Arresting, iconic, surprising ot simply beautiful images
The images in click! are representation of that which makes the magic of photography so compelling: Margaret Bourke-White with her camera at the top of the Chryslee Building; a carpet of impossibly-hued butterflied ready to leap off the page; a climber trasversing a hall of ice; the hand of Lenin pointing skyward; Jersey Joe Walcott's face distorted and contorted.
Much of the power of this book lies in the jextapostition of images, some humorous, some thought-provikin: Groucho Marx and Bardot smoking cigars; an optimistic Chamberlain and a ranting Hitler. Other pairings celebrate the echoes of form in nature: a pair of wan's necks gently interwining opposite a soft, twisting plume of smoke.
Simple captions provide signposts for the reader.