James Bidgood is seen as the father of the pulp and glamour aesthetic, yet his photographic works are still scarcely known. He came to New York in 1951, intent on becoming a musical star, and earned his first wages as a drag performer in Manhattan legendary Club 82. His serious employment as a window dresser, freelance photographer, and costume designer enabled him to collect the material he needed for his own photo shoots, for which he built complex sets, often in his tiny apartment. In his photographs and films, he pays ...

James Bidgood 2009, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783836514521

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James Bidgood 1999, Taschen GmbH, Cologne

ISBN-13: 9783822874271

French

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