In America no matter how much is written or photographed of the Kennedy clan, they are still an enigma. Charming, famous, mysterious and political to the core, no other family (sans the Buckingham big wigs) receives as much attention while they are living or even after they are dead.
“If the cancer hadn’t killed Jacques, the loss of the negatives would have.”
Fred A. Bernstein writes in the NY Times today that the negatives of the late photographer Jacques Lowe, which were destroyed in the horrific September 11, 2003 WTC terrorist attack, have been resurrected thanks to scanning technology and Adobe PhotoShop.
Six weeks of tweaking and cajoling old decrepit contact sheets resulted in a book, Remembering Jack: Intimate and Unseen Photographs of the Kennedys, which is now out in bookstores.