Personal Work That Lands Assignments: Peter Menzel’s Focus on Household Consumption

July 14, 2014

By David Walker

For 20 years, photojournalist Peter Menzel and his wife, former TV news producer Faith D’Aluisio, have built a brand around their interest in personal consumption and the environment. For their 1994 book, Material World: A Global Family Portrait (Sierra Club Books), they traveled the world to photograph families who posed with all their possessions spread out before them. It was...

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