Looker

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Abrams, Jun 1, 2008 - Photography - 240 pages
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If the model is the exhibitionist, then I am the voyeur.--Richard Kern Richard Kern is a post-modernist punk photographer who has worked in New York city rock music and "No Wave" art circles since the 1970s. In Looker, through a series of carefully constructed vignettes, Kern's models proceed through their daily private lives, seemingly unaware of the camera. Or are they wittingly playing into the obvious cinematic intrigue? The balance of control present in each frame is a powerful and sensual statement. Lookeris thought-provoking in its gentle nature, pastoral tones, and caring reflection of private innocence--but it is also freshly and stunningly erotic, silently exuberant in its portrayal of intimacy and abandon. Richard Kern's photographs are a peek into a world of mystery and eroticism.

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Underground filmmaker, music video director and photographer Kern (Action) has built the latter half of his career on documenting a kind of hipster porn aesthetic, and this latest book, his tenth ... Read full review

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This book is pretty rad. The only reason it gets 5 stars instead of 2 or 3 is the insert/sleeve/ whatever its called/ voyeur upskirt pictures. i would line my bedroom/bathroom/kitchen with the stuff. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Richard Kern is a photographer, filmmaker, video director and portrait artist. His photographs have appeared in ArtForm, i-D, Purple, PDN, Flash Art, FHM, GQ, and Legshow. He lives in New York.

Geoff Nicholson has written fourteen novels, including The Food Chain, Footsucker and Bleeding London, which was shortlisted for the 1997 Whitbread Prize.





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