Billie Holyday. Lady sings the blues. Club du meilleur livre, 1960

“He had done an initial experiment along similar lines, with collages of black and white photographs, in his layout for Billie Holiday’s Lady Sings the Blues. Using the sequence effect of a strip of negatives, he heightened the dramatic expressiveness of the images of the singer while giving them a cinematic narrative thread.”

 

Laetitia Wolff. Massin. London: Phaidon, 2007 (p. 161)