Red-Blooded American Male. Robert Trachtenberg

This is The Coffee Table Book for 2016.  While there are women and Canadian's within its covers, famous American men are the focus.  It's a fun book.  Fun is also a focus.  In fact, there's an image of the photographer himself on the inside of the back flap and he's blowing a bubble as he brandishes a camera before his face.

Red-Blooded American Male But, fun is only part of Red-Blooded American Male's charm.  There are images of men for whom photography book images are not yet flooded with.  John Krasinski jumps as he tosses the coins out of his pockets and Paul Rudd stretches out under a sheet sans the boxers.

A good photography book will take you to a place whereupon you return with a sense that you have truly been somewhere different.  Yes.  This one does that.

About the Author:

Robert Trachtenberg’s photographs have appeared in Esquire, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Magazine, and Rolling Stone among other publications. Advertising clients include NBC, CBS, ABC, TNT, TBS, Disney, MGM and HBO.

Trachtenberg's photos have been selected for numerous awards including the American Photography Annual, Communication Arts, and American Photo Magazine's Images of the Year. 

Red-Blooded American Male. Robert Trachtenberg He has written, produced and directed several documentaries. On Cukor was the first feature-length film on legendary Hollywood director George Cukor. Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer profiled the life and work of the innovative filmmaker. Both films were produced for the PBS series American Masters. For Turner Classic Movies, Trachtenberg wrote, produced and directed the Emmy nominated Cary Grant: A Class Apart, as well as a film on Hollywood pioneer Irving Thalberg. Other specials directed and produced by Trachtenberg have starred Alec Baldwin, and Gene Wilder, as well as the eight-part series, Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence, and AFI's Master Class - The Art of Collaboration, with guests Steven Spielberg, composer John Williams, actor Mark Wahlberg and director David O. Russell among other guests.

Trachtenberg is the winner of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Direction for his American Masters film, Mel Brooks: Make a Noise. He is also the author of the bestselling book, WHEN I KNEW, published by Harper Collins. His most recent film for PBS is the Emmy nominated Bing Crosby: Rediscovered.


Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Amphoto Books (September 13, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1607749661
ISBN-13: 978-1607749660
Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 1 x 13.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds

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