In the seventies, the German photographer Timm Rautert came to North America to photograph a Amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and a Hutterite community in Alberta, Canada.
Graciela Iturbide (born 1942) is a Mexican photographer. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is included in many major museum collections such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Getty.
Published on the occasion of Saul Leiter’s exhibition at the Foundation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris from January 17th to April 13th 2008. Here we see the photographer’s colour and black and white work side by side in book form.
MoMA’s 1967 New Documents with pioneering photographs by Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Garry Winogrand came without a catalogue. For the 50th anniversary of the show, MoMA is making up leeway presenting all the works exhibited and installation photographs of the show.
First published in 1976, and taking its name from a collection of Japanese rural folk legends, Tales of Tono is a compact little volume composed of black-and-white photo diptychs and spreads that were shot in the countryside of northern Honshu, Japan. Faithfully reproducing the original edition, this book contains a text by the artist that offers the reader a typically honest and self-effacing account of Daido Moriyama’s thoughts about his practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.