Photo Books

Ken Van Sickle: Photography

Ken Van Sickle: Photography

Photographs is a collection of 140 of Ken Van Sickle favorite black and white photographs taken in various places around the world from 1952 to the present. Van Sickle evanescent photographs fulfill the time-traveling brief of all great photography, granting onlookers intimate, keyhole access to Paris in fifties, the New York Beat scene, Andy Warhol’s Factory. You can almost smell…
John Cohen: Morocco

John Cohen: Morocco

In the summer of 1955 a relatively naive and uninformed John Cohen crossed the straits of Gibraltar. He arrived in Tangier with a handwritten note in cursive Arabic; the man who had composed it in New York had told him to “keep this paper far from your passport.” Cohen had no idea why or indeed what the note said; it…
Bill Owens: Altamont 1969

Bill Owens: Altamont 1969

Bill Owens: Altamont 1969 presents a new and previously unpublished series of photographs of the Rolling Stones’ infamous concert at the Altamont Speedway in California. The Altamont Speedway Free Festival has become an emblem of the upheavals and aftershocks of a decade of change. At Altamont, Owens captured a generation’s desire to stand up and raise its voices against the…
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…
Lee Friedlander: The Mind and the Hand

Lee Friedlander: The Mind and the Hand

In the 1960s and ’70s, Lee Friedlander (born 1934) developed his signature approach to documenting the American “social landscape”: deadpan, structurally complex black-and-white photographs of seemingly anything, anybody or anyplace that passed in front of his lens. But as he was making his name as a documentary photographer capturing the look and feel of modern American life, he was also…
Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album

Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album

Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864–1952), credited as the first female photojournalist in the United States, was commissioned in 1899 to photograph the Hampton Institute, then a 30-year-old institution dedicated to the education of young African American and Native American men and women. What became known as the Hampton Album―comprised of 159 luxurious platinum plates that offer insight into the daily life…
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

This edition of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s popular photography series is expanded and updated from the out-of-print first edition, including five previously unpublished photographs. For more than 30 years, Sugimoto has traveled the world photographing its seas, producing an extended meditation on the passage of time and the natural history of the earth reduced to its most basic, primordial substances: water and…
Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity

Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity

This handsome publication presents legendary American photographer Berenice Abbott’s work in three categories: her portraits, photographs of the city and scientific photographs. The opening section presents Abbott’s portraits of mold-breaking individuals who changed the world from the mid-1920s onward such as Djuna Barnes, the New Yorker’s Janet Flanner, Jean Cocteau and James Joyce. The second part offers a dazzling portrait…
Into the Light: The Music Photography of Jérôme Brunet

Into the Light: The Music Photography of Jérôme Brunet

In this stunning collection, Into the Light: The Photography of Jérôme Brunet, renowned music photographer Jérôme Brunet reflects on twenty years of photographing some of the world’s biggest musicians. Brunet got his start in the music world early, playing cello at four years old and continuing on to the guitar in his teens. His early passion for music translated easily…
Elliott Erwitt: Sequentially Yours

Elliott Erwitt: Sequentially Yours

What happens next? This irksome little question is key to story-telling. Whether ancient bards or trendy filmmakers, narrators have to keep us guessing. Yet, we often forget that life itself is a chain of unpredictable instants – each with its unique character. Even when seconds apart, experiences can be distinctly different. You never know what’s around the corner; until it…
Elliott Erwitt’s New York

Elliott Erwitt’s New York

Elliott Erwitt’s masterpiece is now available in a handy format and an unbeatable price – an ideal gift for lovers of New York and its spirit. Elliott Erwitt s glimpses of New York City are sometimes gritty, sometimes elegant, yet always true to life. His monochromatic tribute to the Big Apple contains all the shadings of this vital metropolis. Capturing…
Elliott Erwitt’s Scotland

Elliott Erwitt’s Scotland

Elliott Erwitt turns his trained eye on Scotland, going well beyond its picturesque glens and lochs to reveal a unique culture and national heritage. In 2013, Elliott Erwitt was asked to be a part of the distinguished Macallan Masters of Photography series. Armed with his trusty Leica camera, he embarked on an exploration of Scotland in hope of capturing its…
Lee Friedlander: Pickup

Lee Friedlander: Pickup

In this compendium Lee Friedlander examines the ordinary pickup truck, a quintessentially American mode of transportation. Unadorned in form as well as function, pickups have long been the vehicle of choice for farmers and tradespeople. Their well-worn beds―usually open to the elements, laid bare for all to see―have held and hauled all manner of things, from spare tires and jumbles…
Lee Friedlander: Workers: The Human Clay

Lee Friedlander: Workers: The Human Clay

In the capstone volume of his epic series “The Human Clay,” Lee Friedlander has created an ode to people who work. Drawn from his incomparable archive are photographs of individuals laboring on the street and on stage, as well as in the fi eld, in factories and in fl uorescent-lit offi ces. Performers, salespeople and athletes alike are observed both…
László Moholy-Nagy: Moholy Album

László Moholy-Nagy: Moholy Album

It is largely thanks to László Moholy-Nagy’s artistic and journalistic efforts that photography became an integral part of modern artistic creation, starting in the 1920s. His photograms are icons of the medium, and yet his photographic oeuvre has never been comprehensively published. For the first time, Moholy-Nagy’s daughter Hattula has now granted full access to her father’s photographic archive and…
Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary

Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary

This definitive portrayal of Tina Modotti brings to life the iconic artist who throughout her life vacillated between the purity of inspired creativity and the struggle for social justice. Incorporating extensive archival material, interviews with Modotti’s contemporaries and many rare photographs, this illustrated biography magnificently portrays Tina Modotti, her contemporaries and their tumultous times. Shortlisted for the prestigious Infinity Award.…
Cristina García Rodero: Lalibela

Cristina García Rodero: Lalibela

In this volume, the award-winning photographer Cristina García Rodero presents the images she took in Lalibela, an Ethiopian World-Heritage city of the eleventh century, which is a holy city and an important pilgrimage site for the Coptic Christians of Ethiopia. They are black-and-white images that bear García Rodero’s unmistakable mark. The viewer is captivated by the intense spirituality and the…
Sasha Gusov: The Bolshoi

Sasha Gusov: The Bolshoi

This beautiful and remarkable behind-the-scenes study of dancers, musicians and onlookers offers a social and narrative dimension to the everyday life at the legendary Bolshoi Ballet, through the lens of the acclaimed Russian photographer Sasha Gusov. In the words of Andrei Navrozov, Gusov’s photographs are lightning fissures, apertures, openings. They are neat as the bullet marks made in the moving…
Benita Suchodrev: 48 Hours Blackpool

Benita Suchodrev: 48 Hours Blackpool

From sunrise to sunset, on the famous promenade and surrounding alleys in the resort town on the Irish Sea, the Russian-American-Berliner Benita Suchodrev lets life unfold before her camera. Relying on her intuition, during a couple of summer days the photographer documents her encounters with strangers. Her manner is daring and swift, always capturing the ‘decisive moment.’ Like all her…
Zhang Hai’er: Les filles

Zhang Hai’er: Les filles

Since the rise of modern feminism, and with increased urgency in the last half century as women have become familiar in new social roles, ‘the male gaze’ has been the subject of polemic debate. How should women be looked at? How should they be portrayed? How do they want to be seen? Why does the feminine body cleave to an…