by Chrsiter Strömholm
Originally released in 1967, Poste Restante became one of the most collected photography books from the mid-twentieth century, ranking alongside the most famous publications of Robert Frank and Ed van der Elsken.
This photographic autobiography detailing numerous worldwide trips of the great photographer Christer Strömholm in a book built as an existentialist journal. Juxtaposing the urban and the macabre, combining portraiture, street scenes with abstract photographic fragments, the book uses the metaphor and visual pun in a ceaseless stream of consciousness.
In its progress and in its design, this book foreshadows much of contemporary photographic edition.