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I Fought the Law By Olivia Locher

I Fought the Law by Olivia Locher

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Playfully irreverent photos reveal the strangest laws from each of the 50 states.

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I Fought the Law: Photographs by Olivia Locher of the Strangest Laws from Each of the 50 States by Olivia Locher

Strange, outdated laws from each of the 50 U.S. states-some overturned, some still on the books, and some merely the stuff of legends-are depicted with sly wit by Olivia Locher. Incisive, ironic, and gorgeous, these images will appeal to art buffs and trivia fans alike. A foreword from American poet Kenneth Goldsmith and an interview with the artist by Eric Shiner, former director of the Andy Warhol Museum, contextualize rising-star Locher's photography. From serving wine in teacups in Kansas to licking a toad in Kentucky or perming a child's hair in Nebraska, breaking the law has never looked so good.

I Fought the Law Reviews

"Did you know that in Alabama, it's illegal to carry an ice-cream cone in your back pocket? Or that in Hawaii, you can be arrested for putting a coin in your ear? And that in Kentucky, it's illegal to lick a toad? Olivia Locher explores where these strange laws come from in her tongue-in-cheek book I Fought The Law. It's illustrated with gorgeous photos - breaking the law has never looked so good." Daily Mail

About Olivia Locher

Olivia Locher is a photographer based in Manhattan. She is known for her sarcastic approach to studio photography with a heavy focus on colour and concept. She has exhibited her work throughout the United States and internationally in Italy and the United Kingdom. Her photos have appeared in Neon, Glamour, Vanity Fair Italia, the New York Times Magazine, W Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, and more. She was a 2013 nominee for PDN's 30 Under 30.

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I Fought the Law: Photographs by Olivia Locher of the Strangest Laws from Each of the 50 States by Olivia Locher
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