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Circus Work 1968-2018

Peter Lavery

£49.95

Shot on a plate camera, Peter Lavery’s haunting images document the ebb and flow of the fortunes of the circus in Great Britain and Ireland, and give a unique insight with theatrical glamour juxtaposed against the back stage realism.

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Shot on a plate camera, Peter Lavery’s haunting images document the ebb and flow of the fortunes of the circus in Great Britain and Ireland, and give a unique insight with theatrical glamour juxtaposed against the back stage realism.

Lavery’s photographs of the circus could at first and above all seem to be a pure sensuous pleasure, even more than they are such certainly truthful documents of their subject. But then they very soon reveal themselves to be lively and faithful portraits of the human beings involved, naturally communicating their unique combination of the earthy, tough and familiar with the exotic, dangerous, and absurd

Published by HANDHELD Publishing
29.5 x 29.5 cm
Hardcover
2018
English
ISBN 978-1-9999870-0-8