Office Party, 1966 by Leonard Freed is a 13" x 19" limited-edition photograph. The print is an edition of 5 and signed verso (back of photo) by Brigitte Freed (wife of the photographer) with Freed's Magnum stamp (also verso).
Leonard Freed shot the image at a New York City office party in 1966. The black-and-white photo captures the Mad Men zeitgeist of the 1960s when men wore slim-fitting suits and women with coiffed big hair let loose at office parties.
Provenance: Freed Estate
Leonard Freed (1929-2006) was an American photographer from Brooklyn, New York. His "Black in White America" series made him known as a documentarian, a social documentary photographer. Freed worked as a freelance photographer from 1961 onwards and as a Magnum photographer Freed traveled widely abroad and, in the US, photographing African Americans (1964-65), events in Israel (1967-68, 1973), and the New York City police department (1972-79). Freed's coverage of the American civil rights movement is well-known as are his photo essays on New York, Italy, Germany, The Kate Series, among others.
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