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The Atlas of Beauty : Women of the World in 500 Portraits

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Photographs and stories of 500 women from around the world, based on the author's hugely popular website.

Since 2013 Mihaela Noroc has travelled the world with her backpack and camera taking photos of everyday women to showcase the diversity and beauty all around us. The Atlas of Beauty is a collection of her photographs that celebrates women from fifty countries across the globe and shows that beauty is everywhere, regardless of money, race or social status, and comes in many different sizes and colours. Mihaela's portraits feature women in their native environments, from the Amazon rain forest to markets in India, London city streets and parks in Harlem, creating a mirror of our varied cultures and proving that beauty has no rules.

'Stunning . . . aims to challenge the ideals of beauty dictated by the women's fashion magazine industry' Independent

'A startling and revealing project' Daily Mail

'Scrolling through "The Atlas of Beauty", beauty becomes not a universal standard, but a complicated tapestry' Huffington Post
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 194 x 246 x 29mm | 1,290g
  • Particular Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 184614941X
  • 9781846149412
  • 5,665

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Stunning . . . aims to challenge the ideals of beauty dictated by the women's fashion magazine industry Independent
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Stunning . . . aims to challenge the ideals of beauty dictated by the women's fashion magazine industry * Independent * A startling and revealing project * Daily Mail * Scrolling through 'The Atlas of Beauty', beauty becomes not a universal standard, but a complicated tapestry * Huffington Post *
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About Mihaela Noroc

Mihaela Noroc lives in Bucharest, Romania, and has travelled almost continuously for the last four years, visiting over fifty countries and working on her project The Atlas of Beauty. Communicating in five languages, she met and photographed women in every type of environment, from all corners of the world, never imagining that her project would gain such international acclaim. The Atlas of Beauty is her first book.
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763 ratings
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4 20% (149)
3 6% (43)
2 1% (7)
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