DARK DELUXE - THE BOB CARLOS CLARKE OPUS
The Little Black Gallery is delighted to partner with OPUS and the Estate of Bob Carlos Clarke to honour the life and work of one of Britain’s most talented photographers, Bob Carlos Clarke.
DARK DELUXE THE BOB CARLOS CLARKE OPUS showcases the most famous and most loved photographs that Bob created on the most breath-taking, giant, luxury format. Showcasing Bob’s world on a scale never before attempted and bringing together the imagination, skill and controversy that epitomises a legacy of imagery that is second to none. The foreword by legendary chef Marco Pierre White and Bob’s narrative throughout brings insight to his passions.
DARK DELUXE THE BOB CARLOS CLARKE OPUS plunges the viewer into a world that is an uncompromising visual delight. Bob’s childhood memories, teenage fantasies and adult desires are told in his own words and 155 dynamic colour and black and white photographs, including: Sticky Fingers, Twisted, Incendiary Blonde, Keeping Up With The Joneses, Females Are Impossible To Satisfy, Adult Females Attack Without Provocation, Masked Blonde, Chocaholic, Mermaid, Dream Tea, Fairy Bum, Unexploded Female, For Dolls That Do Dishes, Femme Fatale, Shooting Sex and the infamous Agony and Ecstasy series.
Bob’s famous celebrity photographs featured in the Opus include: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Joanna Lumley, Jerry Hall, Marie Helvin, Dita Von Teese, Liz Hurley, Elton John, Rachel Weisz, Vinnie Jones, Jodie Kidd, Paula Yates and the iconic photographs of Marco Pierre White.
The Limited Edition Opus of just 100 copies worldwide runs to 208 sensational pages, each measuring 70cm x 48cm, weighing in excess of 17kg. The Opus is hand-bound in leather and adorned with a circular aluminium chromalux photograph measuring 25cm in diameter. You can choose one of seven photographs to be printed on the circular aluminium plate to adorn the cover of your copy:
Sticky Fingers, Fairy Bum, Twisted, Rachel Weisz, Black Is My True Love’s Heart, Zebra Arse, The Agony and The Ecstasy
Measuring 72cm tall and 50cm wide (one metre-wide when open) DARK DELUXE THE BOB CARLOS CLARKE OPUS is the most daring, dynamic and impressive work to ever showcase Bob Carlos Clarke’s masterpieces and includes for the first time his images from his last series Love Dolls Never Die from 2004. A must have collectors item for anyone interested in photography.
Limited Edition Print with every Opus
A 20 x 16 inch giclee print of Fairy Bum is included with each copy of the limited edition. Each of the 100 prints are stamped and numbered with the Bob Carlos Clarke Estate stamp.
Designed, Printed and Hand-bound in luxurious leather in England
155 Photographs presented over 208 pages
72cm x 50cm
Limited Edition 100 Copies Worldwide
- please indicate which cover you want in the ’Special Instructions’ or we will contact you to confirm
* your book will be shipped at the end of April / early May