Even if you are not in NYC, here is a great book that should be on your gifting list…or receiving list. Quality books out of this publisher. Always.
Â©Nigel Parry / CPi
BLUNT: Photographs by Nigel Parry, published by powerHouse Books.
From their PR release:
B L U N T
Photographs by Nigel Parry
“His newest project, Blunt, is a deluxe volume with 145 iconic images, each in Parryâ€™s signature styleâ€”intimate, honest, and wholly original. His photographs feature the best at their best, including Russell Crowe, Jimmy Fallon, Renee Zellweger, Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, Brad Pitt, Freddie Prinze Jr., Matt LeBlanc, Tom Hanks, Samuel L. Jackson, Meg Ryan, Regis Philbin, Christian Bale, Gael Garcia Bernal, Cate Blanchett, Michael Caine, Hayden Christensen, Ellen DeGeneres, Edie Falco, Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, Keira Knightley, Nathan Lane, Denis Leary, Ray Liotta, Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joaquin Phoenix, Mario Van Peebles, Dennis Quaid, Christopher Walken, Ed Burns, Ben Stiller, Kiefer Sutherland, Stanley Tucci, Ike Turner, Wesley Snipes, Dustin Hoffman, Bruce Willis, Javier Bardem, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hillary Clinton, Monica Lewinsky, Condoleezza Rice, Paul Wolfowitz, Norman Mailer, JK Rowling, Paul Theroux, Graydon Carter, George Lucas, Lennox Lewis, Shaquille Oâ€™neal, Twyla Tharp, Harvey Weinstein, Tom Ford, Shania Twain, 50 Cent, Mos Def, Fat Joe, and Ja Rule.
Nigel Parry began his photographic career in 1989, with a show featuring fifty portraits of members of Londonâ€™s Groucho Club. His images of famed cultural and political figures have appeared in W, Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Esquire, Premiere, InStyle, Newsweek, Time, Sunday Times of London and Amica Italy. Parryâ€™s work has been exhibited worldwide. In May 1999, he had the honor of being the first portrait photographer to be invited to exhibit at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. His recent awards include the Hasselblad Master Photographer, Photo District News Award, and several from American Photography. His books Sharp (powerHouse Books, 2000) and Precious (powerHouse Books, 2004) have both received wide critical acclaim. Parry is involved in several charities, including Starlight Foundation and Operation Smile. Parry lives and works in New York.”
Later on , we’ll be reviewing a slightly different photography book that we couldn’t stop reading last night.
And we continue the giveaways in the FORUM today.