Couples: Photographs by Art Shay
Arthur ShayISBN: 0252028368;
Book DescriptionWhen Art Shay was a photographer for Life magazine, his editor, the late Ed Thompson, gave him a valuable piece of advice about page layout: "If you play pictures properly on a spread, one plus one should equal three." Shay took that principle to heart, and he applies it rigorously in the photographs that make up this collection, capturing those moments of alchemy where the interaction between two people, animals, or even objects creates a spark of something greater. In the 126 photographs in Couples, Shay shows us couples in love--walking, talking, kissing, embracing, dining, arguing--as well as many other pairings, human and nonhuman, whose relationship he has skillfully crystallized in a single instant of interaction. Inanimate airvents and grain silos as well as parents and children, siblings, friends, neighbors, famous actors and athletes, unknown passersby, dogs, and livestock. All these rub shoulders--so to speak--in the pages of Couples, sought out by...
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