Photo Books

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…
Michael Köster: Monochrome City

Michael Köster: Monochrome City

Architecture and lines are the key elements of Michael Koester´s photography. The artist was born in Berlin, as a photographer he takes his time focussing on details putting them in the centre of his works. He creates new perception through unusual perspectives. It is a challenge to see what is special within the urban every day life and catching these…
Radoslaw Pujan: Women

Radoslaw Pujan: Women

In the book, different levels and nuances of the feminity are being explored. From fragile, emotional, through demonstrative and strong, to seducing and erotic. The images are telling a story of depicted women, sometimes in a graphical way, the other time in a sensual and deep form. Each composition is complex, blending a light narration with a woman’s deep emotions…
Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Arnold Newman: One Hundred

Published to coincide with the centennial of Arnold Newman’s birth, Arnold Newman: One Hundred offers a celebratory look at 100 of the photographer’s most provocative and memorable images. Arnold Newman is widely renowned for pioneering and popularizing the environmental portrait. He placed his sitters in surroundings representative of their professions, aiming to capture the essence of an individual’s life and…
Zhou HanShun: Frenetic City

Zhou HanShun: Frenetic City

With a population of over 7 million but less than 25% of its land developed, it is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. When I first landed, I was immediately confronted by a society that is in fierce competition for physical and mental space. I decided to capture and re-create the tension and chaos that I…
Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents, 1967

Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents, 1967

n the past decade a new generation of photographers has directed the documentary approach toward more personal ends. Their aim has been not to reform life, but to know it. ―John Szarkowski In 1967, The Museum of Modern Art presented New Documents, a landmark exhibition organized by John Szarkowski that brought together a selection of works by three photographers whose…
Unearthing Ancient Nubia

Unearthing Ancient Nubia

Specially trained Egyptian photographers were an integral part of the pioneering Harvard-MFA expedition during the first half of the 20th century. Over the course of some 40 years, their photographs documented the excavations with thousands of images as the riches of a great ancient civilization in northern Sudan were uncovered. George A. Reisner, the leader of the expedition, was keenly…
Helen Levitt: One, Two, Three, More

Helen Levitt: One, Two, Three, More

Helen Levitt’s earliest pictures are a unique and irreplaceable look at street life in New York City from the mid-1930s to the end of the 1940s. There are children at play, lovers flirting, husbands and wives, young mothers with their babies, women gossiping, and lonely old men. A majority of these photographs have never been published. Other pictures included in…
Kolkata Calcutta: Some Kind of Beauty by Fionn Reilly

Kolkata Calcutta: Some Kind of Beauty by Fionn Reilly

Kolkata Calcutta is a superb collection of classic black-and-white, and colour photographs of one the world’s most enthralling and mysterious cities as revealed through the lens of photographer Fionn Reilly. Inspired by the films of Kolkata’s celebrated director Satyajit Ray and the great Indian photographer Raghubir Singh, Reilly’s images capture an intense city that exudes a true sense of soul,…
Joseph Szabo: Lifeguard

Joseph Szabo: Lifeguard

This series of photographs represents Joseph Szabo interest, encounter and friendship with lifeguards from 1990-2015. Actually his first connection with them started in the late 1960s when he first discovered Jones Beach. So this work is an exploration using photography as an art form and documentary tool. The purpose is to express more fully the lives of people that Szabo…
Levon and Kennedy , Mississippi Innocence Project

Levon and Kennedy , Mississippi Innocence Project

In 2012, photographer Isabelle Armand came across an article about two men who were wrongfully convicted. The men had spent almost 20 years behind bars for a crime they didn’t commit. They were exonerated after an investigation from the Innocence Project led authorities to the real perpetrator. In Levon and Kennedy, Armand presents an intimate photoessay documenting the men, their…
Renze Dijkema: Panorama Pieterburen Pietersberg

Renze Dijkema: Panorama Pieterburen Pietersberg

The Pieterpad (Pieter Path) is annually walked by tens of thousands of hikers and takes you right across the Netherlands from the coastal village of Pieterburen in the North to the hill Sint-Pietersberg in the far south. The hiking trail, devised by Bertje Jens and Toos Goorhuis, was launched in 1981 and has since been regularly adapted. Nature was created…
Jill Freedman: Resurrection City, 1968

Jill Freedman: Resurrection City, 1968

In May of 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. announced the Poor People’s Campaign to demanded economic and human rights for poor Americans of diverse backgrounds. The Campaign was organized by King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and carried out under the leadership of Ralph Abernathy in the wake of Dr. King’s assassination. After presenting an organized set of demands…
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Portraits

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Portraits

At first glance, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographic portrait of King Henry VIII of England is arresting: his camera has captured the tactility of Henry’s luxurious furs and silks, the elaborate embroidery of his doublet, and the light reflecting off of each shimmering jewel. The contours of the king’s face are so lifelike that he appears to be almost three- dimensional. It…
Cuba Then: Revised and Expanded by Ramiro Fernandez

Cuba Then: Revised and Expanded by Ramiro Fernandez

Since the first edition of Cuba Then was published in 2014, there have been several seismic shifts: President Obama moved to normalize relations, a US embassy was opened, Fidel Castro died, and the current administration announced plans to freeze relations again. This intensified interest in Cuba has seen record numbers of Americans traveling there. It is only fitting to release…
Frank Gohlke: Speeding Trucks and other Follies

Frank Gohlke: Speeding Trucks and other Follies

In the summer of 1971 Frank Gohlke moved with his wife and young daughter from Middlebury, Vermont to Minneapolis, Minnesota. His vocation as a photographer had begun four years prior, but he had yet to define the subject that would occupy him for the next 45 years: the landscapes of ordinary life. The three bodies of work brought together in…