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Anthony Friedkin

The Gay Essay
by Julian Cox, Nayland Blake and Eileen Myles
Yale Univ Pr

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Pub Date: 2014
Format: Hardback with bw illus.
Pages: 143 pp.
Size: 12.25 x 11.00 inches

ISBN: 9780300206371
TB Code: 1705130
Availability: 489 in stock

For more than forty years, American photographer Anthony Friedkin (b. 1949), creating full-frame black-and-white images, has documented people, cities, and landscapes primarily in his home state of California. During the culturally tumultuous years of 1969 and 1970, Friedkin made a series of photographs that together offer an eloquent and expressive visual chronicle of the gay communities of Los Angeles and San Francisco at the time. This is the first book to explore the series, titled The Gay Essay, in depth, within the broader historical context that gave rise to it.