We Shall Overcome: Steve Schapiro on James Baldwin (PRINCE STREET)

All the grief, grit, and unassailable dignity of the civil rights movement are evoked in this illustrated edition of James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time, with photographs by Steve Schapiro. Together, Baldwin’s frank account of the black experience and Schapiro’s vital images offer poetic and potent testimony to one of the most important struggles of American society.

Steve Schapiro is a distinguished photographer whose pictures have graced the covers of Vanity FairTimeSports IllustratedLifeLookParis Match, and People, and are found in many museum collections. He has published several books of his work, including American EdgeSchapiro’s HeroesThe Godfather Family AlbumTaxi Driver, Then and NowBowie, and, most recently, Misericordia. Many of his iconic images have been used for the posters and ad campaigns of such classic films as Midnight CowboyTaxi DriverThe Way We Were, and Godfather Part III.

Event date: 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012 MANHATTAN , NY United States
James Baldwin. Steve Schapiro. the Fire Next Time Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Steve Schapiro (Photographer)
ISBN: 9783836571517
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Taschen - March 27th, 2019