Passport Photographs (1955-1965)

Vieitez made hundreds of passport photographs when the ID card became compulsory in 1962.

Japon, 1963

Christer Strömholm travelled to Japan to photograph, in a sober and sparse expression, the faces of the victims of the Hiroshima disaster.

America, 1963

On her journey around the world, Christer Strömholm travelled to some of the major cities in the United States between 1962 and 1963.

Children, 1963

Christer Strömholm's images of children, so far removed from the charm and anecdote that made the success of "French romanticism" so successful, are both generous and respectful and of infinite sadness.

Portraits of Artists, 1962

Strömholm is very interested in art history and is very close to contemporary artists. He makes numerous portraits and discovers that he possesses a particular talent « to break through the shell of the artists ».

Mobile Circus, 1959

Virxilio Vieitez had models posed outdoors because he found the studio boring and he installed them firmly to compose images that he immortalized by saving film to the point of never taking more than two shots of the same motif.

Spain, 1959

Series | At the end of the 1650s, Christer Strömholm made many trips to Spain, including Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona and Madrid, where he was a guide for the first major tourist waves.

Les amis de la Place Blanche , 1954

Series | This is a book about insecurity. A portayal of those living a different life in the big city of Paris, of people who endured the roughness of the streets.

Les Terre Neuvas, 1952

Serie | The photographs of Anita Conti, the only woman to have accompanied the legendary terre-neuvas in 1939 and 1952, tell the story of this great fishery, which has totally disappeared today.

Fotoform, 1952

Series | Between 1950 and 1953, Strömholm joined up the Fotoform group led by Otto Steinert. He had the assumed mane of Christer Christian and was took part in the Subjective Fotografie collective exhibition”.