The New Zealand Photographer Everyone Should Know

The New Zealand Photographer Everyone Should Know

“Urban Drift,” an exhibition featuring Westra’s photographs, is on view at Anastasia Photo in New York through February 22. After moving to New Zealand from The Netherlands in 1957, Westra embarked on a career as a full-time freelance documentary photographer. Primarily working for the Department of Education and Te Ao Hou, a Māori magazine, Westra traveled extensively throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. A pioneer of the New Zealand documentary photography genre, Westra developed a humanist style known for its realism and spontaneity. “Urban Drift”By Ans WestraAnastasia PhotoThrough February 22, 2020Related ArticlesLessons in Wild SummersGoing Inside the Infamous Mongrel MobsNew Zealand Glaciers

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