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Esther Kroon by Esther Kroon


Item #ETKR101
Van Zoetendaal Publisher, The Netherlands 2012
Design: Willem van Zoetendaal
Text: Rosan Hollak
112 pages, 16,5 x 23,5 cm
Language: Dutch
First Edition
Condition: New
#Photobooks #European Book #First Edition #B&W #Fine Art Books #Exhibition Catalogue #Documentary Photography

Publisher's Description:
The book is a homage to this talented photographer, brutally killed while on a field trip in Guatemala in 1992. Esther Kroon studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie. She specialised in children’s portraits, taken in Barcelona and Amsterdam, amongst other locations. Her work was characterised by extremely low viewpoints and she favoured combining flash with daylight, a choice influenced by her tutor Rineke Dijkstra, for whom she also worked as an assistant.

The first publication, Esther Kroon 1966-1992, was released by the publisher Duo Duo, containing 35 photographs; this new one contains 137 photos, most of which have never before been released. The last seven photos, printed in full colour, were taken by Esther with her classmate and friend Hatta Fokker in New York. The archive of Esther Kroon is managed by the Nederlands Fotomuseum.