LEE FRIEDLANDER | 10 beautiful photobooks to check out this summer
Text by Alex Merola
9 Aug 2023
There’s something so musical – and indeed jazz-like – about this book by Joel Coen. The American filmmaker has been granted unlimited access to the oeuvre of photographer Lee Friedlander, delivering a zigzagging thread which sequences 70 of his wonky shots – most of which are spliced by street signs, tree trunks, car windows and so on. What more can be said of Lee Friedlander’s eccentric eye – his weaving of order into chaos, his unnerving shadows, his concealing of mysteries in the everyday?