An Embarrassment of Riches
Click on headline for more"This is the debut book from British photographer Adrian Buckmaster; a beautiful book perfect in itself captures a cross-section of humanity. It challenges the conventional idealism of beauty in an eclectic body of portraiture. Buckmaster’s An Embarrassment of Riches features nearly 300 magnificent images, showcasing the multitude of ways in which individuals present, modify, and embellish their bodies in the pursuit of individualism."
"His skill and imagination are on rampant display in this newly released monograph, a rich parade of quirky faces and bodies and over-the-top wardrobe and props. There’s also some occasional gender bending, along with tableaus both hilarious and somber that interact subjects with each other or with some surreal milieu.... One begins to wonder about this photographer’s upbringing, which of course is part of the book’s great charm."