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Publications: Guy Mendes 40/40



Guy Mendes, 40/40:
40 Years, 40 Portraits

Photographs by Guy Mendes
9 x12 inches / 93 pages

40/40: 40 Years 40 Portraits is a whirlwind studio tour disguised as a book. Its pages are filled with portraits, verbal and visual, guiding the viewer through moments from the lives of forty people who have crossed paths with the artist along his own meandering course. From the streets of New Orleans to the hills of Kentucky, Guy Mendes has spent the past 40 years rambling around the South, twisting and pulling light through his lens and giving us the people and places we all recognize but were never able to see.