Un-Gyve Press Publishes Mark Chester's Twosomes

Twosomes book release June 2, 2011 from Un-Gyve Press. Launch at the Brookline Booksmith on June 6. Touring exhibition opens on June 18 at The Cape Cod Museum of Art.

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Jun 2, 2011, 02:02 ET

BOSTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 

Mark Chester's Twosomes from Un-Gyve Press represents images culled from his forty years of traveling with a camera, presented in pairings related by subject matter, graphic interest or, as the photographer puts it, "a stretch of the imagination." — a wide-reaching body-of-work that connects architectural icons with sidewalk signage; Japan with Iowa; 1979 with 2002; celebrity with passerby in a manner that reveals, as novelist Paul Theroux describes, "tremendous humanity and humor...In this juxtaposition of matching moods and paraphernalia, Mark Chester shows us in an ingenious way how the world is related and how we matter to each other."

Man with Opera Glasses, New York, 1974 | Portrait of Go Player, California, 1975 Copyright © Mark Chester from the book  Twosomes  (Un-Gyve Press, Boston). ( PRNewsFoto/Un-Gyve Press )

Man with Opera Glasses, New York, 1974 | Portrait of Go Player, California, 1975 Copyright © Mark Chester from the book Twosomes (Un-Gyve Press, Boston). (PRNewsFoto/Un-Gyve Press)

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Mark Chester has been a professional photographer since 1972. He was Director of Photography and staff photographer at ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), in New York City. His photographs are widely published and exhibited. 

"...one of our finest...a wonderful eye and consummate skill..."
— Charles Kuralt on Mark Chester

Published by Un-Gyve Press the 218 page hardcover book Twosomesfeatures 202 plates, 101 image pairs representing forty years of photography by Mark Chester. The 11" x 13" hardcover book with dust-jacket retails for $75. ISBN: 9780982919804. Designed by Un-Gyve Limited. Introduction by Julia Courtney, Curator of Art for the Springfield Museums, Springfield, Massachusetts.

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