Drago's Magnum Opus: Where Street Knowledge Meets Photography
The Street Is Watching is a street photography book and anthology of the most representative and iconic images, ranging from the 1970s to today. The collection provides a unique and extensive insight into the evolution of the street and urban photography through the lens of some of the most innovative and influential photographers of our time. Documenting the best examples of images captured by masters of the medium alongside younger generations of photographers, The Street Is Watching showcases the work of artists who continue to inspire and provoke, whose point of view awakens us to a System of Independent Culture that defines the Drago aesthetic.
A street photography book with over 100 influential photographers
Drago’s impressive library already includes the works of many internationally celebrated and influential photographers such as Boogie, Estevan Oriol, Ed Templeton and JR. The Street is Watching encapsulates the talent of these artists together with over 100 contributing photographers in a single and revolutionary anthology.
These featured photographers include Larry Clark, Glen E. Friedman, Martha Cooper, Jamel Shabazz, Bruce Davidson, Jim Goldberg, Mary Ellen Mark, Bruce Gilden, Ryan McGinley, Hugh Holland, Jill Freedman, C.R. Stecyk, Dash Snow, Bruce LaBruce, Ivory Serra, Olivia Bee and many more. The book also features insightful contributions from the curator, Paulo Luca von Vacano; Miss Rosen, a New York-based photo editor and photography book specialist and Ethel Seno, a project manager and curatorial coordinator at MOCA, Los Angeles.
The Street Is Watching Drago
“The street is more than the site of public lives. It is a place where movements are born. The street is where people come together to stand as one, to speak the truth to those in power, to defy the corrupt system. Freedom is born on the streets.” – Miss Rosen
Printed in Italy