The Western Front

@ Greene, Stanley



Stanley Greene started taking pictures of the punk and rock scenes in 1975, at a time when he had roommates who played in some of the bands... It was San Francisco, these musicians were often artists as well, and after some time, when they needed images of their performances to be included in magazine articles, they naturally turned to their roommate.

In this way, Stanley Greene became a professional photographer - still a student - without having asked for it or really realized it. It is only much later, as he had joined the French Agence VU' agency, that an assistant requested to see more of this work he had peeked at. Greene did not even have contact-prints!

Following this renewed interest in this work, a first book was published in 2009: Black Passport, designed by Teun van der Heijden, who also worked on The Western Front.

The texts in the book are in English; they are translated into French in a tipped-in booklet.

176 pages - Hardcover with DJ and OBI

André Frère Editions, 2013

Format : 24.5 x 34.5 cm

New - Mint condition

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  • Presentation by André Frère Editions: "This booklet is the first in a series of twelve that opens up the space for A's journeys, his physical journey through his wanderings, his excesses, his strained progress, his encounters. They will appear over the next five years, at a sustained rhythm. The form, if it can be startling at first, spins the...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "As an extension of the exhibition Anticorps Antoine d’Agata held at Le BAL (January-March 2013), the coordinators of Actes, une présence politique, in collaboration with the photographer, wanted to continue to assert the political dimension – too rarely taken into consideration – the photographic Antoine d’Agata work has, by...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "The images in AiTHŌ were made in 2014 at Villa Don Arcangelo all’Olmo (territorio di Carruba di Riposto), on the slope of the Etna."Texts by Leopoldo Maria Panero & José Águedo Olivares.104 pages - Hardcover André Frère Editions, 2015 (300 copies) *Signed* New - Mit condition

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