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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  • "Portraits de Villes" is a collection of books, where an artist is given carte blanche to illustrate a city of his / her choice. Each book is a unique journey, guided by the singular gaze of an artist. Robbie Lawrence chose Freetown, and this project shot in 2017 documents the challenges arising from poor maternal health in Sierra Leone, specifically...

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  • Presentation by RRB Photobooks: " RRB Photobooks is delighted to present 101 Pictures by Tom Wood. The book is a concise and considered look back at Wood's work selected by Martin Parr, edited and sequenced by Padraig Timoney.101 Pictures is the first english language retrospective of Wood's work, casting light on his 25 year long testament to the people...

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  • Presentation by Chose Commune: " A blue sky. A shimmering river. The birth of a new life. These are the first three photographs from Rinko Kawauchi's book As it is. This new body of work returns to Kawauchi's earlier photographic focus on her personal universe through family, memory and time. This book presents a succession of mundane moments and gestures...

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  • The title says it all: "Bizarre". French photographer Alain Laboile takes pictures of his children at home, in their house, in their large garden, in the surrounding countryside. For the second release in the "L'Atelier Risographique" series by Editions Bessard, here is a selection of situations, and images, that are funny, strange, or somewhat odd....

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  • Presentation by TBW Books: " A foreboding meditation in the vein of Southern Gothic literature, Drake's most recent body of work emerged through her collaboration with an enigmatic group of women from Mississippi loosely calling themselves « Knit Club. » The nature of the club is ambiguous. It is a cross between a gang, a cult of mysteries, and a group...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " Often considered Jim Goldberg's seminal body of work, Raised By Wolves collages ten years of photographs, texts, films and installations into an epic narrative of the lives of runaway teenagers in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In Fingerprint, Goldberg exhibits many never-before-seen...

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  • .Trade edition back in stock. Presentation by Studiofaganel: " The Monferrato and Roero Woods, the limits imposed by confinement, the exploration of oneself and the natural environment, in a closed dialogue between the photographs of Tomaso Clavarino and the illustrations of Patrizio Anastasi, which confront each other, resemble each other, and overlap....

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  • Presentation by André Frère Editions: " Contexts often indicate our meanings so clearly that we do not even have to say what we mean in order to be understood. With The Tourist Kourtney Roy once again distinguishes herself as the virtuoso of context creation. Holidays should be relaxing, but when you are the tourist looking for a husband, the holiday...

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  • PLEASE NOTE: We are offering only the "Atelier EXB" version of this book (French / English version) Presentation by Atelier EXB: " For over ten years, Basque photographer Jon Cazenave has undertaken a long-term project questioning his identity, entitled Galerna (storm in Basque). Devoting himself to his close surroundings: the sea, the mountains, the...

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  • Presentation by Steidl: " Imagining Everyday Life: Engagements with Vernacular Photography surveys the expansive field of vernacular photography, the vast archive of utilitarian images created for bureaucratic structures, commercial usage and personal commemoration, as opposed to elite aesthetic purposes. As a crucial extension of its ongoing...

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  • .Signed copies available on pre-order (see below). Presentation by The Eyes Publishing : " Bringing together 27 photographs by Antoine d'Agata and 25 graphic works by Francis Bacon, this bilingual French-English work, presented in the form of a double book, establishes an artistic parallel between the contemporary work of photographer Antoine d'Agata and...

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  • .Back in stock!. Presentation by Editorial RM: " Empires, by their very nature, embody and formalise difference, both between metropolis / colony and colonial subjects. Imperial imaginary floods popular culture. Gender categories were one kind of bio-logic new tradition European colonialism institutionalized in most of African cultures. But there is...

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  • Presentation by Origini Edizioni: " The skin does not lie: it's a person's age map; it's the paper where their choices, failures, passions, fears are written on. The body defines ourselves, it stratifies and heals passing of time under veils, blankets and hidings. As the trunk to the trees. As the paper to this book: it changes, it is crumpled or turns...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Atelier EXB: " Originally from the French rural area of Saône et Loire, Raymond Depardon was born and raised in the Garet's familial farm that saw him become a photographer. He published a first eponymous book on the farm in 1994 which gained critical acclaim. In 2020, as a tribute to this important place for him, Depardon...

  • Presentation by Loose Joints: " Loose Joints is proud to present Living Trust, the first monograph by American artist Buck Ellison. LA-based Ellison's work broadly investigates the language of privilege through meticulously researched images, often executed through staged settings and performative interventions into the visual language of photography. On...

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  • Presentation by Filigranes:           [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " Filigranes release the first publication by Marilia Destot, La promesse [The promise], a set of 3 photographic booklets, grouped together in a slipcase. For each booklet, the photographer invites an author to a dialogue with her images, leaving them a carte blanche. Dominique A,...

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  • Presentation by Mack: " When Wendy Ewald arrived in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in 1975, she began a project that aimed to reveal the lives, intimate dreams and fears of local schoolchildren. Tasked with finding authentic ways of representing the lives of these children, she gave each of them a camera and interviewed them about their childhood...

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  • Presentation by VOID:  " Half Light is made out of open-hearted meetings between Loïc and the people he relates to in his real life. There's no artist pretension. Nor any voyeuristic need of representing people from out of their universe. His photograph is genuine, direct, simple. No gimmicks. The way Seguin unveils people from Belleville and Place des...

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  • Presentation by Atelier EXB: " The publication Side Walk takes the reader into an unprecedented journey through Frank Horvat's emblematic series he produced in New York between 1982 and 1986 combining iconic photographs and unpublished images found in his archives with the complicity of the photographer and his daughter. A personal series he developed...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " The clouds serve as a common denominator in Osamu Yokonami's (b. 1967, Japanese) continued exploration of youth, collectivity and anonymity. The utopian settings in Kumo depict an analogy of the cultural homogenization of society's interconnecting networks; the social system—as a visual metaphor, the strength of a group can...

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  • .Copies of the second printing are available. Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " In 2016 Robbie Lawrence first travelled to a remote stretch of coastline in the west coast of Scotland, to Linn Gardens, which lies at the head of Cove Bay on the west side of Rosneath peninsula. The gardens had been run for fifty years by Jim Taggart, an avid botanist and...

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  • Presentation by Steidl: " Autoportrait is the first comprehensive survey of Samuel Fosso's multifaceted oeuvre. Since the mid-1970s, the artist has focused on self-portraiture and performance, envisioning variations of identity in the postcolonial era. From Fosso's early self-portraits in black-andwhite from the 1970s to his recent, continually inventive...

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  • Presentation by Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain :  " During the 1990s and 2000s, Raymond Depardon crisscrossed agricultural France with his 6 x 9 view camera. From this exploration of the rural world, he made black-and-white photographs that tell the story of the land, the people, manual labour, the isolation and fragility of small farms, but...

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  • Presentation by Les Éditions de Juillet:           [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " Lost in the fringes of the north of Borneo, of the Celebes archipelago in Indonesia, and of southern Philippines, navigating the Sulu and Celebes seas, thousands of nomads of the Badjao sea are seeing their way of life threatened, just like their sedentary cousins and...

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  • PLEASE NOTE: This book was immediately sold out by the publisher (print run of 300 copies only). We have only a few copies available, please limit your purchase to one copy per order / per customer. Presentation by Mörel Books: " « 80 per cent of artists are dealing with mother issues. » In this personal interview the internationally praised German artist...

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  • Presentation by Hassla Books: " « Touch is almost shocking to see. In a movie, a group of friends seated around a table. One touches another's shoulder affectionately and it feels like violence. On the street, people avoiding each other, like a dance, or a concession, making space one for the other just to stay away. Everything familiar has to be...

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  • Presentation by MACK: " « What is there between the branch and apple when it falls?     We have seen it—we would recognize it anywhere. Yet of an evening we are told nothing is there.              -- Wright Morris  » Raymond Meeks is renowned for his use of photography and the book form to poetically distill the liminal junctures of vision, consciousness...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " Katrien De Blauwer does not care much for the colour yellow—therefore, the tone is the basis for her latest work. Yellow; a colour equally representing clarity and honor, as well as cowardice and deceit. Initially, while observing the new works, we couldn't resist to draw a loose parable to Vilgot Sjöman's 1967 erotic motion...

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  • Presentation by Chose Commune : " Afterlife is the sixth chapter of Vasantha Yogananthan's long-term project A Myth of Two Souls inspired by the epic tale The Ramayana. Drawing inspiration from the imagery associated with this myth and its pervasiveness in everyday Indian life, Vasantha Yogananthan has retraced the legendary route from north to south...

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  • Presentation of the Seasons Series collection by Libraryman: " Seasons Series is a quarterly book series, in which a group of artists are brought together under one vision with a focus on each artist’s singular way of seeing. Each of the books in the series will focus on differing subjects and all monographs will showcase the artist’s unique approach to...

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  • .French and Spanish versions available. Presentation by Atelier EXB : " This publication gathers Sergio Larrain's photographs made during his stay in London during the 1958-1959 Winter including half of new images – not published in the first edition published by Hazan in 1998. A selection enlarged by the Chilean photographer himself. In London, Larrain...

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  • Presentation by Mack: " This book presents Alessandra Sanguinetti's return to rural Argentina to continue her intimate collaboration with Belinda and Guillermina, two cousins who, as girls, were the subjects of the first book in her ongoing series, The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and the Enigmatic Meaning of Their Dreams (Nazraeli, 2010). In this...

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