Photographers Melanie Dunea & Nigel Parry in conjunction with CPI and powerHouse Books are proud to announce
PRECIOUS

Johnny Depp said breath...
Meg Ryan said hair...
Arnold Schwarzenegger said hands...
Diane von Furstenberg said legs...
Susan Sarandon said spirit...
Elijah Wood said eyes...
Tony Hawk said shins...
Eric McCormack said skin...
What part of you is precious?

PUBLISHER: powerHouse Books
PUBLICATION DATE: NOVEMBER, 2004
HARDCOVER; B&W & COLOR

USA- CPI and powerHouse Books are proud to announce Precious (November, 2004). The breath of Johnny Depp, the feet of Twyla Tharp, the scars of Bruce Willis, the heart of Anderson Cooper. When award-winning photographers Melanie Dunea and Nigel Parry asked, “What is the most precious part of your body,” the answers revealed were as diverse as their famed subjects. The result is Precious, a vibrant and intimate collection of photographs, masterfully captured in both color and black & white. Including iconic images of Joan Allen, Eva Amurri, Dusty Baker, Mario Battali, Tony Bennett, Antonia Bennett, Daniel Boulud, Pierce Brosnan, Brooke Burke, Ever Carradine, Kenny Chesney, Dominic Chianese, Rachel Leigh Cook, David Copperfield, Billy Crystal, Alan Cumming, Ellen Degeneres, Illeana Douglas, Anh Duong, Emme, Eve Ensler, Gloria Estefan, Edie Falco, Raoul Felder, Mark Feuerstain, Renee Fleming, Harrison Ford, Tom Ford, Johnny Galecki, Gael Garcia Bernal, Paul Giamatti, Adam Goldberg, Michael Gross, Lucas Haas, Mariska Hargitay, Laura Harring, Tony Hawk, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Tommy Hilfiger, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Johnson, Bill T. Jones, Erica Jong, Garry Kasparov, Ed Koch, Anthony LaPaglia, John Leguizamo, Ute Lemper, Monica Lewinsky, Juliette Lewis, George Lois, Lisa Marie, Jacky Mason, Eric McCormack, George S. Mills, Dominic Monaghan, Poppy Montgomery, Alessandro Nivola, Rosie O’Donnell, Justus Oehler, Miranda Otto, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Michael Panes, Mary Louise Parker, Nathaniel Parker, Jack Parry, Emma Parry, Paloma Picasso, Audrey Quock, Judith Regan, Alisa Reyes, Terence Riley, Roger Rosenblatt, Mickey Rourke, Meg Ryan, Jeri Ryan, Marcus Samuelsson, Susan Sarandon, Jason Schwartzman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chloe Sevigny, Pauly Shore, Kiefer Sutherland, Paul Theroux, Jim True-Frost, Stanley Tucci, Vinny Vella Sr, Kevin Venardos, Stephanie Victor, Diane von Furstenberg, Alek Wek, Frederic Weller, Garry Weller, Elijah Wood, all the royalties will be donated to the Starlight Children’s Foundation an international non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for seriously ill children and their families. Each image, from the amusing to the provocative, the profound to the obscure, is very personal, and always precious. Press please contact Lehua Chong via email chong@workhousepr.com.

BIOGRAPHY
Melanie Dunea and Nigel Parry’s work has been commissioned world-wide by major publications including W Magazine, Vanity Fair, The new York Times, GQ, Esquire, InStyle Magazine, Newsweek, Time, Entertainment Weekly, the Sunday Times of London and Amica. They have both been the recipients of numerous worldwide awards and their work has exhibited at leading art galleries and museums. Mr. Parry’s book Sharp was published by powerHouse Books in 2000.

PRESS KIT
Press Kit contact Workhouse Publicity, CEO Adam Nelson directly via email nelson@workhousepr.com or by telephone at 212. 334. 8006. High-resolution scans suited to your specification are available upon request only; scanning from the book or lifting images from the website or PDF files are strictly prohibited. Mandatory credit line: from Precious by Melanie Dunea & Nigel Parry, Published by powerHouse Books, 2004.

 


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