This Is Los Angeles
After the resounding success of “LA Woman” and “LA Portraits”, both published by Drago, the renowned West Coast street photographer, Estevan Oriol, presents his latest masterpiece, “This Is Los Angeles.” This definitive anthology offers an encompassing portrayal of the city of Los Angeles in all its diverse facets, encapsulating two decades of Oriol’s exceptional career.
Within its extensive portfolio lies the essence of Los Angeles, featuring portraits of iconic figures such as Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Dennis Hopper, Marissa Miller, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Floyd Mayweather, and Lance Armstrong. It also delves into the counter-culture of the Latino world of tattoos and unveils the harsh realities of gang life. These captivating photographs, captured in intriguing analogue black and white shots, provide an exclusive and intimate glimpse into the normally concealed landscapes of LA’s ganglands.
“This Is Los Angeles” stands as Estevan Oriol’s most extensive publication to date, showcasing a collection of his most iconic images alongside previously unseen treasures from his archive, all meticulously presented across over 200 pages.
Printed in Italy