Son

@ Anderson, Christopher

978-1913288334

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Presentation by Stanley / Barker:

" Following the birth of his son Atlas, Christopher Anderson stepped away from war photography, turning his camera towards an intimate reflections of family life, resulting in his 2013 book Son (with Kehrer)

Stanley / Barker is proud to publish a beautifully reimagined edition which adds a second chapter of 80 new pages to the story, following Christopher and Atlas's relationship up to the present day. The book will include both Anderson's original images from Son plus 40 never before seen images.

« These photographs are an organic response to an experience that is at the same time the most unique and the most universal of experiences: the birth of a child. At the same time that I was experiencing the intense joy of new life, my father was diagnosed with lung cancer. It's fair to say that I found myself reflecting on obvious themes of life and death. Through my son, my role as the son took on new meaning and my senses were hyper tuned to the evidence of my own life passing. Then these photographs just sort of happened. They are a record of love and a reflection on the seasonal nature of life. »

            --  Christopher Anderson   "

PLEASE NOTE: This photobook is already sold out by Stanley / Barker,.

160 pages - Semi-rigid cover (Flexibound)

Stanley / Barker, 2021

Format : 22 x 25 cm

New - Mint condition

Anderson, Christopher

Christopher Anderson is an American photojournalist. He covered numerous conflict zones and political subjects in Afghanistan, Israel & Palestine, Iraq, Haiti, Venezuela. He was awarded a "Robert Capa Gold Medal" for a reportage on refugees fleeing Haiti in 1999, and two "World Press Photo Award". Anderson also does magazine and press work and portraiture. Christopher Anderson was one of the first members of VII Photo agency, then left to join Magnum Photos in 2005. He has published several books, including "Capitolio" about the Chavez presidency in Venezuela (Editorial RM, 2009), "Stump" (Editorial RM, 2013) about the spectacle of the American politics and "Approximate Joy" (Stanley / Barker, 2018), an intimate portrait of contemporary China. He has also published work about his family life and children : "Son" (Kehrer, 2013), which was re-published by Stanley / Barker in 2021, and "Pia" about his daughter (Stanley / Barker, 2020). © Portrait by Bill Phelps, taken from the  World Press Photo website
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