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Picture of Pyramids
Publisher's Description
Pyramids builds on the striking Polaroid aesthetic of Mike Slack's previous books, Ok Ok Ok (2002) and Scorpio (2006), rounding out a trilogy of stand-alone volumes that together contain 123 pictures. This collection records everyday details of what could be a recent past or a very near future—a dust storm in the desert, simple geometry, stairways and windows, schoolchildren on a field trip—quietly dramatic scenes energized by a sense of anticipation rather than nostalgia. Presented as physical artifacts of fictitious events to be deciphered by the viewer, the pictures also document the travels, observations and graphic fixations of the photographer, centering on a set of three identical early-70's office buildings (in Slack's hometown of Indianapolis), from which the book takes its title.

Publisher: The Ice Plant
Size: 180 x 230 mm
80 pages, 41 color photographs

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Mike Slack
Publisher's Description
Pyramids builds on the striking Polaroid aesthetic of Mike Slack's previous books, Ok Ok Ok (2002) and Scorpio (2006), rounding out a trilogy of stand-alone volumes that together contain 123 pictures. This collection records everyday details of what could be a recent past or a very near future—a dust storm in the desert, simple geometry, stairways and windows, schoolchildren on a field trip—quietly dramatic scenes energized by a sense of anticipation rather than nostalgia. Presented as physical artifacts of fictitious events to be deciphered by the viewer, the pictures also document the travels, observations and graphic fixations of the photographer, centering on a set of three identical early-70's office buildings (in Slack's hometown of Indianapolis), from which the book takes its title.

Publisher: The Ice Plant
Size: 180 x 230 mm
80 pages, 41 color photographs

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£23.00

Picture of Sardinien
Publisher's Description
A photographic sensation: Sander’s unpublished treasure of pictures from his 1927 trip to a rural, pre-modern Sardinia, with its archaic reality defying all formal structuring efforts of New Objectivity aesthetics.

Text in German

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 240 x 290 mm
288 pages, 121 duotone plates, 364 illustrations

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August Sander
Publisher's Description
A photographic sensation: Sander’s unpublished treasure of pictures from his 1927 trip to a rural, pre-modern Sardinia, with its archaic reality defying all formal structuring efforts of New Objectivity aesthetics.

Text in German

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel
Size: 240 x 290 mm
288 pages, 121 duotone plates, 364 illustrations

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£57.00

Picture of David Lachapelle At Fort Belvedere
Publisher's Description
Published for the 2008 exhibition at the Forte Belvedere in Florence. This anthology of works includes essays by curators Fred Torres and Gianni Mercurio.

Publisher: Giunti
Size: 260 x 245 mm
198 pages

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David Lachapelle
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Published for the 2008 exhibition at the Forte Belvedere in Florence. This anthology of works includes essays by curators Fred Torres and Gianni Mercurio.

Publisher: Giunti
Size: 260 x 245 mm
198 pages

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£31.99

Picture of Christopher Makos:Polaroids
Publisher's Description
Born in Massachussetts, Christopher Makos, studied architecture in Paris, then moved to New York where he became the official photographer of the 'Andy Warhol Factory'. His works can be found in galleries and museums around the world including the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, IVAM Museum in Valencia and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. 'What I love about Christopher's Polaroid's is that they're a potent relic of a very specific era -- the 70's and early 80's. What a time of incredible energy and excess! People were out all night, Studio 54 was packed, New York was where it was all happening and going out was frenetic, exciting and very, very fun. In many ways, although this may seem like a contradiction, it was also a time of greater innocence, and that's what these pictures capture.' Calvin Klein

Publisher: Photology Publishing
Size: 210 x 170 mm
296 pages, 180 duotones

Publisher's Price: £ 60.00
Christopher Makos
Publisher's Description
Born in Massachussetts, Christopher Makos, studied architecture in Paris, then moved to New York where he became the official photographer of the 'Andy Warhol Factory'. His works can be found in galleries and museums around the world including the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, IVAM Museum in Valencia and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. 'What I love about Christopher's Polaroid's is that they're a potent relic of a very specific era -- the 70's and early 80's. What a time of incredible energy and excess! People were out all night, Studio 54 was packed, New York was where it was all happening and going out was frenetic, exciting and very, very fun. In many ways, although this may seem like a contradiction, it was also a time of greater innocence, and that's what these pictures capture.' Calvin Klein

Publisher: Photology Publishing
Size: 210 x 170 mm
296 pages, 180 duotones

Publisher's Price: £ 60.00
£54.00

Picture of Barely Private
Publisher's Description
Uncensored and provocative shots of models and artists A decade after his sizzling debut A Private View, Sante D'Orazio returns with a second volume of photo-diary-scrapbook, covering 1997 to 2008. Uncensored and provocative, D'Orazio's shots are mounted in collage-style entries framed with candid, handwritten observations. All-night parties and day-long photo sessions provide the light and shade of D'Orazio's jetset lifestyle—celebrities, models, musicians, actors and artists all feature, in various states of dress and undress. Included here are Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Diane Kruger, Tricia Helfer, Stephanie Seymour, Liz Hurley, Jay-Z, Mickey Rourke, Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Pam Anderson, Keith Richards, Axl Rose, Damien Hirst, Julian Schnabel and many more. Informal images contrast with posed shots, color with black and white, and outtakes are shown along published photos from the likes of Playboy and Interview. With a keen eye, this New York-based photographer creates a dynamic tableau of moods and styles. Access to this demi-monde is rare; capturing its essence in words and pictures, rarer still. Sante D'Orazio succeeds on both counts. About the photographer: Sante D'Orazio (b. 1956) is an internationally renowned photographer whose advertising campaign clients include Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria's Secret, Revlon, and L'Oreal, and whose editorial fashion shoots have featured in Vogue, Esquire, Town & Country, Max, Interview and Vanity Fair. His previous books include A Private View (1998), Sante D'Orazio: Photographs (2000), and Gianni and Donatella (2007). About the author: Ed Ruscha (b. 1937) is a painter, photographer and graphic artist, and one of the founders of Pop Art. Known for his landscapes with superimposed slogans and 'word paintings,' Ruscha has had many international retrospectives, and represented the USA at the 2005 Venice Biennale. He lives and works in Los Angeles.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 180 x 240 mm
300 pages

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Sante D'Orazio
Publisher's Description
Uncensored and provocative shots of models and artists A decade after his sizzling debut A Private View, Sante D'Orazio returns with a second volume of photo-diary-scrapbook, covering 1997 to 2008. Uncensored and provocative, D'Orazio's shots are mounted in collage-style entries framed with candid, handwritten observations. All-night parties and day-long photo sessions provide the light and shade of D'Orazio's jetset lifestyle—celebrities, models, musicians, actors and artists all feature, in various states of dress and undress. Included here are Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Diane Kruger, Tricia Helfer, Stephanie Seymour, Liz Hurley, Jay-Z, Mickey Rourke, Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Pam Anderson, Keith Richards, Axl Rose, Damien Hirst, Julian Schnabel and many more. Informal images contrast with posed shots, color with black and white, and outtakes are shown along published photos from the likes of Playboy and Interview. With a keen eye, this New York-based photographer creates a dynamic tableau of moods and styles. Access to this demi-monde is rare; capturing its essence in words and pictures, rarer still. Sante D'Orazio succeeds on both counts. About the photographer: Sante D'Orazio (b. 1956) is an internationally renowned photographer whose advertising campaign clients include Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria's Secret, Revlon, and L'Oreal, and whose editorial fashion shoots have featured in Vogue, Esquire, Town & Country, Max, Interview and Vanity Fair. His previous books include A Private View (1998), Sante D'Orazio: Photographs (2000), and Gianni and Donatella (2007). About the author: Ed Ruscha (b. 1937) is a painter, photographer and graphic artist, and one of the founders of Pop Art. Known for his landscapes with superimposed slogans and 'word paintings,' Ruscha has had many international retrospectives, and represented the USA at the 2005 Venice Biennale. He lives and works in Los Angeles.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 180 x 240 mm
300 pages

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£27.99

Picture of Helmut Newton, SUMO, revised by June Newton
Publisher's Description
An homage to one of the 20th century’s most influential photographers, revised by June Newton SUMO was a titanic book in every respect: a 480-page tribute to one of the 20th century's most influential, intriguing and controversial photographers, it broke records for weight, dimensions, and resale price. Helmut Newton (1920–2004) always demonstrated a healthy disdain for easy or predictable solutions. SUMO—a bold and unprecedented publishing venture—was an irresistible project. The idea of a spectacular compendium of images, a book with the dimensions of a private exhibition, reproduced to exceptional page size and to state-of-the-art origination and printing standards, emerged from an open, exploratory dialogue between photographer and publisher. With the physically commanding SUMO weighing in—boxed and shrink-wrapped—at 35.4 kilos, Newton created a landmark book that stood head and shoulders above anything previously attempted, both in terms of conceptual extravagance and technical specifications. Published in an edition of 10,000 signed and numbered copies, SUMO sold out soon after publication and quickly multiplied its value. This worldwide publishing sensation now features in numerous important collections around the world, including New York's Museum of Modern Art. Legendary SUMO copy number one, autographed by over 100 of the book's featured celebrities, also broke the record for the most expensive book published in the 20th century, selling at auction in Berlin on April 6, 2000 for 620,000 German Marks – approximately $430,000. SUMO established new standards for the art monograph genre, and secured a prominent place in photo-book history. This new edition, carefully revised by June Newton, is the fulfillment of an ambition conceived some years ago by Helmut Newton. He would surely be pleased that, a decade on from its first publication, SUMO—now in a format that allows for a more democratic distribution—will reach the widest possible audience. However, proud owners of the new edition won't wrestle with their copy of SUMO. It comes with a unique stand for displaying the book at home.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 267 x 374 mm
480 pages

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Helmut Newton
Publisher's Description
An homage to one of the 20th century’s most influential photographers, revised by June Newton SUMO was a titanic book in every respect: a 480-page tribute to one of the 20th century's most influential, intriguing and controversial photographers, it broke records for weight, dimensions, and resale price. Helmut Newton (1920–2004) always demonstrated a healthy disdain for easy or predictable solutions. SUMO—a bold and unprecedented publishing venture—was an irresistible project. The idea of a spectacular compendium of images, a book with the dimensions of a private exhibition, reproduced to exceptional page size and to state-of-the-art origination and printing standards, emerged from an open, exploratory dialogue between photographer and publisher. With the physically commanding SUMO weighing in—boxed and shrink-wrapped—at 35.4 kilos, Newton created a landmark book that stood head and shoulders above anything previously attempted, both in terms of conceptual extravagance and technical specifications. Published in an edition of 10,000 signed and numbered copies, SUMO sold out soon after publication and quickly multiplied its value. This worldwide publishing sensation now features in numerous important collections around the world, including New York's Museum of Modern Art. Legendary SUMO copy number one, autographed by over 100 of the book's featured celebrities, also broke the record for the most expensive book published in the 20th century, selling at auction in Berlin on April 6, 2000 for 620,000 German Marks – approximately $430,000. SUMO established new standards for the art monograph genre, and secured a prominent place in photo-book history. This new edition, carefully revised by June Newton, is the fulfillment of an ambition conceived some years ago by Helmut Newton. He would surely be pleased that, a decade on from its first publication, SUMO—now in a format that allows for a more democratic distribution—will reach the widest possible audience. However, proud owners of the new edition won't wrestle with their copy of SUMO. It comes with a unique stand for displaying the book at home.

Publisher: Taschen
Size: 267 x 374 mm
480 pages

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£99.99

Picture of Four Cowboys
Publisher's Description
Four of Richard Prince’s Cowboy prints are reproduced in brilliant colour at the centre of this large-scale publication. The double spreads of luminous American landscapes are re-photographed, cropped and re-appropriated images of original Marlboro Country iconography. For Gordon Burn, in his accompanying essay, Prince presents a new way of reading these images. He examines how the artist has deconstructed the efforts of lighting, costume and make-up used in the production of hyper-masculine cowboys. Burn dissects the implications of nostalgia for a commodified, advertised Americana and discusses prince’s interest in multiplicity and the uncanny.

Publisher: Murderme
Size: 385 x 295 mm
32 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
Richard Prince
Publisher's Description
Four of Richard Prince’s Cowboy prints are reproduced in brilliant colour at the centre of this large-scale publication. The double spreads of luminous American landscapes are re-photographed, cropped and re-appropriated images of original Marlboro Country iconography. For Gordon Burn, in his accompanying essay, Prince presents a new way of reading these images. He examines how the artist has deconstructed the efforts of lighting, costume and make-up used in the production of hyper-masculine cowboys. Burn dissects the implications of nostalgia for a commodified, advertised Americana and discusses prince’s interest in multiplicity and the uncanny.

Publisher: Murderme
Size: 385 x 295 mm
32 pages

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
£45.00

Picture of Newtown Creek - A Photographic Survey of New York's Industrial Waterway
Publisher's Description
Once a tidal creek meandering through marshlands rich in herbs, grasses, fish, waterfowl, and oysters, Newtown Creek today is a toxic cesspool that brings up raw sewage every time it rains. A tributary of New York's East River that forms part of the border between Brooklyn and Queens, Newtown Creek has long been at the heart of the city's 'industrial backyard,' serving as home to numerous industries, storage/warehouse facilities, waste transfer stations, and power plants, and as the dumping ground for unwanted byproducts and toxic waste. Site of a 17-million-gallon underground oil spill that still contaminates the area, Newtown Creek is currently under consideration by the Environmental Protection Agency for designation as a Superfund site, but the creek, whose waterfront is for the most part inaccessible to the public, is still largely unknown to residents and visitors of New York alike.

Newtown Creek: A Photographic Survey of New York's Industrial Waterfront is an extensive documentation of this forgotten landscape that shows the evolution of the built environment over five years in more than 230 images. Photographer Anthony Hamboussi followed the creek through the neighborhoods of Hunter's Point, Greenpoint, and Bushwick, shooting over fences and gates where he could not gain access, to record the bare industrial landscape. From the ruins of Morgan Oil and the Newtown Metal Corporation, to the construction of the new water treatment facility, to the footprints of the former Maspeth gas holders, Hamboussi recorded sites that may soon undergo further transformations. His survey captures the creek at a moment in time when gentrification and revitalization are just starting to change the area, providing a glimpse into the history of industrial New York. An insightful essay by Paul Parkhill puts Hamboussi's work into context.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 244 x 165 mm
432 pages, 237 colour illustrations, 4 b/w illustrations

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Anthony Hamboussi
Publisher's Description
Once a tidal creek meandering through marshlands rich in herbs, grasses, fish, waterfowl, and oysters, Newtown Creek today is a toxic cesspool that brings up raw sewage every time it rains. A tributary of New York's East River that forms part of the border between Brooklyn and Queens, Newtown Creek has long been at the heart of the city's 'industrial backyard,' serving as home to numerous industries, storage/warehouse facilities, waste transfer stations, and power plants, and as the dumping ground for unwanted byproducts and toxic waste. Site of a 17-million-gallon underground oil spill that still contaminates the area, Newtown Creek is currently under consideration by the Environmental Protection Agency for designation as a Superfund site, but the creek, whose waterfront is for the most part inaccessible to the public, is still largely unknown to residents and visitors of New York alike.

Newtown Creek: A Photographic Survey of New York's Industrial Waterfront is an extensive documentation of this forgotten landscape that shows the evolution of the built environment over five years in more than 230 images. Photographer Anthony Hamboussi followed the creek through the neighborhoods of Hunter's Point, Greenpoint, and Bushwick, shooting over fences and gates where he could not gain access, to record the bare industrial landscape. From the ruins of Morgan Oil and the Newtown Metal Corporation, to the construction of the new water treatment facility, to the footprints of the former Maspeth gas holders, Hamboussi recorded sites that may soon undergo further transformations. His survey captures the creek at a moment in time when gentrification and revitalization are just starting to change the area, providing a glimpse into the history of industrial New York. An insightful essay by Paul Parkhill puts Hamboussi's work into context.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 244 x 165 mm
432 pages, 237 colour illustrations, 4 b/w illustrations

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£35.00

Picture of Bird Watching
Publisher's Description
A spotted wren perches on the limb of a pine tree in a field of daisies. A song sparrow stands ready to take flight from a snow-covered limb against a winter landscape. For many, these descriptions depict quintessential experiences of nature. As photographs in a bird-watcher's field journal they become something else entirely. Precious and desirable for being so rare, they transform into a kind of trophy that rewards the bird-watcher for his or her skill, tireless patience, and mastery over nature. At first glance, conceptual artist Paula McCartney's Bird Watching seems to be a most exemplary specimen of a bird-watching journal. Handwritten notations recording species, location, size, and markings describe well-rendered and flawlessly composed photographs of a wide variety of passerines, or perching birds, in their natural settings in locations across the United States. Page after page of the most wonderfully diverse species of birds are perfectly posed in picturesque natural settings—a bird-watcher's dream.

On second glance, however, the birds appear a bit too carefully arranged amid the tangle of brush and branches. An even closer look reveals stiff wire protrusions mounting each bird to its perch, matted tufts of overdyed faux feathers forming wings and splashes of paint creating eyes and beaks. McCartney has activated her atmospheric landscapes by adding synthetic decorative birds purchased at craft stores. This startling revelation has you wondering if the artificial might ultimately be more satisfying than the natural. Part document and part fiction, Paula McCartney's Bird Watching is a fanciful, homespun field guide to a woodland twilight zone where our unconscious need to control nature is indulged and our search for an unattainable ideal natural experience is fulfilled. Featuring a design that mimics the tactility of a real bird-watching journal and including essays by Darius Himes and Karen Irvine, this book will appeal to the dreamy naturalist in all of us.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 200 x 250 mm
120 pages, 40 colour illustrations, 5 b/w illustrations

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Paula McCartney
Publisher's Description
A spotted wren perches on the limb of a pine tree in a field of daisies. A song sparrow stands ready to take flight from a snow-covered limb against a winter landscape. For many, these descriptions depict quintessential experiences of nature. As photographs in a bird-watcher's field journal they become something else entirely. Precious and desirable for being so rare, they transform into a kind of trophy that rewards the bird-watcher for his or her skill, tireless patience, and mastery over nature. At first glance, conceptual artist Paula McCartney's Bird Watching seems to be a most exemplary specimen of a bird-watching journal. Handwritten notations recording species, location, size, and markings describe well-rendered and flawlessly composed photographs of a wide variety of passerines, or perching birds, in their natural settings in locations across the United States. Page after page of the most wonderfully diverse species of birds are perfectly posed in picturesque natural settings—a bird-watcher's dream.

On second glance, however, the birds appear a bit too carefully arranged amid the tangle of brush and branches. An even closer look reveals stiff wire protrusions mounting each bird to its perch, matted tufts of overdyed faux feathers forming wings and splashes of paint creating eyes and beaks. McCartney has activated her atmospheric landscapes by adding synthetic decorative birds purchased at craft stores. This startling revelation has you wondering if the artificial might ultimately be more satisfying than the natural. Part document and part fiction, Paula McCartney's Bird Watching is a fanciful, homespun field guide to a woodland twilight zone where our unconscious need to control nature is indulged and our search for an unattainable ideal natural experience is fulfilled. Featuring a design that mimics the tactility of a real bird-watching journal and including essays by Darius Himes and Karen Irvine, this book will appeal to the dreamy naturalist in all of us.

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Size: 200 x 250 mm
120 pages, 40 colour illustrations, 5 b/w illustrations

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£30.00

Picture of Herb Ritts - Stern Portfolio No. 58
Publisher's Description
This portfolio showcases the legendary Herb Ritts, probably the greatest master of celebrity and beauty photography. Until his death in 2002, this Californian genius created and developed an iconic brand of glamour across the worlds of both editorial and advertising. His trademark groundbreaking approach is still the standard to which others aspire. Indeed, it is his images of world stars and models that best captured style at the end of the 20th century. With an understanding for the architectural quality of true beauty, Ritts conveys its structure, its texture—and its explosive impact. This Stern Fotografie volume features the best—some unpublished—portraits of those whom Herb Ritts immortalized.

Publisher: Stern
Size: 270 x 360 mm
96 pages, 50 colour and b/w photographs

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Herb Ritts
Publisher's Description
This portfolio showcases the legendary Herb Ritts, probably the greatest master of celebrity and beauty photography. Until his death in 2002, this Californian genius created and developed an iconic brand of glamour across the worlds of both editorial and advertising. His trademark groundbreaking approach is still the standard to which others aspire. Indeed, it is his images of world stars and models that best captured style at the end of the 20th century. With an understanding for the architectural quality of true beauty, Ritts conveys its structure, its texture—and its explosive impact. This Stern Fotografie volume features the best—some unpublished—portraits of those whom Herb Ritts immortalized.

Publisher: Stern
Size: 270 x 360 mm
96 pages, 50 colour and b/w photographs

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£26.95

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

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

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

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

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£26.95

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

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

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

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

Publisher's Price: £ 35.00
£31.50

Picture of Lost for Words
Publisher's Description
The outcome of visits to many diverse sites of interest across Wales, Lost for Words captures in Peter Fraser’s unique way the spirit of the country. As Fraser was born and grew up in Wales, the project has a particular significance in terms of his childhood memories. The new photography signals a certain departure in that it relishes the artificial and illusory - the world of the museum, other worlds, model worlds. There is a dreamlike quality to many pictures as a result. Fraser’s art does not shout; it is subtle, descriptive, attentive, enigmatic, private and often unexpected. His photography asks questions about how we relate to the world, and the world that is opened up here is often strange, replete with fantasies, illusions and fears. Fraser has now stopped using film and this work marks his turn to the digital, a process that has given him greater freedom and versatility — not in terms of manipulation, but in the facility and ease with which he can depict things in the world. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Lost for Words at Ffotogallery, Cardiff, 13 Mar - 24 April 2010. A Ffotogallery commission and publication.

Publisher: Ffotogallery
Size: 285 x 320 mm
96 pages, 32 duotones

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Peter Fraser
Publisher's Description
The outcome of visits to many diverse sites of interest across Wales, Lost for Words captures in Peter Fraser’s unique way the spirit of the country. As Fraser was born and grew up in Wales, the project has a particular significance in terms of his childhood memories. The new photography signals a certain departure in that it relishes the artificial and illusory - the world of the museum, other worlds, model worlds. There is a dreamlike quality to many pictures as a result. Fraser’s art does not shout; it is subtle, descriptive, attentive, enigmatic, private and often unexpected. His photography asks questions about how we relate to the world, and the world that is opened up here is often strange, replete with fantasies, illusions and fears. Fraser has now stopped using film and this work marks his turn to the digital, a process that has given him greater freedom and versatility — not in terms of manipulation, but in the facility and ease with which he can depict things in the world. Published on the occasion of the exhibition Lost for Words at Ffotogallery, Cardiff, 13 Mar - 24 April 2010. A Ffotogallery commission and publication.

Publisher: Ffotogallery
Size: 285 x 320 mm
96 pages, 32 duotones

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£35.00

Picture of Boris Becker Photographs 1984 – 2009
Publisher's Description
The artist Boris Becker is among the most important representatives of the German photographic scene. As a second-generation student of Bernd and Hilla Becher, he sets off with his camera in pursuit of motifs that are more structural in nature in terms of form and concentrates more on colour accents rather than reacting to the usual art historically motivated sign stimuli of urban or nature views. Since the mid-nineteen eighties, he has developed a wide spectrum of thematic complexes. His series of bunker photographs in which he produced an almost encyclopaedic compendium of German bunkers from the Second World War encompasses 700 images, forms the most comprehensive group. This was followed by photographs of apartment blocks and other architectonic constructions. Alongside these works, Becker has also regularly taken photographs of landscapes. Becker’s most recent works include the group of photos entitled Artefacts. These works contain images of individual or accumulated objects as well as Fakes with photographs of objects that were ‘faked’ to smuggle drugs. English and German text.

Publisher: DuMont Buchverlag Publishing
Size: 260 x 300 mm
280 pages, 225 duotones

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Boris Becker
Publisher's Description
The artist Boris Becker is among the most important representatives of the German photographic scene. As a second-generation student of Bernd and Hilla Becher, he sets off with his camera in pursuit of motifs that are more structural in nature in terms of form and concentrates more on colour accents rather than reacting to the usual art historically motivated sign stimuli of urban or nature views. Since the mid-nineteen eighties, he has developed a wide spectrum of thematic complexes. His series of bunker photographs in which he produced an almost encyclopaedic compendium of German bunkers from the Second World War encompasses 700 images, forms the most comprehensive group. This was followed by photographs of apartment blocks and other architectonic constructions. Alongside these works, Becker has also regularly taken photographs of landscapes. Becker’s most recent works include the group of photos entitled Artefacts. These works contain images of individual or accumulated objects as well as Fakes with photographs of objects that were ‘faked’ to smuggle drugs. English and German text.

Publisher: DuMont Buchverlag Publishing
Size: 260 x 300 mm
280 pages, 225 duotones

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£58.50

Picture of Shirin Neshat
Publisher's Description
Internationally acclaimed photographer, videographer, and filmmaker Shirin Neshat first came to prominence in the mid-1990s when she exhibited her series the Women of Allah, an extraordinary body of work exploring women in Islamic culture. Since then, the Iranian-born artist has continued to explore difficult subjects: the boundaries between East and West, men and women, the sacred and the profane, exile and belonging. Her work is marked by its graphic boldness and stirring imagery: photographs of women cloaked in black veils with excerpts of Farsi poetry inscribed across the surface; videos of clans of men and women in barren landscapes chanting or groups of men and women listening to rousing moralistic sermons in a public hall; and, as in her most recent projects, magical realist works in which women fly or plant themselves in gardens to ensure their fertility.

Renowned art critic and historian Arthur C. Danto explores the entirety of the artist’s rich and varied oeuvre, from the earliest photographs to her latest work, the film Women Without Men. Her first feature film, for which she was awarded the prestigious Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival, is based on the novella of the same name that was banned in Iran; it has taken nearly seven years to complete. In addition to the important essay by Danto, the book includes a foreword in the form of a letter by artist Marina Abramovic and commentaries for each series of work by Neshat herself, allowing a glimpse into the creative process of one of the most unique artists of her time.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 9 5/8 x 12'
272 pages, 250 illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
Foreword by Marina Abramovic
Publisher's Description
Internationally acclaimed photographer, videographer, and filmmaker Shirin Neshat first came to prominence in the mid-1990s when she exhibited her series the Women of Allah, an extraordinary body of work exploring women in Islamic culture. Since then, the Iranian-born artist has continued to explore difficult subjects: the boundaries between East and West, men and women, the sacred and the profane, exile and belonging. Her work is marked by its graphic boldness and stirring imagery: photographs of women cloaked in black veils with excerpts of Farsi poetry inscribed across the surface; videos of clans of men and women in barren landscapes chanting or groups of men and women listening to rousing moralistic sermons in a public hall; and, as in her most recent projects, magical realist works in which women fly or plant themselves in gardens to ensure their fertility.

Renowned art critic and historian Arthur C. Danto explores the entirety of the artist’s rich and varied oeuvre, from the earliest photographs to her latest work, the film Women Without Men. Her first feature film, for which she was awarded the prestigious Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival, is based on the novella of the same name that was banned in Iran; it has taken nearly seven years to complete. In addition to the important essay by Danto, the book includes a foreword in the form of a letter by artist Marina Abramovic and commentaries for each series of work by Neshat herself, allowing a glimpse into the creative process of one of the most unique artists of her time.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 9 5/8 x 12'
272 pages, 250 illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 50.00
£45.00

Picture of Barbara Kruger

Publisher's Description
A seminal volume celebrating the career of influential American artist Barbara Kruger, made in collaboration with the artist.

Bold, philosophical, radical, subversive: the art of Barbara Kruger focuses on decoding the social-psychological messages embedded in popular culture. Marrying pictures to words in a variety of media and sites, Kruger raises issues of power politics, sexuality, and representation. Borrowing slogans and phrases from the lexicon of thought, and using the potent weapon of pure graphics, Kruger’s art offers up powerfully distilled messages of word and image. This beautifully designed book is the most comprehensive volume on Kruger’s body of work to date. The book explores her work over the past thirty years, including many previously unpublished works. Aptly designed to embody a manifesto-like aesthetic, the book also presents bold spreads of the artist’s large-scale works and public projects, which confront such controversial and weighty topics as abortion, consumerism, spirituality, and identity.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 9 1/2 x 11 3/4'
288 pages, 250 colour illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 40.00
Barbara Kruger

Publisher's Description
A seminal volume celebrating the career of influential American artist Barbara Kruger, made in collaboration with the artist.

Bold, philosophical, radical, subversive: the art of Barbara Kruger focuses on decoding the social-psychological messages embedded in popular culture. Marrying pictures to words in a variety of media and sites, Kruger raises issues of power politics, sexuality, and representation. Borrowing slogans and phrases from the lexicon of thought, and using the potent weapon of pure graphics, Kruger’s art offers up powerfully distilled messages of word and image. This beautifully designed book is the most comprehensive volume on Kruger’s body of work to date. The book explores her work over the past thirty years, including many previously unpublished works. Aptly designed to embody a manifesto-like aesthetic, the book also presents bold spreads of the artist’s large-scale works and public projects, which confront such controversial and weighty topics as abortion, consumerism, spirituality, and identity.

Publisher: Rizzoli
Size: 9 1/2 x 11 3/4'
288 pages, 250 colour illustrations

Publisher's Price: £ 40.00
£36.00

Picture of Kiki Smith - Photographs
Publisher's Description
This book surveys a generous selection by Kiki Smith of her never-before-seen photographs along with previously published photos selected by the author.

Part survey, part artist's book, this long-awaited look at the full range of Kiki Smith's photography allows that body of work to be recognized as an essential part of her working process and of the acclaimed body of work that includes her sculpture, installations, drawings, prints, and books. Over the three decades of her career, Smith has experimented with photography as a working tool, a means of personal expression, and simply as a medium in which she can explore space, composition, color, and texture. 'I don't think my work is particularly about art,'Smith has said. 'It's really about me, being here in this life, in this skin. I'm cannibalizing my own experience, my surroundings.'Smith's selection of unseen photos for this book parallels the four concerns discussed in Elizabeth Brown's essay-studio process, reflecting and constructing identity, making stories, and recording her own artworks-and allows us to intimately share her unique vision.

Publisher: Prestel
Size: 215 x 270 mm
208 pages, 240 color illustrations

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Kiki Smith
Publisher's Description
This book surveys a generous selection by Kiki Smith of her never-before-seen photographs along with previously published photos selected by the author.

Part survey, part artist's book, this long-awaited look at the full range of Kiki Smith's photography allows that body of work to be recognized as an essential part of her working process and of the acclaimed body of work that includes her sculpture, installations, drawings, prints, and books. Over the three decades of her career, Smith has experimented with photography as a working tool, a means of personal expression, and simply as a medium in which she can explore space, composition, color, and texture. 'I don't think my work is particularly about art,'Smith has said. 'It's really about me, being here in this life, in this skin. I'm cannibalizing my own experience, my surroundings.'Smith's selection of unseen photos for this book parallels the four concerns discussed in Elizabeth Brown's essay-studio process, reflecting and constructing identity, making stories, and recording her own artworks-and allows us to intimately share her unique vision.

Publisher: Prestel
Size: 215 x 270 mm
208 pages, 240 color illustrations

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£29.99

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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£25.00

Picture of Southern Frontiers - A Journey Across The Roman Empire

Reprinting. We can take advance orders for the reprint but no firm date has been set.

Publisher's Description
Don McCullin’s reputation as the greatest photographer of conflict has been replaced in recent years with an image of McCullin as the great traveller. He is now as familiar with the remoter parts of the globe as he was once accustomed to life in the war zone. His most ambitious journey has been to explore the fringes of the Roman empire.

Southern Frontiers is divided into two parts. The first, The Levant, includes the ruins of Baalbek in the Lebanon, Palmyra in Syria and Jirash in Jordan. The second par , The Moghreb, covers a sweeping journey through the North African coastal countries Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya, where he has photographed the great ruins of Leptus Magna. McCullin’s photographs, taken on a large format camera, are evocative of the views of distinguished nineteenth-century predecessors who came with sketchbooks and paints. The book is produced in an appropriate large album format.

Texts on each of the sites have been written by Barnaby Rogerson, an authority on the Roman empire. The book includes an introduction by McCullin himself.

Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Size: 289 x 348 mm
272 pages


Don McCullin
Reprinting. We can take advance orders for the reprint but no firm date has been set.
£50.00

Picture of Inner Silence - The Portraits of Henri Cartier-Bresson
Publisher's Description
Henri Cartier-Bresson was perhaps the finest and most influential imagemaker of the 20th century, and his portraits are among his best-known work. Over a fifty-year period, he photographed some of the most eminent personalities of the era, as well as ordinary people, chosen as subjects because of their striking and unusual features.

In 2003, the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, which was created to provide a permanent home for his collected works, opened in Paris. This book is published to coincide with the first exhibition at the Fondation that is drawn entirely from those archives, and it features both well-known images and previously unpublished portraits.

Each photograph has been chosen because it perfectly embodies Cartier-Bresson’s description of what he was attempting to communicate in his work: ‘Above all I look for an inner silence. I seek to translate the personality and not an expression.’ The portraits reproduced here – discreet, without artifice – confirm once more the singular gift of Cartier-Bresson, who instinctively knew in which revealing fraction of a second to click the shutter.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 240 x 200 mm
160 pages, With 97 tritone illustrations

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Henri Cartier-Bresson
Publisher's Description
Henri Cartier-Bresson was perhaps the finest and most influential imagemaker of the 20th century, and his portraits are among his best-known work. Over a fifty-year period, he photographed some of the most eminent personalities of the era, as well as ordinary people, chosen as subjects because of their striking and unusual features.

In 2003, the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, which was created to provide a permanent home for his collected works, opened in Paris. This book is published to coincide with the first exhibition at the Fondation that is drawn entirely from those archives, and it features both well-known images and previously unpublished portraits.

Each photograph has been chosen because it perfectly embodies Cartier-Bresson’s description of what he was attempting to communicate in his work: ‘Above all I look for an inner silence. I seek to translate the personality and not an expression.’ The portraits reproduced here – discreet, without artifice – confirm once more the singular gift of Cartier-Bresson, who instinctively knew in which revealing fraction of a second to click the shutter.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 240 x 200 mm
160 pages, With 97 tritone illustrations

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£18.95

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