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Lee Friedlander - The American Monument, 1976
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This album by Lee Friedlander is a memorial in photographs to the American monument. The photographs were selected from several thousand negatives and more than a thousand prints the photographer made of the subject during a dozen years while traveling throughout the United States. The curator John Szarkowski stated: “I am still astonished and heartened by the deep affection of those pictures, by the photographer’s tolerant equanimity in the face of the facts, by the generosity of spirit, the freedom from pomposity and rhetoric. One might call this work an act of high artistic patriotism, an achievement that might help us reclaim that word from ideologues and expediters.”
- Publisher: Eakins Press
- Publication date: 1976, First Edition (ed. 2,000 copies)
- Used, Good Condition, slight 1" discoloration on bottom portion of spine
- Dimensions: 12 x 17
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