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Lee Friedlander and the photography of chaos

Lee Friedlander - "Nude" (1982), gelatin silver print, 12 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches; © Lee Friedlander, Pace Gallery, New York and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Article by Barbara Confino – in New York; Monday, Dec. 03, 2012.

Lee Friedlander’s double show at the Pace galleries offers an opportunity to look at his work from various viewpoints. His nudes, in particular, having been much commented upon by the critical community, seem to require less an appraisal of their merits qua photography and more an examination of their underlying sensibility and its implications for the wider culture. Unlike his European counterparts, Friedlander is at home with…[read on…]