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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/27/2020

'Keld Helmer-Petersen: Photographs 1941–2013' is a revelation

Originally published in Keld Helmer-Petersen's groundbreaking 1948 photobook, 122 Farvefotografier, this remarkable early color photograph is reproduced from Strandberg Publishing's new monograph on the Danish photographer. Spanning 1941–2013, the year of Helmer-Petersen's death, this book is a revelation. "Helmer-Petersen's artistic career was about discovering new meanings, sensory experiences and images in all the familiar things with which we surround ourselves," Mette Sandbye writes. "His gaze, conveyed through the camera, captures shapes, structures and surfaces that we generally do not notice or attach importance to, but which he makes us look at in new ways. He sought for the abstract—or we may simply call it 'the image'—in whatever concrete reality was close at hand, and in that sense his oeuvre is also a study and refinement of photography's potential as a graphic, artistic mode of expression…"

Keld Helmer-Petersen: Photographs 1941–2013

Keld Helmer-Petersen: Photographs 1941–2013

Strandberg Publishing
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 308 pgs / 250 color / 50 b&w.

$70.00  free shipping





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