Petra Mason

Cultural historian. Author, publisher and producer of award winning illustrated historical titles including the centennial edition of Last Train to Paradise for the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, South Beach : Stories of a Renaissance, India's Elephants, Plus One and The Mind's Eye with own imprint based in Miami (since 2010) Books & Books Press.

Public speaker, arts and culture writer for Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, Highsnobiety, BusinessDay, Mail & Guardian, Mahala and Art Africa. Digital archivist for Judith Mason Artist Estate and intellectual property rights permissions.

Contributing photographer for The Carlyle (2007), The Glass House (2007 ), The Spirit of Miami Beach (2006), New York (2005) for Assouline New York and South Beach (2012). 

Author of vintage pin-up photography trilogy Beefcake 100% Rare, All Natural (2015), Bettie Page Queen of Curves (2014) and Bunny Yeager's Darkroom (2012) published by Rizzoli New York.  SKIRA/Rizzoli Editor of Imperfect Utopia (2015). 

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