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 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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  • Presentation by éditions lamaindonne:          [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " With this new photobook, Tropiques, Julien Coquentin delves farther into his familiar themes of childhood, family, territory and otherness. It is after traveling to the French island of La Réunion [in the Indian Ocean, off Madagascar] that he elaborated his new series....

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  • Presentation by Mandarake: " It's been six years since Dildo (2013) and Bible (2014), both published by Session Press in New York. With no advertising or publicity, Momo Okabe's works have become highly acclaimed and have won various national and international awards. After that, Momo Okabe kept her distance from the contemporary photographic scene and...

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  • Presentation by Steidl:   " Late in 2016, Chris Killip's son serendipitously discovered a box of contact sheets of the photos his father had made at The Station, an anarcho-punk music venue in Gateshead [near Newcastle, northern England] open from 1981 to 1985. These images of raw youth caught in the heat of celebration had lain dormant for 30 years;...

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  • Presentation by The Eyes Publishing: " Conversations Vol. 3 is a book of interviews with contemporary photographers, conducted by Rémi Coignet, photobook critic. Since 2014, when the first volume was published, the aim is to give a prominent place to photographers, so that they can make their voices heard in the field of publishing, often forgotten in...

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  • Presentation on the artist's website:    " « In the infinite flow of everything, people come and go in our lives. While the presence of some can be so subtle that we hardly register when it begins or ends, with others it's far clearer: they enter, or leave, with a bang. In her delicate and powerful series of black and white images, Dutch photographer...

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  • Presentation by the(M) éditions: " Casa Azul is part of a socio-visual research about the life stories of five trans women imprisoned in one of the male penitentiaries in Mexico City. The project shows the process of identity construction and corporal practices of people whose bodies are considered doubly abject: due to their identity and to their...

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  • Presentation by Dewi Lewis: " Give My Regards To Elizabeth is a record of Peter Bialobrzeski's time in England in the early 1990s, when having finished his studies at the Folkwang School, Essen he was awarded a one year DAAD stipend at London College of Communication. Germany was then experiencing a booming, optimistic post-unification economy whilst the...

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  • Presentation by André Frère: " In many beliefs there is an alternate world that exists between what we are taught is real and what lies beyond. Piotr Zbierski seeks to explore pathways between these two realities by crafting an impressionistic visual record of humanity. He has travelled extensively, focusing on a number of different communities,...

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  • Presentation based on the IIKKI Books website:      [adaptation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " Through a Vulnerable Occur is a dialogue between artists Sophie Gabrielle and Seabuckthorn. Sophie Gabrielle is a young Australian photographer. Through her fine art practice, she has channelled her interest in mythology, spiritualism and psychology. Her poetic works...

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  • Presentation by Skinnerboox: " Immediately after Zuma I made some rather straightforward photographs of the abandoned MGM Studios New York City back lot, in Culver City, Los Angeles. These were in black and white.  I then decided to try something entirely different and around 1980 I started a body of work about things you can't photograph: Gravity,...

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  • Presentation by L'Artiere: " « I photographed August Song during summers 2013-2018 in rural parts of Sweden; venues hidden in the woods on the outskirts of the villages. A winding road leading into the forest, hidden away on its own and divided by a fence from the world out there / the outside world. At the back, a stage with an orchestra playing...

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  • Presentation by Steidl: " When Life magazine asked Gordon Parks to illustrate a recurring series of articles on crime in the United States in 1957, he had already been a staff photographer for nearly a decade, the first African American to hold this position. Parks embarked on a six-week journey that took him and a reporter to the streets of New York,...

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  • Presentation by Editions 77:       [ adapted by L'Ascenseur Végétal - Full text in English on the publisher's website ] " « I encountered the land of the Bigouden, in Brittany, only a few days after meeting my partner, Catherine. I was in my twenties, we had just decided to spend our life together and I had already had to go to Malaysia for several...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " When Judith Black moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1979 with her four children, a friend asked her if they were going to be all right there. Frankly, she didn't know. They had just moved into a dilapidated apartment in a neighborhood that the real estate lady admitted was as good as they were going to find. The...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " Beginning in 1976, the American photographer GARY GREEN immersed himself in New York City's burgeoning downtown music scene. By day a photographer's assistant, he spent his nights at Max's Kansas City and CBGB documenting some of the decade's most iconic musicians and figures. Included in this collection are Lou Reed,...

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  • .Available. Presentation by Le bec en l'air :      [all texts in the book in French only] " D'ici, ça ne paraît pas si loin is the story of a map of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, an administrative one, one that is essential. It is a map with hazy borders, which raises questions: is it a territory in its own right? Does it federate its inhabitants? It combines...

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    .Very last copies!. Presentation of this zine by the artist: « I often be asked how I get models, this book is about that. » Signed in ink by the artist. Includes a tipped-in bookmark-format half-sheet with the text of a typical conversation with a person in the street, and the artist's stamp. PLEASE NOTE:  - This is handmade zine, with possible small...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " Tadaima by Annemarieke van Drimmelen is an intimate portrait in respect to the heartache and its beauty of a journey homeward. At age ten Annemarieke acquired a camera for the first time, her mothers, merely after her passing. By picking up the camera she was adept to perceive her mother slightly better by photographing...

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  • From the preface by François Cheval: " Lucile Boiron explores and exhausts fragments of flesh, these moments when human nature appears for what it is, that is, perishable. Far from making an inventory of the feeling of revulsion, she questions the body’s biological truth, and attempts a photographic answer to the issue of good and bad taste. Bodies, to...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " John Balsom's first book Diamond Cross evokes an intimate and poignant contemplation and self-examination through the religious part of American West culture. With its enduring and symbolic icon of the cowboy, which has predominantly been characterised through centuries in the media as gunfighters on horseback, the series...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " In the expression « aesthetic canon » which structures the standard of beauty, the term « canon » refers to the idea of « rule ». These rules, however, inscribed nowhere, enact in a changing way the representation of the beauty in its dimensions certainly aesthetic but also cultural and social. Jeanne Damas is a so called...

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  • Presentation by RVB Books: " The book Damaged Inc. is the result of a long-term project that mixes screen shots, photographs and sculptures reproduction. During several years, from race tracks to parking lots or bare farm fields - French artist David de Beyter followed the « Big Bangers » in the north of Europe. They describe themselves as a community...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Delpire : "  This publication brings together the work of two major Belgian artists. In a unique approach, the photographer and the writer are offering their vision of Belgium. The vivid colors and the poignant gaze of the former merging with the poetry of the latter, they are offering us a powerful piece, where their...

  • .Sold out. Presentation by Chose Commune : " Howling Winds is the fifth chapter of Vasantha Yogananthan's long-term project A Myth of Two Souls, which offers a contemporary retelling of The Ramayana. A seven-chapter tale first recorded by the Sanskrit poet Valmiki around 300 BC, The Ramayana is one of the founding epics of Hindu mythology and has been...

  • Presentation by Editions Bessard: " From death masks in the Middle Ages through to paintings in the 19th century, and photography in the 21st century, portraits have been the constitution of both an intimate space and a space of appearance under social control. Portraits make the face, a part of the body, into object for individual and collective...

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  • Presentation by Editions Bessard: " What is this body wearing traces of my pregnancy, my plumpness, my body deformity where only the slightest change can lead to mental distress? Who is this stranger with whom I mutate, finding ourselves in a cellular osmosis evolving together, speaking to each other through our skin, losing ourselves, trusting each...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral: " In the spirit of both an artist and a prayer book, La Fabrique des idoles questions the role of portrait in the representation of celebrities and particularly the development of the myth of the popular icon. Renowned for their photographs of celebrities (Juliette Armanet, Etienne Daho, Arielle Dombasle,...

  • Presentation by Poursuite: " Borrowing its title from the book of Dashiell Hammett, pioneer American detective novelist, Red Harvest by Marguerite Bornhauser is an extension of the work initiated and presented at the MEP, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris. « In Dashiell Hammett's novel the coloured details could be considered as purely...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by the artist:  " Americans Parade is a parade of Americans. One after the other, from one community to the next, building up a picture of Americans in the United States in 2016, the year Donald Trump was elected, a year when Americas division have never been more pronounced. I have visited the United States several times over the...

  • Presentation by Chose Commune: " The story behind 78 tells of a promise kept after the passing of the Japanese master of photography Issei Suda, to publish a book with an original approach. Although the project originated in January 2019, 78 presents a selection of unseen photographs selected from the Suda archive in November 2019. Shot between 1971 and...

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  • Presentation by Editiorial RM & Kazuma Obara: " Thirty years have passed since the world's worst nuclear accident, which occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (ChNPP) in the former Soviet Union (now Ukraine). Photojournalist Kazuma Obara traveled in Ukraine from February 2015 to April 2016. His project titled « 30 » portrays people with a...

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