[Various photographers] Blauwe Maandag (Blue Monday)--1970s Dutch Protest Book
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Various photographers including Pietr Boersna, Koen Wessing, and Vincent Mentzeel. Designed by Albert Blitz and Loe van Nimwegen. Aktiegroep Nieumarkt, Amsterdam, 1975. 64 pp. Octavo (5.5 x 8 in./14 x 20.5 cm). Illustrated wrappers. 56 black-and-white reproductions.

In the return of the Photobook Remix, Blauwe Maandag is paired below with music from Dutch anarcho-punks The Ex, from their 1991 record Scrabbling at the Lock, with the late great cellist Tom Cora.



Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
"Blauwe Maandag (Blue Monday) documents a local issue in Amsterdam, and one day of fierce protest--24 March 1973--against the demolition of the historic Nieuwmarkt area of the city to make way for an underground railway link. Nine young Dutch photogrpahers (named by not credited individually) photogrphed the battles between the demonstrators and the police in their blue uniforms--hence the 'blue' Monday of the title. The book is as striking as of the Japanese protest books--grainy black-and-white double page bleeds with handwritten overprinted captions, punctuated with newspaper clippings and drawings."--Parr & Badger.

Near Fine; moderate wear; small spot on rear cover.
[Various photographers] Blauwe Maandag (Blue Monday)--1970s Dutch Protest Book
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