People Kissing: A Century of Photographs
Love is in the air as Barbara Levine and Paige Ramey take on humankinds oldest pastime: kissing. In racy candids, humorous vintage postcards, and snapshots taken on the sly, couples from the Victorian era through the Swinging Sixties smooch, canoodle, neck, and spoon. The collected photographs are sweet, sincere, and saucy, occasionally awkward, and always intriguing: Who took these photos? And what lay in store for these amorous couples after the shutter clickedtrue love or just a passing fancy? People Kissing is the perfect gift to share with a sweetheart any day you feel like making a public display of affection.
Barbara Levine and Paige Ramey are collectors, artists, and curators specializing in vernacular photography and offbeat collections. They run Project B, a foundphoto archive and curatorial services company. They live in Houston, Texas, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
This compilation stretches back to the late 19th century and documents everything from the light-hearted peck on the cheek to the passionate embrace.” Financial Times
|Publication Date||24 December 2018|