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Picture of Andreas Feininger - A Photographer's Life 1906-1999
Publisher's Description
Andreas Feininger (1906–1999) spent his entire adult life exploring the artistic and technical possibilities and limitations of photography. In terms of technique, he was the expert among experts. Artistically, the austere black-and-white lines and simplicity of his work brought him recognition the world over, and his images have long since gone down in the annals of photography.

This biography describes his life behind and beside the camera. The oldest son of painter Lyonel Feininger, beginning with his childhood, the book moves through his years at the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau and the period he spent as an émigré in Paris and Stockholm to his years in the United States, where he worked as a photojournalist and photographer. Feininger contributed to Life magazine for twenty years and published countless textbooks and volumes of photographs—photography was his life.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 170 x 230 mm
192 pages, 129 illustrations in duotone

Publisher's Price: £26.99
Andreas Feininger
Publisher's Description
Andreas Feininger (1906–1999) spent his entire adult life exploring the artistic and technical possibilities and limitations of photography. In terms of technique, he was the expert among experts. Artistically, the austere black-and-white lines and simplicity of his work brought him recognition the world over, and his images have long since gone down in the annals of photography.

This biography describes his life behind and beside the camera. The oldest son of painter Lyonel Feininger, beginning with his childhood, the book moves through his years at the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau and the period he spent as an émigré in Paris and Stockholm to his years in the United States, where he worked as a photojournalist and photographer. Feininger contributed to Life magazine for twenty years and published countless textbooks and volumes of photographs—photography was his life.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 170 x 230 mm
192 pages, 129 illustrations in duotone

Publisher's Price: £26.99
£24.29

Picture of Frida Kahlo - Photographs of Myself and Others
Publisher's Description
Frida Kahlo: Photographs of Myself and Others comprises a cache of rare and never-before-published materials from the collection of designer Vicente Wolf. Designed by Sam Shahid, this astonishing collection brings together formal portraits of Kahlo by such luminaries as Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Tina Modotti, Julien Levy, Carl van Vechten and Lucienne Bloch as well as candid snapshots of Frida and Diego at work and at home. Selections from the collection have been featured in the major exhibition, Frida Kahlo, organized by the Walker Art Center and later shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This book presents the most arresting photographs from both the exhibition and the vast treasure trove of heretofore unexhibited pieces, and offers a fresh and captivating look at the iconic artist, her exuberant husband, and their coterie of famous friends.

Publisher: Pointed Leaf Press
Size: 228 x 292 mm
138 pages, Over 150 illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 38.00
Vicente Wolf
Publisher's Description
Frida Kahlo: Photographs of Myself and Others comprises a cache of rare and never-before-published materials from the collection of designer Vicente Wolf. Designed by Sam Shahid, this astonishing collection brings together formal portraits of Kahlo by such luminaries as Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Tina Modotti, Julien Levy, Carl van Vechten and Lucienne Bloch as well as candid snapshots of Frida and Diego at work and at home. Selections from the collection have been featured in the major exhibition, Frida Kahlo, organized by the Walker Art Center and later shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This book presents the most arresting photographs from both the exhibition and the vast treasure trove of heretofore unexhibited pieces, and offers a fresh and captivating look at the iconic artist, her exuberant husband, and their coterie of famous friends.

Publisher: Pointed Leaf Press
Size: 228 x 292 mm
138 pages, Over 150 illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 38.00
£34.20

Picture of Motion Studies - Time, Space and Eadweard Muybridge
Publisher's Description
In 1872 an Englishman photographed a running horse in California and succeeded for the first time in capturing an image of high-speed motion - the crucial breakthrough that eventually made movies possible. From Muybridge's invention came Hollywood and from his patron's sponsorship of technological research came Silicon Valley - two industries that have most powerfully shaped the modern world. The story of Muybridge's own life while he was making his motion studies is equally riveting. He became an internationally renowned inventor and photographer whose pictures have now become classics - and in a blaze of publicity, stood trial for the murder of his wife's lover. Gripping and erudite, this is a fascinating biography of a true pioneer and the larger story of how time and space were revolutionized in the 19th century.

'An entertaining history, full of odd pockets of knowledge ... his life makes a dramatic story, and his legacy has enver been in doubt' Liz Jobey, Guardian

‘Solnit can produce prose of startling vigour and wit’ Independent on Sunday

‘Rebecca Solnit has created a work which not only describes Muybridge's intellectual adventure but sets it in the history of the American West, and in particular, the growth of San Francisco, the city where Muybridge's self-invention and scientific and artistic exploration took place ... it is this relating of Muybridge's personal explorations of the 19th century in a new land, and to our constantly changing relationship to time and space, which makes this book so rich and vivid and gives life to a solitary, often tormented man’ London Evening Standard

‘A nicely weighted meditation on landscape, photography, history and myth. A book that shocked and delighted by remaking everything I thought I knew’ —Iain Sinclair, Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year

Publisher: Bloomsbury
Size: 200 x 130mm
305 pages

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Rebecca Solnit
Publisher's Description
In 1872 an Englishman photographed a running horse in California and succeeded for the first time in capturing an image of high-speed motion - the crucial breakthrough that eventually made movies possible. From Muybridge's invention came Hollywood and from his patron's sponsorship of technological research came Silicon Valley - two industries that have most powerfully shaped the modern world. The story of Muybridge's own life while he was making his motion studies is equally riveting. He became an internationally renowned inventor and photographer whose pictures have now become classics - and in a blaze of publicity, stood trial for the murder of his wife's lover. Gripping and erudite, this is a fascinating biography of a true pioneer and the larger story of how time and space were revolutionized in the 19th century.

'An entertaining history, full of odd pockets of knowledge ... his life makes a dramatic story, and his legacy has enver been in doubt' Liz Jobey, Guardian

‘Solnit can produce prose of startling vigour and wit’ Independent on Sunday

‘Rebecca Solnit has created a work which not only describes Muybridge's intellectual adventure but sets it in the history of the American West, and in particular, the growth of San Francisco, the city where Muybridge's self-invention and scientific and artistic exploration took place ... it is this relating of Muybridge's personal explorations of the 19th century in a new land, and to our constantly changing relationship to time and space, which makes this book so rich and vivid and gives life to a solitary, often tormented man’ London Evening Standard

‘A nicely weighted meditation on landscape, photography, history and myth. A book that shocked and delighted by remaking everything I thought I knew’ —Iain Sinclair, Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year

Publisher: Bloomsbury
Size: 200 x 130mm
305 pages

Usually dispatched within 2 working days
£8.99

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