The Red Couch A Portrait of America Author:William Least Heat-Moon In 1979 German born photographer Horst Wackerbarth and his American friend Kevin Clarke set out to compile a subjective photographic portrait of the United States. The two, photographic installation artists, transported a red velvet couch around the United States. The two photographers also invited all kinds of people to have themselves photogra... more »phed with the couch in all sorts of settings and locations. The resulting collection was published in this book with the addition of brief essays by a noted American author about the personalities and journey and what these reveal about the US. The entire project can best be described as an eccentric portrait of the United States circa 1980.
Photography by Kevin Clarke and Horst Wackerbarth. « less