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Hip Hop Immortals Platinum Edition Second Printing
This coffee-table book contains 272 pages of stunning and provocative photos of the 100 most influential artists in hip-hop. The oversized pages measure 11" by 14" and the book weighs a staggering seven pounds. Hip Hop Immortals Volume One Includes an array of images ranging from founding father’s Kurtis Blow and Run-D.M.C to pop icons Notorious B.I.G, Jay-Z, P. Diddy and Tupac Shakur. Hip-Hop’s finest are revealed through the lenses of forty of today’s most talented and celebrated photographers including David LaChapelle, Christian Witkin, Mark Seliger, Michel Comte, Danny Clinch, Jonathan Mannion, Piotr Sikora, Jesse Frohman, Ernie Paniccioli, Matthew Dean, Dana Lixenberg, Sante D’orazio, Janette Beckman, Michael Lavine and Max and Nitin Vadukul. These challenging images are matched by the insightful and fluid words of hip-hop historian Bonz Malone.
What makes this book so unique is the way in which creators, designers, subjects, photographers and writers came together to create the vision that has become Hip Hop Immortals. Immortal Brands chose the final indelible images from a vast collection of photos submitted from over five hundred photographers from New York to Paris. The images that were captured are in fact "Immortal", everlasting, timeless and eternal. The book’s design concept was masterminded by Giovanni C. Russo and his design firm, No. 11. Russo’s client list includes designs and campaigns for The Gap, John Bartlett, Yohji Yamamoto, MaxMara, Club Manaco and Valentino. Giovanni’s book list includes; Albert Watson’s Maroc, Deborah Tuberville’s Studio St Petersburg and Max Vadukul’s self titled book MAX.
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"Set Gardner’s Art Through the Ages aside and make room on your coffee table for Hip-Hop Immortals" -- AMERICAN PHOTO (USA) - September/October 2002
"This is a coffee-table book that will put the gray, old books your grandparents have laying around to shame -- XXL (USA) - October 2002
"What emerges from these photographs is not just the sharply drawn personae of hip hop's biggest talents" -- AMERICAN PHOTO (USA) - September/October 2002
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Book Description Immortal Brands, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110972074619
Book Description Immortal Brands, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0972074619