Photo Books

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…
Lucía Peluffo: Somos uno. Somos dos.

Lucía Peluffo: Somos uno. Somos dos.

The book explores the relationship between two people. One of them, the author. It shows us different aspects of a “love story”. How the way we perceive things does not always reflect the truth. We do not always know where we are standing, so we need to explore. How loneliness appears after a choice we make, why not a journey,…
Joan Liftin: Marseille

Joan Liftin: Marseille

Marseille is a love letter from an American to France’s oldest and second largest city. Joan Liftin’s photographs of Marseille, one of Europe’s most ethnically diverse cities, show us a place where much of life still unfolds on the street. The city’s spirit and raffish glamour resides in its people rather than in its monuments, and Liftin captures day and…
Nuno Moreira: ZONA

Nuno Moreira: ZONA

The inward space is the stage for ZONA, the new photobook by Portuguese artist Nuno Moreira. ZONA plunges deeply into the unconscious by visually giving form to recurrent dreams and explorations on interior landscapes. Similar to theatre, or even cinema, the narrative of the book follows a live-performance shot in Japan and is somewhat similar to a dream experience –…
Bruce Davidson: Los Angeles 1964

Bruce Davidson: Los Angeles 1964

Bruce Davidson describes the genesis of this project thus: “Esquire’s editors sent me to Los Angeles, and when I landed at LA International Airport I noticed giant palm trees growing in the parking lot. I ordered a hamburger through a microphone speaker in a drive-in called Tiny Naylor’s. The freeways were blank and brilliant, chromium-plated bumpers reflected the Pacific Ocean,…
Elisabeth Sunday: Grace

Elisabeth Sunday: Grace

Elisabeth Sunday has found her muse in Africa: a place of origins, devastating beauty, great troubles and unyielding expressions of life. She has traveled alone and lived among various original peoples who amidst a changing world, have clung tenaciously to traditional ways of life. From the hunter-gatherers dwelling in the primeval forests of the Congo Basin, to the nomadic tribes…
Stephen Shames: Bronx Boys

Stephen Shames: Bronx Boys

“The Bronx has a terrible beauty, stark and harsh, like the desert. At first glance you imagine nothing can survive. Then you notice life going on all around. People adapt, survive, and even prosper in this urban moonscape of quick pleasures and false hopes. Often I am terrified of the Bronx. Other times it feels like home. My images reflect…
Black and White Fifties: Jurden Schadeberg’s South Africa

Black and White Fifties: Jurden Schadeberg’s South Africa

During apartheid, Jurgen Schadeberg worked for the leading “black” publications of the time. This way he had access to the likes of a young activists, like the lawyer, named Nelson Mandela. Iconic pictures of many future South African leaders followed. Judge Albie Sachs, an ANC operative who lost an arm in an attack by the security police, says of this…