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Martine Franck

One Day to the Next

John Berger, Martine Franck

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An important retrospective of Martine Franck's work, and a collection of some of her favourite images


Martine Franck: One Day to the Next is both an important retrospective and a collection of some of the late photographer's favourite images, grouped within a framework of themes: childhood, the theatre, the Orient, old age, portraits, museums, and landscapes. In creating her pictures, which range from revealing portraits of such artists and writers as Michel Foucault and Marc Chagall to engaging studies of children playing at the seaside and a photographic record of the acclaimed Théâtre du Soleil, Franck saw the camera as a 'frontier, a barrier of sorts that one is constantly breaking down so as to get closer to the subject.'


'Your book … is haunting because the pages turn as if they made a single story'
John Berger

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 27.0 x 21.9 cm

Extent: 168 pp

Illustrations: 104

Publication date: 2 November 1998

ISBN: 9780500542279

About the Author

John Berger is a renowned author and art critic. His many books include The Success and Failure of Picasso; Art and Revolution, Moments of Cubism and Other Essays; The Look of Things, Ways of Seeing and Another Way of Telling.

Martine Franck (2 April 1938 – 16 August 2012) was a Belgian documentary and portrait photographer. She was a member of Magnum Photos for over 32 years. Franck was the second wife of Henri Cartier-Bresson and co-founder and president of the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation.