March 23 - May 6, 2017
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Robert Mann Gallery and Stanley/Barker, 2017
Softcover, 34 Photographs

Robert Mann Gallery is pleased to announce the publication of Mike Mandel: People in Cars in partnership with Stanley/Barker.

Featuring Mike Mandel’s series by the same name, the book explores Mandel's youth in California's highway-driven landscape and the emerging commercialization of suburbia. A special limited edition of this book is available exclusively through Robert Mann Gallery, and will include a slipcase and one of three prints from the People in Cars series. 

To preorder the regular or special edition book, or for more information, please contact the gallery via email at

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People in Cars in T:The New York
Style Magazine

"The Photographer Who Captured People Driving in Los Angeles" by Hattie crisell, April 26, 2017

"I wanted to do something that would have a little humor to it, and maybe a little riskiness,” the photographer Mike Mandel says. His new book, “People in Cars” out next month, does just that: It’s a collection of snapshots he took in 1970s California as a 19-year-old kid. “I grew up in Los Angeles and all of my experience of being in L.A. was about going from one place to the other by car,” he recalls. He saw the automobile as an American icon and a home in itself, where people would spend hours of their time. Walking to an intersection half a block from his house, he began to take candid photographs of drivers."

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