NEW YORK CITY
by MARCUS LEATHERDALE
About the Book
Selected Images from Details magazine 1982 to 1990.
Hidden Identities was one of the monthly features in the "original"Details magazine of the 1980's. These photographs by Marcus Leatherdale explored the possibilities of covert portraiture, hiding the features while focusing on the personal style and star quality of the 80's NYC In Crowd.
Montreal-born photographer Marcus Leatherdale has been exhibiting for more than 20 years in galleries worldwide. His work has been published in such magazines as The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Details, and Elle Decor, featured in publications from Artforum to Interview, and is in the permanent collections as museums such as the Art Institute of Chicago and Austria's Vienna Museum of Modern Art. First known for his arresting portraits of New York City celebrities (Hidden Identities series-Details) in the 1980s, he is currently photographing exclusively in India, working on his upcoming book "Facing India". Stay tuned..........