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    DescriptionThis book captures some of the world's most recognizable musicians through exceptional photographs selected by Graham Nash, an internationally acclaimed artist of two media - photography and music. Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, and Johnny Cash share pages with Kurt Cobain, Sting, Michael Stipe, and many others in photographs by such photographers as Jim Marshall, Annie Leibowitz, Mark Seliger, Dennis Hopper, and others. The defining theme of the book will be Nash's selection of images, influenced by his personal knowledge of many of the musicians featured and his approach to fine photography as both a photographer and collector. The book coincides with an exhibition of the same name organized by Experience Music Project (EMP) in Seattle, WA. The exhibit will open January 2010 in Seattle and will tour thereafter. Experience Music Project is dedicated to the exploration of creativity and innovation in popular music. By blending interpretative, interactive exhibitions with cutting-edge technology, EMP captures and reflects the essence of rock 'n' roll, its roots in jazz, soul, gospel, country, and the blues, as well as rock's influence on hip-hop, punk, and other recent genres. Visitors can view rare artifacts and memorabilia, and experience the creative process by listening to musicians tell their own stories.


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    Title
    Taking Aim
    Subtitle
    Unforgettable Rock and Roll Photographs Selected by Graham Nash
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Experience Music Project, By (author) Graham Nash, By (author) Jasen Emmons
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 234 mm
    Height: 310 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 1,279 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780811871013
    ISBN 10: 0811871010
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: MUS035000
    BIC subject category V2: AVGP
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AJCP
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A08745500
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A06284000
    BISAC V2.8: PHO000000, PHO004000
    DC22: 781.660922, 781.66092/2, 779.97824216
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: ML3534 .T35 2009
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: AJC, AVLP
    Illustrations note
    80 duotone and four-colour
    Publisher
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Imprint name
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Publication date
    25 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    California
    Author Information
    Graham Nash was born in Blackpool, England, in 1942. He is a lifelong photographer and co-founder of Crosby Stills, and Nash. With the addition of Neil Young to the band, the group's second live appearance was before a crowd of half a million at Woodstock in 1969. While best known as a musician--Nash first became famous as a member of The Hollies during the British Invasion of the mid-1960s--he has also pursued a parallel career as a photographer, collector, and digital imaging pioneer. In 1990 he co-founded Nash Editions, the first professional fine-art digital printmaking studio, with R. Mac Holbert. His photographs have been exhibited at museums and galleries around the world and were published in a retrospective book, Eye to Eye (Steidl, 2004).