Gathering more than 100 portraits of women by Walter Pfeiffer, most of them being published for the first time, this books shows a new facette to Walter Pfeiffer’s rich oeuvre.
This exhibition catalogue, published to accompany the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s major mid-career survey of Catherine Opie’s work in 2008, gathers all of the artist’s key projects to date in a single volume.
Diane Arbus – Magazine Work (1984). This book is a collection of Arbus’s photography shot for magazines.
This is the first book on the famous Russian photographer Boris Mikhailov’s fascinating early body of work entitled the Superimposition series. In this series from the late 60s to early 70s, he has overlayed two colour slides, creating fascinating “sandwiches”, i.e beautifully composed tableaux of glamorous naked women, surreal urban landscapes and strange scenes of everyday Soviet life.
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.
Las Vegas Studio: Images from the Archive of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown (Scheidegger & Spiess, 2008)
Since it was first published in 1972, Learning from Las Vegas has become a classic in the theory of architecture and one of the most influential architecture texts of the twentieth century. Las Vegas Studio is the first book to present these photographs in large, full-color reproductions.
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.
This entry in Errata Editions’ Books on Books series reproduces every spread from Wessing’s gritty documentation of Chile’s darkest historical moment; art historian and film theorist Pauline Terreehorst contributes a contemporary essay titled “The Man in the Grey Suit: Koen Wessing: Chili 1973.”
Blog post on Manuel Álvarez Bravo: Polaroids (Editorial RM, 2005).
Total Records comprises around 500 album covers that chronicle the multifaceted interplay between photography and music from the 1960s to the 2000s.
Jacob Holdt spent five years hitchhiking through America in the early 1970s. His journey results in his legendary book American Pictures (1977).