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Picture of Fortunate Steps
Publisher's Description
In his second book of photographs made in Havana, John Comino-James has again set out to explore a part of the city not normally visited by tourists. The geographical scope of the photographs is restricted to a single road, the Calzada del Diez de Octubre. The route itself predates the foundation of the Parish of Jesús del Monte in the 17th century and was formerly known as the Calzada de Jesús del Monte. In 1918 the road was renamed in commemoration of one of the most important events in Cuban history – the declaration of the first full-scale war of independence against Spanish colonial rule on 10th October 1868 by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes.

Although its once important function as the principal route to the south has been superseded with the construction of new highways, the Calzada still remains a busy urban thoroughfare. Through engaged portraits and candid observation and with an eye for both architectural detail and the imposing façades that stand as testimony to the changing architectural styles of well over a century, John Comino-James creates an intimate and sympathetic record of the Calzada del Diez de Octubre which, through its long history, occupies an important place in the imagination and memory of Habaneros today.

Born in Somerset, John Comino-James lives near Thame in Oxfordshire. He has published four previous books of photographs; Nearly Every Tuesday, which documented Thame’s weekly street market; Fairground Attraction, which explored the way of life of travelling showmen; A Few Streets, A Few People, an intimate portrayal of the people and surroundings of the Cayo Hueso barrio in Havana, Cuba; and In a Very English Town, which, through photographs and texts acknowledges some of the qualities that typify Thame as an English market town.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 165mm x 295mm
168 pages, 110 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 19.99
John Comino-James
Publisher's Description
In his second book of photographs made in Havana, John Comino-James has again set out to explore a part of the city not normally visited by tourists. The geographical scope of the photographs is restricted to a single road, the Calzada del Diez de Octubre. The route itself predates the foundation of the Parish of Jesús del Monte in the 17th century and was formerly known as the Calzada de Jesús del Monte. In 1918 the road was renamed in commemoration of one of the most important events in Cuban history – the declaration of the first full-scale war of independence against Spanish colonial rule on 10th October 1868 by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes.

Although its once important function as the principal route to the south has been superseded with the construction of new highways, the Calzada still remains a busy urban thoroughfare. Through engaged portraits and candid observation and with an eye for both architectural detail and the imposing façades that stand as testimony to the changing architectural styles of well over a century, John Comino-James creates an intimate and sympathetic record of the Calzada del Diez de Octubre which, through its long history, occupies an important place in the imagination and memory of Habaneros today.

Born in Somerset, John Comino-James lives near Thame in Oxfordshire. He has published four previous books of photographs; Nearly Every Tuesday, which documented Thame’s weekly street market; Fairground Attraction, which explored the way of life of travelling showmen; A Few Streets, A Few People, an intimate portrayal of the people and surroundings of the Cayo Hueso barrio in Havana, Cuba; and In a Very English Town, which, through photographs and texts acknowledges some of the qualities that typify Thame as an English market town.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 165mm x 295mm
168 pages, 110 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 19.99
£17.99

Picture of Paul Graham - Beyond Caring (Books on Books #9)
Publisher's Description
Paul Graham's Beyond Caring published in 1986 is now considered one of the key works from Britain's wave of 'New Color' photography that was gaining momentum in the 1980s. While commissioned to present his view of 'Britain in 1984,' Graham turned his attention towards the waiting rooms, queues and poor conditions of overburdened Social Security and Unemployment offices across the United Kingdom. Photographing surreptitiously, his camera is both witness and protagonist within a bureaucratic system that speaks to the humiliation and indignity aimed towards the most vulnerable end of society. Books on Books #9 presents every page spread of Graham's controversial book along with a contemporary essay by writer and curator David Chandler.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
104 pages, 50 Color illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
Essays by David Chandler, Jeffrey Ladd
Publisher's Description
Paul Graham's Beyond Caring published in 1986 is now considered one of the key works from Britain's wave of 'New Color' photography that was gaining momentum in the 1980s. While commissioned to present his view of 'Britain in 1984,' Graham turned his attention towards the waiting rooms, queues and poor conditions of overburdened Social Security and Unemployment offices across the United Kingdom. Photographing surreptitiously, his camera is both witness and protagonist within a bureaucratic system that speaks to the humiliation and indignity aimed towards the most vulnerable end of society. Books on Books #9 presents every page spread of Graham's controversial book along with a contemporary essay by writer and curator David Chandler.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
104 pages, 50 Color illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
£29.25

Picture of Zdenek Tmej - Alphabet of Spiritual Emptiness (Books on Books #10)
Publisher's Description
Zdenek Tmej's Abeceda Dusevniho Prazdna (The Alphabet of Spiritual Emptiness) published in 1946 enables a rare look, from a captive's perspective, inside a Nazi forced labor camp in Breslau, Poland during World War II. It is remarkable that Tmej, a Czech citizen made to work for the Nazi war effort for three years, was allowed to photograph at all, let alone describe the psychological stasis of his experience with the poetic voice that these portraits and still-lifes convey. Books on Books #10 presents every page spread from this extremely rare and fragile document including the original texts by Alexandra Urbanova translated for the first time into English.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
172 pages, 105 Duotone illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50

Publisher's Description
Zdenek Tmej's Abeceda Dusevniho Prazdna (The Alphabet of Spiritual Emptiness) published in 1946 enables a rare look, from a captive's perspective, inside a Nazi forced labor camp in Breslau, Poland during World War II. It is remarkable that Tmej, a Czech citizen made to work for the Nazi war effort for three years, was allowed to photograph at all, let alone describe the psychological stasis of his experience with the poetic voice that these portraits and still-lifes convey. Books on Books #10 presents every page spread from this extremely rare and fragile document including the original texts by Alexandra Urbanova translated for the first time into English.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
172 pages, 105 Duotone illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
£29.25

Picture of Alexey Brodovitch - Ballet (Books on Books #11)
Publisher's Description
Alexey Brodovitch's Ballet published in 1945 is one of the most legendary of photobook masterpieces. While already established as a leading influential art director and graphic designer, Brodovitch turned his photographic talents towards rehearsals and performances of ballet companies visiting New York stages. Shot in 35mm and disregarding traditional conventions of 'good' technique, Brodovitch pushed the boundaries of description to create a panorama of images that perfectly captures the motion and spirit of dance. Books on Books #11 reproduces every dynamic page spread from this rarely seen volume along with a contemporary essay written by leading Brodovitch scholar Kerry William Purcell.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
142 pages, 120 Duotone illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
Essays by Kerry W. Purcell, Edwin Denby, Jeffrey Ladd
Publisher's Description
Alexey Brodovitch's Ballet published in 1945 is one of the most legendary of photobook masterpieces. While already established as a leading influential art director and graphic designer, Brodovitch turned his photographic talents towards rehearsals and performances of ballet companies visiting New York stages. Shot in 35mm and disregarding traditional conventions of 'good' technique, Brodovitch pushed the boundaries of description to create a panorama of images that perfectly captures the motion and spirit of dance. Books on Books #11 reproduces every dynamic page spread from this rarely seen volume along with a contemporary essay written by leading Brodovitch scholar Kerry William Purcell.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
142 pages, 120 Duotone illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
£29.25

Picture of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy - 60 Fotos (Books on Books #12)

Publisher's Description
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's 60 Fotos sets forth the framework and ideas behind the 'New Vision' of modern photography from the legendary Bauhaus teacher and key figure in early experimental photographic practice. Published in 1930 as the first book in the planned Fototek series on 'New Photography,' 60 Fotos evoked a complex and multi-layered dialogue using some of Moholy-Nagy's finest examples of 'straight' photographs, negative prints, photograms, and photomontage. Books on Books #12 reproduces every page spread from this classic treatise on photography along with a contemporary essay from the noted photo-historian David Evans.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
92 pages, 50 Duotone illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50

Publisher's Description
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's 60 Fotos sets forth the framework and ideas behind the 'New Vision' of modern photography from the legendary Bauhaus teacher and key figure in early experimental photographic practice. Published in 1930 as the first book in the planned Fototek series on 'New Photography,' 60 Fotos evoked a complex and multi-layered dialogue using some of Moholy-Nagy's finest examples of 'straight' photographs, negative prints, photograms, and photomontage. Books on Books #12 reproduces every page spread from this classic treatise on photography along with a contemporary essay from the noted photo-historian David Evans.

Publisher: Errata Editions
Size: 9.5 x 7'
92 pages, 50 Duotone illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
£29.25

Picture of One Picture Book #66: Love Point
Publisher's Description
Japanese-born photographer Hiroshi Watanabe has become an important force in the medium during the past several years, with a a growing list of monographs, artist's books, exhibitions and awards to his credit. Love Point, his first publication with Nazraeli Press, is a pocket-sized, collectible version of a collaboration with the novelist Richard Curtis Hauschild.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/4'
16 pages, 7 duotone plates, 1 original print.

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
Hiroshi Watanabe
Publisher's Description
Japanese-born photographer Hiroshi Watanabe has become an important force in the medium during the past several years, with a a growing list of monographs, artist's books, exhibitions and awards to his credit. Love Point, his first publication with Nazraeli Press, is a pocket-sized, collectible version of a collaboration with the novelist Richard Curtis Hauschild.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/4'
16 pages, 7 duotone plates, 1 original print.

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
£22.50

Picture of Soul and Soul 1969-1999 (2nd Edition)
Publisher's Description

Kiyoshi Suzuki (Japan, 1943-2000) began photographing in the late 1960s in Iwaki City, his birthplace. He then worked for thirty years in relative isolation. Suzuki's way of putting books together, layer upon layer upon layer, has become his unique approach. It stands at the heart of the retrospective book and exhibition, which show the enormous wealth of unrivalled photographs that he left behind.

The first edition of Soul and Soul was sold out within three months. The second edition came out in the fall of 2008. The book is published on the occasion of the exhibition Soul and Soul 1969-1999 in the Noorderlicht Photogallery (March 8 through April 27, 2008)

Soul and Soul was nominated best photobook 2007/08. Markus Schaden: 'Noorderlicht took care to print the pictured designs on soft paper using a deep black tonal range to achieve the highest possible authenticity. A superb book.' 

Machiel Botman about Suzuki in Soul and Soul 1969-1999:

The work of Kiyoshi Suzuki is about two things. The first is the photographs: magisterial images that demand their right to exist, in and of themselves. But for Suzuki that was not enough. The world also had to be a partner in the process that led to the image and to how he put everything in a broader context. He began with this in a quiet, minimal manner and developed it into an explosion of pictures and book dummies. Between these two termini lay a life full of twists and turns, that all had to do with photography.

The press about Soul and Soul 1969-1999:

'These are intriguing photographs. Rich in contrast and sometimes almost surreal. Suzuki knew how to be dramatic and theatrical without giving up the simplicity of the image or seeming affected.

But the best thing about the exhibition by far is the book. [...] a publication that does justice to an artist both in form and content - one would wish that all photobooks were made with the same care and dedication.' Merel Bem, De Volkskrant, 12 March 2008



Publisher: Noorderlicht
Size: 240 x 290 mm
76 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 47.60
Kiyoshi Suzuki
Publisher's Description

Kiyoshi Suzuki (Japan, 1943-2000) began photographing in the late 1960s in Iwaki City, his birthplace. He then worked for thirty years in relative isolation. Suzuki's way of putting books together, layer upon layer upon layer, has become his unique approach. It stands at the heart of the retrospective book and exhibition, which show the enormous wealth of unrivalled photographs that he left behind.

The first edition of Soul and Soul was sold out within three months. The second edition came out in the fall of 2008. The book is published on the occasion of the exhibition Soul and Soul 1969-1999 in the Noorderlicht Photogallery (March 8 through April 27, 2008)

Soul and Soul was nominated best photobook 2007/08. Markus Schaden: 'Noorderlicht took care to print the pictured designs on soft paper using a deep black tonal range to achieve the highest possible authenticity. A superb book.' 

Machiel Botman about Suzuki in Soul and Soul 1969-1999:

The work of Kiyoshi Suzuki is about two things. The first is the photographs: magisterial images that demand their right to exist, in and of themselves. But for Suzuki that was not enough. The world also had to be a partner in the process that led to the image and to how he put everything in a broader context. He began with this in a quiet, minimal manner and developed it into an explosion of pictures and book dummies. Between these two termini lay a life full of twists and turns, that all had to do with photography.

The press about Soul and Soul 1969-1999:

'These are intriguing photographs. Rich in contrast and sometimes almost surreal. Suzuki knew how to be dramatic and theatrical without giving up the simplicity of the image or seeming affected.

But the best thing about the exhibition by far is the book. [...] a publication that does justice to an artist both in form and content - one would wish that all photobooks were made with the same care and dedication.' Merel Bem, De Volkskrant, 12 March 2008



Publisher: Noorderlicht
Size: 240 x 290 mm
76 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 47.60
£42.84

Picture of Rockfalls and Ponds
Publisher's Description
British photographer Jem Southam (born 1950) patiently observes the topographical changes at a single location, revisiting a site over months or even years. Sometimes the recorded modifications are driven by man, as seen in his The Pond at Upton Pyne series, which charts a village pond as it is transformed by successive periods of neglect. At other times, the transformations seem less steered by humankind, but still suggest a delicate balance between nature and man. Southam's acute sensitivity to place is well represented by this handsomely bound monograph.

Publisher: La Fábrica
Size: 11.75 x 9.25'
68 pages, illustrated throughout

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
Jem Southam
Publisher's Description
British photographer Jem Southam (born 1950) patiently observes the topographical changes at a single location, revisiting a site over months or even years. Sometimes the recorded modifications are driven by man, as seen in his The Pond at Upton Pyne series, which charts a village pond as it is transformed by successive periods of neglect. At other times, the transformations seem less steered by humankind, but still suggest a delicate balance between nature and man. Southam's acute sensitivity to place is well represented by this handsomely bound monograph.

Publisher: La Fábrica
Size: 11.75 x 9.25'
68 pages, illustrated throughout

Publisher's Price: £ 32.50
£29.25

Picture of Polaroid Work
Publisher's Description
Polaroid Work is the summation of over twenty years of obsessively, photographing himself and his family, day after day, with the Polaroid SX70 camera. Through beautifully crafted visual metaphors, it achingly reveals the private issues of family: adoption, marriage and divorce, birth and bereavement, love, loss and mortality.

A photographer and teacher, Bjorn Sterri has exhibited internationally for many years – in his native Norway, USA, Spain, Scotland, Argentina and Tenerife. Besides Polaroid SX70 he also works on projects with 10x8 and medium format film. His work has been published in several journals and is in many collections worldwide. He has received several photo awards, one being 1’st place in the 5’th Polaroid International Photo Awards. This is his first major monograph.

This first edition of Bjørn Sterri Polaroid Work is limited to 1000 case bound copies. of these 100 copies are numbered with the artist signature. A special collector’s edition of 25 plus five ap, including a specially produced inkjet print, is available.

Hard cover, bamberg kaliko cloth with foil stamping + clear pVC jacket, 310mm x 275mm, 156 pages, 61 colour images with spot varnish. Pinted on Gardapat kiara Vol 1,3. printed and bound by Ebs, Verona Italy. BOok design by Tormod Glomnes at Newbox, Oslo, Norway.

I had selected this SX- 70 photo from Bjørn Sterri’s portfolio and held it in my hand, not knowing that it represented a treasure trove of riches – family photographs, obsessively taken day after day, year after year...” “Father and son – cheek by jowl and face to face. Dad and the next generation, side by side. A reminder that the world turns, leaving nothing behind, nothing unchanged.” From the introduction by Barbara Hitchcock, Former Director, The Polaroid Collection

This is work of seductive beauty: self expressive, elegant and eloquent. Sterri takes us to a consideration of values that are both life affirming and vital.” Robin Gillanders, Lecturer in Photography, Edinburgh Napier University

To view images from this book see Bjørn Sterri's website.

Publisher: Pilver Press
Size: 310mm x 275mm
156 pages, 61 colour images with spot varnish

Publisher's Price: £ 61.75
Bjørn Sterri
Publisher's Description
Polaroid Work is the summation of over twenty years of obsessively, photographing himself and his family, day after day, with the Polaroid SX70 camera. Through beautifully crafted visual metaphors, it achingly reveals the private issues of family: adoption, marriage and divorce, birth and bereavement, love, loss and mortality.

A photographer and teacher, Bjorn Sterri has exhibited internationally for many years – in his native Norway, USA, Spain, Scotland, Argentina and Tenerife. Besides Polaroid SX70 he also works on projects with 10x8 and medium format film. His work has been published in several journals and is in many collections worldwide. He has received several photo awards, one being 1’st place in the 5’th Polaroid International Photo Awards. This is his first major monograph.

This first edition of Bjørn Sterri Polaroid Work is limited to 1000 case bound copies. of these 100 copies are numbered with the artist signature. A special collector’s edition of 25 plus five ap, including a specially produced inkjet print, is available.

Hard cover, bamberg kaliko cloth with foil stamping + clear pVC jacket, 310mm x 275mm, 156 pages, 61 colour images with spot varnish. Pinted on Gardapat kiara Vol 1,3. printed and bound by Ebs, Verona Italy. BOok design by Tormod Glomnes at Newbox, Oslo, Norway.

I had selected this SX- 70 photo from Bjørn Sterri’s portfolio and held it in my hand, not knowing that it represented a treasure trove of riches – family photographs, obsessively taken day after day, year after year...” “Father and son – cheek by jowl and face to face. Dad and the next generation, side by side. A reminder that the world turns, leaving nothing behind, nothing unchanged.” From the introduction by Barbara Hitchcock, Former Director, The Polaroid Collection

This is work of seductive beauty: self expressive, elegant and eloquent. Sterri takes us to a consideration of values that are both life affirming and vital.” Robin Gillanders, Lecturer in Photography, Edinburgh Napier University

To view images from this book see Bjørn Sterri's website.

Publisher: Pilver Press
Size: 310mm x 275mm
156 pages, 61 colour images with spot varnish

Publisher's Price: £ 61.75
£55.58

Picture of Love on the Left Bank
Publisher's Description
This is a facsimile edition of one of the ‘classic’ photography books of the 20th century. Originally published in 1956, the book focuses on the Left Bank of Paris at the time when the area was a centre of creative ferment and the home of the artists, writers and aesthetes who would determine the cultural agenda of a generation. With its unconventional, gritty, snapshot-like technique the work was widely acclaimed as expanding the boundaries of documentary photography.

Born 1925, in Amsterdam, Ed van der Elsken is recognised as one of the great photographers of the 20th century. During his lifetime he published over 20 books. In recent years his work has been exhibited widely throughout the world. Ed van der Elsken died in 1990.

Vali Myers, who features as ‘Ann’, was born 1930 in Sydney, Australia. A dancer and artist, she arrived in Paris in 1949. During the post-war years, living in the streets and cafés of St. Germain des Prés, she continued to dance and to draw – her drawings feature in the book. She later travelled extensively, becoming internationally known as an artist. Vali Myers died in 2003.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Size: 275 x 195 mm
112 pages, 200 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 24.00
Ed Van Der Elsken
Publisher's Description
This is a facsimile edition of one of the ‘classic’ photography books of the 20th century. Originally published in 1956, the book focuses on the Left Bank of Paris at the time when the area was a centre of creative ferment and the home of the artists, writers and aesthetes who would determine the cultural agenda of a generation. With its unconventional, gritty, snapshot-like technique the work was widely acclaimed as expanding the boundaries of documentary photography.

Born 1925, in Amsterdam, Ed van der Elsken is recognised as one of the great photographers of the 20th century. During his lifetime he published over 20 books. In recent years his work has been exhibited widely throughout the world. Ed van der Elsken died in 1990.

Vali Myers, who features as ‘Ann’, was born 1930 in Sydney, Australia. A dancer and artist, she arrived in Paris in 1949. During the post-war years, living in the streets and cafés of St. Germain des Prés, she continued to dance and to draw – her drawings feature in the book. She later travelled extensively, becoming internationally known as an artist. Vali Myers died in 2003.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Size: 275 x 195 mm
112 pages, 200 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 24.00
£21.60

Picture of Sea Etchings
Publisher's Description
This gorgeous, limited edition artist's book by Nicola Dill is a 48-page 'installation' of the artist's elegant and meditative photographs of surf grasses. Unstaged and recorded in-camera, the photographs comprising this series are gestures in patience and time. The individual pieces leave the narrative aspect of photography behind, focusing on constantly changing structures and lines, preserving on film the temporary etchings created by the surf and sandy shores of the Pacific. Nicola Dill's photographs have been widely exhibited and published in the United States and in Germany. 'Sea Etchings', her first monograph, is printed in an oversized format on matt Japanese art paper. This first printing is limited to 500 copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 13 x 16'
48 pages, 27 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
Nicola Dill
Publisher's Description
This gorgeous, limited edition artist's book by Nicola Dill is a 48-page 'installation' of the artist's elegant and meditative photographs of surf grasses. Unstaged and recorded in-camera, the photographs comprising this series are gestures in patience and time. The individual pieces leave the narrative aspect of photography behind, focusing on constantly changing structures and lines, preserving on film the temporary etchings created by the surf and sandy shores of the Pacific. Nicola Dill's photographs have been widely exhibited and published in the United States and in Germany. 'Sea Etchings', her first monograph, is printed in an oversized format on matt Japanese art paper. This first printing is limited to 500 copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 13 x 16'
48 pages, 27 duotone plates

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
£45.00

Picture of Spaces of Their Own
Publisher's Description
The final destination of a famous pilgrim’s trail, Santiago de Compostela is an important cultural center. Candida Höfer was invited to photograph the city’s celebrated libraries. She presents various works in this book published to accompany an exhibition of her work on site.

With English language texts by Luisa Castro, Enrique Vila-Matas and Herbert Burkert.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
208 pages, 112 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 49.95
Candida Höfer
Publisher's Description
The final destination of a famous pilgrim’s trail, Santiago de Compostela is an important cultural center. Candida Höfer was invited to photograph the city’s celebrated libraries. She presents various works in this book published to accompany an exhibition of her work on site.

With English language texts by Luisa Castro, Enrique Vila-Matas and Herbert Burkert.

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
208 pages, 112 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 49.95
£44.96

Picture of True Stories. The Hasselblad Award in Photography 2010
Publisher's Description

The Hasselblad award is an international photography award. Since 1980 it has been presented annually, with the exception of the year of Erna Hasselblad’s death, 1983. The Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography is recognized as one of the most important prizes in the world today. The Hasselblad award is granted to “a photographer recognized for major achievements”. This may be an individual who has made a pioneering achievement in photography, who has had a decisive impact on younger generations of photographers, or who has implemented one or more internationally significant photographic projects.

French artist Sophie Calle from Paris has been selected as the 30th winner of the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. The award will be presented to Sophie Calle on Saturday 30 October 2010 at a ceremony at the Göteborg City Theatre. In conjunction with the award ceremony, an exhibition of works by the award winner opens at the Hasselblad Center, and a book is released. This year, as last three years, a book will be produced as a co-operation between the Hasselblad Foundation and Steidl Verlag. The book contains Sophie Calle’s series True Stories, which captures important events of her life.

The Foundation’s citation regarding the decision to award the 2010 prize to Sophie Calle is as follows: “For more than three decades, Sophie Calle has been questioning and challenging the relationship between text and photography, private and public personae, truth and fiction, in a groundbreaking, utterly original way. Her conceptually oriented work depicts human vulnerability and examines the interrelationship between identity and intimacy as well as the construction of official history. It evokes narrative, affect and emotion in ways that at the same time touch the viewer deeply and makes her reflect on the possibilities as well as limits of photography. Her contribution to the understanding of the medium of photography has inspired younger generations of artists.”



Publisher: Steidl
Size: 256 x 276 mm
128 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 40.00
Sophie Calle
Publisher's Description

The Hasselblad award is an international photography award. Since 1980 it has been presented annually, with the exception of the year of Erna Hasselblad’s death, 1983. The Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography is recognized as one of the most important prizes in the world today. The Hasselblad award is granted to “a photographer recognized for major achievements”. This may be an individual who has made a pioneering achievement in photography, who has had a decisive impact on younger generations of photographers, or who has implemented one or more internationally significant photographic projects.

French artist Sophie Calle from Paris has been selected as the 30th winner of the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. The award will be presented to Sophie Calle on Saturday 30 October 2010 at a ceremony at the Göteborg City Theatre. In conjunction with the award ceremony, an exhibition of works by the award winner opens at the Hasselblad Center, and a book is released. This year, as last three years, a book will be produced as a co-operation between the Hasselblad Foundation and Steidl Verlag. The book contains Sophie Calle’s series True Stories, which captures important events of her life.

The Foundation’s citation regarding the decision to award the 2010 prize to Sophie Calle is as follows: “For more than three decades, Sophie Calle has been questioning and challenging the relationship between text and photography, private and public personae, truth and fiction, in a groundbreaking, utterly original way. Her conceptually oriented work depicts human vulnerability and examines the interrelationship between identity and intimacy as well as the construction of official history. It evokes narrative, affect and emotion in ways that at the same time touch the viewer deeply and makes her reflect on the possibilities as well as limits of photography. Her contribution to the understanding of the medium of photography has inspired younger generations of artists.”



Publisher: Steidl
Size: 256 x 276 mm
128 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 40.00
£36.00

Picture of Living in Hell
Publisher's Description
Tom Hunter's reputation as one of Britain's most intriguing artists has been established with a series of provocative reworkings of paintings from artists as diverse as Vermeer and Velazquez, or Gauguin and Manet.

His work however, is emphatically contemporary and takes as its subject the lives of the residents of Hackney, as reported in a local newspaper.

In this British art book, best-selling author Tracy Chevalier discusses the importance of story telling to Hunter and is inspired to create her own engaging, dramatic tales about the scenes he has depicted, while Colin Wiggins compares and contrasts the diverse ideas that Hunter draws from paintings from the past.

This art exhibition catalogue was published to accompany the Tom Hunter: Living in Hell Exhibition at the National Gallery in 2005-2006.

Publisher: National Gallery Company
Size: 265 X 220 mm
pages,

Publisher's Price: £
Tom Hunter
Publisher's Description
Tom Hunter's reputation as one of Britain's most intriguing artists has been established with a series of provocative reworkings of paintings from artists as diverse as Vermeer and Velazquez, or Gauguin and Manet.

His work however, is emphatically contemporary and takes as its subject the lives of the residents of Hackney, as reported in a local newspaper.

In this British art book, best-selling author Tracy Chevalier discusses the importance of story telling to Hunter and is inspired to create her own engaging, dramatic tales about the scenes he has depicted, while Colin Wiggins compares and contrasts the diverse ideas that Hunter draws from paintings from the past.

This art exhibition catalogue was published to accompany the Tom Hunter: Living in Hell Exhibition at the National Gallery in 2005-2006.

Publisher: National Gallery Company
Size: 265 X 220 mm
pages,

Publisher's Price: £
£11.66

Picture of Recollection
Publisher's Description

Walter Niedermayr (*1952 inBolzano, Italy) is one of the great European photographic artists of our time. His sensitive visual language—which, unfortunately, has been copied by countless other photographers in recent years—is marked by its subtle blend of colors. Niedermayr become familiar to a larger public through his series on Alpine landscapes, architecture, and infrastructures.

For this project, he traveled between 2005 and 2008 to Teheran, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz, and other smaller cities and historical sites in Iran. His excursions led to the creation of a new group of works in which he examines various aspects of contemporary Iranian architecture in their cultural and historical context. Like Niedermayr’s previous books, this project, which the artist developed in close collaboration with the graphic designers and the publisher, will certainly prove to be a highlight of the art of photo books.



Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 261 x 302 mm
170 pages, 90 colour illustrations, 17 foldouts

Publisher's Price: £ 55.00
Walter Niedermayr
Publisher's Description

Walter Niedermayr (*1952 inBolzano, Italy) is one of the great European photographic artists of our time. His sensitive visual language—which, unfortunately, has been copied by countless other photographers in recent years—is marked by its subtle blend of colors. Niedermayr become familiar to a larger public through his series on Alpine landscapes, architecture, and infrastructures.

For this project, he traveled between 2005 and 2008 to Teheran, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz, and other smaller cities and historical sites in Iran. His excursions led to the creation of a new group of works in which he examines various aspects of contemporary Iranian architecture in their cultural and historical context. Like Niedermayr’s previous books, this project, which the artist developed in close collaboration with the graphic designers and the publisher, will certainly prove to be a highlight of the art of photo books.



Publisher: Hatje Cantz
Size: 261 x 302 mm
170 pages, 90 colour illustrations, 17 foldouts

Publisher's Price: £ 55.00
£49.50

Picture of Julius Shulman - The Last Decade
Publisher's Description
Julius Shulman (1910 – 2009), one of the foremost architectural photographers of our day, achieved international acclaim with his pictures of the architecture of the postwar and Kennedy eras. Shulman not only set standards in modern architectural photography, working with the pre-eminent architects of his time; he also defined a completely new style of architectural photography. Architectural photography is elevated above the slavish illustration of architectural history to become a pictorial medium in its own right, with far-reaching functions going beyond representation.

German born photographer Jürgen Nogai (*1953) and Julius Shulman began a rewarding collaboration in 2000 which lasted almost a decade until the death of Shulman in 2009. Together they continued to develop their unique style, worked on projects and published in books and magazines. This publication is released on the occasion of Julius Shulman’s 100th birthday, and presents works from the joint archive of Shulman and Nogai resulting from their ten year partnership, many of them published for the first time in a book.

Publisher: Kehrer
Size: 300 x 230 mm
144 pages, 93 color illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 39.99
Julius Shulman / Jürgen Nogai
Publisher's Description
Julius Shulman (1910 – 2009), one of the foremost architectural photographers of our day, achieved international acclaim with his pictures of the architecture of the postwar and Kennedy eras. Shulman not only set standards in modern architectural photography, working with the pre-eminent architects of his time; he also defined a completely new style of architectural photography. Architectural photography is elevated above the slavish illustration of architectural history to become a pictorial medium in its own right, with far-reaching functions going beyond representation.

German born photographer Jürgen Nogai (*1953) and Julius Shulman began a rewarding collaboration in 2000 which lasted almost a decade until the death of Shulman in 2009. Together they continued to develop their unique style, worked on projects and published in books and magazines. This publication is released on the occasion of Julius Shulman’s 100th birthday, and presents works from the joint archive of Shulman and Nogai resulting from their ten year partnership, many of them published for the first time in a book.

Publisher: Kehrer
Size: 300 x 230 mm
144 pages, 93 color illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 39.99
£35.99

Picture of For Now

Publisher's Description
For Now is the result of film-maker Michael Almereyda’s year-long search through the Eggleston archives, a remarkable collection of heretofore unseen images spanning four decades of work by one of our seminal artists. Unusual in its concentration on family and friends, the book highlights an air of offhand intimacy, typical of Eggleston and typically surprising.”

If you fancy a double dose of Eggleston, then Before Colour (a collection of Eggleston's early black & white work) has been receiving rave reviews and is also available now.

Publisher: Twin Palms
Size: 12 x 14'
144 Pages, 87 Four-color Plates

Publisher's Price: £ 49.95
William Eggleston
Final copy. Second printing, mint condition.
£49.95

Picture of Il Corpo dello Stato (The Body of the State)
Publisher's Description
At the end of 2006, Italian photographer Armin Linke was commissioned by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities to realize a reportage. For this commission, the artist proposed a photographic mapping of all the institutions housed in various historical buildings in Rome. His research attempted to carry out both a documentation of and an inquiry into the characteristics of public institutions. The result is a portrait of the Italian State through the understanding of the architectures in which functions and ceremonies are performed daily.

Including excerpts from Giorgio Agamben's recent book 'Il Regno e la Gloria,' the publication invites a critical reading of the representation of power, while displaying very rarely seen interiors and details of the government's settings in an objective style typical of Linke's images.

Publisher: JRP Ringier
Size: 210 x 255 mm
128 pages, 72 colour images

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
Armin Linke
Publisher's Description
At the end of 2006, Italian photographer Armin Linke was commissioned by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities to realize a reportage. For this commission, the artist proposed a photographic mapping of all the institutions housed in various historical buildings in Rome. His research attempted to carry out both a documentation of and an inquiry into the characteristics of public institutions. The result is a portrait of the Italian State through the understanding of the architectures in which functions and ceremonies are performed daily.

Including excerpts from Giorgio Agamben's recent book 'Il Regno e la Gloria,' the publication invites a critical reading of the representation of power, while displaying very rarely seen interiors and details of the government's settings in an objective style typical of Linke's images.

Publisher: JRP Ringier
Size: 210 x 255 mm
128 pages, 72 colour images

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
£22.50

Picture of John Stezaker (Whitechapel Gallery)
Publisher's Description
Published on the occasion of the first major travelling exhibition dedicated to John Stezaker’s work, this book provides an overview of the artist’s famous collage work.

Stezaker – celebrated for his use of old film stills, portraits and postcards – engages with this found material through inversion, excision, incision, fusion and accidental damage.

This comprehensive publication focuses on the dialectics innate in this British artist’s work, such as life and death, looking and blindness, male and female, love and betrayal, portrait and landscape, and so forth.

The exhibition opens at the Whitechapel Gallery, London in January 2011 and travels to the MUDAM, Luxembourg at the end of the year.

Available January 2011.

Publisher: Ridinghouse
Size: 270 x 225 mm
208 pages, 100 full colour illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 28.00
John Stezaker
Publisher's Description
Published on the occasion of the first major travelling exhibition dedicated to John Stezaker’s work, this book provides an overview of the artist’s famous collage work.

Stezaker – celebrated for his use of old film stills, portraits and postcards – engages with this found material through inversion, excision, incision, fusion and accidental damage.

This comprehensive publication focuses on the dialectics innate in this British artist’s work, such as life and death, looking and blindness, male and female, love and betrayal, portrait and landscape, and so forth.

The exhibition opens at the Whitechapel Gallery, London in January 2011 and travels to the MUDAM, Luxembourg at the end of the year.

Available January 2011.

Publisher: Ridinghouse
Size: 270 x 225 mm
208 pages, 100 full colour illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 28.00
£25.20

Picture of Mark Morrisroe
Publisher's Description
The extraordinarily diverse work of the American photographer Mark Morrisroe has until now mostly been exhibited and discussed in connection with his famous Boston colleagues Nan Goldin and David Armstrong. Like them, Morrisroe documented his circle of friends, whose lifestyles were inspired by punk and bohemia. He finished his studies at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in 1982, a few years later than Goldin and Armstrong. He moved to New york in the middle of the 1980s, and died of AIDS-related illnesses in 1989 when he was only 30. Mark Morrisroe’s short period of creativity in the 1980s was astonishingly productive and stands out because of its individual aesthetic. He captured his friends in painterly portraits and nude photographs; the Polaroid camera became a mirror of his own body, reflecting its illness and decay. During the three years leading up to his death he transferred his photographic experiments more and more to the dark room, where he used pages from porno magazines and x-ray images of himself as negatives.

This first comprehensive monograph shows many unknown works: from the tumultuous punk beginnings to the sandwich prints produced through extensive laboratory work, the graininess and muted colors of which are reminiscent of Pictorialism. The book is illustrated with more than 500 images, and accompa- nied by newly commissioned essays and a complete biography.

Publisher: JRP Ringier
Size: 203 × 262 mm
600 pages, 500 Colour images

Publisher's Price: £ 35.00
Mark Morrisroe
Publisher's Description
The extraordinarily diverse work of the American photographer Mark Morrisroe has until now mostly been exhibited and discussed in connection with his famous Boston colleagues Nan Goldin and David Armstrong. Like them, Morrisroe documented his circle of friends, whose lifestyles were inspired by punk and bohemia. He finished his studies at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in 1982, a few years later than Goldin and Armstrong. He moved to New york in the middle of the 1980s, and died of AIDS-related illnesses in 1989 when he was only 30. Mark Morrisroe’s short period of creativity in the 1980s was astonishingly productive and stands out because of its individual aesthetic. He captured his friends in painterly portraits and nude photographs; the Polaroid camera became a mirror of his own body, reflecting its illness and decay. During the three years leading up to his death he transferred his photographic experiments more and more to the dark room, where he used pages from porno magazines and x-ray images of himself as negatives.

This first comprehensive monograph shows many unknown works: from the tumultuous punk beginnings to the sandwich prints produced through extensive laboratory work, the graininess and muted colors of which are reminiscent of Pictorialism. The book is illustrated with more than 500 images, and accompa- nied by newly commissioned essays and a complete biography.

Publisher: JRP Ringier
Size: 203 × 262 mm
600 pages, 500 Colour images

Publisher's Price: £ 35.00
£31.50

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