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Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography

Modernist Photographer: Paul Strand

American photographer and filmmaker Paul Strand (1890–1976) is critical figure in the history of modern art, whose archive of nearly 4,000 prints stands as a cornerstone of the collection of Philiadelphia Museum of Art. This new book, ” Master of Modern Photography”, accompanying the museum’s retrospective, includes over 300 of Strand’s finest prints, selected primarily […]

Trine Søndergaard: Stasis

Stillness and Light: Trine Sondergaards “Stasis”

One of the great contemporary Nordic artist is Trine Søndergaard. The new book “Stasis” includes three recent bodies of work from the past 5 years: “Strude” “Guldnakke” and “Interiors”. All three series play with time – setting the works in 19th Danish culture as well as in present time. “Stasis” also accompanies an exhibition at […]

Eva Vermandel: Splinter

Intimate gestures

As a counteraction to today’s extremely rapid image world, Eva Vermandel’s photography brings warm stillness and subtle reflections on everyday life. Stunningly beautiful, serene and timeless portraits and observations. “What I look for in my work (and in life in general) is an intense sense of being. This sense of being has a strong feel […]

Sarah Jones

A Journey: Sarah Jones

Beyond the perfect precision in both the exploration of a subject matter and the final artwork, there is an unrelenting tension and psychological drama in Sarah Jones’ photography. It sneaks up on you and takes you to new places.   > MORE Sarah Jones Editor:    Robert Violette Designed by:    William Hall Text by:    David Campany Interviewer:   […]

Philip-Lorca diCorcia - Hustlers

Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Hustlers

Satan i gatan, as we say here, but this one is just fantastic. A large, very large sized diCorcia book designed by a man who really knows how to make books, Pascal Dangin. > MORE Philip-Lorca diCorcia – Hustlers Designed by:    Pascal Dangin ISBN:    9783869306179 Publisher:    Steidl Verlag Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    168 […]

Emmet Gowin - Photographs by Emmet Gowin

Human Nature – Photographs by Emmet Gowin

From intimate portraits to aerial photography. Emmet Gowin’s diverse body of work shifted throughout his career starting with personal family portraits moving to landscapes and documentation of environmental devastation caused by human exploitation. This book is an extensive retrospective. “What fascinates me the most is what man does in his friendship with nature in order […]

Erwin Blumenfeld - Studio Blumenfeld: Color, New York 1941 – 1960

Innovator – Erwin Blumenfeld

The photography of Erwin Blumenfeld was humorous, inventive and truly personal. In the 1940s-50s he dominated the American fashion magazines (Harper’s Bazaar, Collier’s, Cosmopolitan, Life, Look) in with his remarkable colour shots.  > MORE . Erwin Blumenfeld – Studio Blumenfeld: Color, New York 1941 – 1960 Editors:    Ute Eskildsen, Nadia Blumenfeld-Charbit, François Cheval Text by:   […]

Breathing the Same Air by Nelli Palomäki

Preservation: Breathing the Same Air by Nelli Palomäki

Portrait photography at its finest. Helsinki School photographer Palomäki said in an interview that she was concerned that time is “eating “ us up. Portraiture is one way of stopping that.    > MORE . Breathing the Same Air by Nelli Palomäki Text by:    Estelle af Malmborg, Pedter Michael Hornung Foreword by:    Timothy Persons Publisher:    Hatje […]

Executive Model by Ron Jude

Street View: Executive Model by Ron Jude

Men in suits. Shane Lavalette picked “Executive Model” as one of the best books of 2012 The Swedish publisher Libraryman has released “Executive Model,” Ron Jude’s series of American businessmen from the mid-1990s. (edition of 300 copies)    > MORE . Executive Model by Ron Jude Editor:    Tony Cederteg Publisher:    Libraryman Publ. year:    2012 Language:    English […]

Imogen Cunningham

Gentle Eye – Imogen Cunningham

Imogen Cunningham was a pioneer and had a brilliant eye for photography. Just think of her “Magnolia Blossom” (1925), Martha Graham portraits, nudes, her compositions and use light …    > MORE . Imogen Cunningham Text by:    Celina Lunsford, Jamie M Allen, Marisa Sanchez Publisher:    Kehrer Publishing year:    2012 Language:    German Pages:    256 Illustrations:    220 duotone