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Jacob Holdt

United States 1970-1975

by Jacob Holdt

  • 23 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Steidl & Folkwang Museum, Essen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual photographers,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Individual Photographers And Their Work,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • USA,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Photography / Individual Photographer

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8987329M
    ISBN 103865213936
    ISBN 109783865213938


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As a foreigner and a hitchhiker, Jacob Holdt offers unique insight into American culture and social problems. At the time of this publication, Holdt lacked professional equipment and traditional photography training.

This allowed him to photograph people of all socioeconomic statuses in many regions of the by: 1. United States, Hardcover – June 1, by Jacob Holdt (Photographer)/5(4). JACOB HOLDT'S AMERICA: FAITH, HOPE & LOVE presents almost forty years of Holdt's American photographs, including many images from "American Pictures".

It was published in connection with a exhibition of Holdt's work at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Most of the subjects are black.

Their life is raw, vulgar, and desperately poor.4/5(2). As a foreigner and a hitchhiker, Jacob Holdt offers unique insight into American culture Jacob Holdt book social problems. At the time of this publication, Holdt lacked professional equipment and traditional photography training.

This allowed him to photograph people of all socioeconomic statuses /5(18). In the early s, Jacob Holdt left his native Denmark and arrived in the U.S. with 40 dollars in his Jacob Holdt book. He meant to zip through the country on his way to South America, but he was so shocked and fascinated by what he saw here that he decided to stay a while.

When his family was skeptical. Jacob Holdt is a Danish photographer, Jacob Holdt book and lecturer. His mammoth work, American Pictures, gained international fame in for its effective photo /5(14). AMERICAN PICTURES chronicles Danish vagabond Jacob Holdt who journeyed through America's poverty and hypocrisy.

The title of the book references the most striking part of the book, hundreds and hundreds of photographs chronicling the hundreds of lives he was invited into as he crisscrossed early to mid 's America/5.

American Pictures: Jakob Holdt, Jacob Holdt: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Reviews: Jacob Holdt's photography of despairing poor black ghettos and mind crippling child poverty Jacob Holdt book the end result of white supremacy and institutionalized inequality and injustice - not to speak of his shocking portrayal of extremist white hate groups, Ku Klux Klan and neo Nazis and even mass murderers - seems to belong in a distant history, but is made long after the civil rights struggle.

As a foreigner and a hitchhiker, Jacob Holdt offers unique insight into American culture and social problems. At the time of this publication, Holdt lacked professional equipment and traditional.

Jacob Holdt: American Pictures - Christmas in New York Book 9, pages New York is an inhuman, cold city. destroyed. In my journey I always try to go the whole way with people I get.

In the s, Danish photographer Jacob Holdt hitchhiked across America, a five-year odyssey recorded in 3, pictures, from which he selected the hundreds of images seen. HOLDT, Jacob. American Pictures. Copenhagen, First American edition, in softcover, Holdt’s moving, self-published account of poverty in America, inscribed on the title page, “To Rau; with love Jacob Holdt,” with over color and black-and-white photographs.

$ Read More. Jacob Holdt spent five years hitchhiking through America in the early s. His journey results in his legendary book American Pictures (). He has been touring the world with his photographs as a four-hour lecture ever since returning to Denmark in the late 70s, but he gained wider recognition in with the publication of Jacob Holdt: United States   American Pictures is in many respects a year travel diary which charts Jacob Holdt’s introduction to American society from his often-times naive and self-righteous cultural relativist stage through his mental and emotional development via numerous incredible experiences and human contacts to his much more advanced ideas and insights into the causes and solutions of the problems which.

Life story and publicity photos of Jacob Holdt: 1. generation Our children: 2. generation My wife, Vibeke: 2. generation My self, Jacob: 3rd generation Our parents: 4th generation Grandparents: 5th generation Great-grandparents: th generation Distant ancestors.

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By selling his blood plasma twice a week to get two rolls of film, Jacob Holdt took fifteen thousand photographs revealing the devastating living conditions in the ghettos, the hopeless life in shacks, severe poverty, raging racism, violence, and famine, contrasting with the lavish life of the rich, who also opened their doors to the : Nino Gabisonia.

American Pictures is a wild book that’s all shock and awe and freakshow. Self-published by photographer and “vagabond” Jacob Holdt, the book is a fucked-up wacky look at America by a guy who makes a habit of jumping into bed with his subjects and hanging out at cross burnings with the Ku Klux Klan.

Holdt finds it ironic that it is easier to shoot devastating photographs today than it was in the early s. In his travels Holdt has also seen how the other half lives.

His book discusses a night spent with Senator Edward Kennedy, who he says was involved in a drunken joy-ride. Buy American Pictures by Jakob Holdt, Jacob Holdt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Holdt hired his lawyer, Søren B.

Henriksen, to stop his own book across the world except for in Germany, Holland and Scandinavia where they had already signed contracts with his Danish publisher; he managed to stop it and until the disintegration of the Soviet Union inJacob did not release the book : Crossingborders.

Jacob Holdt is a Danish photographer, writer and lecturer. His mammoth work, American Pictures, gained international fame in for its effective photographic revelations about the hardships of America's lower classes.

Jacob Holdt travelled across the United States between chronicling an America that seemed to be falling apart at the seams. His images are a searing indictment of fear and inequality.

His method was total immersion with his subject, diaristic, unflinching photographic realism and one of the most harrowing bod. In a book written by his former assistant and now former Klansman, Brad Thompson, Berry's Klan was described as "a gigantic financial rip-off designed to line the pockets of its top leadership." [3] Berry later left the Klan six months after Jacob Holdt, a Danish photographer, produced a.

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From to Jacob Holdt, a Dane, hitchhiked across more thanmiles of America on only $ Traveling as a vagabond he lived with some families in forty-eight states.

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Faith, Hope & Love book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Danish photographer Jacob Holdt is internationally revered for his visi /5(2). It is 38 years since Danish photographer Jacob Holdt first published his searing American Pictures series examining the socio-political landscape of the world’s centre of capitalism.

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His Web site, American Pictures, contains thousands of photographs documenting the lives of both black and white Americans, the underclass and the has befriended and lived with his subjects; the poorest and the wealthiest, the migrant workers and the members of the Ku .