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TATTOOS HORNETS FIRE
The Millennium Sweden/Photographs
Christopher Makos and Paul Solberg
Publishers Weekly picks Tattoos Hornets Fire as one of the Top 10 Travel Books for 2012
TATTOOS HORNETS FIRE or the first time presents a pictorial dimension to the Sweden that has been introduced to so many readers of Stieg Larsson’s luminous novels, and one that they have longed to know better. Stirring photography by internationally renowned photographers of the locations from these three books offer witness not only to locations that until this publication have rested in readers’ minds alone, but with additional photography, provide an ambience of the entirety of this beautiful, intriguing and widely unexplored country not recently documented in book format.
Here is a wonderful cultural excursion for the armchair traveler; a memento for the coffee table of the reader who has visited Sweden; and a first-time visual introduction for the soon-to-be traveler to Sweden to the places made so memorable and mesmerizing by Stieg Larsson. Created with the important collaboration and support of VisitSweden, the Swedish tourist board, compelling images created exclusively for this book by two photographers widely acknowledged as the best in their field along with definitive explanations of the sites and their histories by one of Sweden’s foremost travel guides combine to create an important document in addition to a compelling read and visual tour de force.
This book is a special release in conjunction with VisitSweden. www.visitsweden.com
About the Authors Christopher Makos and Paul Solberg
When working collaboratively, CHRISTOPHER MAKOS and PAUL SOLBERG are known as The Hilton Brothers. On this project they have spanned the spectrum of artwork possible through photography:
CHRISTOPHER MAKOS is world-renowned for his work in portraiture. His work has been exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide, appeared in 15-authored books, and in magazines internationally. Makos' work has been in the permanent collections of more than 100 museums and major private collections. His two previous books include Exhibitionism (Glitterati, 2002) and Equipose (Glitterati, 2005). He lives in New York City.
PAUL SOLBERG has authored the book, Bloom (Glitterati, 2006), and his photographs have been published in Publisher’s Weekly, Elle, Lucky, and Ocean Drive, along with European publications, Vanidad, Alter Ego. His work has been shown at Ralph Pucci (New York), Young Gallery (Brussels), Flo Peter’s Gallery (Hamburg), Baudoin Lebon (Paris), ARCO (Madrid), Paris Photo. Solberg lives in New York City.
Text Contributor ELIZABETH DAUDE is a licensed guide to Stockholm, and described by Elisabeth Donnelley of “The Paris Review” as “a Hitchcock blonde dressed in black.” She has led hundreds of cultural tours of Sweden in English, French, Spanish, German, among other languages. She received her Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Interpretation degrees both at the University of Stockholm, and is a member of FSAG, the Association of Qualified Stockholm Guides and of SveGuide. She lives in Stockholm.
Tattoos Hornets Fire: The Millennium Sweden
Photographs by Christopher Makos & Paul Solberg
With cooperation from VisitSweden
Published by Glitterati Incorporated
192 pages, 8 5/8 x 10 7/16,”
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