'No other city has the variety of hairstyles male and female that parade the streets of London. The bouffant, the duck arse, the white wings of power swept over the ears, the coxcomb punk, the flat top, the social outrider's bowl cut. They're all there to make a place. In respect of the hair of the 80s, the rest of the world was dead from the neck up.'
Buy a 35mm camera at the beginning of 1980 and spend the next 10 years walking around London taking half a roll of black and white a day and photograph whatever happens in front of you.
You get Mick Jagger, New Romantics, Ra Ra skirts, Boy George, Sloane Rangers.
The beginning of Covent Garden, Yuppies, The IRA bombings, the Iranian Embassy siege.
100s of newspaper flyers John Lennon Shot Dead - Margaret Thatcher’s London, Fashions that came and went.
Here are 160 unique street photographs of London when it was the style, musical, political and fashion capital of the world.
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Johnny Stiletto. Well known for his intimate, socially revealing black and white street shots. A collection of his photographs is in the Tate Gallery, London. His TV work includes documentaries and commercials. Stiletto's photograph of Francis Bacon on the London Underground was reputedly Bacon's favourite photograph of himself.Review:
Johnny Stiletto has a wonderful body of candid street photography work, much of it shot in London during the 1980s. Some iconic moments are captured here; flickering glimpses from a turbulent time in our history. Eclectica The kind of photography book you can have on your lap, in bed or even in the bath, if you were so cavalier. There is something pleasantly intimate about the experience of possessing these images. Let Them Eat Cake An intriguing look at an often derided decade. Amateur Photographer A metropolitan rake's progress through the palpitating heart of a city around which a whole country, and culture, pivoted... This is a little gem of a photo book. Snap it up. Guardian
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Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110711232512
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0711232512 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.1244360
Descrizione libro Frances Lincoln, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0711232512