Swedish photographer Anders Petersen (born 1944) has spent four years (2015-2018) documenting the people and urban spaces of Stockholm.
This volume gathers his energetic black-and-white images of a rapidly expanding city--of everyday life and celebration, of young and old, snow falling on Katarinavägen, a parade of dachshunds in Gärdet, an operating theatre in Danderyd, New Year's Eve celebrations at Skeppsbron's giant Christmas tree.The book constitutes Petersen's first portrait of his native city; previously (and famously) he has photographed psychiatric hospitals, circuses, prisons, the city of Rome and the Café Lehmitz in Hamburg.
Anders Petersen is at his best when he freezes a low-key moment", Liljevalchs' director Mårten Castenfors writes in the book. "A snowy and desolate winter street, a glimpse of wonder. Images that reveal his incredible sensitivity--his presence and his love of what he sees, be it a person or an object that leads us to an unexpected association.
1.4"H x 10.4"L x 7.9"W, 3.1 lbs, 368 pages
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