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Born in Stockholm in 1944, Anders Petersen in one of the most important European photographers working today. Throughout his career Petersen has consistently challenged photographic conventions, beginning with his photographs of late-night rugulars in Hamburg bar in the 1960s, which subsequently became the seminal book Café Lehmitz. Between 1966 and 1968 Petersen studied with Christer Strömholm, and has since published more than 20 books.

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Anders Petersen [Photographs]

« (...) It’s not really a style, for me it is an approach. I like people. There are common themes between my first pictures and what I am doing now. (...) It doesn’t work that much with anecdotes and atmospheres. It works more with light and shadows. »