita e forma passioni, tendenze, modo di essere."— Sette - Il Corriere della Sera, Milano, Italy
"La città vittoriana, quella degli anni Settanta attraversata dai primi movimenti giovanili, quella dei quartieri finanziari e delle prossime Olimpiadi. London. Portrait of a City (TASCHEN, pp. 552, euro 49,90) racconta la città attraverso l'obiettivo di grandi fotografi."— Il Venerdì - La Repubblica, Roma, Italy
"A well-timed love letter to the capitol and the site for the 2012 Olympics, the big, bold book takes us on a photographic tour down the ages and through the metropolis’s higgledy-piggledy byways and highways, pausing only for the odd historical essay or quotation on the way."— i, London, United Kingdom
"From turn of the ivory trading at the docks in Wapping to a 1980’s skinhead wedding; Reuel Golden’s London: Portrait of a City provides a vivid visual history of the capital."— Metro, London, United Kingdom
"La excepcional historia de la ciudad, su arquitectura, sus monumentos, sus calles, su estilo, su espíritu y el punto rebelde que la anima (sin olvidar a sus inimitables habitantes) aparecen reflejados en cientos de irresistibles fotografías procedentes de un amplio conjunto de archivos de todo el mundo. Este libro, publicado por TASCHEN, es un homenaje a todos ellos, a su ciudad y su historia. Más allá de las numerosas imágenes que lo ilustran (muchas de ellas nunca antes publicadas), el presente volumen desgrana la historia de Londres a través de cientos de citas, ensayos y referencias de películas, libros y discos."— Vanitatis.com, Madrid, Spain
"London’s rich history as a city is collected in the new book, London: Portrait of a City. The photography book captures the residents, architecture, streets, and style of London town told through some never-before-seen photographs as well as quotations and essays. 'From Chelsea girls to Hoxton hipsters; from the power to glory,” London is given a wide look from the Victorian time to present day Olympics.'"— Selectism.com, Berlin, Germany
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London. Portrait of a City

London. Portrait of a City

Reuel Golden
Hardcover, 9.8 x 13.4 in., 552 pages
$ 69.99
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Availability: 01/2015
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