Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Book Review: White Trash Uncut by Christopher Makos

It seems a very good time to tell you about the latest publication of White Trash Uncut by Christopher Makos as I just had 22 staples removed due to my latest surgery and have felt all pinned together! 

Containing  images from the Super-Punk Rock days; these rockers broke outside the box and were some of the first to garner attention for their music through their look, their total package.



Book Cover Featuring Debbie Harry of Blondie


The book is definitely raw, beautifully real, and includes images from a group of movers and shakers that included artist Andy Warhol,  John Paul Getty III, Mick Jagger, Iggy Pop, Fashion Designer Zandra Rhodes, Devine, and more.

Musician David Bowie

Debbie Harry described Makos as the first to burst on the photography scene and make a name for himself by recording the convergence both  the "Uptown" and "Downtown" worlds.


Model/ Fashion Illustrator David Croland and Grace Jones


Mix in Tennessee Williams, Halston, Debbie Harry, and Man Ray and you soon see the diversity of creativity abound in their circles.

Gigi Williams of Diane Von Furstenberg


Globally recognized author Christopher Makos, known for his portraiture, has  works in the permanent collections of  more than 100  galleries, museums and private collections around the world.


This book, originally written 40 years ago has become a cult classic, with the new release adding 12 new images in Hardcover format, with essays by Andrew Crispo, NYC Art Gallery Dealer, and Peter Wise, artist. A great addition to any collectors library, please find White Trash Uncut available for purchase at Amazon.


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21 comments:

Cindy Hattersley said...

Karena I wish you a speedy recovery. Twenty two staples sounds extremely painful!!

Kristen @ Pursuing Vintage said...

Feel better soon!
Book looks like a fun diversion from what we normally see!

Katie Clooney said...

Bless your heart, Karena! Hope you are feeling better soon!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Dear, dear Karena! First of all, HOW ARE YOU????? Did everything go well?

This looks like a great read! How I long now again for summer so I can read more again!

BE WELL! Anita

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La Contessa said...

TAKE GOOD CARE...........22 is my lucky number!YOU WILL BE FINE!
XX

missgiven said...

My daughter loves Bowie. Creative people are so much more interesting and people who have a unique style more intriguing.

peggybraswell said...

must run out + I will get the book. xxpeggybraswelldesign.com

Teresa Hatfield ~ Splendid Sass said...

22 staples? Oh my goodness! I am happy you are doing better.
Different people make the world interesting. Thanks for sharing.
Teresa
xoxo

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Good evening Karena! Thank you so much for coming to visit! I can't believe summer is over, at least for me! I'm back at school and it's great, but I sure had a wonderful summer. And you, are you feeling well? Did your surgery go well? Many blessings of health to you! Anita

Pura Vida said...

Hi Karena...this looks very interesting. Hope your summer ending is fantastic!

Stacy Curran said...

Wishing you a fast and easy recovery -Stacy

Paisley Curtain said...

Get well soon, have a speedy and full recovery.

Best wishes.

Taylor Greenwalt said...

Oh my gosh...22 staples..it sounds painful! Hope you feel better soon!

MJH DesignArts said...

Ouch!! Glad to see that you are getting back to what you love!! Sending hugs and prayers! Mary

Decor To Adore said...

This looks like a book my daughter would really love!

I also wanted to say thank you for your kind comments and friendship. You are a treasure.

Mary Ann Pickett said...

Oh you poor thing….but it must be nice to have the staples out. How about Grace Jone's cheekbones?

Loi Thai, Tone on Tone said...

Sending you my best for a speedy recovery!! That photo of Bowie.....classic! Cheers

pretty pink tulips said...

Hope you are healing well, Anita!!! Surgery is never fun, but I hope you'll be even better than before!

xoxo Elizabeth

therelishedroost said...

YOu brought me back to the 70's with this post and remembering my friends sisters posters that had all of these icons. Hope all is well, K

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