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  • U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 98 U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6

    If you are a sports fan, Neil Leifers pictures have been shaping your impressions and memories for five decades. BOB COS TAS

    NBC Sports

    His relentless pursuit of the larger mean-ing and the in-ner truth of his subjects dis-tinguishes his photography.

    TOM BROKAWNBC News

    Neil has taken some of the greatest photos youll ever see, even if youve seen them before. YOG I B ERRA

    baseball legend

    Focus on AmericanHistory SeriesThe Dolph Briscoe Center for American HistoryUniversity of Texas at AustinDon Carleton, Editor

    release date | may7 x 9 inches, 400 pages, 276 color and b&w photos

    ISBN 978-1-4773-0948-3$45.00 | 30.99 | C$63.50hardcover

    Bear Bryant, 1979Joe Namath in the mud, 1974

    Neil was most definitely the best sports pho-tographer of his generation.

    HARRY BENSONCBE, photojournalist

    NEIL LEIFERNew York, New York

    Leifer won the Lucie Award for Achievement in Sports Photog-raphy and the Britton Hadden Lifetime Achievement Award. He is also the first photographer ever elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

    New York Giants during sudden death overtime in the 1958 NFL Championship game at Yankee Stadiumtaken on Leifers sixteenth birthdayhe tells enthralling, often hilarious stories of getting to the right place at the right time to capture many of the legendary athletes of the twentieth century, including Mickey Mantle, Arthur Ashe, Willie Mays, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Namath, and Arnold Palmer, as well as shooting presidential and celebrity portraits and covering a variety of subjects for Time. A memoir of an incredibly successful career and the transformation of photojournalism since the era of the great photo magazines, Relentless effectively chroni-cles fifty years of American popular culture.

    From top: Arnold Palmer at the US Open, 1966. Don Drysdale with Jim Gilliam and John Roseboro after World Series win, 1963. Ron Turcotte riding Secretariat to victory in the Belmont Stakes, 1973.

  • U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 1514 U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6

    KENNETH JOSEPHSONChicago, Illinois

    Josephsons works are in major museums around the world, including the Bibliothque Nationale, Paris; the Center for Creative Photography; the George Eastman House; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Museum of Modern Art; the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

    LYNNE WARRENChicago, Illinois

    Warren is a curator at the Museum of Contempo-rary Art Chicago. She is the author or editor of more than two dozen books, including the three-volume Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography.

    GERRY BADGERLondon, England

    Badger is an acclaimed photographer, architect, and photographic critic. His publications include the three-volume Photobook: A History and The Genius of Photography.

    sons art in historical context, from his early studies with Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan at the Institute of Design and with Minor White at the Rochester Institute of Technology, to his ma-ture work, which shares affinities with that of conceptual artists such as Cindy Sherman and Ed Ruscha, to his shaping influence on generations of students at the School of the Art Institute of Chi-cago, where he taught for over thirty-five years. Preeminent photo historian Gerry Badgers foreword confirms Josephsons stature as an artist who has explored in a thoroughly creative and complex, yet accessible, way, the perhaps narrow but infinitely deep gap be-tween actuality and image.

    release date | april11 x 12 inches, 344 pages, 254 duotone and color photos

    ISBN 978-1-4773-0938-4$75.00 | 52.00 | C$105.00hardcover

    Carol, 1957

    Top: New York State, 1970; Left: France, 1995.

  • U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 3534 U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6

    Focus on AmericanHistory SeriesThe Dolph Briscoe Center for American HistoryUniversity of Texas at AustinDon Carleton, Editor

    release date | august10 x 11 inches, 352 pages, 280 color and b&w photos

    ISBN 978-1-4773-0918-6$75.00 | 52.00 | C$105.00hardcover

    ISBN 978-1-4773-0920-9$75.00e-book

    KATHERINE JEAN ADAMSAustin, Texas

    Adams is quilt curator at the Bris-coe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, where she served as associate direc-tor for twenty-one years. A trained historian, she also coedited and contributed to Inside the Natchez Trace Collection: New Sources for Southern History.

    quilts history and construction. The selections span more than two hundred years of American quiltmaking and represent a broad range of traditional styles and functions. Utility quilts, some worn or faded, join show quilts, needlework masterpieces, and best quilts saved for special occasions. Texas quilts, including those made in or brought to Texas during the nineteenth century, constitute a significant number of the selections. Color photographs of related documents and mate-rial culture objects from the Briscoe Centers collectionsquilting templates, a painted brides box, sheet music, a homespun dress, a brass sewing bird, and political ephemera, among themenrich the stories of many of the quilts.

    Nine Block Appliqu Sampler, maker unknown, circa 18401865Lone Star, Amanda Pairalee Hammonds,

    Rusk County, Texas, circa 1858

  • U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6 127126 U N I V E R S I T Y O F T E X A S P R E S S | S P R I N G 2 0 1 6

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