Nudescapes: Private Dreams in Public Places, Photographs (Hardcover)

Nudescapes: Private Dreams in Public Places, Photographs By Nu Som, Deborah Zafman (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Nu Som, Deborah Zafman (Foreword by)
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Artist/photographer Nu Som captures incredible scenes with herself as the nude foil in some of the most public and famous locations around the world, questioning through the photographs what is public, what is private, and what exactly freedom is for the individual and the group. The 200 original black and white and color photographs offered in a deluxe format images asks questions that provoke and engage discussion for the individual and society at large.

About the Author


Born in Orleans, French photographer Nu Som has lived in NYC since 1995. She worked as an actress on stage and screen, eventually migrating behind the camera in search of broader ways to express her creative vision. Primarily self-taught, she has created a successful commercial career in print. She is known in the music world for capturing the feelings and stories behind the music of the artists she photographs. Her work has been featured and on the covers of numerous publications, and can be found at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in DC and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Her album art appears on multiple Grammy Award winning album covers. Deborah Zafman, Ph.D., AAA, earned her doctorate in the History of Art from UC Berkeley where she was awarded the McEnerny Fellowship for innovation in teaching. She currently writes for Christie's and has published reviews for Art Press in France and essays in numerous exhibition catalogs. A recipient of numerous fellowships including a Fulbright and the Alexander von Humboldt Chancellor's Award, Deborah studied art history abroad in Florence, Berlin and Paris and is fluent in six languages. She ran a thriving contemporary art gallery in Paris before returning to the U.S. and becoming an art advisor and certified member of the Appraisers Association of America.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780998747422
ISBN-10: 0998747424
Publisher: Glitterati
Publication Date: December 7th, 2017
Pages: 264
Language: English