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The Life and Times of Alvin Baltrop


  


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Binding: Hardcover
EAN: 9788857241838
ISBN: 8857241831
Item Dimensions: 1150975390100
Label: Skira
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageFrenchUnknown
Manufacturer: Skira
Number Of Pages: 224
Publication Date: November 26, 2019
Publisher: Skira
Release Date: November 26, 2019
Studio: Skira




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Portraits of clandestine gay life on Manhattan's piers, in an authoritative overview published for Alvin Baltrop's first retrospective



For 11 years in 1970s and '80s Manhattan, the Bronx-born photographer Alvin Baltrop obsessively documented cruisers, sunbathers, fornicators and friends around the city's piers, in that brief moment after the Stonewall riots and before the explosion of the AIDS epidemic. The largest book yet published on the photographer, The Life and Times of Alvin Baltrop presents those photographs and others, including many that have never been seen in public, and is published on the occasion of Baltrop's first-ever retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Although initially terrified of the piers, I began to take these photos as a voyeur [and] soon grew determined to preserve the frightening, mad, unbelievable, violent, and beautiful things that were going on at that time," Baltrop wrote in the preface to an unfinished book of these photographs. "To get certain shots, I hung from the ceilings of several warehouses utilizing a makeshift harness, watching and waiting for hours to record the lives that these people led (friends, acquaintances, and strangers), and the unfortunate ends that they sometimes met.







 



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