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Picture of Manifestations of the Spirit

Available July 2014.  Advance orders taken.

Publisher's Description

Controversial, misunderstood, and sometimes overlooked, Minor White (1908–1976) is one of the great photographers of the twentieth century, whose ideas exerted a powerful influence on a generation of photographers and still resonate today. His photographic career began in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, with assignments for the WPA (Works Progress Administration). After serving in World War II and studying art history at Columbia University, White’s focus shifted toward the metaphorical. He began creating images charged with symbolism and a critical aspect called equivalency, referring to the invisible spiritual energy present in a photograph made visible to the viewer.

This book brings together White’s key biographical information—his evolution as a photographer, teacher of photography, and editor of Aperture, as well as particularly insightful quotations from his journals, which he kept for more than forty years. The result is an engaging narrative that weaves through the main threads of White’s life, his growth as an artist, as well as his spiritual search and ongoing struggle with his own sexuality and self-doubt. He sought comfort in a variety of religious practices that influenced his continually metamorphosing artistic philosophy.

Complemented with a rich selection of more than 160 images including some never published before, the book accompanies the first major exhibition of White’s work since 1989, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum from July 8 to October 19, 2014.

Paul Martineau is associate curator in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. He is the author of Paul Outerbridge: Command Performance (Getty Publications, 2009), Herb Ritts: L.A. Style (Getty Publications, 2012), and Eliot Porter: In the Realm of Nature (Getty Publications, 2012).

  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Getty Publications
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 15 x 2.2 cm

Minor White
Available July 2014. Advance orders taken. Accompanies major exhibition at Getty Museum.
£26.96

Picture of 8 Women

Publisher's Dsecription

Collier Schorr’s latest book 8 Women presents work which spans from the mid-nineties to the present. Schorr’s earliest works utilised appropriated adverts from fashion magazines to address issues of authorship and desire; the works introduced a female gaze into the debate about female representation. Appropriation was Schorr’s first medium and in some sense she returns to it, taking her own commissioned fashion images and folding them into a dialogue with other works.

The works in 8 Women propose a variety of subjects, all of whom are involved in performance, be it as artists, models or musicians. Schorr, who has been working in fashion for the last 10 years, created sets that doubled as her studio, teasing out images that could only be made with a subject that could travel between the object of desire and the enforcer of an identity crafted in that very moment. Working between out-takes and manipulations of tear sheets, Schorr questions who the women that desire to be looked at are, as well as what power exists in acknowledging that as a post-feminist position.

Publisher: Mack Books

Size: 240 x 310 mm

72 pages, 34 colour plates

Collier Schorr
Collier Schorr’s latest book 8 Women presents work which spans from the mid-nineties to the present. The works in 8 Women propose a variety of subjects, all of whom are involved in performance, be it as artists, models or musicians.
£36.00

Picture of SPBH Book Club Vol V by Esther Teichmann (Signed)

Publisher's Description

In Volume V of SPBH Book Club, Esther Teichmann presents a rarefied and ambiguous exploration of female pleasure.  Backdrops and shells, sculptures and the sea, the imagined and the painted, the real and the staged - it all appears in Teichmann's chimerical paradise.  By referencing classical representations of women in the history of art, most often in the hands of and for the consumption of men, Teichmann reclaims the traditional pictorialism of femininity in a subversive and provocative manner.  All of the complex forms of womanhood and yearning emerge - the lover, the mother, self pleasure, sensuous pleasure and the women appear as characters, specters and statues as flesh turns to stone and back again. 

With a layered mix of photographs - some of which are collaged on the book pages - and an original, handprinted cyanotype on the front cover, the book is an object of tactility and longing.

The book is numbered and signed in an edition of 500.

Publisher: SPBH

Size: 150 x 200 mm

60 pages, 45 images

Esther Teichmann
Esther Teichmann presents a rarefied and ambiguous exploration of female pleasure. Backdrops and shells, sculptures and the sea, the imagined and the painted, the real and the staged - it all appears in Teichmann's chimerical paradise.
£36.00

Picture of Francesca Woodman: Works from the Sammlung Verbund

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Publisher's Description

This volume--the most comprehensive monograph published on Francesca Woodman to date--considers her enigmatic photography in the light of the tradition of the tableau vivant and also explores for the first time her poetic use of props (mirror, gloves, wallpaper, etc.) as well as her unusual staging of space. Featuring 80 photographs and 20 previously unpublished works from the collection Sammlung Verbund in Vienna, it is the first publication ever to reproduce all of Woodman’s photographs in their original sizes, authentically reconstructing her idiosyncratic technique of placing the image on the photographic paper. Woodman’s stark, black-and-white photographs explore an intense curiosity and ambivalence toward the feminine self, but her often playful, surreal and symbolic gestures also demonstrate her ability to incorporate elements of humor into her otherwise sober iconography. This volume unifies all of these themes in her work under the broad concept of tableau vivant, showing how Woodman radically reimagined that tradition. It also includes the first detailed and illustrated biography of her life.

Publisher: DAP

Size: 9.5 X 11.5"

304 pages, 33 colour / 160 b&w

Francesca Woodman
The most comprehensive monograph published on Francesca Woodman to date--featuring 80 photographs and 20 previously unpublished works from the collection Sammlung Verbund in Vienna.
£40.50

Picture of Under the Influence

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John Deakin was one of London’s greatest postwar photographers, renowned for his penetrating portraits, haunting street scenes and inventive fashion work. Though recognized as a genius by both peers and rivals – a ‘photographer with extraordinary eyes’, as one contemporary described him – he was prodigal and careless with his talent. He flourished briefly at Vogue, but the lure of nearby Soho with its pubs, clubs and subterranean watering holes led him away from regular employment. Loved and loathed in equal measure, Deakin was a legendary member of the quarter’s bohemian crowd of artists and misfits. His circle included the painters Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud, the writers Dylan Thomas and Jeffrey Bernard, and the socialite Henrietta Moraes and Muriel Belcher, proprietor of fabled drinking den the Colony Room.

Coinciding with an exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery, Under the Influence: John Deakin, Photography and the Lure of Soho explores the hidden corners and colourful characters of this notorious part of London as seen through Deakin’s eyes. With dozens of his most compelling images, letters and contact sheets, it is an evocative record of life in and around the four parallels of Wardour, Dean, Frith and Greek streets in the 1950s and 1960s, the backdrop for this creative and maverick figure ‘whose pictures take you by the scruff of the neck and insist that you see’.

Publisher: Art/Books (Published in association with the John Deakin Archive and The Photographers’ Gallery)

Size: 295 x 245 mm

176 pages, 175 colour and duotone illustrations


John Deakin
Coinciding with an exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery, Under the Influence: John Deakin, Photography and the Lure of Soho explores the hidden corners and colourful characters of this notorious part of London as seen through Deakin’s eyes.
£26.99

Picture of Surrendered Myself to the Chair of Life

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Jin Ohashi is one of the most popular and significant photographers in Japan today. His work in earlier books, "Menomaenotsuduki" and "Ima", took the public by surprise with its dynamic realism. This autumn, he is back after a seven-year absence with a new book of photographs, Surrendered Myself to the Chair of Life.

"I think the fact that life starts--and each person starts his or her own life--to me means that everyone has a calling," says Ohashi. "We are all led to take our seat at a particular place, which is already prepared for us ... At this moment, I am alive in this world, where we all are alive. I wanted to take my seat at that place."

Surrendered Myself to the Chair of Life challenges us to look at the place where we live, the place where life begins. A fundamental body of work, it reflects the life of an individual rather than society as a whole. By exploring the last frontiers of life, new meanings can be created through the formation of relationships with others. It is this exploration that makes Ohashi's work multi-layered and real.

"Jin Ohashi has a natural instinct for photography. He really is in a class of his own. Is this photography? It is undoubtedly contemporary art!" -- Nobuyoshi Araki

Akaaka Publishers

297 × 420 mm | 400 page | clothbound embossing title and artist name, with a box
Art Director: Chikako Yamamoto

Jin Ohashi
"Jin Ohashi has a natural instinct for photography. He really is in a class of his own." -- Nobuyoshi Araki
£155.00

Picture of Touching Strangers

Publisher's Description

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10-inch view camera, Renaldi encounters the subjects for his photographs in towns and cities all over the United States. He pairs them up and invites them to pose together, intimately, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends and loved ones. Renaldi creates spontaneous and fleeting relationships between strangers for the camera, often pushing his subjects beyond their comfort levels. These relationships may only last for the moment the shutter is released, but the resulting photographs are moving and provocative, and raise profound questions about the possibilities for positive human connection in a diverse society. 

Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) graduated from New York University with a BFA in photography in 1990. He has presented solo exhibitions both in the United States and abroad, including at Fotografins Hus, Stockholm; Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany; and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. Renaldi’s work has also appeared in group exhibitions, including Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video at the International Center of Photography, New York (2003). Touching Strangers is Renaldi’s third book, following Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006), and Fall River Boys (2009).

Teju Cole (introduction) was born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of two works of fiction: Every Day Is for the Thief, a novella, and the novel Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York City Book Award for Fiction, the Rosenthal Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Internationaler Literaturpreis. He is a contributor to the New York Times, the New Yorker, and other publications.

Aperture

9 x 11 1/2 inches 128 pages, 71 four color images

9 x 11 1/2 inches 128 pages, 71 four color images
9 x 11 1/2 inches 128 pages, 71 four color images

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10-inch view camera, Renaldi encounters the subjects for his photographs in towns and cities all over the United States. He pairs them up and invites them to pose together, intimately, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends and loved ones. Renaldi creates spontaneous and fleeting relationships between strangers for the camera, often pushing his subjects beyond their comfort levels. These relationships may only last for the moment the shutter is released, but the resulting photographs are moving and provocative, and raise profound questions about the possibilities for positive human connection in a diverse society. 


Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) graduated from New York University with a BFA in photography in 1990. He has presented solo exhibitions both in the United States and abroad, including at Fotografins Hus, Stockholm; Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany; and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. Renaldi’s work has also appeared in group exhibitions, including Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video at the International Center of Photography, New York (2003). Touching Strangers is Renaldi’s third book, following Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006), and Fall River Boys (2009).


Teju Cole (introduction) was born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of two works of fiction: Every Day Is for the Thief, a novella, and the novel Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York City Book Award for Fiction, the Rosenthal Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Internationaler Literaturpreis. He is a contributor to the New York Times, the New Yorker,
and other publications.

- See more at: http://www.aperture.org/shop/books/coming-soon-photography-books/touching-strangers-hardcover#sthash.zB5RwNPf.dpuf

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10-inch view camera, Renaldi encounters the subjects for his photographs in towns and cities all over the United States. He pairs them up and invites them to pose together, intimately, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends and loved ones. Renaldi creates spontaneous and fleeting relationships between strangers for the camera, often pushing his subjects beyond their comfort levels. These relationships may only last for the moment the shutter is released, but the resulting photographs are moving and provocative, and raise profound questions about the possibilities for positive human connection in a diverse society. 


Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) graduated from New York University with a BFA in photography in 1990. He has presented solo exhibitions both in the United States and abroad, including at Fotografins Hus, Stockholm; Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany; and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. Renaldi’s work has also appeared in group exhibitions, including Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video at the International Center of Photography, New York (2003). Touching Strangers is Renaldi’s third book, following Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006), and Fall River Boys (2009).


Teju Cole (introduction) was born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of two works of fiction: Every Day Is for the Thief, a novella, and the novel Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York City Book Award for Fiction, the Rosenthal Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Internationaler Literaturpreis. He is a contributor to the New York Times, the New Yorker,
and other publications.

- See more at: http://www.aperture.org/shop/books/coming-soon-photography-books/touching-strangers-hardcover#sthash.zB5RwNPf.dpuf

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10-inch view camera, Renaldi encounters the subjects for his photographs in towns and cities all over the United States. He pairs them up and invites them to pose together, intimately, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends and loved ones. Renaldi creates spontaneous and fleeting relationships between strangers for the camera, often pushing his subjects beyond their comfort levels. These relationships may only last for the moment the shutter is released, but the resulting photographs are moving and provocative, and raise profound questions about the possibilities for positive human connection in a diverse society. 


Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) graduated from New York University with a BFA in photography in 1990. He has presented solo exhibitions both in the United States and abroad, including at Fotografins Hus, Stockholm; Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany; and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. Renaldi’s work has also appeared in group exhibitions, including Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video at the International Center of Photography, New York (2003). Touching Strangers is Renaldi’s third book, following Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006), and Fall River Boys (2009).


Teju Cole (introduction) was born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of two works of fiction: Every Day Is for the Thief, a novella, and the novel Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York City Book Award for Fiction, the Rosenthal Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Internationaler Literaturpreis. He is a contributor to the New York Times, the New Yorker,
and other publications.

- See more at: http://www.aperture.org/shop/books/coming-soon-photography-books/touching-strangers-hardcover#sthash.zB5RwNPf.dpuf

Since 2007, Richard Renaldi has been working on a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait. Working on the street with a large format 8-by-10-inch view camera, Renaldi encounters the subjects for his photographs in towns and cities all over the United States. He pairs them up and invites them to pose together, intimately, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends and loved ones. Renaldi creates spontaneous and fleeting relationships between strangers for the camera, often pushing his subjects beyond their comfort levels. These relationships may only last for the moment the shutter is released, but the resulting photographs are moving and provocative, and raise profound questions about the possibilities for positive human connection in a diverse society. 


Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) graduated from New York University with a BFA in photography in 1990. He has presented solo exhibitions both in the United States and abroad, including at Fotografins Hus, Stockholm; Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany; and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. Renaldi’s work has also appeared in group exhibitions, including Strangers: The First ICP Triennial of Photography and Video at the International Center of Photography, New York (2003). Touching Strangers is Renaldi’s third book, following Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006), and Fall River Boys (2009).


Teju Cole (introduction) was born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of two works of fiction: Every Day Is for the Thief, a novella, and the novel Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the New York City Book Award for Fiction, the Rosenthal Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Internationaler Literaturpreis. He is a contributor to the New York Times, the New Yorker,
and other publications.

- See more at: http://www.aperture.org/shop/books/coming-soon-photography-books/touching-strangers-hardcover#sthash.zB5RwNPf.dpuf
Richard Renaldi
a series of photographs that involve approaching and asking complete strangers to physically interact while posing together for a portrait, using a large format 8-by-10-inch view camera.
£27.00

Picture of The Stage

Publisher's Description

Donigan Cumming's The Stage is one of the most challenging photobooks published in the last century. Collaborating with his subjects to explore a kind of psychological portraiture, Cumming created a theatre of domestic and institutional interiors peopled by the strange and eccentric. Books on Books #19 presents an in-depth study of this remarkable and little known Canadian photobook with an essay by Richard Enright called The Overwhelming Quotidian: Donigan Cumming and The Stage.

Essays by Robert Enright, Jeffrey Ladd
Hardcover w/ Dustjacket
240 pp, 9.5 x 7 in.
275 Duotone & Color illustrations

Donigan Cumming
"one of the most challenging photobooks published in the last century"
£29.50
£28.95

Picture of Eden and After

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Publisher's Description

Children have been one of Nan Goldin’s ongoing photographic subjects, and they have provided some of her most moving and intimate works. Eden and After presents her selection of just some of these photographs, which include portraits of the children of Nan’s close friends. Through these unique portraits, Nan presents a complex investigation of childhood. Some photographs depict children alone, others show them in familial and social groups. From pregnancy and newborns through to teenagers, some subjects have been documented by Nan through their entire lives. 

The portraits capture children in their vastly changing emotional states, from lonely and introverted to their most exuberant, literally flying through the air.

Publisher: Phaidon

Size: 260 x 275 mm

320 pages, 300 colour illustrations

Nan Goldin
A brand new collection of photographs of children, taken by Nan Goldin, one of the world’s most prominent and influential contemporary photographers with a loyal international following.
£67.50

Picture of Bailey's Stardust

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Publisher's Description

The portraits in this book have been personally selected by Bailey from the wide range of subjects and groups that he has captured so brilliantly over the last five decades: actors, writers, musicians, politicians, film-makers, models, artists and people encountered on his travels to Australia, India, Sudan and Papua New Guinea; many of them famous, some unknown, all of them engaging and memorable. Bailey’s Stardust will be accompanied by a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, in spring 2014, which will then tour to venues on four continents. The book, like the exhibition, is structured thematically, with iconic image presented alongside many lesser-known and previously unseen portraits, and includes an illuminating introduction by the art historian Tim Marlow.

Initially engaged as an assistant to John French in 1959, Bailey was contracted by British Vogue the following year. He has since worked for the French, Italian and American editions of the magazine, created album sleeves for major recording artists such as the Rolling Stones, directed television commercials, and made documentary films, including in-depth studies of Cecil Beaton, Luchino Visconti and Andy Warhol. Bailey’s photographs helped to define the cultural and social scene of the 1960s, and immortalising figures from the worlds of fashion, music, film and art soon elevated Bailey to the status of celebrity himself. Antonioni’s cult film Blow-up (1966), about a London fashion photographer, was inspired by Bailey, whose life was also dramatised recently in the BBC film We’ll Take Manhattan (2012), which tells the story of his 1962 New York fashion shoot with the model Jean Shrimpton.

Publisher: NPG

Size: 330 x 254 mm

272 pages, 300 colour and tritone illustrations

David Bailey
The portraits in this book have been personally selected by Bailey from the wide range of subjects and groups that he has captured so brilliantly over the last five decades: actors, writers, musicians, politicians, film-makers, models, artists and people encountered on his travels to Australia, India, Sudan and Papua New Guinea; many of them famous, some unknown, all of them engaging and memorable.
£40.50

Picture of Bailey Exposed

Publisher's Description

Born into a working-class family in London’s East End in 1938, David Bailey became the best-known photographer of his generation and has led a life that most people can only dream of. His iconic portraits of some of the world’s most famous figures helped to define the fashionable London scene of the 1960s, and soon propelled him into the centre of that world.

Drawing on numerous interviews, some previously unpublished, and illustrated with many iconic photographs as well as previously unpublished images from Bailey’s private archive, this book explores the man behind the camera. His outspoken and irreverent observations on life, death, women, style, fashion, sex, class, the movies, the sixties, photography and Hitler are as thought-provoking as they are revealing.

The book also contains the reflections of some of the illustrious figures Bailey has worked with, among them Angelica Huston, Paul Smith, Jerry Hall, Catherine Deneuve, Mary Quant, Kenneth Williams, Jean Shrimpton, Penelope Tree, Damien Hirst and Diana Vreeland, as well as fellow photographers Cecil Beaton, Terence Donovan and Brian Duffy. In their interviews and writings over the years, these figures have provided some fascinating insights into the experience of being the focus of Bailey’s lens.

Publisher: NPG

Size: 160 x 125mm

160 oages, 60 b/w and colour illustrations

David Bailey
Drawing on numerous interviews, some previously unpublished, and illustrated with many iconic photographs as well as previously unpublished images from Bailey’s private archive, this book explores the man behind the camera.
£8.99

Picture of Waiting Game, The

Publisher's Description

The Waiting Game gathers a series of photographs taken by Txema Salvans in the course of six years along the Mediterranean coastline of Spain. It forms a striking tableau of necessity and desire, with concept and visual expression fitting perfectly together. The essence of the work is an exploration of the varied and often surprising gamut of human longings and behaviors.

Txema photographed the exercise of prostitution along the roads and highways in its actual context: the intersections and roundabouts, the dead-end street of the polygons, the shoulders of the road. Marginal places that provide the setting for an activity as over-exposed as prostitution.

The procedure carried out by Txema Salvans to achieve his goal lent the exploration an almost scientific character. First he identified the places and protagonists, then he approached them “camouflaged” as a surveyor. It was only thus that he was able to carry out this project situated halfway between sociological dissection and naturalistic narration. In this approach to prostitution, the solitary figure of the waiting woman, with her stereotypical image of sexual object, appears in a middle ground that is striking and even tragic.

Publisher: Editorial RM

Size: 12.9 x 9.6"

88 pages, 40 photographs

Txema Salvans
The Waiting Game gathers a series of photographs taken by Txema Salvans in the course of six years along the Mediterranean coastline of Spain. WINNER OF THE 2012 IBEROAMERICAN PHOTOBOOK COMPETITION.
£35.96

Picture of Stump

Publisher's Descrption

Stump is a radical close-up treatment of the spectacle of American politics in an era marked by unprecedented political partisanship, most notably during the recent presidential campaign.

As one of today's most influential political photographers, Anderson has enjoyed rare behind-the-scenes access to the inner workings of the American political theater. The result is a set of shocking portraits that Anderson calls "X-ray icons".

Publisher: Editorial RM

Size: 9.2 x 11.9"

96 pages, 74 photographs

Christopher Anderson
Stump is a radical close-up treatment of the spectacle of American politics in an era marked by unprecedented political partisanship, most notably during the recent presidential campaign.
£28.80

Picture of Upstate

Publisher's Description

Alec Soth and Brad Zellar are spending two weeks in upstate New York. Their trip will cover more than 1000 miles, and the itinerary will range from Albany and the Hudson Valley to the Catskills, Adirondacks, and the university towns of Syracuse and Ithaca. The upstate project will continue the investigation of community life, as well as touch on the region’s landscape, institutions, literature, and long, colorful history.

The LBM Dispatch is an irregularly published newspaper of the North American ramblings of photographer Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar.

By Alec Soth and Brad Zellar
Publication Date, August, 2012
48 pages 11.25 inches x 15 inches
50 lb newsprint paper
Edition of 2000
Designed by Jenny Tondera

Alec Soth

Publisher's Description

Alec Soth and Brad Zellar are spending two weeks in upstate New York. Their trip will cover more than 1000 miles, and the itinerary will range from Albany and the Hudson Valley to the Catskills, Adirondacks, and the university towns of Syracuse and Ithaca. The upstate project will continue the investigation of community life, as well as touch on the region’s landscape, institutions, literature, and long, colorful history.

The LBM Dispatch is an irregularly published newspaper of the North American ramblings of photographer Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar.

By Alec Soth and Brad Zellar
Publication Date, August, 2012
48 pages 11.25 inches x 15 inches
50 lb newsprint paper
Edition of 2000
Designed by Jenny Tondera

£17.50

Picture of Michigan

Publisher's Description

From October 20th through November 5th, Alec Soth and Brad Zellar will be on the road in Michigan, producing an election season version of the LBM Dispatch in one of the country’s most diverse and politically fascinating states. The trip –a rambling search for the state of the union in towns all over Michigan– will take them across the Upper Peninsula to the Mackinac Straits, and then downstate through the enormous territory of the Lower Peninsula, including stops in Saginaw, Flint, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids.

The LBM Dispatch is an irregularly published newspaper of the North American ramblings of photographer Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar.

By Alec Soth and Brad Zellar
Publication Date, November, 2012
48 pages, 11.25 inches x 15 inches
50 lb newsprint paper
Edition of 2000
Designed by Jenny Tondera

Alec Soth

Publisher's Description

From October 20th through November 5th, Alec Soth and Brad Zellar will be on the road in Michigan, producing an election season version of the LBM Dispatch in one of the country’s most diverse and politically fascinating states. The trip –a rambling search for the state of the union in towns all over Michigan– will take them across the Upper Peninsula to the Mackinac Straits, and then downstate through the enormous territory of the Lower Peninsula, including stops in Saginaw, Flint, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids.

The LBM Dispatch is an irregularly published newspaper of the North American ramblings of photographer Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar.

By Alec Soth and Brad Zellar
Publication Date, November, 2012
48 pages, 11.25 inches x 15 inches
50 lb newsprint paper
Edition of 2000
Designed by Jenny Tondera

£17.50

Picture of Mirage signed

Publisher's Description

Mirage is the fourth entry in an annual series of high-quality, limited edition publications by publisher Match and Company's MMM imprint, which is a collaboration of book editor/producer Hisako Motoo, art director Satoshi Machiguchi, and photographer Daido Moriyama.

For this fourth installment, Moriyama has dug again into his vast archives and come out with largely unpublished color slides from the 1970s, which have faded over time, and which the book reproduces as they are now rather than attempting to restore them to their former full color glory. They include bondage photos Moriyama did on commission to raise money for a trip to Europe, and images he shot for the Japanese edition of Playboy magazine.

As editor Motoo writes in the accompanying afterword (available in English),
"Snapshots of glinting neon nightgowns, backside figures walking in train stations seen only once and never again, the thrust-chin sidelong disdainful glance of a woman, scenes drawn to Moriyama's unwavering compass needle. He drank it all in, with that tough gut of his. And not just fragmentary moments, but forty whole years worth. After several decades film takes on mildewy discolorations until we're peering at scenes through a blur of frosted glass. As if the crisp coating of reality had worn away over time, misting into hazy mirages of memory."

See here for sample images

Publisher: Bookshop M

Size: 260 x 300 mm

56 pages

Edition of 1000

Daido Moriyama
SIGNED Moriyama has dug again into his vast archives and come out with largely unpublished color slides from the 1970s, which have faded over time, and which the book reproduces as they are now rather than attempting to restore them to their former full color glory.
£44.10

Picture of Jenny Jenny

Publisher's Description

Tobias Zielony’s recent photo series started with a chance encounter. A conversation with a young couple on a Berlin subway train led Zielony to suggest to photograph them. At the next stop they took a few quick shots on the platform. She told him that she could always be found around here, and he could come back anytime to take more pictures. “Here?” — “I walk the street, right around the corner!” They meet again, Zielony first portrays her and then also her fellow prostitutes and friends. The result is the 40 part series “Jenny Jenny”. It is not documentary: Tobias Zielony avoids the journalistic impetus for certainty and truth. To him, the authenticity of the subject is as relevant as the question of the objectivity of the documentary image: both are never free of dramatic elements.

Publisher: Spector Books

Size: 240 × 270 mm

120 pages, 50 colour illustrations
Tobias Zielony
Tobias Zielony’s recent photo series started with a chance encounter. A conversation with a young couple on a Berlin subway train led Zielony to suggest to photograph them...
£24.75

Picture of Passengers

Publisher's Description

“Passengers” is the result of an observation Dagmar Keller and Martin Wittwer made at night at a bus station while travelling through Poland. For a moment, the passengers on an old bus, obscured behind stained, ice-covered windows, in the pale light of the bus station had the appearance of figures in a painting. Travellers, fallen out of time. Tired, lost in thought, their faces drawn by sadness or lit up with joy – so close and yet distanced behind the glass. Dagmar Keller and Martin Wittwer have preserved those quiet, fleeting moments in their series “Passengers”.

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Publisher: Spector Books

Size: 180 × 210 mm

156 pages, 110 colour illustrations



Dagmar Keller and Martin Wittwer
“Passengers” is the result of an observation Dagmar Keller and Martin Wittwer made at night at a bus station while travelling through Poland. For a moment, the passengers on an old bus, obscured behind stained, ice-covered windows, in the pale light of the bus station had the appearance of figures in a painting.
£26.55

Picture of Astonish Me

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Publisher's Description

This massive retrospective volume profiles the work of Philippe Halsman, one of the world’s most revered photographers.

Salvador Dali’s flamboyant moustache, Richard Nixon jumping in the West Wing, Grace Kelly’s amazing profile—these are just a few of the images that achieved iconic status and helped make photographer Philippe Halsman an icon in his own right. Comprising hundreds of photographs and insightful accompanying texts, this volume explores Halsman’s oeuvre in a variety of aspects. It examines his early career exhibiting works at the avant-garde La Pleiade Gallery in Paris; his experiments with portraiture, particularly the series of stunning images of Marilyn Monroe and his more than 100 covers for Life magazine; his pictures of the contemporary art scene that include famous dancers, movie stars, stage actors, and musicians and the birth of his “jumpology” concept; and his unique, 30-year collaboration with Salvador Dali, including a book devoted entirely to the artist’s moustache. Anyone interested in portraiture, celebrity, or performance will marvel at the breadth and magnificence of Halsman’s work, which is definitively presented in this beautiful volume.

Publisher: Prestel

Size: 210 x 266 mm

320 pages,100 colour illustrations200 b/w illustrations

Philippe Halsman
This massive retrospective volume profiles the work of Philippe Halsman, one of the world’s most revered photographers.
£36.00

Picture of Taking Shots: The Photography of William Burroughs

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Marking the centenary of William S. Burroughs’s birth, this exciting book reproduces the celebrated writer’s many rarely seen photographs.

Renowned and highly regarded for his experiments with literature, painting, film, and music, William S. Burroughs was also a prolific photographer. However, his photographic work, consisting of several thousand images, has so far received little critical attention or sustained public exposure. This book reproduces many previously unseen photographs and offers fascinating insights into his photographic practices. It also provides convincing evidence that his photos should be considered a significant aspect of his entire body of work. It includes portraits and self-portraits, location shots from his travels in Europe, the Americas, and North Africa, images of construction and demolition sites, and his individual and collaborative experiments with photomontage, assemblage, and collage. Essays by internationally acclaimed scholars of photography and of Burroughs’s work offer a variety of critical perspectives on his photographic oeuvre, examining its sources, methodologies, biographical contexts, influences, and purposes. Certain to appeal to his many devoted fans, this publication also coincides with a recent revival of critical and cultural interest in the 1960s art scene and the Beat Generation’s writers and artists.

Publisher: Prestel

Size: 240 x 280 mm

160 pages150 b/w illustrations


Marking the centenary of William S. Burroughs’s birth, this exciting book reproduces the celebrated writer’s many rarely seen photographs.
£26.99

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