Ralph Ellison: Photographer
Edited with text by Peter W. Kunhardt Jr., Michal Raz-Russo, John F. Callahan. Text by Adam Bradley, Ralph Ellison. Publlished by STEIDL & THE GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION.
The first ever book on Ellison's lifelong photography practice, from New York scenes to domestic vignettes. Ralph Ellison is a leading figure in American literature, hailed for his seminal novel Invisible Man (1952), a breakthrough representation of the American experience and Black everyday life. Lesser known, however, is his lifelong engagement with photography. Photographer is the first book dedicated to Ellison’s extensive work in the medium, which spans the 1930s to the ’90s.
Hardcover, 8.75 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 42 color / 90 bw.