"The Golden Age of Neglect is the first of its kind in its ability to intimately explore the fascinating skate culture that defines the streets of Los Angeles. It is a classic example of Ed Templetons work which is deeply anchored in urban life, street style, music, and graphic culture. The book catalogues the striking juxtaposition between Templetons vivid street photography and the refined architecture of both the Palais de Tokyo and the Acquario Romano where it was first exhibited.
A fixture of the Los Angeles skateboarding scene, Ed Templeton has been producing photographs that document his life story and encounters in the skateboarding world for over a decade. Now, his lens brilliantly captures the realms of art, sports, sex, drugs, violence, fashion, and youth in a series of fascinating, personal images."