Text by Gösta Flemming.
200 x 250 mm
This is a photobook where the photographer himself is seen through the cameras of others. A kind of scrapbook of Strömholm’s remarkable and varied life with many contributors including Ed van der Elsken, JH Engström, Neil Goldstein, Rune Hassner, Walter Hirsch, Tuija Lindström, Georg Oddner, Anders Petersen, Joakim Strömhlm, Lars Tunbjörk and others.
About the Artist
Christer Strömholm (1918 – 2002) was a Swedish photographer and educator. He is known for his intimate black and white street photography portrait series.
About the Publisher
Gerhard Steidl began working as a printer and designer in 1968. From political non-fiction he then expanded into literature and selected books on art and photography. Steidl publishes German literature as well as translations from French, English and Icelandic.In 1994 Steidl launched its international photobook program. Today it includes some of the world’s most renowned photographers and artists including Joel Sternfeld, Bruce Davidson, Robert Frank, Robert Adams, Karl Lagerfeld, Lewis Baltz, Dayanita Singh, Ed Ruscha, Roni Horn and Juergen Teller, to name but a few. Every Steidl book distinguishes itself through individual design and production values. Known for his passion for paper, printer and publisher Gerhard Steidl personally selects the paper and binding materials for each title and oversees all aspects of the production process – each Steidl book literally passes through his hands. Over the decades Steidl at Düstere Strasse 4 in Göttingen has become one of the most respected printers in the international publishing world. Whether photography, art, fashion or literature, it is Steidl’s goal to realize the dreams and goals of artists and authors, and to create art in book form.