Stroemholm Christer* – best

14.03.2011 in15:49 in Old Masters, People, Portraits -->


Christer Strömholm (1918-2002), born in Stockholm, is one of Swedish photography’s major personalities. Strömholm’s pictures from the early fifties consist of sharply-focussed black and white compositions of walls, shadows and clear-cut interiors. While periodically living in Paris during the 1950s and 1960s he developed a style more in tune with street-photography and it was at this time that he made his famous portraits of transvestites at the Place Blanche.