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Patti Smith - (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 164

Genre: Music

Sub-Genre: Genres & Styles

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Insight Editions

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Rock

Language: English

Street Date: June 20, 2017
TCIN: 78495671
UPC: 9781683830153
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-9455
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description

A stunning collection of photographs from Frank Stefanko featuring the Godmother of Punk herself, iconic musician and author Patti Smith.

"There I was sitting in a booth at the co-op of Glassboro State College, a bucolic school in the farmlands of South Jersey. . . Suddenly, the double doors of the co-op swung open and standing there in the vacuum created was an incredible apparition, a vision in a white leather coat with long, jet-black hair flowing down her back. She moseyed in like the bad guy walking into a saloon in an old western movie. This was the first time I set eyes on Patti Smith, and I was captivated."

So begins Frank Stefanko's wonderfully personal photographic tale of his friendship and artistic collaboration with Patti Smith. Stefanko's photographs and his warm, personal recollections show us an amazing young woman, long before she became Patti Smith, the cultural icon. Through images and words, we follow her search for a unique voice--from the early days of the Chelsea Hotel to spoken word at the St. Mark's Poetry Project to the release of her seminal album, Horses, and so much more.

These photographs, along with the Stefanko's first-hand account, capture an incredible era from the mid-1960s to the late- 1970s when a whole new genre of music and art was being born. Prior to the release of this collection, many of these stunning portraits had never before been published. They appear here in high-quality quadratone reproduction, highlighting Stefanko's artistry and his uncanny ability to capture his subject's inner spirit. Memorabilia from Smith's personal collection adds to this rare and intimate look at the emergence of one of America's most respected artists.

With an opening poem from Patti Smith that sets an evocative mood, an introduction by Lenny Kaye, Smith's longtime guitarist, and a compelling afterword by editor Chris Murray, this book sets the reader on a journey from small-town New Jersey and highlights the enigmatic artist's triumphant career.

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