Marti Friedlander Photographs

Author(s): Ron Brownson

Maud’s Picks | New Zealand

Marti Friedlander is widely recognised as one of New Zealand's most distinguished photographers. A Jewish immigrant from Britain, she was the first to document the changing nature of post-war New Zealand: life in the countryside and the cities, immigrants and locals, the protest movement and the women's movement. Her most outstanding and best-known projects include a series of portraits of Maori women with moko, and a suite of photographs celebrating New Zealand artists and writers. Many of Marti's photographs have become icons of New Zealand life because they get to the heart of what it is to be a New Zealander: the individuality of the people, cultural diversity, creative endeavour and our special relationship with the landscape. Published to coincide with a major exhibition of 40 years of Marti Friedlander's photography (1960-2000), this book features 150 images in several groups: the moko photographs, portraits of artists and writers, Pacific images (from Tokelau, Tonga and Japan), New Zealand heritage (rural and urban), and ordinary and extraordinary New Zealanders. Many of the photographs have never been exhibited or published, and for some it is the first time the negatives have been printed. A high-quality production with tritone printing throughout, MARTI FRIEDLANDER is a stunning celebration of the work of New Zealand's most significant living photographer


Product Information

Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Illustrative Arts Category 2001.

General Fields

  • : 9781869620653
  • : Random House
  • : Godwit
  • : March 2001
  • : 280mm X 235mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ron Brownson
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 182
  • : BxW photographs