Racing Style Special Edition
Assouline presents an exclusive, deluxe edition of the epic photography book on the legendary Goodwood Race. This unique volume of photos from the Goodwood Revival is packaged in genuine rubber slipcase to add the feel, touch, and smell of an authentic racetrack. Emanating from a thrilling and glamorous tradition Racing Style is a photographic representation of the Goodwood Revival, a motorcar race of vehicles from the 40s, 50s and 60s. The Goodwood Revival relives the glory days of the legendary Goodwood Motor Circuit, Britain’s leading racing venue between 1948 and 1966, and host to contemporary racing of all kinds including Formula One. Racing Style brings us back to the tracks, as they once were, offering all the romance and excitement of original motorcar racing. This edition celebrates Goodwood through the years with engaging and unusual photos. On each luminous page, the reader is invited to peek at details of the era, from the cockpits of bugattis to the competitors and spectators who dress in period clothing. Racing Style artistically captures all these special memories in a timeless edition devoted to beauty and movement.
About the Author
Koto Bolofo was born in South Africa in 1959, but was raised in Great Britain after his family was forced to flee as political refugees. Bolofos father, a history teacher, was found to have writings by Karl Marx among his teaching materials and was exiled for his supposed communist practices. After nearly 25 years absence, father and son returned to South Africa, which Koto documented in his short film The Land is White, The Seed is Black. Along with his short films, Bolofo has worked for such prestigious publications as German Vogue, Italian Vogue, Italian Vanity Fair, Nippon , LUomo Vogue, Russian Vogue, Italian Marie Claire, British GQ, Sport and Style, Provider and many others. His advertising clients include Hermès, Banana Republic, Façonnable, Burberry, Levis, Alberta Ferretti, Dom Pérignon and Keratese. Bolofo is currently based in Paris.
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