Took my camera for a walk in Frankfurt yesterday…
All photographs by Tony Ray-Jones © National Media Museum with thanks to www.mackbooks.co.uk
I found America a very colour-conscious country. Colour is very much part of their culture, and they use it in crazy ways. You look down Madison Avenue at lunchtime and the colours just vibrate. Tony Ray-Jones
The images above are a selection of previously unpublished colour photographs by Tony Ray-Jones from the archives of the National Media Museum. Writer and Editor Liz Jobey has brought these early experiments together in a new book, Tony Ray-Jones: American Colour 1962 – 1965 published by MACK in September.
The exhibition Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr featuring work by Tony Ray-Jones opens in Media Space, London on 21 September.