Soul, R&B, Funk Photographs 1972-1982
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Get ready to travel back in time - to the legendary era of soul, R&B, and funk. Bruce W. Talamon was an African-American photographer from Los Angeles who had an all-access pass to the music scene from 1972 until
During this decade, there was a wave of glamour, vibrant fashion, and devoted fans that made this groundbreaking period one like no other. Talamon captured it all - from rehearsals and sound-checks to lavish photo shoots and memorable performances. He worked for SOUL Newspaper in Los Angeles as a staff photographer during these early years when soul music was beginning to influence mainstream culture. And now, his remarkable portfolio is being offered as part of a limited edition art collection featuring 300 photographs from this unforgettable era. This release features four prints signed by Bruce himself and comes at an affordable price tag limited to 500 copies.
Whether you're a dyed-in-the-wool soul fan or just discovering the magic of the 1970s, you'll be enthralled by the infectious spirit of an exuberant age captured through Talamon's incredible lens. Get close up with musical legends such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, James Brown, and Barry White, not forgetting the mecca that was Soul Train studios; Talamon documented it all in vibrant detail. It's impossible to overstate just how fantastic this collection truly is - with its dynamic colors, incredible energy, and stunning vignettes that enveloped a generation past midnight and never quite let go.
There's something for everyone here - so don't miss your chance to experience iconic images from a time before our own, one full of captivating beauty, rocking rhythms, and radiant emotion.