HELENA CELDRAN a Berlin gallery gathers the most prized Schapiro Collections. It portrayed the pop heroes of the 1960s, including Ray Charles, Muhammad Ali, Martin Luther King, the Velvet Underground Inmortalizo in two large series of photographs the shootings of two classic films: Taxi driver and the godfather. He photographed to Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali, Ray Charles, to Truman Capote, to the Velvet Undergroud American Steve Schapiro fleeing the staging and sought the naturalness of a mythology of heroes that has exceeded the generational barrier and survive the decades. The photographer considers that the sixties were one was final to United States. He was then photojournalist and worked for Life, Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone Primera and knew to look. Portraits of Heroes form one of the collections of the exposure that prepares the Berlin Gallery Camera Work.
The other two series of the show, perhaps the most acclaimed, they are images of the Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola, 1972) and Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976) that Schapiro captured with his camera in the filming of both classics of cinema. Scorsese with a revolver in a pause from the shooting portraits, scenes, motifs and details immortalized Martin Scorsese with a revolver on a break from filming, to Jodie Foster at age 13 with her sister of 19 (which doubled the harshest scenes of Taxi Driver) or Marlon Brando dress Vito Corleone and playing the piano in semi-darkness. Find it hard to discern if the expressions of the actors are themselves or have to do with the personajeCuesta to discern whether the expressions of the actors are themselves or have to do with the character. Schapiro is not a mere technical writer in these situations, but it gets placed in an ambivalent scene between reality and fiction. Source of the news: Steve Shapiro, photographer of Don Vito Corleone and Travis Bickle