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Christopher Anderson: Son

Stepping away from conflict zones, Christopher Anderson presents a change of pace in his deeply personal book ‘Son’

Christopher Anderson

Christopher Anderson | Son Atlas in the morning. Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion with pacifier at door to bathroom. Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion and Atlas at bath-time. Brooklyn, New York. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Bubbles in the bathroom at bath- time. Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion and Atlas in the shower. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion on bed Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Atlas playing with tractor in the morning. Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son My father with an X on his chest for radiation therapy for lung cancer. USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Tree with no leaves and window. Brooklyn, New York, USA . 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son My father receiving radiation treatment for lung cancer. USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion and Atlas watch my Father, Lynn Anderson, on his daily walk. San Antonio, Texas, USA. 2010. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Atlas watches the rain. Brooklyn, New York. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion and Atlas. Tuscany, Italy. 2008. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Atlas waves goodbye to Papa from the door to hallway. Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion and carnations in kitchen. Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Atlas and flowers. Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2009. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson | Son Marion. New York, USA. 2010. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos

Following the birth of his son, Christopher Anderson – who had earned international acclaim for his documenting of conflict zones – stepped away from war photography as his photographs turned towards an intimate reflection of family life, resulting in his book Son.