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Picture of Political Images –Soviet Photographs
Publisher's Description
Many artists of the Russian avant-garde wholeheartedly embraced the Revolution as the triumph of a new socialist order. At the same time, they also assigned a special role to photography in the erection of a new society. The camera was confirmed as the ideal technical instrument for social reconfiguration and for the education of the population in an entirely altered way of life. The leaders of this movement developed all-encompassing programmes for the enlistment of photography to replace traditional perception with a new vision. Whereas this innovative potential of photography had developed rather freely during the 1920s, it was later exploited for propaganda. After 1936, all artistic work was absolutely subject to directives of the Party and the wishes of the dictator Stalin.

Daniela Mrázková assembled her unique collection of 234 original photographs by Arkadii Shaikhet, Georgii Zel’ma, Boris Ignatovich, Maks Al’pert, Georgii Petrusov and Aleksandr Rodchenko during the Cold War, to give a voice to “the other Soviet Union”. The pictures in this collection comprise a representative section of the era’s photography, yet they also reflect the unstoppable slide into the abyss of Stalinist despotism. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, bought the collection from Daniela Mrázková in 2008 and is now presenting it within this catalogue.

Co-published with Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 240 x 280 mm
240 pages, 234 photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 30.00
Bodo von Dewitz (ed.)
Publisher's Description
Many artists of the Russian avant-garde wholeheartedly embraced the Revolution as the triumph of a new socialist order. At the same time, they also assigned a special role to photography in the erection of a new society. The camera was confirmed as the ideal technical instrument for social reconfiguration and for the education of the population in an entirely altered way of life. The leaders of this movement developed all-encompassing programmes for the enlistment of photography to replace traditional perception with a new vision. Whereas this innovative potential of photography had developed rather freely during the 1920s, it was later exploited for propaganda. After 1936, all artistic work was absolutely subject to directives of the Party and the wishes of the dictator Stalin.

Daniela Mrázková assembled her unique collection of 234 original photographs by Arkadii Shaikhet, Georgii Zel’ma, Boris Ignatovich, Maks Al’pert, Georgii Petrusov and Aleksandr Rodchenko during the Cold War, to give a voice to “the other Soviet Union”. The pictures in this collection comprise a representative section of the era’s photography, yet they also reflect the unstoppable slide into the abyss of Stalinist despotism. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, bought the collection from Daniela Mrázková in 2008 and is now presenting it within this catalogue.

Co-published with Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 240 x 280 mm
240 pages, 234 photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 30.00
£27.00

Picture of Photograph as Contemporary Art (Second edition)

Publisher's Description
From conceptual art’s use of the banal and ‘artless’ snapshot to the carefully constructed tableaux of Jeff Wall, this book considers the full range of ways that today’s artists engage with photography to make art.

Some artists, such as Sophie Calle and Erwin Wurm, use photography as a record of performances or everyday actions, while others like Yinka Shonibare and Gregory Crewdson stage invented scenes to tell fictional stories. Andreas Gursky, Thomas Demand and Rineke Dijkstra present a cool, seemingly objective view of the world, while Nan Goldin and Wolfgang Tillmans offer up intimate details of their private lives. For Luc Delahaye and Allan Sekula, photography is a means of creating documentary, while for Cindy Sherman and Gillian Wearing, the photograph becomes a repository of personal, social and cultural values in an image-saturated world.

This new edition brings the story of contemporary art photography up to date with a new chapter on artists who emphasize the physical and material properties of photography, who use photography as just one component in their pan-media practice, or who experiment with new modes of dissemination.

Featuring established artists such as Isa Genzken and Sherrie Levine alongside a younger generation including Florian Maier-Aichen, Anne Collier and Walead Beshty, The Photograph as Contemporary Art points to the durability, diversity and energy of art photography in the twenty-first century.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 210 x 150 mm
248 pages, 243 Illustrations, 207 in colour

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Charlotte Cotton

Publisher's Description
From conceptual art’s use of the banal and ‘artless’ snapshot to the carefully constructed tableaux of Jeff Wall, this book considers the full range of ways that today’s artists engage with photography to make art.

Some artists, such as Sophie Calle and Erwin Wurm, use photography as a record of performances or everyday actions, while others like Yinka Shonibare and Gregory Crewdson stage invented scenes to tell fictional stories. Andreas Gursky, Thomas Demand and Rineke Dijkstra present a cool, seemingly objective view of the world, while Nan Goldin and Wolfgang Tillmans offer up intimate details of their private lives. For Luc Delahaye and Allan Sekula, photography is a means of creating documentary, while for Cindy Sherman and Gillian Wearing, the photograph becomes a repository of personal, social and cultural values in an image-saturated world.

This new edition brings the story of contemporary art photography up to date with a new chapter on artists who emphasize the physical and material properties of photography, who use photography as just one component in their pan-media practice, or who experiment with new modes of dissemination.

Featuring established artists such as Isa Genzken and Sherrie Levine alongside a younger generation including Florian Maier-Aichen, Anne Collier and Walead Beshty, The Photograph as Contemporary Art points to the durability, diversity and energy of art photography in the twenty-first century.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 210 x 150 mm
248 pages, 243 Illustrations, 207 in colour

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£9.95

Picture of Witness Number 5
Publisher's Description
Joseph Mills is the subject and guest-editor of Witness Number 5, the successful artist-edited series published by JGS, Inc and distributed by Nazraeli Press. For his contribution to the Witness series – in which one artist is selected for each volume to present their own work as well as work by other artists – Mills presents his vintage street photographs, culminating in a special selection of his famed “Inner City” work with an accompanying essay by Paul Roth. Witness Number 5 closes with a presentation of work Mary Del Popolo (“Self”) and Norman Carr (“Schizopolis”). Designed from cover to cover by Joseph Mills, and featuring full-bleeds and an extended gatefold, this is a jaw-dropping volume that has to be seen to be believed.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 9 1/2 x 12'
84 pages, 60 four-colour plates

Publisher's Price: £25.00
Joseph Mills
Publisher's Description
Joseph Mills is the subject and guest-editor of Witness Number 5, the successful artist-edited series published by JGS, Inc and distributed by Nazraeli Press. For his contribution to the Witness series – in which one artist is selected for each volume to present their own work as well as work by other artists – Mills presents his vintage street photographs, culminating in a special selection of his famed “Inner City” work with an accompanying essay by Paul Roth. Witness Number 5 closes with a presentation of work Mary Del Popolo (“Self”) and Norman Carr (“Schizopolis”). Designed from cover to cover by Joseph Mills, and featuring full-bleeds and an extended gatefold, this is a jaw-dropping volume that has to be seen to be believed.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 9 1/2 x 12'
84 pages, 60 four-colour plates

Publisher's Price: £25.00
£22.50

Picture of European nature photographer of the year and Fritz Pölking prize 2008
Publisher's Description
More than 500 photographers, almost 7,000 pictures - numbers, which occupy impressively, which appreciation the competition „European nature photographer of the year “in the past years with the best nature photographers of the continent acquired. Since the year 2000 the GDT (society of German animal photographers registered association) in this competition singular and innovative nature photography from the cameras of European professional and hobby photographers prämiert. With pride the GDT presents a high-quality catalog in each year on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition of the same name with the international nature photo festival in Lünen. In this year it shows the prämierten photographs of 62 photographers from 14 European countries to over 130 sides. Are for the first time also the winners since this year assigned Fritz Pölking of price shown. The fantastischen pictures should not only be example for the unusual quality of European nature photography; they are to recruit beyond that for the receipt of kinds and habitats and cause of discovering nature again and of admitting themselves respectfully with all senses on them.

Publisher: Tecklenborg
Size: 230 x 220 mm
136 pages, 123 illustrations

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Publisher's Description
More than 500 photographers, almost 7,000 pictures - numbers, which occupy impressively, which appreciation the competition „European nature photographer of the year “in the past years with the best nature photographers of the continent acquired. Since the year 2000 the GDT (society of German animal photographers registered association) in this competition singular and innovative nature photography from the cameras of European professional and hobby photographers prämiert. With pride the GDT presents a high-quality catalog in each year on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition of the same name with the international nature photo festival in Lünen. In this year it shows the prämierten photographs of 62 photographers from 14 European countries to over 130 sides. Are for the first time also the winners since this year assigned Fritz Pölking of price shown. The fantastischen pictures should not only be example for the unusual quality of European nature photography; they are to recruit beyond that for the receipt of kinds and habitats and cause of discovering nature again and of admitting themselves respectfully with all senses on them.

Publisher: Tecklenborg
Size: 230 x 220 mm
136 pages, 123 illustrations

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£18.95

Picture of Variation
Publisher's Description
Whether landscape, macro or Wildlife - nature has many facets; it is inexhaustible, becomes never boring, constantly changes The possibilities are nearly as numerous of setting it photographically in the picture - completely equivalent whether digital or similar. The highights from the last twelve months nature photo are presented in our yearbook for 2008.

Publisher: Tecklenborg
Size: 265 x 240 mm
128 pages, approx. 135 illustrations

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Publisher's Description
Whether landscape, macro or Wildlife - nature has many facets; it is inexhaustible, becomes never boring, constantly changes The possibilities are nearly as numerous of setting it photographically in the picture - completely equivalent whether digital or similar. The highights from the last twelve months nature photo are presented in our yearbook for 2008.

Publisher: Tecklenborg
Size: 265 x 240 mm
128 pages, approx. 135 illustrations

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£23.50

Picture of Witness Number 6 - Lee Friedlander
Publisher's Description
'Lee and I have shared a number of unconventionally interesting friends during our five decades together, people who show us an unusual way of living a life. I would put Raoul Hague on that list, maybe at the top. Beginning in the mid 1960s and continuing for more than 25 years, Lee and I and our children visited him at the Woodstock, New York, cabin where he lived and worked. To enter Hague’s cabin was entering his universe. It was not simply a dwelling and a studio but a carefully organized way of life, a reflection of an esthetic ideal. All he did, whether work or pleasure, was driven by this ideal, which he created for himself and carried out without compromise. Hague was the quintessential storybook artist'. — from the text by Maria Friedlander.

Witness Number 6 provides a portrait – in 157 photographs by Lee Friedlander, and accompanying essay by Maria Friedlander – of the sculptor Raoul Hague. The Friedlanders knew Hague for over two and a half decades, and their deep fondness for, and mutual trust with, the Armenian-born sculptor comes through in every image and word of this gorgeous addition to JGS’s Witness series.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 9½ x 12'
96 pages, 157 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £25.00
Lee Friedlander
Publisher's Description
'Lee and I have shared a number of unconventionally interesting friends during our five decades together, people who show us an unusual way of living a life. I would put Raoul Hague on that list, maybe at the top. Beginning in the mid 1960s and continuing for more than 25 years, Lee and I and our children visited him at the Woodstock, New York, cabin where he lived and worked. To enter Hague’s cabin was entering his universe. It was not simply a dwelling and a studio but a carefully organized way of life, a reflection of an esthetic ideal. All he did, whether work or pleasure, was driven by this ideal, which he created for himself and carried out without compromise. Hague was the quintessential storybook artist'. — from the text by Maria Friedlander.

Witness Number 6 provides a portrait – in 157 photographs by Lee Friedlander, and accompanying essay by Maria Friedlander – of the sculptor Raoul Hague. The Friedlanders knew Hague for over two and a half decades, and their deep fondness for, and mutual trust with, the Armenian-born sculptor comes through in every image and word of this gorgeous addition to JGS’s Witness series.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 9½ x 12'
96 pages, 157 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £25.00
£22.50

Picture of Foto - Modernity in Central Europe 1918-1945
Publisher's Description
In the 1920s and 1930s photography became a phenomenon across Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary and Poland.

It fired the imagination of hundreds of progressive artists, provided a creative outlet for thousands of devoted amateurs, and became a symbol of modernity for millions through its use in magazines, newspapers, advertising and books. It was also in interwar central Europe that the history of photography as a modern art form was established.

Published to accompany an exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this book presents the creations of approximately one hundred individuals whose work redefined the very notion of art and embodied at times a dizzying freedom from traditional social roles.

The perceptive text explores topics ranging from the avant-garde (surrealism, experimental photography) to popular culture (tabloids, sports, the ‘new woman’) to extremist politics and war. Particular attention is given to photomontage, a technique that epitomized the era and found broad acceptance among artists and mass media outlets.

Familiar names such as László Moholy-Nagy, Josef Sudek and the Bauhaus are connected to a wealth of individuals and organizations whose influence is being recovered for the first time.

The book features an introductory essay by Peter Demetz, as well as maps, biographies of the featured photographers, and a scholarly bibliography.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 290 x 240mm
320 pages, 230 illustrations in colour, tritone & duotone

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Matthew S. Witkovsky
Publisher's Description
In the 1920s and 1930s photography became a phenomenon across Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary and Poland.

It fired the imagination of hundreds of progressive artists, provided a creative outlet for thousands of devoted amateurs, and became a symbol of modernity for millions through its use in magazines, newspapers, advertising and books. It was also in interwar central Europe that the history of photography as a modern art form was established.

Published to accompany an exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this book presents the creations of approximately one hundred individuals whose work redefined the very notion of art and embodied at times a dizzying freedom from traditional social roles.

The perceptive text explores topics ranging from the avant-garde (surrealism, experimental photography) to popular culture (tabloids, sports, the ‘new woman’) to extremist politics and war. Particular attention is given to photomontage, a technique that epitomized the era and found broad acceptance among artists and mass media outlets.

Familiar names such as László Moholy-Nagy, Josef Sudek and the Bauhaus are connected to a wealth of individuals and organizations whose influence is being recovered for the first time.

The book features an introductory essay by Peter Demetz, as well as maps, biographies of the featured photographers, and a scholarly bibliography.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 290 x 240mm
320 pages, 230 illustrations in colour, tritone & duotone

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£32.00

Picture of Impression
A collection of the finest nature photography from 2005.

Publisher: Tecklenborg
Size: 265 x 240 mm
120 pages, 138 illustrations

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A collection of the finest nature photography from 2005.

Publisher: Tecklenborg
Size: 265 x 240 mm
120 pages, 138 illustrations

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£20.00

Picture of Flora Photographica - Masterpieces of Flower Photography From 1835 to the Present
Publisher's Description
Flora Photographica is a striking and extravagantly designed book. Each bloom shown here has been observed with that acuity of vision which only the most sensitive artist-photographers can bring to bear.

Here are Mapplethorpe’s tulips, half-metal, half-living creatures; Steichen’s delphiniums, preserved in an everlasting summery perfection of blues and pinks; Atget’s open-air profusion of poppies; Cunningham’s magnolia, richly fertile and lush; Man Ray’s surreal yet pure calla lily; Chris Enos’s dying poinsettia, its colours curdling in decay.

These are masterpieces of photographic art, in an astonishing range of media, from photography’s beginnings up to the present day. Full details of the techniques and processes used are elucidated in the introduction and commentaries by the acclaimed photo-historian William A. Ewing, but, above all, here are flowers as we have never seen them before.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Size: 300 x 245mm
224 pages, 56 colour illustrations, 127duotones

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William A. Ewing
Publisher's Description
Flora Photographica is a striking and extravagantly designed book. Each bloom shown here has been observed with that acuity of vision which only the most sensitive artist-photographers can bring to bear.

Here are Mapplethorpe’s tulips, half-metal, half-living creatures; Steichen’s delphiniums, preserved in an everlasting summery perfection of blues and pinks; Atget’s open-air profusion of poppies; Cunningham’s magnolia, richly fertile and lush; Man Ray’s surreal yet pure calla lily; Chris Enos’s dying poinsettia, its colours curdling in decay.

These are masterpieces of photographic art, in an astonishing range of media, from photography’s beginnings up to the present day. Full details of the techniques and processes used are elucidated in the introduction and commentaries by the acclaimed photo-historian William A. Ewing, but, above all, here are flowers as we have never seen them before.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Size: 300 x 245mm
224 pages, 56 colour illustrations, 127duotones

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£18.95

Picture of Kreationen


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Picture of Einsichten
Naturfoto’s 2003 collection of the finest nature photography. Also available: Kontraste (2002 £20); Momente (2001 £20); Augenblick (2000 £20)

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Naturfoto’s 2003 collection of the finest nature photography. Also available: Kontraste (2002 £20); Momente (2001 £20); Augenblick (2000 £20)

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£16.50

Picture of Momente


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Picture of Augenblick


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£20.00

Picture of Paris Mon Amour

Publisher's Description
At once cosmopolitan metropolis and venue for a pensive stroll, Moloch and emblem of the modern, Paris has been a source of inspiration for countless artists and writers down the ages. But not least it is the home and constant muse of a relatively young art: photography. Since the earliest days of the daguerreotype right up to our time, renowned photographers such as Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, and Jeanloup Sieff have lived and worked in the city of lights. Over the years a love affair developed between Paris and photography, giving rise to a remarkable record of the metropolis and a telling history of a new art form. This volume takes the reader on numerous walks, camera in hand, through the streets of Paris. Atmospheric black-and-white photos, shot by great photographers over two centuries, reveal the dramatic and the tranquil, the historic and the everyday—in the capital’s parks and gardens, boulevards and backstreets, passages and arcades, bistros and nightclubs.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 245 x 329mm
240 pages

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Publisher's Description
At once cosmopolitan metropolis and venue for a pensive stroll, Moloch and emblem of the modern, Paris has been a source of inspiration for countless artists and writers down the ages. But not least it is the home and constant muse of a relatively young art: photography. Since the earliest days of the daguerreotype right up to our time, renowned photographers such as Joseph Nicéphore Niepce, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, and Jeanloup Sieff have lived and worked in the city of lights. Over the years a love affair developed between Paris and photography, giving rise to a remarkable record of the metropolis and a telling history of a new art form. This volume takes the reader on numerous walks, camera in hand, through the streets of Paris. Atmospheric black-and-white photos, shot by great photographers over two centuries, reveal the dramatic and the tranquil, the historic and the everyday—in the capital’s parks and gardens, boulevards and backstreets, passages and arcades, bistros and nightclubs.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 245 x 329mm
240 pages

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£8.09

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