One of the nation’s premiere photographers, Howard Schatz, tackles the sport of boxing in a way no one has before. His new book, At the Fights: Inside the World of Professional Boxing, born out of a six-year study and exploration, is a magnificent collection of fantastic and award-winning photographs and revealing interviews of boxing’s current champions and key movers and shakers including promoters, managers, announcers, referees, judges and trainers.
Schatz is a critically-acclaimed, award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in a wide range of publications including Sports Illustrated, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, ESPN Magazine, and Time. His work is also represented in galleries and museums worldwide. He is one of the most prolific photographers of our time. He has now turned his eye to professional boxing. At The Fights, his 19th book, captures the great champions with breath-taking images that will fascinate not only sports fans, but those who value original, cutting-edge photography and fine art.
The breadth of his dynamic work ranges from sports, to fashion, to breathtaking underwater images of dancers. His portraiture includes everyone from Hollywood celebrities, to his iconic study of the homeless. His special passion is the study and choreography of the human body in action.