The Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn

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9.3 X 11.1 X 0.9 inches | 2.4 pounds

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About the Author

Michael Shulman is Director of Publishing, Broadcast & Film at Magnum. Peter Doggett has been writing professionally for more than thirty years. Some of his many best-selling books include Are You Ready For The Country, There's A Riot Going On, You Never Give Me Your Money and The Man Who Sold The World.


Fifties bohemia comes alive in photographs by Burt Glinn -- from poetry readings to parties to a brawl starring poet Gregory Corso.-- "Rolling Stone"
Amazing, untouched treasure trove of images...these photographs manage to capture the raw energy of the Beat Generation in a way that has never been seen before in print.-- ""
The Beat Generation in its natural habitat.--John Leland "New York Times"
Not only does the work offer a portrait of the Beats in all of their glory, but of a photographer who would soon go on to establish himself as one of the leading names of his generation.-- "Huck"
Newly discovered photo series by famed 20th century photojournalist Burt Glinn captures the broader cultural scope of the era in The Beat Scene... without doubt one of the best archival photo titles of the year.--Lew Whittington "New York Journal of Books"
An unprecedented look inside the Beat scene.-- "Another Man"
Documentary photographer Burt Glinn ... captured key figures of the Beat generation. The color and black-and-white images, recently released by Glin's widow, capture the bohemian creatives at parties, cafes, and bars.--Robert Atkins "Art in America"