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His work compared to Diane Arbus & Lewis Hine, Yates' roller rink photos show us a young & free-spirited America in the 1970's
His work compared to Diane Arbus & Lewis Hine, Yates' roller rink photos show us a young & free-spirited America in the 1970's
His work compared to Diane Arbus & Lewis Hine, Yates' roller rink photos show us a young & free-spirited America in the 1970's
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    YOU'RE IN

    THANK YOU! Your name will appear on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside inserted in each signed, first edition book (release date October 2016).

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    POST IT

    Receive a 5x5" Sweetheart photo postcard, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    COOL CARDS

    Receive a set of six 5x5" Sweetheart photo postcards in a muslin bag with the Sweetheart/Fall Line Press logo, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    FRAME IT

    We will send you the official 18x24" Sweetheart offset poster featuring the first edition book jacket image, your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside, and a signed thank-you card.

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    THE BOOK

    Receive a first edition, hardcover copy of Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink to be released in October 2016. With approximately 156 pages and 76 plates, two essays by renowned authors on photography, and a few surprises, this will be a book to treasure. Your copy will be personally signed by Bill Yates, and your name will appear on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside, and receive a signed thank-you card.

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    BOOK 'N' TOTE 'N' COOL CARDS

    You will receive one signed, first edition book, a large silkscreened tote bag, and the set of six 5x5" postcards.

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    A MEMORABLE EVENING

    Celebrate Sweetheart's success with photographer Bill Yates, Mary Stanley's Young Collectors Club, and your guest. The evening includes back door passes to an (undisclosed) Atlanta entertainment landmark, celebratory refreshments, and one signed copy of the first edition book.

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    BOOK + POSTER

    With our thanks, enjoy a signed, first edition hardcover copy of the Sweetheart book, the signed 18x24" offset poster, your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside, and a signed thank-you card.

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    ONE TO KEEP, ONE TO GIVE

    Fall 2016 delivery of TWO signed, first edition books will make a "sweetheart" of a gift for you and a friend! You will also receive two signed thank-you cards, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    THE FULL SKATE

    Choose this level and you will enjoy a signed, first edition hardcover Sweetheart book, one set of six postcards, signed 18x24" offset poster, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    HERE'S PROOF

    Kickstarter exclusive! Receive one 8x10" gelatin silver proof sheet (#24/1972) from the Sweetheart project and a signed, first edition hardcover copy of the Sweetheart book. You will also receive a set of six postcards, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    SWEET DEAL

    Kickstarter exclusive! This reward includes your choice of one of six Sweetheart photographs. Your photograph will be a 6x6" gelatin silver print on Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper, signed by the artist. You will also receive one signed, first edition Sweetheart book, the set of six postcards, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    ONE TO KEEP, ONE TO GIVE, & MORE

    Kickstarter exclusive! Your choice of TWO of six Sweetheart photographs. Each is a 6x6" gelatin silver print on Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper, signed by the artist. We will also include TWO signed copies of the first edition Sweetheart book, TWO sets of six postcards, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    SKATER'S DELIGHT

    Kickstarter exclusive! Score an authentic pair of vintage roller skates from the Sweetheart era complete with the original carry case! The white, Chicago-wheel roller skates are a woman's size 7 and boast blue and white pom-poms complete with bells, as seen in several Sweetheart photographs.

    This level also includes one signed copy of the first edition Sweetheart book, the set of six postcards, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    A SWEETHEART GALLERY

    Kickstarter exclusive! Create your own gallery wall of SIX Sweetheart photographs. Each photograph is a 6x6" gelatin silver print on Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper, signed by the artist. Included is a signed copy of the first edition Sweetheart book, the set of six postcards, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    COLLECTOR PRINT #1

    One signed, limited edition Sweetheart photograph - 8x12" gelatin silver print on 11x14" Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper. Also receive a signed copy of the first edition Sweetheart book, the set of six postcards, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside. Limited to five.

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    COLLECTOR PRINT #2

    One signed, limited edition Sweetheart photograph - 14x14" gelatin silver print on 16x17" Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper. Also receive a signed copy of the first edition Sweetheart book, the set of six postcards, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside. Limited to five.

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    A SWEETHEART EXPERIENCE

    You and one guest are invited for dinner in Atlanta with photographer Bill Yates and members of the Sweetheart/Fall Line team at the home of the book publisher during Atlanta Celebrates Photography - October 2016.

    Receive TWO signed, first edition Sweetheart books, Collector Print #1, Collector Print #2, a signed thank-you card, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

    Travel and accommodations not included. Limited to one.

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    THE SWEETHEART PORTFOLIO

    One limited edition Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink Portfolio of TWELVE, 14x14" gelatin silver prints on 16x17" Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper.

    The Portfolio is limited to 25 and includes a colophon and an essay by renowned curator/writer Jane Livingston. Each gelatin silver print is sleeved in Mylar and slipped into a beautiful 17x17" cloth, hardcover clamshell case.

    The Portfolio is published by Gus Kayafas, Palm Press/Boston, and Number 6/25 is offered exclusively for this Sweetheart Kickstarter campaign. Portfolios 1-5 are held by the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Do Good Fund, and several private collectors.

    You will also receive the following: two signed, first edition Sweetheart books, two sets of six postcards, signed thank-you cards, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    THE SWEETHEART PORTFOLIO

    One limited edition Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink Portfolio of TWELVE, 14x14" gelatin silver prints on 16x17" Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper.

    The Portfolio is limited to 25 and includes a colophon and an essay by renowned curator/writer Jane Livingston. Each gelatin silver print is sleeved in Mylar and slipped into a beautiful 17x17" cloth, hardcover clamshell case.

    The Portfolio is published by Gus Kayafas, Palm Press/Boston, and Number 8/25 is offered exclusively for this Sweetheart Kickstarter campaign. Portfolios 1-5 are held by the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Do Good Fund, and several private collectors.

    You will also receive the following: two signed, first edition Sweetheart books, two sets of six postcards, signed thank-you cards, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

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    THE SWEETHEART PORTFOLIO AND A PRIVATE RECEPTION & DINNER

    One limited edition Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink Portfolio of TWELVE, 14x14" gelatin silver prints on 16x17" Ilford Warmtone Fiber Paper.

    The Portfolio is limited to 25 and includes a colophon and an essay by renowned curator/writer Jane Livingston. Each gelatin silver print is sleeved in Mylar and slipped into a beautiful 17x17" cloth, hardcover clamshell case.

    The Portfolio is published by Gus Kayafas, Palm Press/Boston, and Number 9/25 is offered exclusively for this Sweetheart Kickstarter campaign. Portfolios 1-5 are held by the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Do Good Fund, and several private collectors.

    To celebrate your acquisition, you and up to three guests will enjoy a private reception and an exclusive gallery talk with photographer Bill Yates at the Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink exhibition presented by Mary Stanley Studio during Atlanta Celebrates Photography, October 2016. Also, join Bill and members of the Sweetheart/Fall Line Press team for dinner at the book publisher's home. We will be present to thank you personally, discuss the photographing of Sweetheart in 1972, the exhibition, plans to travel it, and the making of the book.

    You will also receive the following for you and your guests: signed, first edition Sweetheart books, sets of six postcards, signed thank-you cards, and your name on the accompanying letterpress Kickstarter backer broadside.

    Travel and accommodations not included. Limited to one.

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