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Picture of Los Angeles, Portrait of a City
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A pictorial history of the City of Angels From the first known photograph taken in Los Angeles to its most recent sweeping vistas, this photographic tribute to the City of Angels provides a fascinating journey through the city's cultural, political, industrial, and sociological history. It traces the city's development from the 1880s' real estate boom, through the early days of Hollywood and the urban sprawl of the late 20th century, right up to the present day. With over 500 images, L.A. is shown emerging from a desert wasteland to become a vast palm-studded urban metropolis. Events that made world news—including two Olympics, Bobby Kennedy's assassination, and the Rodney King riots—reveal a city of many dimensions. The entertainment capital of the world, Hollywood, and its celebrities are showcased along with many other notable residents, personalities, architects, artists, and musicians. The city's pop cultural movements, its music, surfing, health food fads, gangs, and hot rods are included, as are its notorious crimes and criminals. This book depicts Los Angeles in all its glory and grit, via hundreds of freshly discovered images including those of Julius Shulman, Garry Winogrand, William Claxton and many other superb photographers, culled from major historical archives, museums, private collectors, and universities. These are given context and resonance through essays by renowned California historian Kevin Starr and Los Angeles literature expert David L. Ulin.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 250 x 340 mm
527 pages

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Publisher's Description
A pictorial history of the City of Angels From the first known photograph taken in Los Angeles to its most recent sweeping vistas, this photographic tribute to the City of Angels provides a fascinating journey through the city's cultural, political, industrial, and sociological history. It traces the city's development from the 1880s' real estate boom, through the early days of Hollywood and the urban sprawl of the late 20th century, right up to the present day. With over 500 images, L.A. is shown emerging from a desert wasteland to become a vast palm-studded urban metropolis. Events that made world news—including two Olympics, Bobby Kennedy's assassination, and the Rodney King riots—reveal a city of many dimensions. The entertainment capital of the world, Hollywood, and its celebrities are showcased along with many other notable residents, personalities, architects, artists, and musicians. The city's pop cultural movements, its music, surfing, health food fads, gangs, and hot rods are included, as are its notorious crimes and criminals. This book depicts Los Angeles in all its glory and grit, via hundreds of freshly discovered images including those of Julius Shulman, Garry Winogrand, William Claxton and many other superb photographers, culled from major historical archives, museums, private collectors, and universities. These are given context and resonance through essays by renowned California historian Kevin Starr and Los Angeles literature expert David L. Ulin.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 250 x 340 mm
527 pages

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£44.99

Picture of Life on the Lower East Side
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A young Rebecca Lepkoff, camera in hand, navigated the streets of the Lower East Side of New York in the 1930s and 1940s, before the Alfred E. Smith housing project largely demolished and forever changed its character. She captured the lives and times of a vibrant, close-knit, and functional multiethnic community. Through her lens, she documented street scenes—a woman stopping in front of a tenement to share some news, a fruit seller peddling her wares, a woman hanging laundry on a clothesline. Stoops, rooftops, fire escapes, and sidewalks in front of candy stores and delis were the preferred social and recreational locales. In the absence of playgrounds, children improvised outdoor play areas and congregated Saturday afternoons in front of the Loew's Canal.

Life on the Lower East Side, the first monograph of Lepkoff's works, highlights the lost neighborhood between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges from the Bowery to the East River. With over 170 beautifully reproduced duotone photographs and essays by Peter Dans and Suzanne Wasserman, the book reveals the dynamic community of Italians, Irish, Jews, Greeks, Spaniards, Chinese, Puerto Ricans, and African Americans. Lepkoff's images uncover a forgotten time and place and reveal how the Lower East Side has both stayed the same and changed forever.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 216 x 279 mm
192 pages, 170 b/w illustrations

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Rebecca Lepkoff
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A young Rebecca Lepkoff, camera in hand, navigated the streets of the Lower East Side of New York in the 1930s and 1940s, before the Alfred E. Smith housing project largely demolished and forever changed its character. She captured the lives and times of a vibrant, close-knit, and functional multiethnic community. Through her lens, she documented street scenes—a woman stopping in front of a tenement to share some news, a fruit seller peddling her wares, a woman hanging laundry on a clothesline. Stoops, rooftops, fire escapes, and sidewalks in front of candy stores and delis were the preferred social and recreational locales. In the absence of playgrounds, children improvised outdoor play areas and congregated Saturday afternoons in front of the Loew's Canal.

Life on the Lower East Side, the first monograph of Lepkoff's works, highlights the lost neighborhood between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges from the Bowery to the East River. With over 170 beautifully reproduced duotone photographs and essays by Peter Dans and Suzanne Wasserman, the book reveals the dynamic community of Italians, Irish, Jews, Greeks, Spaniards, Chinese, Puerto Ricans, and African Americans. Lepkoff's images uncover a forgotten time and place and reveal how the Lower East Side has both stayed the same and changed forever.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 216 x 279 mm
192 pages, 170 b/w illustrations

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£19.99

Picture of Paolo Pellegrin - Stern Portfolio No. 57
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Paolo Pellegrin is a journalistic and fine-art photographer with few equals. As well as becoming a full member of Magnum in 2005, he is a contract photographer for Newsweek. The recipient of many prizes, he has achieved various awards including eight World Press Photo and numerous Photographer of the Year accolades. Taking photographs worldwide, his subjects often include the underprivileged and those caught in political conflicts. Pellegrin’s painterly images are both evocative and remarkably original. He is also a celebrity photographer in his own right, profiling some of the most famous faces of our time.

Publisher: Stern
Size: 270 x 360 mm
96 pages, 60 color and b/w images

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Paolo Pellegrin
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Paolo Pellegrin is a journalistic and fine-art photographer with few equals. As well as becoming a full member of Magnum in 2005, he is a contract photographer for Newsweek. The recipient of many prizes, he has achieved various awards including eight World Press Photo and numerous Photographer of the Year accolades. Taking photographs worldwide, his subjects often include the underprivileged and those caught in political conflicts. Pellegrin’s painterly images are both evocative and remarkably original. He is also a celebrity photographer in his own right, profiling some of the most famous faces of our time.

Publisher: Stern
Size: 270 x 360 mm
96 pages, 60 color and b/w images

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£26.95

Picture of Personal Best (50th Anniversary Edition)
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One of the all-time greats, Elliott Erwitt is a master whose photographs have defined the visual history of the 20th century—and the 21st. Although his work spans decades, continents and diverse subjects, it is always instantly recognizable. Spontaneous and original, Erwitt’s visions are imbued with true artistry and no trace of artifice. In this definitive collection, the master shares those works he considers his personal best. As you browse this carefully curated retrospective, you’ll feel nostalgia, wonder—and a lasting sense of life’s rich potential.

Publisher: teNeues
Size: 216 x 288 mm
448 pages, 343 tritone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 35.00
Elliott Erwitt
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One of the all-time greats, Elliott Erwitt is a master whose photographs have defined the visual history of the 20th century—and the 21st. Although his work spans decades, continents and diverse subjects, it is always instantly recognizable. Spontaneous and original, Erwitt’s visions are imbued with true artistry and no trace of artifice. In this definitive collection, the master shares those works he considers his personal best. As you browse this carefully curated retrospective, you’ll feel nostalgia, wonder—and a lasting sense of life’s rich potential.

Publisher: teNeues
Size: 216 x 288 mm
448 pages, 343 tritone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 35.00
£31.50

Picture of The (invisible) Wall
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Stephan Kaluza The (invisible) Wall Stephan Kaluza Price £47.95 ISBN 9783832192372 Pages 352 Binding hardback Illustration 160 colour illustrations Dimensions 265 x 375 mm Weight 3090g Buy online Add to basket With the exception of remnants, the Berlin Wall was systematically torn down after it fell in 1989. New houses and office complexes were erected on the site of the former death strip. It was intended that Berlin 'grow together' particularly quickly here. Over the course of the past four seasons of the year, Stephan Kaluza has stridden the 50 kilometre route between Berlin-Schildow in the north and Berlin-Schönefeld in the south along the former border where the Berlin Wall stood. At intervals of 1 meter, he took a photograph of the no longer existent Wall. He thus photographed a reminiscence, a ‘ghost’ – a Wall that was no longer present, but which nevertheless remains a part of our memory and consciousness. Kaluza assembled these 30,000 pictures into a single, long seamless image. A document was thus produced in which the past and the visible present merge into a unique pictorial space, an image in which time seems to have been suspended. Familiar places such as the new government district on the Spreebogen, the Brandenburg Gate and the former border crossing site at Checkpoint Charlie alternate seemingly inadvertently with fallow land, remnants of the Wall and construction sites – a kaleidoscope of the transformation of the German capital. English, German and French text.

Publisher: DuMont Verlag Publishing
Size: 265 x 375 mm
352 pages, 160 duotones

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Stephan Kaluza
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Stephan Kaluza The (invisible) Wall Stephan Kaluza Price £47.95 ISBN 9783832192372 Pages 352 Binding hardback Illustration 160 colour illustrations Dimensions 265 x 375 mm Weight 3090g Buy online Add to basket With the exception of remnants, the Berlin Wall was systematically torn down after it fell in 1989. New houses and office complexes were erected on the site of the former death strip. It was intended that Berlin 'grow together' particularly quickly here. Over the course of the past four seasons of the year, Stephan Kaluza has stridden the 50 kilometre route between Berlin-Schildow in the north and Berlin-Schönefeld in the south along the former border where the Berlin Wall stood. At intervals of 1 meter, he took a photograph of the no longer existent Wall. He thus photographed a reminiscence, a ‘ghost’ – a Wall that was no longer present, but which nevertheless remains a part of our memory and consciousness. Kaluza assembled these 30,000 pictures into a single, long seamless image. A document was thus produced in which the past and the visible present merge into a unique pictorial space, an image in which time seems to have been suspended. Familiar places such as the new government district on the Spreebogen, the Brandenburg Gate and the former border crossing site at Checkpoint Charlie alternate seemingly inadvertently with fallow land, remnants of the Wall and construction sites – a kaleidoscope of the transformation of the German capital. English, German and French text.

Publisher: DuMont Verlag Publishing
Size: 265 x 375 mm
352 pages, 160 duotones

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£47.95

Picture of Between Heaven and Earth. A Journey through Christian Ethiopia
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Nick Danziger was commissioned by the British Council to document the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Christian Church as they prepared to celebrate their calendar's second millennium on 11 September 2007. The Church is at the heart of one of the oldest surviving Christian communities in the world, and is a source of wonder and curiosity to many in the West. Danziger’s extraordinary black and white photographs of the celebrations show a lost, mystical world of churches and monasteries perched on remote cliffs and movingly reflect the faith and tenacity of the people, young and old. The photographs are accompanied by an essay titled The drum and the cross by the renowned traveler and writer on Ethiopia, Philip Marsden. Published on the occasion of the exhibition at The Royal Geographical Society, London (September – October 2009).

Publisher: British Council Publishing
Size: 300 x 260 mm
96 pages, 40 duotones

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Nick Danziger
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Nick Danziger was commissioned by the British Council to document the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Christian Church as they prepared to celebrate their calendar's second millennium on 11 September 2007. The Church is at the heart of one of the oldest surviving Christian communities in the world, and is a source of wonder and curiosity to many in the West. Danziger’s extraordinary black and white photographs of the celebrations show a lost, mystical world of churches and monasteries perched on remote cliffs and movingly reflect the faith and tenacity of the people, young and old. The photographs are accompanied by an essay titled The drum and the cross by the renowned traveler and writer on Ethiopia, Philip Marsden. Published on the occasion of the exhibition at The Royal Geographical Society, London (September – October 2009).

Publisher: British Council Publishing
Size: 300 x 260 mm
96 pages, 40 duotones

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£16.99

Picture of Detroit Disassembled
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'One could say that Detroit has become America’s version of an open city. It’s been left undefended against an onslaught of scrappers, vandals, and the forces of nature. It’s a city of hundreds, if not thousands, of empty homes, apartment buildings, factories, libraries, hospitals, schools, and churches. All are abandoned and most are unguarded, barely salvageable, and slated for demolition that gets delayed year after year' (Andrew Moore). For Andrew Moore, the wonder of Detroit’s transformation is its demonstration of Nature’s power to devour and through destruction, to renew. His depiction of Detroit questions what the changing, precarious future of America holds. Recently celebrated with a show at Akron Art Museum, Andrew Moore is an internationally recognized fine artist working in color large format photography. He is professor of photography at Princeton University. He lives in New York.

Publisher: Damiani Publishing
Size: 25.5 x 33 cm
136 pages, 70 duotones

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Andrew Moore
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'One could say that Detroit has become America’s version of an open city. It’s been left undefended against an onslaught of scrappers, vandals, and the forces of nature. It’s a city of hundreds, if not thousands, of empty homes, apartment buildings, factories, libraries, hospitals, schools, and churches. All are abandoned and most are unguarded, barely salvageable, and slated for demolition that gets delayed year after year' (Andrew Moore). For Andrew Moore, the wonder of Detroit’s transformation is its demonstration of Nature’s power to devour and through destruction, to renew. His depiction of Detroit questions what the changing, precarious future of America holds. Recently celebrated with a show at Akron Art Museum, Andrew Moore is an internationally recognized fine artist working in color large format photography. He is professor of photography at Princeton University. He lives in New York.

Publisher: Damiani Publishing
Size: 25.5 x 33 cm
136 pages, 70 duotones

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£34.95

Picture of Time - The Illustrated History of the World's Most Influential Magazine
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The history of Time—from its inception to its iconic status today—recounted by its world-famous editors, art directors, and stellar cast of contributors.

Time is a fascinating look at the history of the world's most influential newsweekly. The complete compendium is illustrated with hundreds of covers and archival photographs, featuring the work of the twentieth century's most respected journalists, editors, and photographers—from Eddie Adams, Neil Leifer, Dirck Halstead, and David Hume Kennerly, to David Burnett, Gregory Heisler, Matt Mahurin, James Nachtwey, and Diana Walker, who together won more major photo awards for Time than all other publications combined. This volume explores Time's documentation of seminal moments in history, including the moon landing, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, the Gulf War, and September 11th. It investigates the reasons behind Time's 'Man of the Year,' transitions in design, the creation of the symbolic red frame, the important designers and illustrators, the covering of both hot and soft news, as well as the magazine's changeover to the 21st century and the creation of Time's international editions.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 9 x 12'
432 pages, 600 illustrations

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Commentaries by Henry Kissinger and Bill Gates
Publisher's Description
The history of Time—from its inception to its iconic status today—recounted by its world-famous editors, art directors, and stellar cast of contributors.

Time is a fascinating look at the history of the world's most influential newsweekly. The complete compendium is illustrated with hundreds of covers and archival photographs, featuring the work of the twentieth century's most respected journalists, editors, and photographers—from Eddie Adams, Neil Leifer, Dirck Halstead, and David Hume Kennerly, to David Burnett, Gregory Heisler, Matt Mahurin, James Nachtwey, and Diana Walker, who together won more major photo awards for Time than all other publications combined. This volume explores Time's documentation of seminal moments in history, including the moon landing, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, the Gulf War, and September 11th. It investigates the reasons behind Time's 'Man of the Year,' transitions in design, the creation of the symbolic red frame, the important designers and illustrators, the covering of both hot and soft news, as well as the magazine's changeover to the 21st century and the creation of Time's international editions.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 9 x 12'
432 pages, 600 illustrations

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£35.00

Picture of Writing on the Edge - Great Contemporary Writers on the Front Line of Crisis
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Powerful essays by such luminaries and literary giants as Daniel Day-Lewis and Martin Amis offer a compassionate look at the crises that most affect our world today.

An important book for anyone interested in global issues, Writing on the Edge features twelve essays that take the reader to countries in crisis. Award-winning writer Martin Amis experienced firsthand the problems of gang violence in Colombia, South America; New York Times bestselling author Tracy Chevalier focuses on the abuse of women in Burundi, East Africa; Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis writes of meeting children raised in war-torn Palestine; Booker Prize–winning author DBC Pierre addresses the unusually high incidence of mental health issues in Armenia. Award-winning photographer Tom Craig was commissioned by the humanitarian charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders to document the writers in these places in trouble. His striking photographs amplify the sense of compassion required while also demonstrating that beautiful humanity is the victim of tragedy.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 6 x 9'
276 pages, 150 - 200 illustrations

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Edited by Dan Crowe, Photographed by Tom Craig
Publisher's Description
Powerful essays by such luminaries and literary giants as Daniel Day-Lewis and Martin Amis offer a compassionate look at the crises that most affect our world today.

An important book for anyone interested in global issues, Writing on the Edge features twelve essays that take the reader to countries in crisis. Award-winning writer Martin Amis experienced firsthand the problems of gang violence in Colombia, South America; New York Times bestselling author Tracy Chevalier focuses on the abuse of women in Burundi, East Africa; Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis writes of meeting children raised in war-torn Palestine; Booker Prize–winning author DBC Pierre addresses the unusually high incidence of mental health issues in Armenia. Award-winning photographer Tom Craig was commissioned by the humanitarian charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders to document the writers in these places in trouble. His striking photographs amplify the sense of compassion required while also demonstrating that beautiful humanity is the victim of tragedy.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 6 x 9'
276 pages, 150 - 200 illustrations

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£19.95

Picture of Street Seen - The Psychological Gesture in American Photography, 1940-1959
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This in-depth and generously illustrated look at six postwar photographers, alongwith a selection of their predecessors and contemporaries, captures a unique and pivotal moment in American photographic history.

World War II and its aftermath ushered in a new era of artistic expression. Abstract Expressionism, film noir, Beat poetry, and the New Journalism are often considered responses to war’s shocking realities. Creative photographers responded to the same situation with images that broke the rules of conventional photographic technique. Street Seen, a companion volume to an exhibition, highlights six photographers who were prominent during and immediately following the war. Lisette Model’s unflinching look at the urban environment; Louis Faurer’s portraits of eccentrics in Times Square; Ted Croner’s haunting night images; Saul Leiter’s evocative glimpses of daily life; William Klein’s graphic, confrontational style; and Robert Frank’s documentation of American ideals gone awry-these and other beautifully reproduced photographs communicate the emotional resonance of everyday life in postwar America. An essay by Lisa Hostetler explores the aesthetic revolution that took place after the war and reveals the principles of spontaneity and subjective interpretation that guided these photographers as they sought to make sense of new realities. A timeline, brief biographies, and bibliography are also included in this valuable compilation of the mid-century’s most influential photography.

Publisher: Prestel
Size: 255 x 310 mm
208 pages, 137 black & white illustrations

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Lisa Hostetler
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This in-depth and generously illustrated look at six postwar photographers, alongwith a selection of their predecessors and contemporaries, captures a unique and pivotal moment in American photographic history.

World War II and its aftermath ushered in a new era of artistic expression. Abstract Expressionism, film noir, Beat poetry, and the New Journalism are often considered responses to war’s shocking realities. Creative photographers responded to the same situation with images that broke the rules of conventional photographic technique. Street Seen, a companion volume to an exhibition, highlights six photographers who were prominent during and immediately following the war. Lisette Model’s unflinching look at the urban environment; Louis Faurer’s portraits of eccentrics in Times Square; Ted Croner’s haunting night images; Saul Leiter’s evocative glimpses of daily life; William Klein’s graphic, confrontational style; and Robert Frank’s documentation of American ideals gone awry-these and other beautifully reproduced photographs communicate the emotional resonance of everyday life in postwar America. An essay by Lisa Hostetler explores the aesthetic revolution that took place after the war and reveals the principles of spontaneity and subjective interpretation that guided these photographers as they sought to make sense of new realities. A timeline, brief biographies, and bibliography are also included in this valuable compilation of the mid-century’s most influential photography.

Publisher: Prestel
Size: 255 x 310 mm
208 pages, 137 black & white illustrations

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£35.00

Picture of Freedom - A Photographic History of the African American Struggle
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This momentous volume chronicles a photographic history of the African American struggle for freedom, combining a unique assimilation of rare images with thought-provoking scholarly analysis. Although the civil rights movement in America is conventionally identified with the period between 1954 and 1968 (from 17 May, 1954 when the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in public schools, through to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr on 4 April, 1968), the struggle actually began long before that.

Slavery in American colonies was protested against as far back in time as the seventeenth century, though it was not until the mid-nineteenth century that the resistance built momentum. This photographic journey of the African American struggle for equality begins with abolitionists like Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery in 1849 after which he was able to help others to freedom, and continues to the twenty-first century. Freedom chronicles the battle to eradicate slavery throughout the Civil War (1815), with profound sensitivity and acute attention to detail. Accordingly, it traces the evolution of the dual legacy of slavery - segregation and racism - after its official prohibition.

The struggle for equal rights involved countless small acts of personal bravery and sweeping proclamations of legal and moral import. It is the stuff of of hope and despair, vigilance and violence - realized in an arena of economics, politics and war. It engages black and white, the heroes and the unheard, public acts of protest and private moments of introspection in a world that is unforeseeably challenging.

This book comprises a passionate and poignant celebration of this historical struggle as a gradual phenomenon, substantiating incisive academic discourse with previously unpublished photographs of iconic status.

Publisher: Phaidon
Size: 290 x 250 mm
512 pages, 100 colour illustrations, 500 black and white illustrations

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Text by Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, picture-editing by Sophie Spencer-Wood
Publisher's Description
This momentous volume chronicles a photographic history of the African American struggle for freedom, combining a unique assimilation of rare images with thought-provoking scholarly analysis. Although the civil rights movement in America is conventionally identified with the period between 1954 and 1968 (from 17 May, 1954 when the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in public schools, through to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr on 4 April, 1968), the struggle actually began long before that.

Slavery in American colonies was protested against as far back in time as the seventeenth century, though it was not until the mid-nineteenth century that the resistance built momentum. This photographic journey of the African American struggle for equality begins with abolitionists like Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery in 1849 after which he was able to help others to freedom, and continues to the twenty-first century. Freedom chronicles the battle to eradicate slavery throughout the Civil War (1815), with profound sensitivity and acute attention to detail. Accordingly, it traces the evolution of the dual legacy of slavery - segregation and racism - after its official prohibition.

The struggle for equal rights involved countless small acts of personal bravery and sweeping proclamations of legal and moral import. It is the stuff of of hope and despair, vigilance and violence - realized in an arena of economics, politics and war. It engages black and white, the heroes and the unheard, public acts of protest and private moments of introspection in a world that is unforeseeably challenging.

This book comprises a passionate and poignant celebration of this historical struggle as a gradual phenomenon, substantiating incisive academic discourse with previously unpublished photographs of iconic status.

Publisher: Phaidon
Size: 290 x 250 mm
512 pages, 100 colour illustrations, 500 black and white illustrations

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£29.95

Picture of Shaped By War
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Don McCullin has held many exhibitions over the years, including his first landmark show at the V&A in London nearly thirty years ago. As the greatest war photographer of his time, it is no surprise that his work is the subject of a huge exhibition at the Imperial War Museum. The exhibition opens at the museum’s Manchester site in February 2010, where it will run for a few months and then open at the London museum a year later.

The accompanying book will be a departure from the usual format of MCullin publishing and will be sized to match the original Sunday Times Magazine, where so much of his work first appeared. Focusing on his important stories the book will trace his entire career. McCullin has been interviewed on film for many hours for this project and the edited transcriptions of those interviews will form much of the substance of his text.

McCullin’s little known colour work will be reproduced along side pages from the magazines and an assemblage of McCullin’s personal material and documents. These include his cameras, boots and helmet, numerous passports and photographs of him at work on the battlefield, together with illuminating personal correspondence.

Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Size: 318 x 245 mm
208 pages

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Don McCullin
Publisher's Description
Don McCullin has held many exhibitions over the years, including his first landmark show at the V&A in London nearly thirty years ago. As the greatest war photographer of his time, it is no surprise that his work is the subject of a huge exhibition at the Imperial War Museum. The exhibition opens at the museum’s Manchester site in February 2010, where it will run for a few months and then open at the London museum a year later.

The accompanying book will be a departure from the usual format of MCullin publishing and will be sized to match the original Sunday Times Magazine, where so much of his work first appeared. Focusing on his important stories the book will trace his entire career. McCullin has been interviewed on film for many hours for this project and the edited transcriptions of those interviews will form much of the substance of his text.

McCullin’s little known colour work will be reproduced along side pages from the magazines and an assemblage of McCullin’s personal material and documents. These include his cameras, boots and helmet, numerous passports and photographs of him at work on the battlefield, together with illuminating personal correspondence.

Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Size: 318 x 245 mm
208 pages

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£25.00

Picture of Henri Cartier-Bresson - The Modern Century
Publisher's Description
Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most influential and beloved figures in the history of photography. His early work helped define the creative potential of modern photography, and his unerring ability to capture life on the run made his work synonymous with ‘the decisive moment’ – the title of his first major book.

Released to accompany an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century is the first major publication to make full use of the extensive holdings of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris – including thousands of prints and a vast resource of documents relating to the photographer’s life and work.

The heart of the book surveys Cartier-Bresson’s career through 300 photographs while a wide-ranging essay by Peter Galassi, Chief Curator of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, offers an entirely new understanding of Cartier-Bresson’s extraordinary career and its overlapping contexts of journalism and art.

The extensive supporting material – featuring detailed chronologies of the photographer’s professional travels and his picture stories as they appeared in magazines – will revolutionize the study of Cartier-Bresson’s work.

The final section of the book – which runs to more than eighty pages of often newly discovered and systematically ordered reference material based on the hitherto unexplored archive of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris – is almost a publication in itself.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 240 x 305 mm
376 pages, With 456 reproductions in colour and duotone

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Henri Cartier-Bresson
Publisher's Description
Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of the most influential and beloved figures in the history of photography. His early work helped define the creative potential of modern photography, and his unerring ability to capture life on the run made his work synonymous with ‘the decisive moment’ – the title of his first major book.

Released to accompany an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century is the first major publication to make full use of the extensive holdings of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris – including thousands of prints and a vast resource of documents relating to the photographer’s life and work.

The heart of the book surveys Cartier-Bresson’s career through 300 photographs while a wide-ranging essay by Peter Galassi, Chief Curator of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, offers an entirely new understanding of Cartier-Bresson’s extraordinary career and its overlapping contexts of journalism and art.

The extensive supporting material – featuring detailed chronologies of the photographer’s professional travels and his picture stories as they appeared in magazines – will revolutionize the study of Cartier-Bresson’s work.

The final section of the book – which runs to more than eighty pages of often newly discovered and systematically ordered reference material based on the hitherto unexplored archive of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris – is almost a publication in itself.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 240 x 305 mm
376 pages, With 456 reproductions in colour and duotone

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£55.00

Picture of Trinity
Publisher's Description
Trinity is a milestone in the work of Magnum photographer Carl de Keyzer. It is a triptych on the theme of the omnipresence of power and violence. The title itself refers not only to the traditional image of the Supreme Power in classical painting, but also, for example, to the code name of the ominous project with which Oppenheimer lead a team of atomic physicists to produce the first atom bomb. Based on three probing themes, De Keyzer grabs contemporary power, its senseless violence and worldwide devastation by the air with oppressive images: Tableaux d'Histoire, Tableaux de Guerre, Tableaux Politiques.

The first tableaux cast a surprising light on the theatrical that has characterised power since time immemorial and without which it could not exist. The second perspective shows us violence as a timeless, placeless phenomenon. War appears in an aesthetic of the sublime, although subdued and painful, as glorification, heroism and justification are absent. The third part takes us behind the scenes of political power, which should, when all is said and done, actually be the power of the people: the façade, the lobbying, the backrooms, the haggling.

The book has Dutch and English text.

Publisher: Schilt Publishing
Size: 300 x 250 mm
176 pages, 100 colour photos

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Carl de Keyzer
Publisher's Description
Trinity is a milestone in the work of Magnum photographer Carl de Keyzer. It is a triptych on the theme of the omnipresence of power and violence. The title itself refers not only to the traditional image of the Supreme Power in classical painting, but also, for example, to the code name of the ominous project with which Oppenheimer lead a team of atomic physicists to produce the first atom bomb. Based on three probing themes, De Keyzer grabs contemporary power, its senseless violence and worldwide devastation by the air with oppressive images: Tableaux d'Histoire, Tableaux de Guerre, Tableaux Politiques.

The first tableaux cast a surprising light on the theatrical that has characterised power since time immemorial and without which it could not exist. The second perspective shows us violence as a timeless, placeless phenomenon. War appears in an aesthetic of the sublime, although subdued and painful, as glorification, heroism and justification are absent. The third part takes us behind the scenes of political power, which should, when all is said and done, actually be the power of the people: the façade, the lobbying, the backrooms, the haggling.

The book has Dutch and English text.

Publisher: Schilt Publishing
Size: 300 x 250 mm
176 pages, 100 colour photos

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£39.90

Picture of THE LAST RESORT

Publisher's Description
When Martin Parr’s The Last Resort was first published and exhibited in 1986 it divided both critics and audiences alike. Some saw it as the ‘finest achievement to date’ of colour photography in Britain whilst others viewed it as ‘an aberration’. With the benefit of hindsight there is little doubt that it transformed documentary photography in Britain and placed Parr amongst the world’s leading photographers. The book is now recognised as a ‘classic’ and is highly sought by collectors worldwide. Whilst this new edition keeps the same imahges and sequence as the original, a new text has been commissioned from Gerry Badger. Steering a perilous course between objectivity and voyeurism, Parr viewed the decaying holiday resort of New Brighton and its holidaymakers in a way that was new, unique and deeply disturbing. And he did so in colour, something which at the time was seen as revolutionary for documentary work. For some his camera seemed cold and cruel as it followed the working classes desperately pursuing their holiday dreams surrounded by dereliction and decay and wading through the apparently endless detritus of a pollution-ridden consumer society. Others felt it showed an affectionate, humorous and humanistic response from Parr. However it was viewed, it was undoubtedly a sharp, bitter satire of the Britain of the Thatcher years. Martin Parr is a member of the prestigious MAGNUM photo agency. Internationally recognised as a brilliant satirist of contemporary life he has led the development of British documentary photography with wit, style, and intelligence in a career that boasts numerous publications and exhibitions. His work is in major galleries and museums worldwide. In a new essay Gerry Badger re-examines the work and its impact on British Photography. Recognised as a leading writer on photography, as well as a photographer and a curator, Gerry Badger was co-author, with Martin Parr, of the two volume The Photobook: A History.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Size: 245mm x 300mm
84 pages, 40 duotones

Publisher's Price: £ 30.00
MARTIN PARR

Publisher's Description
When Martin Parr’s The Last Resort was first published and exhibited in 1986 it divided both critics and audiences alike. Some saw it as the ‘finest achievement to date’ of colour photography in Britain whilst others viewed it as ‘an aberration’. With the benefit of hindsight there is little doubt that it transformed documentary photography in Britain and placed Parr amongst the world’s leading photographers. The book is now recognised as a ‘classic’ and is highly sought by collectors worldwide. Whilst this new edition keeps the same imahges and sequence as the original, a new text has been commissioned from Gerry Badger. Steering a perilous course between objectivity and voyeurism, Parr viewed the decaying holiday resort of New Brighton and its holidaymakers in a way that was new, unique and deeply disturbing. And he did so in colour, something which at the time was seen as revolutionary for documentary work. For some his camera seemed cold and cruel as it followed the working classes desperately pursuing their holiday dreams surrounded by dereliction and decay and wading through the apparently endless detritus of a pollution-ridden consumer society. Others felt it showed an affectionate, humorous and humanistic response from Parr. However it was viewed, it was undoubtedly a sharp, bitter satire of the Britain of the Thatcher years. Martin Parr is a member of the prestigious MAGNUM photo agency. Internationally recognised as a brilliant satirist of contemporary life he has led the development of British documentary photography with wit, style, and intelligence in a career that boasts numerous publications and exhibitions. His work is in major galleries and museums worldwide. In a new essay Gerry Badger re-examines the work and its impact on British Photography. Recognised as a leading writer on photography, as well as a photographer and a curator, Gerry Badger was co-author, with Martin Parr, of the two volume The Photobook: A History.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Size: 245mm x 300mm
84 pages, 40 duotones

Publisher's Price: £ 30.00
£27.00

Picture of Ein Magnum Tagebuch
Publisher's Description
This is a book about the Republic of Georgia today. Ten leading Magnum photographers explore contemporary Georgia, Europe's romantic and spirited far east, each pursuing an individual theme on their journey, and offering a personal journal in both words and pictures. 20 years since the nation became independent from the Soviet Union, and after a decade of war and failed statehood, Georgia is mounting a feisty comeback. Each visiting photographer has fallen in love with this eccentric country, its culture and people – and it shows on every page of the book. With an introduction by Georgia expert Wendell Steavenson, a timeline, a fold out map marking the photographers journeys, and a chapter featuring 60 years of Magnum’s work on Georgia – including Robert Capa’s essay from 1948 and Henri Cartier-Bresson’s from 1956. Magnum Photos, the great photographers’ co-operative, was founded in New York in 1947 and now includes the world’s leading contemporary independent documentary photographers and photojournalists. Editor: Magnum Photos Authors: Wendell Steavenson

Publisher:Kehrer Verlag
Size: 25 x 29 cm
252 pages, 262 duotones

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GEORGISCHER FRÜHLING
Publisher's Description
This is a book about the Republic of Georgia today. Ten leading Magnum photographers explore contemporary Georgia, Europe's romantic and spirited far east, each pursuing an individual theme on their journey, and offering a personal journal in both words and pictures. 20 years since the nation became independent from the Soviet Union, and after a decade of war and failed statehood, Georgia is mounting a feisty comeback. Each visiting photographer has fallen in love with this eccentric country, its culture and people – and it shows on every page of the book. With an introduction by Georgia expert Wendell Steavenson, a timeline, a fold out map marking the photographers journeys, and a chapter featuring 60 years of Magnum’s work on Georgia – including Robert Capa’s essay from 1948 and Henri Cartier-Bresson’s from 1956. Magnum Photos, the great photographers’ co-operative, was founded in New York in 1947 and now includes the world’s leading contemporary independent documentary photographers and photojournalists. Editor: Magnum Photos Authors: Wendell Steavenson

Publisher:Kehrer Verlag
Size: 25 x 29 cm
252 pages, 262 duotones

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£32.00

Picture of NOT NIIGATA
Publisher's Description
When traveling in a foreign place, I tend to be fascinated with both the exotic and the mundane. The two are often one and the same, especially in a place where the gap between old and new is astronomical. But what does it mean to photograph with the pretense of documentation? I find it is easy to get caught up in chasing an illusion of what I think a place should look like; preconceptions are powerful and the quest to understand a place often leads to a greater misunderstanding. The best I can do is tell the story of my traveling and responding visually to a place I don’t necessarily understand. It is the story of not understanding Niigata.« Earlier this year, Andrew Phelps was comissioned to take photographs in Japan’s Niigata Prefecture for the »European Eyes on Japan Festival.« The volume Not Niigata presents the artist’s selection from the hundreds of images he brought back from his trip. Phelps (*1967 in Mesa, Arizona, USA) works as a freelance artist in Salzburg, Austria, and is member of the Galerie Fotohof. He has published several photo books (Nature de Luxe, 2004; Higley, 2007; Baghdad Suite, 2008) and has shown his works in numerous solo- and group exhibitions. Authors: Andrew Phelps Artists: Andrew Phelps

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
Size: 28.5 x 28.5 cm
72 pages, 36 duotones

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Andrew Phelps
Publisher's Description
When traveling in a foreign place, I tend to be fascinated with both the exotic and the mundane. The two are often one and the same, especially in a place where the gap between old and new is astronomical. But what does it mean to photograph with the pretense of documentation? I find it is easy to get caught up in chasing an illusion of what I think a place should look like; preconceptions are powerful and the quest to understand a place often leads to a greater misunderstanding. The best I can do is tell the story of my traveling and responding visually to a place I don’t necessarily understand. It is the story of not understanding Niigata.« Earlier this year, Andrew Phelps was comissioned to take photographs in Japan’s Niigata Prefecture for the »European Eyes on Japan Festival.« The volume Not Niigata presents the artist’s selection from the hundreds of images he brought back from his trip. Phelps (*1967 in Mesa, Arizona, USA) works as a freelance artist in Salzburg, Austria, and is member of the Galerie Fotohof. He has published several photo books (Nature de Luxe, 2004; Higley, 2007; Baghdad Suite, 2008) and has shown his works in numerous solo- and group exhibitions. Authors: Andrew Phelps Artists: Andrew Phelps

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
Size: 28.5 x 28.5 cm
72 pages, 36 duotones

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£35.00

Picture of Fun and Games
Publisher's Description
The work in Lisa Kereszi's new monograph, titled after the name of a Jersey Shore arcade and the Ancient Roman wrestling phrase, “It’s all fun and games, until someone loses an eye,” documents the artist’s self-described obsession with what is hidden behind the facades of strip clubs, haunted houses, nightclubs, bars, and other places of fantasy and entertainment. “I look for places where fantasy falls short upon closer inspection,” Kereszi says. “When you look at a nocturnal place in the light of day, it looks strange and uncanny. Reality becomes surreal. I look at those banal details that I find (a rip or tear, some dirt, a crack) with a documentary, deadpan view, but colored with emotion and desire and a longing for something beyond.” Kereszi’s images are devoid of participants, allowing the viewer to look at what people discard or reject, or are in denial about, and focus on that. Lisa Kereszi’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Brooklyn Museum of Art; and the Study Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. This first edition of “Fun and Games” is limited to 750 casebound copies.

Publisher: Nazaeli Press
Size: 14 x 12'
72 pages, 50 four-color plates

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Lisa Kereszi
Publisher's Description
The work in Lisa Kereszi's new monograph, titled after the name of a Jersey Shore arcade and the Ancient Roman wrestling phrase, “It’s all fun and games, until someone loses an eye,” documents the artist’s self-described obsession with what is hidden behind the facades of strip clubs, haunted houses, nightclubs, bars, and other places of fantasy and entertainment. “I look for places where fantasy falls short upon closer inspection,” Kereszi says. “When you look at a nocturnal place in the light of day, it looks strange and uncanny. Reality becomes surreal. I look at those banal details that I find (a rip or tear, some dirt, a crack) with a documentary, deadpan view, but colored with emotion and desire and a longing for something beyond.” Kereszi’s images are devoid of participants, allowing the viewer to look at what people discard or reject, or are in denial about, and focus on that. Lisa Kereszi’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Brooklyn Museum of Art; and the Study Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. This first edition of “Fun and Games” is limited to 750 casebound copies.

Publisher: Nazaeli Press
Size: 14 x 12'
72 pages, 50 four-color plates

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£40.00

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 From Craft to Art
Publisher's Description
Robert Doisneau (1912–1994) is one of the most important representatives of humanistic photography. For many years he has been looked upon as the minstrel of picturesque Paris, with a charming eye and a unique sense of the unexpected visual anecdote. As a result he has been championed as a poet of the 'pure' moment. Doisneau's oeuvre is however much deeper and complex than that reputation suggests.

Contemplating his work as a whole, one discovers Doisneau's pleasure in creating a language to capture the treasures of everyday life. The sensitivity and naturalism of his approach slowly reveal themselves: his images of the modest architecture of the Parisian suburbs for example display gravity, irony and even a degree of hard-heartedness. The Fondation Cartier-Bresson has organized an exhibition of around 100 original prints from Doisneau's estate. From Craft to Art, the catalogue for the upcoming exhibition, presents these treasures alongside a new version of Jean-François Chevrier's essay, first published in 1983, which explores Doisneau's rare ability to capture 'the shining melancholy that separates an individual from the crowd'.

Co-published with Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris

Publisher: Stedl
Size: 170 x 240 mm
160 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 34.00
Robert Doisneau
Publisher's Description
Robert Doisneau (1912–1994) is one of the most important representatives of humanistic photography. For many years he has been looked upon as the minstrel of picturesque Paris, with a charming eye and a unique sense of the unexpected visual anecdote. As a result he has been championed as a poet of the 'pure' moment. Doisneau's oeuvre is however much deeper and complex than that reputation suggests.

Contemplating his work as a whole, one discovers Doisneau's pleasure in creating a language to capture the treasures of everyday life. The sensitivity and naturalism of his approach slowly reveal themselves: his images of the modest architecture of the Parisian suburbs for example display gravity, irony and even a degree of hard-heartedness. The Fondation Cartier-Bresson has organized an exhibition of around 100 original prints from Doisneau's estate. From Craft to Art, the catalogue for the upcoming exhibition, presents these treasures alongside a new version of Jean-François Chevrier's essay, first published in 1983, which explores Doisneau's rare ability to capture 'the shining melancholy that separates an individual from the crowd'.

Co-published with Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris

Publisher: Stedl
Size: 170 x 240 mm
160 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 34.00
£30.60

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