Since the 1970s, Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen has created intimate and poignant photographs of commonplace scenes, produced during extended trips to Europe, America, China and the former Soviet Union. Van Manen has established herself as a unique voice in documentary photography, her visual language imbued with empathy and respect for the everyday lives of her subjects. This book presents an extensive overview of Van Manen’s work, alongside diary entries and previously unpublished selections from her archive.
The book has been edited and designed by renowned Dutch designer Hans Gremmen to offer a unique insight and overview of Van Manen’s history, establishing this publication as the ultimate reference work on her oeuvre.
Specifications: MACK Books ・ 2021 ・ OTA bound paperback with jacket ・ 21,5 x 28 cm. / 384 pages ・ English ・ 978-1-912339-66-2