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Lee Friedlander is one of the most important of the 1960s generation of photographers for whom the posture of distinterested objectivity served as a vehicle for passionate personal inquiries. This book takes a deep critical look at his abundantly productive career.
Paperback, 480 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Museum of Modern Art (first published January 1st 1992)
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Adam Thorman
Lee Friedlander's first and most iconic body of images, Self Portrait is a book I'd been looking to get for awhile. I teach high school and showed his work along with Frank and Winogrand and was shocked that my high school students were disgusted by Friedlander's images. I'd never thought of them as that subversive or challenging, but apparently, his dry, deadpan humor and blocked up visual fields are painful for 16 year old girls. So if you're a 16 year old girl, beware. I still think they're w ...more
A compilation of the photography of Lee Friedlander spanning more than 30 years. The master of the black and white snapshot. These are not staged or "artsy"but he has a good eye for juxtaposition and the ordinary.
Marissa Barbieri
Friedlander is one of my all-time favorite photographers, and all the more fascinating when he's a part of his own compositions.
Saw this retrospective Exhibit @ SFMOMA. A huge range of styles and subjects. Lots of humor and experimentation.
Marc Friedman
Well known and important self portrait.
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