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San Francisco. Portrait of a City

70Edizione: Multilingue (Francese, Inglese, Tedesco)Disponibilità: maggio 28, 2024
Dalla metà del 1800, San Francisco ha attratto artisti, spiriti liberi, sognatori e imprenditori. Con quasi 500 pagine di splendide immagini provenienti da decine di archivi e collezioni, questo volume ritrae la città dalla sua storia più antica ai giorni nostri.
Copertina rigida9.8 x 13.4 in.8.18 lb480 pagine
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San Francisco. Portrait of a City

San Francisco. Portrait of a City

70

The Streets of San Francisco

An epic pictorial history of the City by the Bay

Starting with an early picture of a gang of badass gold prospectors who put this beautiful Northern California city on the map, this ambitious and immersive photographic history of San Francisco takes a winding tour through the city from the mid–nineteenth century to the present day.

Enjoy eye-catching views of the city’s most enduring landmarks and symbols: the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, the picturesque trams that wind up and down the famously steep hills, the popular waterfront, its beautiful bay, and its spectacular cityscapes and vistas. San Francisco’s counterculture movements that shaped our collective consciousness are also featured prominently: the beats of North Beach, the hippies of Haight-Ashbury, the gay communities of Castro, and the Black Panthers of neighboring Oakland. Some of the city’s most famous residents also make appearances: Robin Williams, The Grateful Dead, Angela Davis, Janis Joplin, Sylvester, and Allen Ginsberg, among others.

This book features hundreds of newly found images from dozens of archives including museums, universities, libraries, galleries, private collections, and historical societies, from 19th-century daguerreotypes to mid-century Kodachromes to 21st-century digital pictures. Master photographers include, among others: Stephen Shore, Imogen Cunningham, Fred Lyon, Steve Schapiro, Minor White, Dorothea Lange, Albert Watson, Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand, William Claxton, Fred Herzog, Ansel Adams, Jim Marshall, and many local shooters. Also includes introductory essays and captions by Bay Area–based author Richie Unterberger and a “Best of San Francisco” books, music, and movies section and biographies of the photographers. Tony Bennett famously sang, “I left my heart in San Francisco,” and this meticulously researched and conceived portrait will equally inspire and make you fall in love with the spirit of the City by the Bay.
L'autore

Richie Unterberger is the author of numerous rock history books, including volumes on the Who, Bob Marley, and 1960s folk-rock. A San Francisco Bay resident for 35 years, he has contributed to numerous publications, including MOJO, Record Collector, and The Oxford American. He teaches courses at several Bay Area colleges, including the University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, and the University of California at Berkeley.

L'editore

Reuel Golden è un ex redattore del British Journal of Photography. Per TASCHEN ha curato Capitol Records, Mick Rock: The Rise of David Bowie, i due Portrait of a City dedicati a Londra e New York, Andy Warhol. Polaroids, The Rolling Stones, Her Majesty e i volumi del National Geographic.

San Francisco. Portrait of a City
Copertina rigida25 x 34 cm3.71 kg480 pagine

ISBN 978-3-8365-7485-3

Edizione: Multilingue (Francese, Inglese, Tedesco)
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