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Oct 4
Book Signing: Chris Buck's Presence
ICP Store, 1133 Avenue of the Americas
Thursday, October 4, 6:00pm–7:30pm

Join Chris Buck for a signing of his book Presence: The Invisible Portrait.

Presence is a counter-intuitive, conceptual, and thoroughly entertaining take on the search for celebrity. Photographer Chris Buck hides his famous subjects without the use of digital manipulation in this perverse take on power portraits. The book features 50 sittings, including Robert De Niro, Günter Grass, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Chuck Close, Cindy Sherman, Russell Brand, Snoop Dogg, Nick Cave, and David Lynch.

Chris Buck has been a professional photographer for more than 20 years. Hailing from Canada and now based in New York and Los Angeles, he shoots for such clients as GQ, Esquire, Microsoft, and IBM. His roster of subjects comprises some of the leading actors, artists, and historical figures of our time. His mastery of—and uniqueness within—the world of celebrity portraiture prompted the legendary Esquire cover designer George Lois to say of his editorial portraits, "Every Chris Buck photo is a mystery, a pervading, off-putting idea, always conceptual, often visceral, and sometimes unfathomable."

Please note that due to professional obligations, photographer's book signing dates may change without notification. Limit of two signed copies per customer. Pre-orders and reserve orders are not guaranteed but every effort is made to fulfill orders. Books must be purchased from the ICP Store. If purchased before date of event, please bring your receipt. For more information, call 212.857.9725.