'Slim Aarons: The Essential Collection' is the coffee table book with the most comprehensive collection of Slim Aarons's photography ever released, featuring more than 100 previously unpublished images. The deluxe photo book offers an in-depth and comprehensive look at the American photographer's groundbreaking career, spanning five decades.
The book begins with Slim's field work as an Army photographer and continues with his early days in Hollywood, opening the LIFE agency in Rome, doing fashion and travel shoots for Holiday and finally traveling around the world for Town & Country. With a new and definitive biographical essay, spotlights on key moments in his career and exclusive insights from former collaborators, Slim Aarons: The Essential Collection gives readers an unprecedented look into Slim's private world.
The text by Shawn Waldron, supervisor of Slim's photo archive, digs into the photographer's biography in unprecedented detail and reveals new information, while award-winning journalist, historian and New York Times best-selling author Lesley Blume provides historical context to Slim's career. In addition, Slim's former assistant and author Laura Hawk reveals the intricacies of her friendship with Slim, and historian, author and Vanity Fair editor Nick Foulkes examines Slim's influence on our current cultural moment.
Title: Slim Aarons: The Essential Collection
Author: Slim Aarons
Size: 290 × 365 x 40 mm
Size: 432 pages
Weight: 3300 grams
Another Slim Aarons recommendation is the coffee table book Poolside.