Helga Paris (*1938 in Goleniów, Poland), who has lived in Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin since 1966, has chronicled the long history of postwar East Germany.
Claudia Andujar, born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland in 1931, dedicated her life to photograph the Yanomami, an Amazonian community with little contact with the outside world. This publication was published in conjunction with the same-named exhibition at the MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt/Main (18.2. – 25.6.2017).
Except for a handful of photos from Araki’s Love by Leica series, the book is devoted to loving photos of Nobuyoshi Araki’s wife Yoko. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Rupertinum Oct. 4, 2008-Jan. 11, 2009.
For their project Monalisen der Vorstädte Ute and Werner Mahler photographed young women in transition, who are living between city and countryside. Thirty of these portraits have been selected for a book that was being published by Meier and Mueller. Its print run is limited to 500 copies.
Erskine Caldwell; Margaret Bourke-White: You Have Seen Their Faces (University of Georgia Press, 1995)
In the middle years of the Great Depression, Erskine Caldwell and photographer Margaret Bourke-White spent eighteen months traveling across the back roads of the Deep South from South Carolina to Arkansas to document the living conditions of the sharecropper. Their collaboration resulted in You Have Seen Their Faces, a graphic portrayal of America’s desperately poor rural underclass. It was first published in 1937 by Viking Press.
With a special focus on the film works, for the first time ever the oeuvre of the photographer Sarah Moon was presented as a retrospective in the House of Photography at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg.The exhibition was accompanied by this catalog published by Kehrer Verlag, edited by Ingo Taubhorn and Brigitte Woischnik
Poste Restante was the first photobook by legendary Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm. Published in 1967 by Norstedts, the book included 96 images and a series of text fragments and anecdotes based on an interview with the photographer.
This book accompanying an exibition at The National Portrait Gallery (http://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/wearing-cahun/home/) brings together for the first time the work of French artist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing. Although they were born almost seventy years apart and came from different backgrounds, remarkable parallels can be drawn between the two artists. Both of them share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around identity and gender, which is often played out through masquerade and performance.
Diane Arbus – Magazine Work (1984). This book is a collection of Arbus’s photography shot for magazines.
This book was published in 2008 to accompany the first retrospective exhibition of Miyako Ishiuchi in Europe. The book is designed as a leporello ‘folding out’ book of 70 pages.
Die Welt der Pflanze – Photographien von Albert Renger-Patzsch und aus dem Auriga-Verlag (Hatje Cantz, 1998)
Renger-Patzsch began his career as a photographer in the photographic department of the Folkwang Verlag (known as Auriga after 1924), which was led by Ernst Fuhrmann, Renger-Patzsch’s spiritual mentor. The main focus of his work after 1921 was plant photography: uncontrived, revealingly precise representations of plant forms.
Anders Petersen retrospective photobook featuring images spanning 30 years from 1971-2001. Produced to accompany his exhibition of the same name at Nederlands Fotomuseum and FotoMuseum Winterthur in 2003.
William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) was an influential American novelist, essayist and artist, and a cult icon. Coinciding with the centenary of Burroughs’ birth, Taking shots was the first major exhibition worldwide to focus on his large photographic oeuvre.
Artist, poet and photographer Gerard P. Fieret (1924, The Hague) photographed everything around him; himself, girls, children, animals and street scenes. Above all he photographed women during casual encounters.
Shomei Tomatsu, who died aged 82 in 2012, was perhaps the most influential Japanese photographer of the postwar era. With texts by Leo Rubinfien, Sandra S. Phillips and John W. Dower.
Eigentlich wollte ich ja Architektin werden. Gertrud Arndt als Weberin und Photographin am Bauhaus 1923-31. ( Bauhaus-Archiv, 2013)
The Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin devoted a special exhibition to Gertrud Arndt in January 2013, linking her textile art and photography with each other for the first time.
Following in the legacy of Robert Frank (whom Gibson once assisted) and William Klein, Gibson helped push contemporary photography beyond photography’s traditional bounds of factual documentation.
This catalogue has been published to accompany the exhibition „Anna & Bernhard Blume: de-constructiv. Images from real life“, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, 2006/2007.
In 1968 Hungarian photographer Lörinczy György travelled to New York, returning home with blurry, high-contrast, occasionally solarized images. A book was published by Magyar Helikon, Budapest in 1972. It was re-published in 2004 by Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam.
The American photographer Leonard Freed travelled to Germany for the first time in 1954. He observed the people in their social surroundings, at work, at street festivals, in public parks, in the streets and against the industrial backdrop of the Ruhr Valley.