Fashionistas and retirees, drag queens and bodybuilders, waiters and wanderers: these black and white photographs taken by Barry Lewis capture the rich colour of Miami Beach in the early 90s. After two decades of drugs, corruption and violence the coastal strip had come back to life and the party was just beginning…
Barry Lewis is a British photographer and filmmaker. He has worked internationally for magazines and directed numerous documentaries, commercials and films. His work has been exhibited at the V&A and The Photographer’s Gallery.
With an introduction by Bill Hayes.
Book design by Friederike Huber.
Miami Beach 1988-1995 by Barry Lewis is published by Hoxton Mini Press
144pp, cloth binding with tip-in image, 210mm x 195mm.’