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Sergio Larrain
London 1958-59
Introduced by Mike Seaborne
SC 17 x 23,5 cm o.pp.
Dewi Lewis 1998

Sergio Larrain visited London in 1958 to find a city firmly rooted in tradition with class division still evident everywhere. Yet there were also signs of a changing society ready to emerge. In its streets, itzs parks, its clubs and its cafes Larrain witnessed a city moving towards a new decade. Never before published these powerful photographs present a vived portrait of a London which has long since disappeared.
Born in Santiago, Chile in 1931, Sergio Larrain joined teh prestigious MAGNUM agency, in 1959. His last book, the highly acclaimed Volparaiso was published in 1991.

 


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