Along with an essay by David Travis, Curator of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago since 1972, this volume collects more than 100 images of a time that's both historically important and emotionally resonant, one in which, as Sterling says, "opportunity is revealed and must be exploited."
Very provocative, the famous Mikhailov’s photographs document the daily life of homeless people (also known as Bomzhes) living in post-communist Eastern Europe after the disappearance of the Soviet Union. These are ruthless and flawless representations of poverty and of communities living on the sidelines of Russia's new economic regime, without any help...
Esther Kroon studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. She specialised in children’s portraits, taken in Barcelona and Amsterdam, amongst other locations. Her work was characterised by extremely low viewpoints and she favoured combining flash with daylight, a choice influenced by her tutor Rineke Dijkstra, for whom she also worked as an assistant.
Heroes, idols and enemies revealed like never before. What happens when a photographer known for his empathetic portrait of the marginalized or oppressed suddenly focuses on the lifestyles of the rich and famous?
A fascinating book by American photojournalist Leonard Freed and a complex "inside" study of the NYPD, the New York police department. Executed in the 1970s for the London Sunday Times and published in the 1980s, Freed had to accompany many police officers in their daily lives.
A photographic testimony as moving as it is singular of the United States of the 1970s. Started by Jacob Holdt during a long road-trip in the country, it highlights the social, racial disparities and the complexity of the American society of his time.