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Neil Leifer.Ali vs. Foster - November 11, 1972

Neil Leifer.
Ali vs. Foster

November 11, 1972

Main SR only Anker
Dec 2020

Neil Leifer. ‘Ali vs. Foster, 1972’

Edition of 40
US$ 4,000
Edition: -
Availability: December 2020
Take your place ringside with the indubitable champion of boxing photography, Neil Leifer, as he pays tribute to the legendary Muhammad Ali in an exclusive set of fine art prints. Powerful, nuanced, and adept at finding openings others would never see: the unmistakable Leifer touch!

Ali vs. Foster, Sahara Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, November 11, 1972: The Ali-Foster fight was staged in the showroom at the Sahara Tahoe in Lake Tahoe, with the booths used for the dinner show earning ringside status. Muhammad Ali brought down light-heavyweight Bob Foster seven times before a Round 8 knockout. “Neil Leifer's work is the quintessence of great sports photography,” said Jerry Seinfeld. “It makes you hold your breath for a split second, just as you do when you're experiencing a great sports moment in real life.”
 
  • Exclusive edition of 40 copies signed by Neil Leifer
  • Signed, titled, dated, and numbered on label on verso
  • Dye-sublimation print on ChromaLuxe aluminum panel, ready to hang
  • 100 x 100 cm (39.4 x 39.4 in.)

Photo by Neil Leifer © ABG-SI LLC

The photographer

Native New Yorker Neil Leifer began photographing sports events as a teenager. Over 160 of his pictures have appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and over 40 of his photographs have graced the cover of Time. He has published 17 books, and was one of two principal photographers in TASCHEN’s tribute to Muhammad Ali, GOAT—Greatest Of All Time and the illustrated edition of Norman Mailer’s The Fight.