Publisher: Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, in association with Constance Sullivan Editions, 1992
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
Condition: As New (from Friedlander's personal archive) / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 112295
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First English edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the half-title page by Lee Friedlander. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Lee Friedlander. Interview with Friedlander by Constance Sullivan. Edited by Constance Sullivan and Susan Weiley. Designed by Katy Homans, New York. Includes a biography by Richard B. Woodward. 64 pp., with 30 plates, printed by Meridian Printing, East Greenwich, Rhode Island, from duotone separations made by Thomas Palmer. 10 x 8-3/8 inches. This first edition was limited to 5000 copies. From the series Photographers at Work.
Lee Friedlander’s work is widely known for transforming our visual understanding of contemporary American culture. Known for passionately embracing all subject matter, Friedlander photographed nearly every facet of American life from the 1950s to the present. From factories in Pennsylvania, to the jazz scene in New Orleans, to the deserts of the Southwest, Friedlander's complex formal visual strategies continue to influence the way we understand, analyze, and experience modern American experience. Friedlander's work continues to influence photographic practice internationally, in part due to the heightened sense of self-awareness that is a trademark of so many of his photographs and in part because of his ability to embrace wide-ranging subject matter, always interpreting it in an elegance that hadn't existed prior to his work.
As New (from Friedlander's personal archive).