Deep Sea Diver: An American Photographer's Journey in Shanxi, ChinaDanny Lyon

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This limited edition, facsimile photobook by American photographer Danny Lyon is a unique and intimate portrait of China and its people. Lyon's unparalleled photographic findings and discoveries are presented alongside his travel ephemera, personal annotations and his ever-inquisitive and non-judgmental prose. Lyon is one of America's most original and influential documentary photographers. With the United States his usual subject, Lyon's travels in China represent a radical and exciting departure as well as an important record of a cultural region that is fast disappearing. Each book is signed and numbered by Lyon.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 280 × 330 mm (11 × 13 in)
  • Pages: 136 pp
  • Illustrations: 85 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714861043

Danny Lyon has long been considered one of the most original and influential documentary photographers and has produced numerous highly collectible photobooks, mounted solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Corcoran Gallery in Washington DC, and won two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Rockefeller Fellowship, and ten National Endowment for the Arts awards. Lyon divides his time between New York State and New Mexico.

"A beautifully presented volume, Deep Sea Diver is a collection of 85 of renowned photographer Danny Lyon's impromptu snapshots, alongside his hand-written notes, of his journey through Shanxi, China. Immersing himself in local culture, Lyon's photographs are a unique portrait of China and an intimate insight into the artist's processes of discovery and presentation."—IMAGE magazine