Portrait

Photobooks whose main theme is the portrait. An extremely vast and rich theme of infinite variations: academic, posed or in action; photos of people, families, groups, in a studio, at home, at work, outdoors; tight framing, American, full portrait; refined clichés, modified, reassembled, etc.

Photobooks whose main theme is the portrait. An extremely vast and rich theme of infinite variations: academic, posed or in action; photos of people, families, groups, in a studio, at home, at work, outdoors; tight framing, American, full portrait; refined clichés, modified, reassembled, etc.

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  • Presentation by Stanley/Barker : "In an outpouring of grief after the death of his children from scarlet fever in 1833, German poet Friedrich Rückert wrote 428 poems on the deaths of children. Seventy years later the composer Gustav Mahler was so moved by these poems, he began work on a song cycle eventually scoring five of the poems. Although chastised...

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  • Presentation by Hannibal :  "In 2015, Robin de Puy travelled across America on a motorcycle for her book If This is True… But as her road trip had almost come to an end, she discovered Randy. He rode past – fast – but in the split second she saw him she knew: she had to find out who this boy was. About that first encounter she wrote: « Randy, a...

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  • Presentation Ofir Barak's website :    [adapted excerpts] "Mea Shearim (lit. « hundred gates »; contextually « a hundred fold ») was established in 1874 as the fifth settlement outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. Mea Shearim remains today loyal to its old customs and preserves its isolation in the heart of Jerusalem while trying to stave off...

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  • Presentation by Overlapse : "A curious tale spun from the life of mysterious hermit Joseph Plummer, who lived in the woods of central New Hampshire in the late 1700s. Two centuries later an unsuspecting man purchased the mythical loner’s land and built a hideaway cabin for himself – only to discover the legend of Joseph lurking deep in the seclusion of...

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  • Excerpts from the text by Shoko Hashimoto :    [adapted by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "Nishiyama Onsen was packed with pleasure trippers. This healing hot spring is in the Yamanashi Prefecture, on a tributary of the Fuji River. People would come from nearby Yamanashi and Shizuoka, but also parties of local ladies returning from homes in the suburbs of Tokyo and...

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  • Presentation by Zen Foto Gallery :  "Masaki Yamamoto’s highly anticipated first photobook presents one of the most daring family portraits in Japanese photography. Shot entirely in his family’s tiny apartment, with walls yellowed from cigarette smoke, broken doors and trash covering the ground, Yamamoto’s unashamed, uncompromising black-and-white photos...

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  • Presentation by Éditions Loco :    [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] "After the shock of the death of her partner, the father of her son, Anne De Gelas focused on the new shrunken family unit. Mère et Fils (Mother and Son) is this face-to-face relationship, this intense bond, and - in the heart of this situation - the permanence of feminity and desire,...

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  • Quick view Wood, Tom
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    .Now in stock!.Presentation by GwinZegal : "Since 1975, Tom Wood is photographing obsessively everything that lives around him : the streets of Birkenhead, where he lives, in the suburbs of Liverpool, the passengers on the bus of his daily rides, first to go to work, then in a compulsive manner for years. (…) Several series are developping at the same...

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  • Presentation by Dewi Lewis Publsihing : "For over a decade, Simon Roberts has photographed events and places across Britain that have drawn people together in public, communal experiences. This has often been an implicit theme of his work, the apparent desire for common presence and participation and the need to share a sense of belonging, suggesting...

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  • Presentation by Nuno Moreira : "She looks into me is a series of intimate images that hold a deep reverence for a time when the mystery of life and the mystery of death were closely related. Conceived in a manner close to theater this book is divided in 3 chapters that explore the idea of human representation and how looking at an image in an active way...

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  • From the back cover:   "Nobuyoshi Araki's Tokyo gathers twenty-eight exquisite diptychs by the artist from the 1970s. As one of Araki's first independent book projects, Tokyo is the prelude to his searing and ongoing exploration of life and the urban space of his hometown. More than forty years after the first edition, Tokyo is being republished - as a...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website: " « Margins of Excess is spun around the stories of six people who momentarily received nationwide attention in the US press because of their attempts to realize a dream or passion, but were treated as deceivers. In general, Max Pinckers is attracted to subjects that evoke the magic of imagination but simultaneously...

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  • Presentation by Poursuite : "Impromptus is a poetic wandering, a hieratic journey through various French cities over recent years, prompted by several artist residencies. Intimate images, street scenes, colourful impressions, both bittersweet and atemporal. This series by Géraldine Lay unfurls a very distinct universe and endeavours to recount scenes...

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  • Presentation by lamaindonne :  [translation by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "In 2014, Gabrielle Duplantier published Volta with Editions lamaindonne. The book received critical and public acclaim and is now long sold out. Four years later, Terres basses (Lower Lands) confirms the artist's talent. A journey in a dense and rich artistic universe, where we...

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  • Quick view Collectif
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    .Currently out of stock, you can pre-order your copy (PLEASE NOTE : shipping early May).Presentation by André Frère éditions: "Eyes Wild Open, on a trembling photography, 70 years of photography, almost 30 prestigious photographers,  17 nationalities. Eyes Wild Open highlights the relationships that exist between several generations of photographers whose...

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  • Presentation by Super Labo :       "The book Self-Portraits 1987-2017 by Antoine d’Agata reveals a journey of the man-photographer from the origins of his practice to the present day, and presents to us the monumental iconography of a body of work that has been developing slowly from a visual diary begun in Mexico in the 80s to the moving image and the...

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  • Quick view Salvans, Txema
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    .Very limited stock of signed copies.Presentation by Editorial RM :  "Second part of the project with which Txema Salvans won the « 2012 RM Photobook Competition ». This follow-up project continues to explore a series of desolate, though inhabited, landscapes of the Spanish Mediterranean. In the first book, the central figure in the photos was always a...

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  • Presentation by Session Press :     "One of the most influential photographers of our time, Nobuyoshi Araki is known for his diaristic style through the publication of over 500 books throughout his career. It is, however, less known that Araki had explored experimental film projects since the mid 80s. In 1986 at Cinema Rise in Tokyo, Araki staged a live...

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  • Presentation by Editions Bessard :     "The iconic bowler hat, the long black braids, the adjusted corset and the brightly colored puffed skirt: their outfit is well known all around the world. The mythical cholitas are a strong symbol of Bolivia. Discriminated against for a long time, they are now very much a driving force in Bolivia. In scenes that...

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  • .Sold out.Presentation by Bérangère Fromont : " A spring evening, I followed some teenagers, among them a couple in love, in a night walk around Arles. A long walk, a biting wind, kisses, a few joints. We stop in the middle of nowhere. No light, I discover the surroundings step by step. An industrial zone. Some car-wrecks, a frog concert, a few shivers....

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  • Stéphane Lavoué photographs a lost kingdom in Vermont, USA. Presentation by the publisher Editions 77 : [translated & adapted from French by L'Ascenseur Végétal] "I arrived there randomly one evening, following the sinuous curves of the North Ridge Road, a muddy and beaten-up ridge track, that connects the farms of West-Burke and Sutton to one...

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  • .Last copy!.Presentation by RRB Publishing : "For over twenty years, Krass Clement's book Drum, photographed in a single evening, has long been regarded as one of the most iconic photobooks ever made. RRB are pleased to be able to now publish Dublin. The images in Dublin retain some of the style of Drum, an almost autobiographical account of the three...

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  • Full title : On Abortion and the repercussions of lack of access 196 pages - Hardcover Dewi Lewis, 2017 Format : 18.8 x 24.5 cm New - Mint conditionPresentation by Dewi Lewis : "Under ‘natural’ circumstances, the average woman would get pregnant about 15 times in her life, resulting in ten births. Seven of those babies would survive childhood. For...

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  • 160 pages + 16-page booklet - Hardcover Nobody Books, 2017 Format : 17 x 24 cm *Signed* New - Mint condition Presentation of the photobook by Stephen Gill : "In March 2014, my family and I moved from east London to rural south Sweden where my partner Lena is from. I understood that these new surroundings would inform my work in very different ways and...

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