[Hair] John Barrett (Introduction by Lynn Yaeger) Assouline Publishing. 2017. First.
Assouline Publishing. 2017. First.
Much more than simply an adornment, a hairstyle evokes a moment in time and communicates an individual’s concept of personal identity. Marilyn Monroe radiates Hollywood glamour, Farah Fawcett’s tousled waves vividly call to mind the decadent disco era, the Beatles’ mop-tops embody rock-and-roll rebelliousness, Grace Jones’ flattop symbolizes her pioneering androgyny. From Roaring Twenties bobs to punk mohawks, 18th-century perruques to dreadlocks and afros, in The Big Book of Hair, Assouline and renowned stylist John Barrett curate a portfolio of the most symbolic images of iconic hairstyles that define our cultural world.