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Leonard Freed: Made in Germany

Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 130 bw. | 8/15/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783869306841 | $65.00



Leonard Freed: Police Work
Leonard Freed: Police Work

Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 176 pgs / 150 bw. | 6/23/2020 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781909526709 | $59.95



Leonard Freed: Police WorkLeonard Freed: Police Work

Published by Reel Art Press.
Edited by Michael Shulman, Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Studs Terkel.

The definitive collection of Leonard Freed’s acclaimed photographs of the New York police department during the turbulent 1970s

Magnum photographer Leonard Freed worked alongside the New York police for several years, documenting the gritty reality of life on the beat at a notorious time of soaring crime and great social unrest, with the city near bankruptcy. Of his near-decade with the police department, Freed observed that "What I saw were average people doing a sometimes boring, sometimes corrupting, sometimes dangerous and ugly and unhealthy job.” His nuanced essay has a poignancy and grace, capturing the camaraderie of officers alongside the people they are hired to protect.

Freed accompanied the NYPD on murder investigations, drug raids, public demonstrations and community outreach initiatives, as well as documenting the ordinary daily grind of the job. This reedited and redesigned take on Freed’s original 1980 book features several unseen photographs from the archive. It is a celebration of this complex and compassionate body of work, which has a social resonance and relevance in today’s climate.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, photojournalist Leonard Freed (1929–2006) rose to prominence for his portrayal of societal and racial injustices, particularly in relation to the black community during the American civil rights movement in the 1960s. He is also renowned for his numerous insightful photo essays on the Jewish community in Amsterdam and Germany, the Yom Kippur War, Asian immigration in England, North Sea oil development, Spain after Franco and his essays on the New York police department in the 1970s, among others.



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Leonard Freed: Made in GermanyLeonard Freed: Made in Germany

Published by Steidl.
Introduction by Florian Ebner. Contributions by Paul M. Farber.

The American photographer Leonard Freed travelled to Germany for the first time in 1954. He observed the people in their social surroundings, at work, at street festivals, in public parks, in the streets and against the industrial backdrop of the Ruhr Valley. The Germany he saw was deeply scarred by the effects of war and the Nazi regime, despite the country's reconstruction, industrial development and economic success. Freed published his extensive report Made in Germany for the first time with Grossman Publishers in New York in 1970. The present reprint accompanies the exhibition of the same name at Museum Folkwang in Essen and comes with the booklet Re-Made: Reading Leonard Freed, providing extra information about Freed's approach and his times. The booklet is edited by Paul M. Farber and contains hitherto unpublished images, documents and writing by Freed, spanning his 50 years of photographing Germany.

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Steidl

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Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 224 pgs / 130 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2014

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