Princeton Architectural Press Spring 2017 by Chronicle Books

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Page 15 of Princeton Architectural Press Spring 2017

the original photo-essay on the interracial couple who made supreme court history the lovings an intimate portrait arts pho to gr a ph y photographs by grey villet text by barbara villet foreword by stephen crowley may 2017 10 x 7.75 in 25.5 x 19.5 cm 112 pp 82 duotone photographs hardcover 978-1-61689-556-3 $24.95 £16.99 the lovings an intimate portrait documents the extraordinary love story of mildred and richard loving the lovings presents grey villet’s bold photoessay in its entirety for the first time and reveals with striking intensity and clarity the powerful bond of a couple that helped change history mildred a woman of african american and native american descent and richard a white man were arrested in july 1958 for the crime of interracial marriage prohibited under virginia state law exiled to washington dc they fought to bring their case to the us supreme court knowledge of their struggle spread across the nation and in the spring of 1965 the life magazine photojournalist villet spent a few weeks documenting the lovings and their family and friends as they went about their lives in the midst of their trial loving v virginia was the landmark us civil rights case that in a unanimous decision ultimately ended the prohibition of interracial marriage in 1967 rig hts wo rld 52495 9 781616 895563 grey villet 1927–2000 was a celebrated award-winning photojournalist for life magazine throughout his career he shot for publications in his native south africa england and the united states covering breaking news sports presidential politics and entertainment and documenting the midcentury conflicts of the american south cuba and the middle east 12 princeton architectural press spring 2017 pap_s17_trade_catalog_final_v2.indd 12 9/29/16 4:48 pm