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BoHemia Life and Death in the Chelsea Hotel

Rita Barros Photography, Jorge Calado Curator - with a text by Peter Conrad

Year: May 2015, Pages: 136

Language: English - ISBN: 978-989-8481-36-8

this book has been conceived by Jorge Calado to accompany the exhibiton with the same title held at the Library of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, New University of Lisbon, Portugal, from 15 September until 15 November 2014

 

available online or at St Mark's bookstore in NYC

 

 

press release

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February 17-24, 2000

Photographer Rita Barros pays homage to that hotbed of bohemian culture in Fiftee Years: Chelsea Hotel (Camara Municipal de Lisboa / Cultura, $36). Barros's book includes photos of past and current residents such as Gregory Corso, Dee Dee Ramone and Virgil Thomson. And since Barros herself is a longtime resident, she knows whereof she shoots. also included links to her artist books
 
 

 

 

--Artist's Books:

- The Last Cigarette link

- Wall link

- Falling and Black Out link

- In Daddy's Hand - with Rene Ricard link

- Displacement2 link

More books link