Capturing Chris Felver

By Mike Spear

How do you profile someone who is famous for profiling others, whose job is to be somewhat elusive, often not seen or heard—observing and documenting—capturing the right moments as they arrive? Chris Felver has documented some of the greatest luminaries of our time. His films have profiled John Cage, Cecil Taylor, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. His books are filled with the likes of Maya Angelou, Allen Ginsburg, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Pete Seeger, Hunter S. Thompson, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Steven Spielberg, and Francis Ford Coppola. His work is collected in libraries and museums. The lists and accolades go on. I …read more

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