Crossing the Line: Arthur Ashe at the 1968 US Open
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A collection of one hundred photographs — many never-before-seen — chronicling Arthur Ashe’s barrier-breaking 1968 US Open victory, taken by legendary photojournalist John G. Zimmerman. “Zimmerman’s photographs are not about Ashe’s victory, or even tennis. They are fundamentally about the dignity, strength and quiet courage of this man, whose talents led him from the streets of Richmond to the US Open men’s singles title in 1968, a fatefully difficult year for the Civil Rights Movement and American politics in general.” -Philip Brookman, National Gallery of Art
Photographs by John G. Zimmerman. Edited by Lieven Van Speybroeck and Arne de Winde. Published August 2018 by Cannibal Publishing. Hardcover. 208 pages.