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Published: 23 November 2021

664 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190219666

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George Platt Lynes

The Daring Eye

Allen Ellenzweig

  • Includes excerpts of intimate letters between Lynes and his lovers, family members, and his many friends
  • Discusses individual Lynes male nudes and his work in portrait, dance, and fashion photography
  • Inquires deeply into the network of gay and lesbian artistic associations in which Lynes and his intimates participated.
  • Forces a reconsideration of the so-called "closet" assumed to be ubiquitous in pre-Stonewall gay life