Grona Lund

by Anders Petersen



Grona Lund by Anders Petersen. First edition first impression, paperback in new condition. The text is in French. No markings. This is a new book. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About Grona Lund

Gröna Lund is a new edition of Anders Petersen's first book Gröna Lund : om människor p ett nöjesfält published by Fyra Förläggare in Stockholm in 1973, with a text by Jan Stolpe. Following Café Lehmitz, this series is also produced in an enclosed space, one of the oldest Swedish amusement parks founded in 1983, located on Djurgården Island in Stockholm. In this reinterpretation of the 1973 edition, Anders Petersen expresses the evolution of his photographic expression. A more intense selection, a more organic energy lead Gröna Lund to this almost animal sensitivity which is reflected in his most recent books. A rugged and nervous style, a selection of the more silent and melancholy pictures, which abandon the euphoria of the fair.

About Anders Petersen

Anders Petersen was born 1944 in Stockholm, Sweden. 14 years old his family moved to Karlstad in Värmland, where he met the artists ?Karin Bodland and Lars Sjögren. In 1961 he stayed for some time in Hamburg in order to learn German and trying to write and paint. He didn’t take any pictures. Five years later he met Christer Strömholm and became a student at his School of Photography in Stockholm. Strömholm was not just his teacher but also a close friend. Their friendship influenced him for life. In 1967 he starts photographing a bar called Café Lehmitz in Hamburg, close to Zeughausmarkt. He was photographing there for a period of almost three years and in 1970 he had his first soloexhibition over the bar in Café Lehmitz with 350 photographs nailed to the wall.

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