Markus's vivid memories of raising his fists, mano a mano, led him into the working-class barrios of Havana, Mexico City, Brooklyn, and Dublin, where the odds against celebrity and high-stakes prize fighting belie the drive that motivates these young men. In a series of intimate portraits infused with purpose, determination, and the physical and emotional struggles of intense training, Markus gives a more human face to a sport that rewards only those from its highest ranks. Far from the bright lights and stereotyped fame, these young fighters possess unrivaled dignity and grace.
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Photographers have always loved the starkness and easy drama of boxing gyms. In this new book of boxing portraits taken in Brooklyn, Dublin, Havana, and Mexico City, Montana native Markus--who has ... Read full review