Photo Books

Henry Wessel: Traffic/Sunset Park/Continental Divide

Henry Wessel: Traffic/Sunset Park/Continental Divide

This book presents three independent bodies of work by Henry Wessel (born 1942), each being a precise sequence arranged to give the viewer the experience of what it felt like to pass through the territory described. The first series, Traffic, shows Wessel’s photos of drivers stuck in traffic as he commuted in the early 1980s from Richmond, California, to San…
Sylvie Blum: Naked Beauty

Sylvie Blum: Naked Beauty

As a woman and an artist, Sylvie Blum offers a unique perspective on the female form. As an ex-model, she understands how important the subject is to the creative process. Steeped in photographic tradition, Sylvie Blum has worked with such iconic artists as Helmut Newton, Andreas H. Bitesnich, and Günter Blum. With exacting attention to lighting she bathes the studio…
Peter Lindbergh: Images of Women II: 2005-2014

Peter Lindbergh: Images of Women II: 2005-2014

Internationally-revered German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh revolutionized his metier with iconic images of the 1980s supermodels. From his beginnings, he has sought to capture the personality, character, and identity of fashion models, not just the glitter and glamour. In 1997 he presented his seminal book Images of Women comprising his work of the 1980s and 1990s. As a sequel, Lindbergh…
Russell James: Angels

Russell James: Angels

Russell James’s photographs of the female form have become iconic representations of beauty and sensuality that are unparalleled in popular culture. The list of his subjects includes many of the world’s most beautiful woman, such as headline names Gisele Bündchen, Adriana Lima, Rihanna, and Alessandra Ambrosio, to name a few. This ample volume offers an unprecedented and personal view into…
Susan Burnstine: Absence of Being

Susan Burnstine: Absence of Being

Los Angeles–based photographer Susan Burnstine’s (born 1966) Absence of Being is a haunting, intensely personal and yet extremely universal exploration of the subconscious world, which began with her highly praised first monograph, Within Shadows. Burnstine captures images that purge her dreams. Finding no existing camera that could create what her mind envisioned, she began to experiment with building her own…
Billy Name: The Silver Age: Black and White Photographs from Andy Warhol’s Factory

Billy Name: The Silver Age: Black and White Photographs from Andy Warhol’s Factory

This breathtaking tome is the definitive and comprehensive collection of Billy Name’s black-and-white photographs from Warhol’s Factory. Name’s photographs from this period (1964–68) are one of the most important photographic documents of any single artist in history. Name lived in a tiny closet at the Factory. He was responsible for the legendary “silverizing” of the space using aluminum paint and…
Mario García Joya: A la plaza con Fidel

Mario García Joya: A la plaza con Fidel

A la plaza con Fidel (To the plaza with Fidel) is doubly rare among Cuban photobooks: relatively few photobooks were produced in Cuba after the Revolution, and A la plaza con Fidel is also notable for its unique subject matter. Photographed between 1959 and 1966 and published in 1970 by leading Cuban photographer and cinematographer “Mayito” (Mario García Joya, born…
Kenro Izu: Eternal Light

Kenro Izu: Eternal Light

Kenro Izu’s (born 1949) Eternal Light is a record of Indian spirituality. In Varanasi, known as the Indian “City of Light,” Izu photographed festivals, rituals and cremations as well as portraying individual experiences of joy and suffering related to death and the afterlife. In Allahabad, where the Ganges and Yamuna Rivers meet, Izu attended the festival of Kumbh Mela, and…
Robert Adams: From the Missouri West

Robert Adams: From the Missouri West

The views of the American West collected in Robert Adams: From the Missouri West evoke a wide range of memories, myths and regrets associated with America’s frontier. In the 19th century, that frontier began at the Missouri River, beyond which lay a landscape of natural grandeur and purity. When Robert Adams (born 1937) shot that landscape, between 1975 and 1983,…
Women in Trees

Women in Trees

“You know, I don’t know how one can walk by a tree and not be happy at the sight of it?” writes Fyodor Dostoyevsky in The Idiot. Perhaps this sentence might explain the subject of women in trees that was so popular between the 1920s and ‘50s and has until now never before been assembled in a book. The enthusiastic…
Fred Mortagne: Attraper au vol: Catch in the Air

Fred Mortagne: Attraper au vol: Catch in the Air

Fred Mortagne is a self-taught French director and photographer who is internationally acclaimed for his images of skateboarding and street photography. Attraper au vol (Catch in the Air) is the culmination of Mortagne’s photographic career, from 2000 to 2015. A feast of lines and angles, his black-and-white compositions blend his subjects into their environments, offering an abstract perspective on architecture,…
Vincent Peters: Personal

Vincent Peters: Personal

For more than 20 years, Vincent Peters has been among the best photographers internationally. The artist, a native of Bremen, Germany, lives in Paris and Ibiza and sees the world as his playground. His unmistakable signature style—sensitive, classic photos—is in equally high demand for celebrity, fashion, and advertising photography. With minimal resources, he is able to create dramatic images that…
A Vision Shared: A Portrait of America 1935–1943

A Vision Shared: A Portrait of America 1935–1943

Featuring the work of the 11 photographers who worked for the Farm Security Administration–perhaps the finest photographic team assembled in the 20th century–A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People 1935–1943 was first published in 1976 to great acclaim, and was named one of the 100 most important books of the decade by the Association of American…
Andrew Savulich: The City

Andrew Savulich: The City

Social and cultural transition is often hard to gauge. New York in the 1980s and the first half of the 90s was clearly a different place than it is now: the city was more violent, the streets stranger, and Times Square still wonderfully sleazy. Andrew Savulich’s (born 1959) subject is this perpetually changing metropolis, and his images are a unique…
Lewis Hine: The National Research Project 1936–1937

Lewis Hine: The National Research Project 1936–1937

Hine revealed America’s working conditions in both old and new industries throughout the Northeast In 1936, science teacher turned photographer Lewis Hine was commissioned by the National Research Project, a division of the Works Project Administration, to produce a visual document of the industries that the US government hoped would provide the jobs that would lift the country out of…
Antoine Le Grand: Portraits

Antoine Le Grand: Portraits

French photographer Antoine Le Grand (born 1956) is widely known for his striking portraits of celebrities–filmmakers, actors, actresses, musicians and architects. He has photographed countless major stars of stage and screen, from Iggy Pop to David Lynch, from Charlotte Rampling to Al Pacino. Le Grand started out working for dailies such as Libération and Le Monde, and went on to…
Disco: The Bill Bernstein Photographs

Disco: The Bill Bernstein Photographs

Containing many previously unpublished photographs, Disco takes the viewer on an access-all-areas tour of late-’70s New York nightlife. “Who were these people of the night … ? It was the Posers. The Watchers. The Posers watching other Posers watching the Watchers, watching the Dancers, watching themselves.” Bill Bernstein’s eye was drawn to the characters that lived for the night, rather…
Fred Lyon: San Francisco, Portrait of a City 1940-1960

Fred Lyon: San Francisco, Portrait of a City 1940-1960

With a landmark around every corner and a picture perfect view atop every hill, San Francisco might be the world s most picturesque city. And yet, the Golden City is so much more than postcard vistas. It s a town alive with history, culture, and a palpable sense of grandeur best captured by a man known as’san Francisco s Brassai.…
Muhammad Ali: Fighter’s Heaven 1974

Muhammad Ali: Fighter’s Heaven 1974

In October 1974, Muhammad Ali attempted to regain the world heavyweight boxing championship title that was stripped from him when he refused the Vietnam draft seven years earlier. He faced the brutal, undefeated George Foreman in Zaire, Africa, the fight he had dubbed “The Rumble in The Jungle.” Only weeks before, on August 11–12, photographer Peter Angelo Simon was invited…
Jacqueline Roberts: Nebula

Jacqueline Roberts: Nebula

Reviving 19th-century photographic processes, Spanish photographer Jacqueline Roberts traces the moment of limbo that marks the transition from childhood to adolescence. Nebula is a collection of portraits that capture the mist of psychological and emotional change in youth; a glimpse into their nascent sense of self. Jacqueline Roberts was born in Paris (France) in 1969. She graduated in Political Sciences and worked…