Portraits: Friends and Strangers
By Michael Mathers
With an eye for the rich and strange in even the familiar, Mathers gives us a Chaucerian world. No blemishes removed, nothing expurgated, nothing denied. Powerfully individual, as a collection these portraits overwhelm. Were these portraits only a record of the grotesque, they would arrest attention, but they compel a far more subtle view. Mathers catches the strangeness of us all, yet seldom passes judgment.
The lay out of the photographs and personal stories by Michael Mathers is similar to one of all time favourites – Bill Owens.
Publication date: 1979
Publisher: Madrona Publishers
Details: Hardcover with dust jacket. 141 pp