Beautiful Ecstasy by Michael Northrup

Published by J&L (2007)
112 Pages, 23 x 30 cm, Hardcover, Edition of 2,000

Beautiful Ecstasy is a collection of Michael Northrup’s snapshot portraits and still lifes, shot in the 70’s and 80’s. Young families – Northrup’s own and friends – are depicted making babies and partying in small town America. The pictures have a feeling of intense ecstasy and danger. This book is full of emotion both jubilant and heartbreaking.