Title:Celebrity - The Photographs of Terry O'Neill
Celebrity: it's often compared to fame, although its true definition embraces celebration and honor as well. Over and above renown, a celebrity achieves star quality, and it's brilliantly captured here by Terry O'Neill in this sumptuous volume of photographs. His witty, beautiful, strikingly original images find Mick Jagger, Clint Eastwood, Brigitte Bardot, Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Marianne Faithfull, Harrison Ford, and a galaxy of others to have truly borne out the longevity of their stardom. Yet what is it that allows celebrities to transcend their contemporaries in the pantheon of fame? In his amusing and insightful introduction, London Sunday Times critic A.A. Gill analyses what makes some people true celebrities and others merely and briefly famous. A dazzling portrait of the decadence, seriousness, ugliness, and beauty of "celebrity."...
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