Araki: Tokyo Lucky Hole

Araki: Tokyo Lucky Hole

It started in 1978 with an ordinary coffee shop near Kyoto. Word spread that the waitresses wore no panties under their miniskirts. Similar establishments popped up across the country. Men waited in line outside to pay three times the usual…
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Michael Kenna: Forms of Japan

Michael Kenna: Forms of Japan

This beautiful book presents a meditative, arresting, and dazzling collection of 240 black-and-white images of Japan, made over almost 30 years by the internationally renowned photographer Michael Kenna. A rocky coast along the sea of Japan; an immense plain of…
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Robert Adams: The New West

Robert Adams: The New West

The open American West is nearly gone. A longstanding classic of photobook publishing, The New West is a photographic essay about what came to fill it-freeways, tract homes, low-rise business buildings and signs. In five sequences of pictures taken along…
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Eli Reed: Black in America

Eli Reed: Black in America

Eli Reed has been documenting the black experience in America from the time he began taking pictures. This volume, “Black in America”, is his provocative and often poignant portrait of black life in America. As a photographer, Reed is known…
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Guido Argentini: Argentum

Guido Argentini: Argentum

Color and texture radically influence how we perceive shapes. While looking for an innovative approach on a 1995 Miami photo shoot, photographic master Guido Argentini was moved to coat a model in silver makeup. The result was as beautiful as…
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David Parker: Myths and Landscape

David Parker: Myths and Landscape

Myths and legends have often been inspired and shaped by geologic landforms and, similarly, British photographer David Parker uses the natural world as an arena for the personal exploration of new mythic, symbolic, and metaphoric motifs. Myths and Landscape brings…
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Alec Soth: Georgia Dispatch

Alec Soth: Georgia Dispatch

Over two sweltering, bug-swarming weeks in July 2014 the LBM Dispatch crew (superbly assisted by Stephen Milner and Brett Schenning) covered 2,400 miles in Georgia, exploring the State’s diverse landscapes, histories, and narratives that were alternately harrowing and inspiring. From…
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Xavier Guardans: Windows

Xavier Guardans: Windows

Windows is the debut volume of photographer Xavier Guardans (born 1954), produced in 2006 while exploring the Kenyan wilderness. These black-and-white portraits of individuals from a variety of Kenyan tribes–including Turkana, Samburu, Masai, Rendille, Gabra and Pokot–were shot through the…
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Beate Gutschow: S

Beate Gutschow: S

At first glance, the large-format black-and-white photographs by Beate Gütschow are reminiscent of authentic documentations of urban scenes: monumental architecture, decaying buildings, rusty automobile parts. Yet the images are the result of complex digital manipulation: they are montages consisting of…
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Don McCullin: Retrospective

Don McCullin: Retrospective

First published in 2001, this retrospective survey offers both an examination of Don McCullin’s photographic career as well as a record of half a century of international conflict. Coinciding with the photographer’s eightieth birthday, this expanded edition of Don McCullin…
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Martin Stavars: MEGALOPOLIS

Martin Stavars: MEGALOPOLIS

This book is a compilation of photographs from fourteen megacities: Dubai, Incheon, Seoul, Busan, Chongqing, Shanghai, Singapore, London, Toronto, Montreal, Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong, and Istanbul. Revealing the complicated nature of the world’s largest metropolises is the ultimate challenge undertaken…
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Emil Otto Hoppé: The German Work

Emil Otto Hoppé: The German Work

Between 1925 and 1938, photographer E.O. Hoppé traveled the length and breadth of Germany, recording people and places at one of the most tumultuous times in the country’s history. He photographed movie stars and captains of industry, workers and peasants,…
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Chien-Chi Chang: Jet Lag

Chien-Chi Chang: Jet Lag

“Today is Monday, so this must be Zurich.” For those who travel a lot, the world becomes a steel-and-concrete construct of interchangeable flight crews, hotel rooms, and check-in counters. In this jet-setting life, the most important thing is that the…
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Roger Ballen: Animal Abstraction

Roger Ballen: Animal Abstraction

Animal Abstraction collects one body of work by photographer Roger Ballen (born 1950). Enigmatic, beautiful and often disturbing, these black-and-white photographs are staged in desolate interiors where humans interact with animals to create mysterious tableaux that reflect Ballen’s fascination with…
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