Hard Art, DC 1979 (Hardcover)
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer captures 4 electrifying punk shows in Washington, DC in 1979; essays by Henry Rollins and Alec MacKaye
About the Author
Lucian Perkins, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, worked as a staff photographer for the "Washington Post" for twenty-seven years until 2007. While at the "Post," Perkins covered many of the major events of the time, including Russia since 1988, the wars in the former Yugoslavia, the Palestinian uprising in the West Bank, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently Perkins is an independent photographer and videographer concentrating on multimedia projects.
Alec MacKaye is a singer and musician best known for his bands the Untouchables, Faith, Ignition, and the Warmers. In more recent years, MacKaye has focused on other artistic pursuits such as painting and writing.