Kern Noir. Photographs by Richard Kern

Kern, Richard
Publisher: Charta Edizioni
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Pages: 176
Measurements: 21.00 x 27.00 cm

Richard Kern is the quintessential New York photographer: he’s high speed and high contrast. And one of the most transgressive photographers working today. Son of a journalist, he was born in North Carolina, works around the world, and lives in his beloved New York. Known for his underground films and bold photographs of naked girls, Kern unself-consciously invents mischievous erotic stories and shoots them in simple domestic settings. As he once said, “if the model is an exhibitionist then I’m a voyeur.” In this book, Kern presents a collection of black and white photographs taken since the beginning of his career. In addition to his “girls,” this volume also includes a few male nudes and landscapes.

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