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Picture of Monochrome Portraits
Publisher's Description
For her series Monochrome, Danish photographer Trine Søndergaard (*1972) created portraits of individual people—not, as usual, in black and white or color, but in one color alone. This color scheme is perpetuated in the hand-painted frames surrounding the pictures.

Each of the portraits is unique in its chromacity, has its own special tonality. Unlike other, conventional portraits, the viewer learns nothing from these pictures about the names or identities of the people being depicted; they remain anonymous. Sometimes shown from behind or sometimes in profile, the subjects are never seen from the front: they do not look directly at the viewer and seem to be lost in thought. Søndergaard is primarily interested in capturing a particular state of mind, an introspection reflected in small, subtle movements. In the process, she continually poses questions with respect to the notions of the individual and the universal.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 215 x 245 mm
64 pages, 26 color illustrations

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Trine Søndergaard
Publisher's Description
For her series Monochrome, Danish photographer Trine Søndergaard (*1972) created portraits of individual people—not, as usual, in black and white or color, but in one color alone. This color scheme is perpetuated in the hand-painted frames surrounding the pictures.

Each of the portraits is unique in its chromacity, has its own special tonality. Unlike other, conventional portraits, the viewer learns nothing from these pictures about the names or identities of the people being depicted; they remain anonymous. Sometimes shown from behind or sometimes in profile, the subjects are never seen from the front: they do not look directly at the viewer and seem to be lost in thought. Søndergaard is primarily interested in capturing a particular state of mind, an introspection reflected in small, subtle movements. In the process, she continually poses questions with respect to the notions of the individual and the universal.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 215 x 245 mm
64 pages, 26 color illustrations

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£23.99

Picture of Claudia Rogge - A Retrospective
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The theme at the heart of Claudia Rogge’s (*1968 in Düsseldorf) work is the relationship between mass society and the individual—two apparently opposing, paradoxical phenomena. The artist carries on ad absurdum with the opposition between the masses and the individual, through her acknowledgement and depiction of the individual as the representative of conceptual roles. She drew international attention with her projects mob il 1 and mob il 2, traveling through Europe in a glass truck built especially for her installations. One of the installations “accommodated” inside the truck consisted of five thousand copies of a cast of a baby’s head. Rogge continues to develop her theme in her photographic works, using a uniquely conceived method. She choreographs her pictures, so that they look like a “single shot,” but these mass compositions are the result of a multitude of individual images.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 305 x 265 mm
128 pages, 176 illustrations, 144 in colour, 3 foldouts

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Claudia Rogge
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The theme at the heart of Claudia Rogge’s (*1968 in Düsseldorf) work is the relationship between mass society and the individual—two apparently opposing, paradoxical phenomena. The artist carries on ad absurdum with the opposition between the masses and the individual, through her acknowledgement and depiction of the individual as the representative of conceptual roles. She drew international attention with her projects mob il 1 and mob il 2, traveling through Europe in a glass truck built especially for her installations. One of the installations “accommodated” inside the truck consisted of five thousand copies of a cast of a baby’s head. Rogge continues to develop her theme in her photographic works, using a uniquely conceived method. She choreographs her pictures, so that they look like a “single shot,” but these mass compositions are the result of a multitude of individual images.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 305 x 265 mm
128 pages, 176 illustrations, 144 in colour, 3 foldouts

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£35.00

Picture of Ralf Peters - Until Today

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Gas stations, landscapes, and airports are favorite motifs for photographer and Conceptual artist Ralf Peters (*1960 in Lüneburg). At first glance, his images appear to be familiar, but then disturbing details become evident. Logos and lettering have been removed from the Tankstellen (Gas Stations) series; the pictures are not faithful reproductions of given situations, but rather deliberately aesthetic renderings of the everyday environment. They decidedly reject any claim to conventional realism.

In contrast, the views from the windows of an airport in the Salta series are reminiscent of paintings by Piet Mondrian. With these unprocessed photographs, Peters continues playing with the notions of manipulation and documentation, and comes up with astonishing results that present the viewer with insoluble puzzles.

Publisher: Hatje Cntz
Size: 250 x 280 mm
212 pages, 410 colour illustrations

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Ralf Peters

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Gas stations, landscapes, and airports are favorite motifs for photographer and Conceptual artist Ralf Peters (*1960 in Lüneburg). At first glance, his images appear to be familiar, but then disturbing details become evident. Logos and lettering have been removed from the Tankstellen (Gas Stations) series; the pictures are not faithful reproductions of given situations, but rather deliberately aesthetic renderings of the everyday environment. They decidedly reject any claim to conventional realism.

In contrast, the views from the windows of an airport in the Salta series are reminiscent of paintings by Piet Mondrian. With these unprocessed photographs, Peters continues playing with the notions of manipulation and documentation, and comes up with astonishing results that present the viewer with insoluble puzzles.

Publisher: Hatje Cntz
Size: 250 x 280 mm
212 pages, 410 colour illustrations

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£35.00

Picture of Fluffy Clouds

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Jürgen Nefzger’s photographic series Fluffy Clouds features idyllic views of Europe: sheep grazing on hilly meadows, bathers at the beach, a lone fisherman on a riverbank. But behind these motifs are backgrounds comprised of cooling towers and nuclear reactors; sometimes misty clouds are the only hint of what lies behind the next hill. In composing his pictures, Nefzger (*1968 in Fürth) deliberately cites Romantic ideals. The classic beauty of nature is counteracted by the obvious brutality of human intervention. Ultimately, he tracks the fiction promoted by the atomic energy lobby, presenting a halcyon world in harmony with the use of nuclear energy. Yet it is clear that we are aware of the fragility of this illusory security, because the images reveal the deception behind their apparent innocence, the serious threat behind the fantasy.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 307 x 251 mm
144 pages, 73 colour illustrations

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Jürgen Nefzger

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Jürgen Nefzger’s photographic series Fluffy Clouds features idyllic views of Europe: sheep grazing on hilly meadows, bathers at the beach, a lone fisherman on a riverbank. But behind these motifs are backgrounds comprised of cooling towers and nuclear reactors; sometimes misty clouds are the only hint of what lies behind the next hill. In composing his pictures, Nefzger (*1968 in Fürth) deliberately cites Romantic ideals. The classic beauty of nature is counteracted by the obvious brutality of human intervention. Ultimately, he tracks the fiction promoted by the atomic energy lobby, presenting a halcyon world in harmony with the use of nuclear energy. Yet it is clear that we are aware of the fragility of this illusory security, because the images reveal the deception behind their apparent innocence, the serious threat behind the fantasy.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 307 x 251 mm
144 pages, 73 colour illustrations

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£32.50

Picture of Götz Diergarten - Photographs
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In his series featuring German façades, French beach cabanas, and British spa architecture, Götz Diergarten (*1972 in Mannheim) examines the outward appearance of different types of everyday buildings. Following in the footsteps of the Becher School , Diergarten’s works are conceptually rigorous, with a documentary-style straightforwardness. Diergarten’s originality, however, lies in the fact that he adds color as a dimension to this austere concept. In his photographs of standard beach cabanas, it is the color that expresses a sense of originality and uniqueness. In the METROpolis series, he transforms the materials and patterns of passageways, tunnels, and railway platforms into abstract color spaces and fields, so that they resemble the kind of American color photography by artists such as William Eggleston or Stephen Shore.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 246 x 276 mm
160 pages, 98 color illustrations

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Götz Diergarten
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In his series featuring German façades, French beach cabanas, and British spa architecture, Götz Diergarten (*1972 in Mannheim) examines the outward appearance of different types of everyday buildings. Following in the footsteps of the Becher School , Diergarten’s works are conceptually rigorous, with a documentary-style straightforwardness. Diergarten’s originality, however, lies in the fact that he adds color as a dimension to this austere concept. In his photographs of standard beach cabanas, it is the color that expresses a sense of originality and uniqueness. In the METROpolis series, he transforms the materials and patterns of passageways, tunnels, and railway platforms into abstract color spaces and fields, so that they resemble the kind of American color photography by artists such as William Eggleston or Stephen Shore.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 246 x 276 mm
160 pages, 98 color illustrations

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£32.50

Picture of Frantisek Drtikol
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František Drtikol (1883–1961) is considered to be the first Czech photographer enjoying international fame. Anna Fárová’s legendary exhibit in Prague in 1972 led to the rediscovery of his briefly forgotten work. This elaborate, illustrated volume is devoted to the nude portraits, one of the focal points in Dritkol’s oeuvre. Art Nouveau and Symbolism were strong influences on his early photographs, in which his nudes are presented as dreamy nymphs or femme fatales. After the end of World War I, he developed his own fascinating photographic style, characterized by geometric elements, expressive, dynamic poses, and dramatic lighting. An “Art Deco photographer,” as Fárová called him, Drtikol was inspired by Futurism, Expressionism, and Cubism to discover his own lyrical, formal vocabulary.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 240 x 310 mm
96 pages, 60 colour illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
Frantisek Drtikol
Publisher's Description
František Drtikol (1883–1961) is considered to be the first Czech photographer enjoying international fame. Anna Fárová’s legendary exhibit in Prague in 1972 led to the rediscovery of his briefly forgotten work. This elaborate, illustrated volume is devoted to the nude portraits, one of the focal points in Dritkol’s oeuvre. Art Nouveau and Symbolism were strong influences on his early photographs, in which his nudes are presented as dreamy nymphs or femme fatales. After the end of World War I, he developed his own fascinating photographic style, characterized by geometric elements, expressive, dynamic poses, and dramatic lighting. An “Art Deco photographer,” as Fárová called him, Drtikol was inspired by Futurism, Expressionism, and Cubism to discover his own lyrical, formal vocabulary.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 240 x 310 mm
96 pages, 60 colour illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
£29.25

Picture of Arno Fischer - Photography
Publisher's Description
Arno Fischer is one of Germany’s most important photographers. After studying sculpture, he turned to photography in the fifties. He worked in East Berlin during this period, and, as a man who walked the line between East and West, his photographs reflected the situation in the divided city. There he produced seminal works, including fashion photography for the legendary magazine Sibylle—Zeitschrift für Mode und Kultur. In addition to his expressive portraits of people such as Marlene Dietrich, his haunting travel photos, taken in the German Democratic Republic, Poland, India, New York, and Africa, reveal Fischer’s sharp gift for observation and his talent as a sensitive narrator. “Germany’s most famous unknown photographer” now lives a reclusive life in the country, where he uses a Polaroid camera to take casual, seemingly random close-ups of his garden.

This monograph, featuring texts by Matthias Flügge and Thomas Martin, is being published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition organized by the Institute for Foreign Relations. It presents Fischer’s most important groups of works and provides an impressive overview of the photographer’s oeuvre.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 251 x 287 mm
228 pages, 184 illustrations, 66 in colour, 117 in duotone

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Arno Fischer
Publisher's Description
Arno Fischer is one of Germany’s most important photographers. After studying sculpture, he turned to photography in the fifties. He worked in East Berlin during this period, and, as a man who walked the line between East and West, his photographs reflected the situation in the divided city. There he produced seminal works, including fashion photography for the legendary magazine Sibylle—Zeitschrift für Mode und Kultur. In addition to his expressive portraits of people such as Marlene Dietrich, his haunting travel photos, taken in the German Democratic Republic, Poland, India, New York, and Africa, reveal Fischer’s sharp gift for observation and his talent as a sensitive narrator. “Germany’s most famous unknown photographer” now lives a reclusive life in the country, where he uses a Polaroid camera to take casual, seemingly random close-ups of his garden.

This monograph, featuring texts by Matthias Flügge and Thomas Martin, is being published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition organized by the Institute for Foreign Relations. It presents Fischer’s most important groups of works and provides an impressive overview of the photographer’s oeuvre.

Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 251 x 287 mm
228 pages, 184 illustrations, 66 in colour, 117 in duotone

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£35.00

Picture of Desirer Walks the Streets
Publisher's Description
Desirer Walks the Streets presents a dark stream of black and white photographs that are culled from Andy Summers's life as a traveling musician. From a working life that outwardly would appear to be extroverted and chaotic, Summers has created a set of quietly compelling images that contradict the obvious. Made between 1983 and 2008, with a preference for the night shot, and covering a wide geographical graph from the Alto Plano of Bolivia to the alleys of the Golden Gai in Tokyo, the photographs convey a sense of intimacy, surrealism and situations that may be described as ‘in media res.’ Summers states that his photography may indeed be influenced by his absorption with music and that in a sense the photography he creates is a visual counterpart to the music that never leaves his head. Thus in Summers musical predilections – that may be termed as a taste for the melancholic, the convulsive melodic line, the dark chord with a few stray notes added – we find the brooding minor key photography he is attracted to. He adds that music and photography are kindred spirits in that they are nonverbal arts, but handily, may have interchangeable terms. He describes his own act of photography as tearing pages from a book and then reshuffling the results into a new visual syntax. Desirer Walks the Streets is the third monograph by Andy Summers and his first for Nazraeli Press. Andy Summers has been active as photographer since 1979 with numerous exhibitions, magazine essays, publications, and recently, keynote presentations of his photography. The recipient of a large number of music awards he is also a Doctor of the Arts and a Chevalier des Artes et Lettres.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 9 x 14'
128 pages, 84 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £40.00
Andy Summers
Publisher's Description
Desirer Walks the Streets presents a dark stream of black and white photographs that are culled from Andy Summers's life as a traveling musician. From a working life that outwardly would appear to be extroverted and chaotic, Summers has created a set of quietly compelling images that contradict the obvious. Made between 1983 and 2008, with a preference for the night shot, and covering a wide geographical graph from the Alto Plano of Bolivia to the alleys of the Golden Gai in Tokyo, the photographs convey a sense of intimacy, surrealism and situations that may be described as ‘in media res.’ Summers states that his photography may indeed be influenced by his absorption with music and that in a sense the photography he creates is a visual counterpart to the music that never leaves his head. Thus in Summers musical predilections – that may be termed as a taste for the melancholic, the convulsive melodic line, the dark chord with a few stray notes added – we find the brooding minor key photography he is attracted to. He adds that music and photography are kindred spirits in that they are nonverbal arts, but handily, may have interchangeable terms. He describes his own act of photography as tearing pages from a book and then reshuffling the results into a new visual syntax. Desirer Walks the Streets is the third monograph by Andy Summers and his first for Nazraeli Press. Andy Summers has been active as photographer since 1979 with numerous exhibitions, magazine essays, publications, and recently, keynote presentations of his photography. The recipient of a large number of music awards he is also a Doctor of the Arts and a Chevalier des Artes et Lettres.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 9 x 14'
128 pages, 84 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £40.00
£36.00

Picture of Holly Roberts - Works 2000-2009
Publisher's Description
Published as a companion book to 'Holly Roberts: Works 1989 to 1999' [Nazraeli Press, 2000], 'Works 2000 to 2009' documents the artist’s activities during the past ten years. Roberts’s odyssey with the painted photograph began in the mid-1970s. She found that in painting over a slick photographic surface, she was able to manipulate the paint by scraping it, scratching it and wiping it away with the luxury of never losing the underlying image. A modern pioneer of the method, Roberts brought the technique to a study of the emotions and psyche of the human condition. After spending decades refining her practice of over-painting photographs, Holly Roberts reversed her modus operandi and in 2005 began constructing photo-based images on top of painted, stand-alone, abstract backgrounds. Her use of these innovative backdrops sets the stage for a very different manner of making images that state her oddly lyrical takes on what she perceives to be true. Holly Roberts’s work has been widely exhibited in the United States and abroad, and is included in such permanent collections as the Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles County Museum of Arts; and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 'Works 2000-2009' opens with an essay by Robert Hirsch.

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

Publisher's Price: £40.00
Holly Roberts
Publisher's Description
Published as a companion book to 'Holly Roberts: Works 1989 to 1999' [Nazraeli Press, 2000], 'Works 2000 to 2009' documents the artist’s activities during the past ten years. Roberts’s odyssey with the painted photograph began in the mid-1970s. She found that in painting over a slick photographic surface, she was able to manipulate the paint by scraping it, scratching it and wiping it away with the luxury of never losing the underlying image. A modern pioneer of the method, Roberts brought the technique to a study of the emotions and psyche of the human condition. After spending decades refining her practice of over-painting photographs, Holly Roberts reversed her modus operandi and in 2005 began constructing photo-based images on top of painted, stand-alone, abstract backgrounds. Her use of these innovative backdrops sets the stage for a very different manner of making images that state her oddly lyrical takes on what she perceives to be true. Holly Roberts’s work has been widely exhibited in the United States and abroad, and is included in such permanent collections as the Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles County Museum of Arts; and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 'Works 2000-2009' opens with an essay by Robert Hirsch.

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

Publisher's Price: £40.00
£36.00

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 Helios - Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change
Publisher's Description
Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change offers a unique opportunity to trace the life and complex art of the 19th century photographer. This book places his entire body of work –both artistic and technical –in the context of one of the most transformative periods of American and European history. Published to accompany a retrospective exhibition organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, this catalogue includes essays by Philip Brookman, Marta Braun, Corey Keller, and Rebecca Solnit that investigate a variety of new ways to understand and interpret Muybridge’s art and influences. Born in England, Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830–1904) moved in his early twenties to the United States, where he was soon drawn to the dramatic Western landscape. After a stagecoach accident, during a long convalescence in England, he learned photography. Returning to San Francisco in 1867, he soon earned his reputation photographing both the landscape and urban development of the West. Muybridge is best known for this inventive work and his massive atlas of stop-action motion studies, Animal Locomotion, first published in 1887.

Co-published with Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 279 x 216 mm
300 pages, 200 photographs and illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
Philip Brookman (ed.)
Publisher's Description
Helios: Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change offers a unique opportunity to trace the life and complex art of the 19th century photographer. This book places his entire body of work –both artistic and technical –in the context of one of the most transformative periods of American and European history. Published to accompany a retrospective exhibition organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, this catalogue includes essays by Philip Brookman, Marta Braun, Corey Keller, and Rebecca Solnit that investigate a variety of new ways to understand and interpret Muybridge’s art and influences. Born in England, Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830–1904) moved in his early twenties to the United States, where he was soon drawn to the dramatic Western landscape. After a stagecoach accident, during a long convalescence in England, he learned photography. Returning to San Francisco in 1867, he soon earned his reputation photographing both the landscape and urban development of the West. Muybridge is best known for this inventive work and his massive atlas of stop-action motion studies, Animal Locomotion, first published in 1887.

Co-published with Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 279 x 216 mm
300 pages, 200 photographs and illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
£45.00

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

Picture of Live Love Look Last
Publisher's Description
Live Love Look Last brings together photographs from the past decade of Nicholas Nixon’s artistic career. Each of the subjects presented –Nixon’s family, couples, Boston cityscapes, and critically ill patients –originated as a project in its own right. In retrospect, however, Nixon realized the four independent series collectively articulated his ten-year photographic journey to honor and give form to the people and places that powerfully move him.

Each of Nixon’s photographs belongs to the realm of private experience. Capturing emotional and physical closeness in both form and process, his images are visual renderings of life’s most intimate moments. Sincere and honest in his approach, Nixon explores the relationships between individuals and their environment and how these bonds are affected by life-changing events such as birth and death.

Live Love Look Last is Nixon’s means of gracefully and seamlessly shaping his last decade of work. For Nixon, it is the supple nature of the medium of photography itself that enables such cohesion: “What you thought would be rigid and cold, is as pliable as a violin bow.”

Since the 1970s, Nicholas Nixon has explored portraiture and documentary photography using a large format, 8 x 10 inch view camera to record his subjects with meticulous detail. He is the recipient of numerous awards and his work can be found in museum collections worldwide. Nixon lives in Brookline, Massachusetts and has been a professor at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 245 x 300 mm
148 pages

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Nicholas Nixon
Publisher's Description
Live Love Look Last brings together photographs from the past decade of Nicholas Nixon’s artistic career. Each of the subjects presented –Nixon’s family, couples, Boston cityscapes, and critically ill patients –originated as a project in its own right. In retrospect, however, Nixon realized the four independent series collectively articulated his ten-year photographic journey to honor and give form to the people and places that powerfully move him.

Each of Nixon’s photographs belongs to the realm of private experience. Capturing emotional and physical closeness in both form and process, his images are visual renderings of life’s most intimate moments. Sincere and honest in his approach, Nixon explores the relationships between individuals and their environment and how these bonds are affected by life-changing events such as birth and death.

Live Love Look Last is Nixon’s means of gracefully and seamlessly shaping his last decade of work. For Nixon, it is the supple nature of the medium of photography itself that enables such cohesion: “What you thought would be rigid and cold, is as pliable as a violin bow.”

Since the 1970s, Nicholas Nixon has explored portraiture and documentary photography using a large format, 8 x 10 inch view camera to record his subjects with meticulous detail. He is the recipient of numerous awards and his work can be found in museum collections worldwide. Nixon lives in Brookline, Massachusetts and has been a professor at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 245 x 300 mm
148 pages

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£37.00

Picture of Unleashed 3

Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description

For his newest book, Josef Hoflehner turned moments into magic. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the Pyramids of Giza, and from the Grand Canal to the Strait of Malacca. Hoflehner continues to raise known views to new visions. Unleashed 3 has his recent landscape work from four continents. More than 75 stunning photographs have been selected, including from Malaysia, Borneo, Taiwan, France, Italy, California, New York, Florida and Egypt. Published as a companion to the popular Unleashed and Unleashed Two books, this new release is once again superbly printed in duotone on finest matt art paper. The first edition of Unleashed 3 is limited to 1,500 copies only.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 300 x 320 mm
96 pages, 76 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
Josef Hoflehner

Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description

For his newest book, Josef Hoflehner turned moments into magic. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the Pyramids of Giza, and from the Grand Canal to the Strait of Malacca. Hoflehner continues to raise known views to new visions. Unleashed 3 has his recent landscape work from four continents. More than 75 stunning photographs have been selected, including from Malaysia, Borneo, Taiwan, France, Italy, California, New York, Florida and Egypt. Published as a companion to the popular Unleashed and Unleashed Two books, this new release is once again superbly printed in duotone on finest matt art paper. The first edition of Unleashed 3 is limited to 1,500 copies only.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 300 x 320 mm
96 pages, 76 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
£45.00

Picture of Seeing, Observing, and Thinking

Publisher's Description
Reproduced from rare vintage prints, this book presents a prime selection of August Sander’s portraits, Rhine Valley landscapes, and nature studies. Complemented by Sander’s famous 1931 radio speech “Seeing, Observing, Thinking”, it serves as an exquisite manual to the photographer’s oeuvre for years to come, “the essential Sander”, so to speak.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 200 x 240 mm
176 pages, 105 duotone plates

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August Sander

Publisher's Description
Reproduced from rare vintage prints, this book presents a prime selection of August Sander’s portraits, Rhine Valley landscapes, and nature studies. Complemented by Sander’s famous 1931 radio speech “Seeing, Observing, Thinking”, it serves as an exquisite manual to the photographer’s oeuvre for years to come, “the essential Sander”, so to speak.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 200 x 240 mm
176 pages, 105 duotone plates

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£38.00

Picture of Gone ?
Publisher's Description
“No one wants to be a prophet, if the job can be avoided. What you want to try to be is a psalmist.” (Robert Adams) Robert Adams began by photographing suburban landscapes along the edge of the Rocky Mountains. His goal was then, and remains, to acknowledge the disappearance of wilderness but also to discover a basis for affirmation. In the 1980s he went on to revisit semi-rural areas through which he had walked as a boy – landscapes no longer pristine but still notable for their quiet, space and light. The views in this book, none published before, record some of what he found compelling.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 254 x 254 mm
128 pages, 118 tritone plates

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Robert Adams
Publisher's Description
“No one wants to be a prophet, if the job can be avoided. What you want to try to be is a psalmist.” (Robert Adams) Robert Adams began by photographing suburban landscapes along the edge of the Rocky Mountains. His goal was then, and remains, to acknowledge the disappearance of wilderness but also to discover a basis for affirmation. In the 1980s he went on to revisit semi-rural areas through which he had walked as a boy – landscapes no longer pristine but still notable for their quiet, space and light. The views in this book, none published before, record some of what he found compelling.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 254 x 254 mm
128 pages, 118 tritone plates

This title is not yet released, orders will be dispatched as soon as stock is available
£44.00

Picture of Outside Inside
Publisher's Description
Over the course of his long career Bruce Davidson has travelled the world making reportage stories both on assignment as a member of the Magnum agency and on subjects of personal interest. A few years ago he returned to his archive of negatives housed in a room in his Manhattan apartment and began a ritual of revisiting each and every one of the stories he had made, from his work as a student in 1954 to his urban landscapes in Los Angeles in 2009. Printing in his darkroom alongside the archive, he began to elaborate a very personal selection, discovering forgotten images and throwing new light onto some of his most famous series. Outside Inside is the result of this work, a sumptuous three volume box set with fifty-three chapters over 800 pages. Each chapter is introduced by a short text written by Davidson himself. The result is a celebration of the development of a master of the medium and an autobiography, a photographer’s life seen through his work.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 230 x 300 mm
944 pages, 834 tritone plates

Tritone printing throughout
Three hardcover books housed in a slipcase
Volume I, 1954 - 1961, 300 pages, 264 photographs
Volume II, 1961 - 1966, 272 pages, 228 photographs
Volume III, 1966 - 2009, 372 pages, 342 photographs


Publisher's Price: £158.00
Bruce Davidson
Publisher's Description
Over the course of his long career Bruce Davidson has travelled the world making reportage stories both on assignment as a member of the Magnum agency and on subjects of personal interest. A few years ago he returned to his archive of negatives housed in a room in his Manhattan apartment and began a ritual of revisiting each and every one of the stories he had made, from his work as a student in 1954 to his urban landscapes in Los Angeles in 2009. Printing in his darkroom alongside the archive, he began to elaborate a very personal selection, discovering forgotten images and throwing new light onto some of his most famous series. Outside Inside is the result of this work, a sumptuous three volume box set with fifty-three chapters over 800 pages. Each chapter is introduced by a short text written by Davidson himself. The result is a celebration of the development of a master of the medium and an autobiography, a photographer’s life seen through his work.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 230 x 300 mm
944 pages, 834 tritone plates

Tritone printing throughout
Three hardcover books housed in a slipcase
Volume I, 1954 - 1961, 300 pages, 264 photographs
Volume II, 1961 - 1966, 272 pages, 228 photographs
Volume III, 1966 - 2009, 372 pages, 342 photographs


Publisher's Price: £158.00
£142.20

Picture of Piedmont
Publisher's Description
Whether photographing avant-garde theatre, gypsies on the steppes of Eastern Europe or resistance to Soviet guns and tanks advancing on Prague, Josef Koudelka has consistently produced images that provoke a connection to the larger questions of human existence. This book brings together panoramic photographs from one of his most recent projects, the landscape of the Piedmont region of northern Italy. As Giuseppe Culicchia says in his introduction to this superb collection, ‘Today’s Piedmont is a region that is both wonderful and wounded. And here they are: the wonders and the wounds … Humans are largely absent from Koudelka’s images, because the book’s main protagonist is the land itself.’
  • Includes an introduction outlining Piedmont’s history and culture by leading Italian journalist Giuseppe Culicchia.
  • Koudelka’s powerful compositions lend themselves brilliantly to the panoramic format of the photographs and the book’s layout.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 329 x 205 mm
160 pages, 76 Illustrations

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Josef Koudelka
Publisher's Description
Whether photographing avant-garde theatre, gypsies on the steppes of Eastern Europe or resistance to Soviet guns and tanks advancing on Prague, Josef Koudelka has consistently produced images that provoke a connection to the larger questions of human existence. This book brings together panoramic photographs from one of his most recent projects, the landscape of the Piedmont region of northern Italy. As Giuseppe Culicchia says in his introduction to this superb collection, ‘Today’s Piedmont is a region that is both wonderful and wounded. And here they are: the wonders and the wounds … Humans are largely absent from Koudelka’s images, because the book’s main protagonist is the land itself.’
  • Includes an introduction outlining Piedmont’s history and culture by leading Italian journalist Giuseppe Culicchia.
  • Koudelka’s powerful compositions lend themselves brilliantly to the panoramic format of the photographs and the book’s layout.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 329 x 205 mm
160 pages, 76 Illustrations

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£45.00

Picture of Kamaitachi
Publisher's Description
Eikoh Hosoe's Kamaitachi, a classic and groundbreaking body of work, was originally released in 1969 as a limited-edition photobook of one thousand copies. A unique collaboration between photographer Eikoh Hosoe and Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance, the work documents their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and the improvisational performance that resulted, made with the participation of local villagers and inspired by the legend of kamaitachi, a weasel-like demon who haunts the rice fields and slashes those he encounters with a sickle.

In 2005, in close consultation with the artist, Aperture released a limited-edition facsimile in homage to the original. In this 2009 edition, Aperture is honored to reinterpret this paragon of Japanese bookmaking, which now includes four never-before-published images from the classic Kamaitachi series and a new text by preeminent Japanese scholar Donald Keene, as well as essays by Eikoh Hosoe and Suzo Takiguchi. Aperture is doubly pleased to make this enchanting body of work available, for the first time ever, in an affordable trade edition. This version was painstakingly reworked by renowned graphic artist Ikko Tanaka, designer of the original volume, shortly before his death.

Hosoe and Hijikata, who first met in 1959, share the same birthplace: the Tohoku countryside in Northern Japan, where most of the images were made. Hosoe photographed Hijikata's spontaneous interactions with the landscape and the people they encountered. A magnificent and seductive combination of performance and photography, the two artists enact an intense investigation of tradition and an exploration, both personal and symbolic, of Japanese society during a time of massive upheaval and change. In an accompanying personal essay, published here for the first time, Hosoe recounts how he became one of the Beat Generation artists, who were willing to try anything new, and his exploration of how traditional documentary photography and personal expression could be merged into what he describes as 'subjective documentary.'

Publisher: Aperture
Size: 241 x 324 mm
112 pages, 48 tritone images

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Eikoh Hosoe
Publisher's Description
Eikoh Hosoe's Kamaitachi, a classic and groundbreaking body of work, was originally released in 1969 as a limited-edition photobook of one thousand copies. A unique collaboration between photographer Eikoh Hosoe and Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance, the work documents their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and the improvisational performance that resulted, made with the participation of local villagers and inspired by the legend of kamaitachi, a weasel-like demon who haunts the rice fields and slashes those he encounters with a sickle.

In 2005, in close consultation with the artist, Aperture released a limited-edition facsimile in homage to the original. In this 2009 edition, Aperture is honored to reinterpret this paragon of Japanese bookmaking, which now includes four never-before-published images from the classic Kamaitachi series and a new text by preeminent Japanese scholar Donald Keene, as well as essays by Eikoh Hosoe and Suzo Takiguchi. Aperture is doubly pleased to make this enchanting body of work available, for the first time ever, in an affordable trade edition. This version was painstakingly reworked by renowned graphic artist Ikko Tanaka, designer of the original volume, shortly before his death.

Hosoe and Hijikata, who first met in 1959, share the same birthplace: the Tohoku countryside in Northern Japan, where most of the images were made. Hosoe photographed Hijikata's spontaneous interactions with the landscape and the people they encountered. A magnificent and seductive combination of performance and photography, the two artists enact an intense investigation of tradition and an exploration, both personal and symbolic, of Japanese society during a time of massive upheaval and change. In an accompanying personal essay, published here for the first time, Hosoe recounts how he became one of the Beat Generation artists, who were willing to try anything new, and his exploration of how traditional documentary photography and personal expression could be merged into what he describes as 'subjective documentary.'

Publisher: Aperture
Size: 241 x 324 mm
112 pages, 48 tritone images

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£40.00

Picture of Love in black and white
Publisher's Description
British-born photographer Michael Kenna and Brazilian-born author Bianca Rossini worked together to create a book of photographs and poems entitled “Love in black and white.' Beautifully printed on natural Japanese paper in a limited edition of 1,500 hardcover copies, this gorgeous new book comprises 45 of Rossini’s original love poems, accompanied by selected photographs of Kenna’s landscapes made in locations around the world. Michael Kenna's photographs have been the subject of over thirty books and catalogues, and are included in such permanent museum collections as The National Gallery, Washington, D.C.; The Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In 2001, Kenna was made a Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the Ministry of Culture in France. Bianca Rossini is a singer, songwriter and author. Her upcoming Bossa Nova album features her original songs co-written with great American and Brazilian composers. As an actress Bianca has acted opposite film stars including James Spader, Hector Elizondo, Richard Dreyfuss, Christian Slater, Dick Van Dyke and Dom DeLuise. 'Love in black and white' is her third book.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
96 pages, 45 duotone plate

Publisher's Price: £40.00
Michael Kenna
Publisher's Description
British-born photographer Michael Kenna and Brazilian-born author Bianca Rossini worked together to create a book of photographs and poems entitled “Love in black and white.' Beautifully printed on natural Japanese paper in a limited edition of 1,500 hardcover copies, this gorgeous new book comprises 45 of Rossini’s original love poems, accompanied by selected photographs of Kenna’s landscapes made in locations around the world. Michael Kenna's photographs have been the subject of over thirty books and catalogues, and are included in such permanent museum collections as The National Gallery, Washington, D.C.; The Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; and The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In 2001, Kenna was made a Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters by the Ministry of Culture in France. Bianca Rossini is a singer, songwriter and author. Her upcoming Bossa Nova album features her original songs co-written with great American and Brazilian composers. As an actress Bianca has acted opposite film stars including James Spader, Hector Elizondo, Richard Dreyfuss, Christian Slater, Dick Van Dyke and Dom DeLuise. 'Love in black and white' is her third book.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 8 x 10'
96 pages, 45 duotone plate

Publisher's Price: £40.00
£50.00

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