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Picture of Ilulissat: Sculptures of Change—Greenland 2003–2017

Publisher's Description

Ever since his first visit to the Arctic in 2003, the photographer Olaf Otto Becker (*1959 in Travemünde, Germany) has returned there again and again. Starting in Ilulissat, one of the oldest settlements in western Greenland, Becker and his camera have traveled by boat on the polar sea, looking for icebergs. Like floating giants, the white mountains jut out of the water, their many majestic shapes reflected in it below. In their peaceful sublimity there is always also a sense of fragility, as he himself says: “For me, icebergs are wonderful temporal sculptures created of their own accord, yet at the same time they are also natural monuments, reminders of the continuing process of climate change, which we humans are now influencing to a great extent for the first time in the history of our planet.”

Publisher: Hatje Cantz

Size: 280 x 240 mm

96 pages, 48 illustrations

German, English

Olaf Otto Becker
Witness to climate change in progress
£29.25

Picture of A Pink Flamingo

Edition of 750. Signed copies.

Travelling is the broadening of horizons in hope of betterment. In the story of American settlement this process is both physical and metaphorical. Settlers struck out in search of new horizons; visions of a landscape from which they hoped to enclose a new life. The Oregon Trail was one such journey.

Now the landscape is fenced, with the people in it, the terrain has been charted and limitless opportunity capped, but yearning remains. In a sense America has never stopped travelling west; whilst the pursuit of happiness leads toward an ever-receding goal, people wait for greener grass.

with essay by Dai George

104 pages
49 Colour Plates
22.86 cm x 27.94 cm
Embossed Hardcover
Designed by Stanley James Press


Jack Latham

Edition of 750. Signed copies.

Travelling is the broadening of horizons in hope of betterment. In the story of American settlement this process is both physical and metaphorical. Settlers struck out in search of new horizons; visions of a landscape from which they hoped to enclose a new life. The Oregon Trail was one such journey.

Now the landscape is fenced, with the people in it, the terrain has been charted and limitless opportunity capped, but yearning remains. In a sense America has never stopped travelling west; whilst the pursuit of happiness leads toward an ever-receding goal, people wait for greener grass.

with essay by Dai George

104 pages
49 Colour Plates
22.86 cm x 27.94 cm
Embossed Hardcover
Designed by Stanley James Press


£35.00

Picture of Die Zweite Heimat (Signed)

Includes text in English

Publisher's Description

Five years ago Peter Bialobrzeski began working on his “Second Heimat” project (following the “Heimat” of 2005). Switching his navigation system to “avoid Autobahn,” he traveled through Germany in search of answers to his questions: How and where do Germans live? How do most citizens experience German reality? His journeys brought him to small and medium-sized towns, larger cities, and suburbs and city centers. His magnificently captured and beautifully composed pictures, together with the text by Henning Sußebach about places, non-places, and memories of the German concept of home, make a great book about Germany, the country, and its soul that is hard for foreigners to comprehend.

"More than thirty years after Stephen Shore´s publication Uncommon Places, I decide to take a trip through Germany on the eve of the twenty-fifth anniversary of reunification. I try to describe and fathom the country´s social terrain..... Like Walker Evans, I´m interested in formulating photographically what the present day might look like once it is past. And to quote yet another role model: I want to see what the country where I´ve lived for fifty years looks like in my photographs.“ Peter Bialobrzeski

Publisher: Hartmann Books

Size: 230 × 280 mm

148 pages | 78 pictures

Text by Henning Sußebach | German/English

Bookdesign Andrea Rauschenbusch, Bremen

Peter Bialobrzeski
Five years ago Peter Bialobrzeski began working on his “Second Heimat” project (following the “Heimat” of 2005). Switching his navigation system to “avoid Autobahn,” he traveled through Germany in search of answers to his questions: How and where do Germans live? How do most citizens experience German reality?
£43.00

Picture of Merrie Albion: Landscape Studies of a Small Island (Signed)

Due to publish 16 November 2017

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Introduced by David Chandler 
With texts by A L Kennedy, Alex Vasudevan, Carol Ann Duffy, David Matless, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Ian Jeffrey, Irenosen Okojie, Nikesh Shukla and Tristram Hunt

For over a decade, Simon Roberts has photographed events and places across Britain that have drawn people together in public, communal experiences. This has often been an implicit theme of his work, the apparent desire for common presence and participation and the need to share a sense of belonging, suggesting something distinctive about our national character and identity.

Whilst Roberts’s interests have often gravitated towards evolving patterns of leisure, and the consumption and commodification of history, he has also chosen to photograph events and places that have a more immediate, topical significance in the turning of Britain’s recent history, and which – summoning the sense of a national survey – collectively form a visual chronicle of the times in which we live.

Merrie Albion ranges across several of his projects from the last decade, projects that have explored not only our leisure landscape but also our social and political landscape. The book registers a distinct shift in approach, and tone, from his work in We English. Roberts has exchanged the element of discovery and revelation evident in his earlier travels through England, for a form of ‘reporting’, in which he responds to subjects and places that are already firmly positioned within the public consciousness – defining locations in our recent national story.

Recognised internationally as one of the UK’s leading photographers, Simon Roberts deals with our relationship to landscape and notions of identity and belonging. He examines contemporary economic, cultural and political landscapes, often through expansive tableaux photographs. Selected as the 2010 British Election Artist, he has exhibited widely with solo shows at National Media Museum in Bradford (UK), the Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Roma (Italy), and the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow (Russia) amongst others. His work is in major collections including George Eastman House, Deutsche Börse Collection and Wilson Centre for Photography. His previous books include Motherland (Chris Boot, 2007), We English (Chris Boot, 2009), and Pierdom (Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2013).

Merrie Albion is designed by Ben Weaver, and made possible thanks to the generous support of The Incite Project. www.inciteproject.com
An exhibition of Merrie Albion will launch at Flowers Gallery, London & New York in 2018.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing

Size: 340 x 283mm

152 pages, 66 colour plates

Simon Roberts
For over a decade, Simon Roberts has photographed events and places across Britain that have drawn people together in public, communal experiences. This has often been an implicit theme of his work, the apparent desire for common presence and participation and the need to share a sense of belonging, suggesting something distinctive about our national character and identity.
£45.00

Picture of Huangshan: The Yellow Mountain

Publisher’s Description

Huangshan, also known as The Yellow Mountain, is an exquisite one hundred and sixty-square mile mountain range in Anhui province in eastern China. The range is particularly known for its seventy-two uniquely-shaped granite peaks, the ubiquitous pine trees that literally grow right out of the rock faces, and the ever-changing configurations of flowing clouds as seen from above. Originally named Yishan (Yi Mountain), legend has it that the mountain was renamed after the Yellow Emperor (Huang Di) ascended to heaven there in 747 AD. Huangshan has been, and continues to be, the subject of numerous traditional Chinese paintings and literature, and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990. Today, it is one of China’s most popular tourist attractions.

In 2007, Michael Kenna made his first pilgrimage to Huangshan, and three years later Nazraeli Press published a monograph of the photographs he made on this and subsequent visits. The first edition of Huangshan sold out quickly, so we are pleased to announce a new, expanded edition of the book published on the tenth anniversary of Kenna’s first visit to the site. Huangshan: The Yellow Mountain includes fourteen new, previously unpublished photographs as well as the original forty-six. This new edition features a special Chinese-style binding, and is limited to 1,000 copies of which only 500 will be sold outside of Asia, where the book is co-published by Monogram Asia. Huangshan: The Yellow Mountain is beautifully printed on Japanese art paper using our exclusive “Daido black” ink.

A special edition of 100 copies, numbered and signed by the artist and presented in a board slipcase, is also available at our US website.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 290 x 216 mm

84 pages, 60 duotone plates

Michael Kenna
In 2007, Michael Kenna made his first pilgrimage to Huangshan, and three years later Nazraeli Press published a monograph of the photographs he made on this and subsequent visits.
£54.00

Picture of Central Park New York

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Time is not bound by culture, and neither is nature. In order to comprehend and appreciate all aspects of Central Park, Jeff Liao followed the Chinese 24 Solar Terms timetable to document the micro changes that happen in this phenomenal “man-made nature”. By adapting the vertical format and multiple perspectives of traditional Chinese landscape paintings, these photographs capture the life and activities that occur within the shifting landscape of the “lung of Manhattan”.

The connection that visitors make with Central Park’s original intent as a scenic retreat from urban life has never been more real than it is today. Jeff Liao’s work in 24 Solar Terms is a perfect example of that experience of nature and design: a unique interpretation of the Park’s views and attention to the subtleties of some of its most intimate corners. The photographs show the Park at its most beautiful and cared for, a true celebration of Conservancy’s dedication and hard work.

Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao was born in Taiwan in 1977, and, in 1999, emigrated to the United States, residing in the Queens Borough of New York City. He lived in close proximity of the 7-subway line, where he created his renowned “Habitat 7” series and staked his claim and love for New York City. Liao’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Queens Museum, New York; Brooklyn Museum, New York;  J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; George Eastman House, Rochester, New York; and the Norton Museum of Art, Pasadena.

“The necessity of maintaining the delicate balance between man and nature, art and discovery, so clearly understood by Olmsted and Vaux over 150 years ago, has been tested to the near-ruin of Central Park, and our ability to educate visitors about that chapter in the Park’s history is a critical part of ensuring its survival. Our mandate as New Yorkers and as lovers of Central Park is clear: We can never take Central Park for granted and it can never be allowed to go back to the decline it had fallen into previously. Work like Jeff’s, that celebrates the Park at its best, can only help in keeping this jewel of New York City a place of wonder and respite for every person who enters.”  — Douglas Blonsky, President & CEO, Central Park Conservancy and Central Park Administrator

Publisher: Nazreali Press

Size: 381 x 228 m

60 pages, 24 duotone plates

Jeff Liao
Time is not bound by culture, and neither is nature. In order to comprehend and appreciate all aspects of Central Park, Jeff Liao followed the Chinese 24 Solar Terms timetable to document the micro changes that happen in this phenomenal “man-made nature”. By adapting the vertical format and multiple perspectives of traditional Chinese landscape paintings, these photographs capture the life and activities that occur within the shifting landscape of the “lung of Manhattan”.
£45.00

Picture of Iceland, Above & Below (Luxury Edition - Signed)

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Publisher's Description

Hans Strand’s stunning images of Iceland with a collection of images combining aerial views and studies from the ground and below.

See Hans Strand's website for sample images.

30 available with two signed A3 prints of #100 edition & #30 edition – book embossed, numbered and signed.

In limited edition slipcase.

Publisher: Triplekite

Size: 270 x 305 mm

120 pages

Hans Strand
Luxury Edition with two prints
£265.00

Picture of Iceland, Above & Below (Special Edition - Signed)

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Hans Strand’s stunning images of Iceland with a collection of images combining aerial views and studies from the ground and below.

See Hans Strand's website for sample images.

50 available with signed printed A3 print of #50 edition – book embossed, numbered and signed.

In limited edition slipcase.

Publisher: Triplekite

Size: 270 x 305 mm

120 pages

Hans Strand
Special Edition with print
£160.00

Picture of 1212 Palms (Signed)

Signed copies

Publisher's Description

From the artist: “For many years now, my work has been concerned with offering an understanding of the American West as a palimpsest of cultural and natural histories. Dusk and Dog Houses may best be described as chapters of a much larger project entitled Message from the Exterior, while 1212 Palms is a complete work representing my long-term interest in place names and a conceptual approach to landscape photography. 1212 Palms is a set of nine black and white photographs of locations in the California deserts that were named for a certain number of palm trees. From Una Palma to Thousand Palms Oasis, the nine names add up to one thousand two hundred and twelve, although the number of trees depicted do not.” Mark Ruwedel was one of the featured artists for the Discovery Award at the 2011 Rencontres d’Arles photography festival.

RAM publishers

March 2010 / Hardcover

Size: 284 x 367 mm

Mark Ruwedel
"1212 Palms is a complete work representing my long-term interest in place names and a conceptual approach to landscape photography"
£60.00

Picture of Greenland into White

Publisher's Description


An original point of view on the Greenland landscapes, not only reproducing the beauty of nature but with a personal interpretation through black and white photography. This book will appeal to all nature lovers.

This beautiful volume collects ninety black and white images taken during a four month journey through the villages of the east coast of Greenland. It documents the culture of people living in this wild territory, characterized by extreme nature and climate conditions.


Foreword by Ragnar Axelsson

Publisher: Mondadori

Size: 11 3/4 x 11 1/2"

Paolo Solari Bozzi
This beautiful volume collects ninety black and white images taken during a four month journey through the villages of the east coast of Greenland.
£49.50

Picture of Contact – Northern Light

Publisher's Description

Humility in the face of nature and its inimitable sublimity: that is the feeling that overcomes Jens Knigge (b. Eilenburg, Germany, 1964; lives and works in Berlin) during his wintertime travels along the Arctic Circle. He has recorded his impressions of snow-covered landscapes and the mysterious aurora borealis in mostly small-format platinum-palladium prints. In the end, the contact sheets of the negatives of his analog photographs illustrate the inadequacy of established formal idioms and modes of expression. For it seems to be virtually impossible to render the essence of the experience of nature with the means of photography. Knigge’s pictures accordingly hover between figuration and abstraction; as though the artist, with each new picture, encircled a mystical space opening up between surface and depth. Knigge’s landscape pictures are sustained by the ultimate defeat of the will to document and depict before a “white abyss of infinity.” With an introductory essay by the journalist and art critic Ralf Hanselle.

Publisher: Distanz

Size: 24 × 32 cm
 
96 pages, 49 color images

Jens Knigge
Jens Knigge has recorded his impressions of snow-covered landscapes and the mysterious aurora borealis in mostly small-format platinum-palladium prints
£24.75

Picture of  Soviet Bus Stops Volume II

Publisher's Description

After the popular and critical success of his first book, Christopher Herwig has returned to the former Soviet Union to hunt for more Soviet Bus Stops. In this second volume, as well as discovering unexpected examples in the remotest areas of Georgia and Ukraine, Herwig turns his camera to Russia itself. Following exhaustive research, he drove 15,000 km from coast to coast across the largest country in the world, in pursuit of new variations of this singular architectural form.

A foreword by renowned architecture and culture critic Owen Hatherley, reveals new information on the origins of the Soviet bus stop. Examining the government policy that allowed these ‘small architectural forms’ to flourish, he explains how they reflected Soviet values, and how ultimately they remained – despite their incredible individuality – far-flung outposts of Soviet ideology.

Publisher: Fuel

Size: 160 x 200 mm

192 pages

Christopher Herwig
After the popular and critical success of his first book, Christopher Herwig has returned to the former Soviet Union to hunt for more Soviet Bus Stops.
£17.96

Picture of Looking for Lenin

Publisher's Description

In the process of decommunisation, Ukraine has toppled all its Lenin monuments. This book documents the inglorious fate of these Soviet statues, following their often violent removal.

Photographer Niels Ackermann and journalist Sébastien Gobert have scoured the country in search of the remains of these toppled figures. They are found in the most unlikely places: Lenin inhabits gardens, scrap yards and store rooms. He has fallen on hard times –  cut into pieces, daubed with paint, turned into a Cossack or Darth Vader. Yet despite every attempt to reduce their status, the monuments retain a sinister quality, resisting all efforts to separate them from their history.

Publisher: Fuel

Size: 60 x 200 mm

176 pages

Niels Ackermann and Sébastien Gobert1
In the process of decommunisation, Ukraine has toppled all its Lenin monuments. This book documents the inglorious fate of these Soviet statues, following their often violent removal.
£17.96

Picture of The Potemkin Village

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According to legend, the phrase Potemkin village can be traced back to the Russian field marshal Prince Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin. In 1787, the minion of Catherine the Great purportedly had entire villages erected as painted façades along the paths of her travels to the recently conquered Crimean territory in an effort to veil the true, run-down face of the region. Following Closed Cities (Kehrer 2012), Gregor Sailer’s new project once again presents actual architectural manifestations driven by political, military, and economic motives: combat training centers in the USA and Europe, faithful replicas of European cities in China, and vehicle test cities in Sweden. And finally, a classical Potemkin village in Russia, where, on the occasion of a visit by Vladimir Putin to Suzdal on the Golden Ring and a triple summit in the city of Ufa, whole streets were masked with adhesive foil, wallpaper, and tarpaulins in an effort to provide the abandoned buildings with a feigned sense of activity. Sailer’s pictures give the viewer access to the world of fakes, copies, and stage sets and call these at times absurd aberrations of our contemporary society into question.

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag

Size: 240 x 300 mm

304 pages 157 color illustrations

978-3-86828-827-8 2017


Gregor Sailer
Following Closed Cities, Gregor Sailer’s new project once again presents actual architectural manifestations driven by political, military, and economic motives: combat training centers in the USA and Europe, faithful replicas of European cities in China, and vehicle test cities in Sweden.
£46.80

Picture of An Old Forest Road

Publisher's Description

The subject of Robert Adams’ (born 1937) latest book is a little-visited forest reserve near the photographer's home in Oregon.

Sunlight plays a pivotal role in this sequence of pictures, as it pierces through the canopies of branches and leaves to reveal the hidden shapes and structure of the forest and the well-trodden path ahead. Shadows, too, are prominent in these pictures, adding gentle drama and contrast; they occlude the way forward, rendering it a portal to a destination unknown. These images, made between 2012 and 2013, constitute a lyrical meditation on walking and the natural world.

Publisher: Walther König, Köln

Size: 7.75 x 10.25"

72 pages, 31 black & white illustrations

Robert Adams
The subject of Robert Adams’ latest book is a little-visited forest reserve near the photographer's home in Oregon.
£36.00

Picture of Ansel Adams Diary 2018

Publisher's Description

With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs, the Ansel Adams Engagement Calendar remains a beloved annual bestseller.

The 2018 Ansel Adams Engagement Calendar features 52 exquisite, high-quality reproductions of Adams’ photographs, carefully selected and ordered to reflect the changing seasons. These stunning images-majestic mountain vistas, dramatic waterfalls, and landscapes of the American West-will delight all year long. Printed on high-quality paper and with a durable spiral binding, each date has plenty of room to record appointments. Each week’s photograph is a glossy, large-scale reproduction suitable for framing at year’s end.

A classic and popular now as ever, the Ansel Adams Engagement Calendar is an elegant addition to any home or office.

Ansel Adams
With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs, the Ansel Adams Engagement Calendar remains a beloved annual bestseller.
£16.19

Picture of Ansel Adams Wall Calendar 2018

Publisher's Description

The 2018 Ansel Adams Wall Calendar features thirteen exquisite, high-quality reproductions of Adams’ photographs, carefully selected and ordered to reflect the changing seasons. These stunning images-majestic mountain vistas, dramatic waterfalls, and landscapes of the American West-will delight all year long. This large-scale calendar leaves plenty of room for recording appointments and other daily events. Printed on high-quality photographic paper, each stunning photograph is suitable for framing at year’s end. A classic and popular now as ever, the Ansel Adams Wall Calendar is an elegant addition to any home or office.

Ansel Adams
With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs, the Ansel Adams Wall Calendar remains a beloved annual bestseller.
£16.19

Picture of Sierra Club Diary 2018

Publisher's Description

Keep track of your daily activities and appointments with our engagement calendar that's as much at home on your desk as it is in your briefcase, bag, or daypack.

  • The most popular nature calendar ever published.
  • Stunning images of flora and fauna.
  • Week-by-week format with 56 full-color photographs.

Publisher: Sierra Club

Size: 6 5/16" x 9 1/4".


Keep track of your daily activities and appointments with our engagement calendar that's as much at home on your desk as it is in your briefcase, bag, or daypack.
£13.95

Picture of Sierra Club Calendar 2018

Publisher's Description

Sierra Club's popular spiral-bound wall calendar featuring twelve stunning landscape photographs.

A bestseller for thirty years -- over 8 million sold! All the grandeur of the North American wilderness

Publisher: Sierra Club

Size: 11 5/16" x 13 1/2"


Sierra Club's popular spiral-bound wall calendar featuring twelve stunning landscape photographs.
£12.95

Picture of Elemental

Publisher's Description

Elemental tells a pictorial story of the sea, and its power. In its first part how it effects the man made objects placed within it, and secondly how it shapes our very planet at a natural erosion and shaping perspective. The images within this book are an effort to capture the essence of change, of making and remaking, of time and tide and the stories they leave behind. Each year the harbour residents watch the boats being winched out of the harbour to sit by the edge of the ocean during the wild winter months. I see the stories of time spent in the water. Each boat, so different in colour and size, left with a different pattern, telling a different tale of the ocean. The landscape changes with each tide of the ocean. North Cornwall’s coastline can be harsh and rugged, with ever changing patterns, colours, shapes and pathways. Each walk uncovers new treasure created by Mother Nature. Erosion peels back layers of Mother Natures story. The rocks, as they move with the ocean, share the ancient stories of their landscape, created over time

Publisher: Triplekite

Size: 240mm x 240mm

64 pages, 52 illustrations

Melanie Collie
Elemental tells a pictorial story of the sea, and its power. In its first part how it effects the man made objects placed within it, and secondly how it shapes our very planet at a natural erosion and shaping perspective.
£20.00

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