René Staud "Black Beauties"

René Staud "Black Beauties"
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  • 978-3-8327-3430-5
Black is beautiful? Star photographer René Staud provides the ultimate proof Text by... more
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  • Black is beautiful? Star photographer René Staud provides the ultimate proof
  • Text by Jürgen Lewandowski, who has over 20 years of experience as the automotive section editor of the Süddeutsche Zeitung and is the author of over 90 books about cars
  • With essays on the relevance of the “color” black by Andrea Zagato (CEO of Zagato), Gorden Wagener (Head of Design at Mercedes), Konstantin Jacoby (Co-Founder of the Springer & Jacoby Advertising Agency) and many others


René Staud is one of the best automotive photographers in the industry, highly sought-after and extremely innovative. He has already published five successful automotive photo books with teNeues, the most recent of which is Mercedes-Benz – The Grand Cabrios & Coupés. And now René Staud is “back in black.” Like the opening riff of the famous AC/DC song, Black Beauties is predestined to delight little boys and big boys alike. In his consistently compelling images, Staud shows us a series of historic cars painted in the “color” of classical elegance and sporty power: the legendary Alfa Romeo 8C of the 1930s, the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, the fastest open-topped production car ever made, and even the “Goddess” Citroën DS. In addition to the gorgeous photos, there are essays by renowned authors about the significance and effect of the “color” black on automotive design. A wonderful photo volume that is anything but colorless!


Hardcover, 11 2/5 x 14 1/2 in.

304 pp, 220 color photographs

ISBN: 978-3-8327-3430-5

Text: German and English

René Staud meets Porsche October 11, 2018 at 8:00 pm Porsche is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and none other than René Staud witnessed the evolution of the extraordinary automobiles and masterly captured it with his camera. As part of a lecture, René Staud will give an insight into his work as a photographer and in his latest book project "911 Millennium - Exclusive Collector's Edition" . Over 4 decades, his pictures have shaped and influenced the car industry and its perception - this book combines unique photos of the Porsche 911 in all its colors and variety. And Stauds master tool: the Leica! The Leica Gallery presents a selection of photographs which is put together for the evening exclusively.... mehr