Sam Haskins liberated nude photography from cliché with his ground breaking trilogy of books “Five Girls” (1962), “Cowboy Kate” (1964) and “November Girl” (1967). With “Cowboy Kate” Sam pioneered the first use of narrative in a purely photo book and the first creative use of manipulated grain. Haskins left a resonant creative signature which is highly referenced by contemporary photographers. His combination of natural sensuality, graphic thinking, light hearted fun and pure photographic genius remains a touch stone essence sought by everyone from pop divas to art directors.
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