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 Fw: Books: " For Issei Suda (1940–2019), photography was a means to document the ordinary and reveal the extraordinary. Traditional country festivals were a favourite subject, but he also saw theatre in Tokyo's street life. Suda had a talent for square format compositions and is known for the technical perfection of his black-and-white...

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  • Presentation by Blow Up Press : " The true story of a mother's love for her daughter, inscribed in the history of the end of the World War II and its aftermath, told by a grandson, in whose life its elements sound echo like. The end of the WWII. Polish-German borderland. A young German woman falls in love with a Polish guy. Back then, this kind of...

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  • Presentation by the artist: "  Black line cutting through the Papersky   searching their way under cloudless gray.    Papersky is a handmade sisterbook from City of Dust "Papersky is a project developped for the book format, and - like the previous City of Dust - it is also available as a zine. For the purchase of the book + zine set, two prints featuring...

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  • Presentation by Loose Joints: " « A year and change into father's diagnosis, his nightly calls began to become more frequent. My sister and I, his youngest children, spent countless hours in his room caring for him as his body gave up. Many nights we'd leave his room both knowing his condition was getting much worse, but we chose to say nothing of it. » I...

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  • The sensuality, eroticism, and a certain form of fetishism, of the female body and water, the wet skin, the wet clothes, and dripping water. The female body is a recurring subject in the work of Jurgen Maelfeyt, as a collector and editor of images, and as a publisher with A.P.E / Art Paper Editions.48 pages - Linen hardcover APE / Art Paper Editions, 2021...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " Subsequent to a commissioned sound composition for Deutschlandradio, multidisciplinary artist Stéphan Crasneanscki further examines his significant opus What We Leave Behind, on French film director Jean-Luc Godard's archive, into book form. The book is divided into four comprehensive sections: boxes, collages, still lifes...

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  • .Signed and non-signed copies IN STOCK. Presentation by MACK: " Originally self-published in 1985, Paul Graham's renowned series Beyond Caring was made in the waiting rooms and corridors of the Social Security and Unemployment offices around the UK, documenting the long waits, queues and poor conditions of an overburdened system, to produce a powerful...

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  • .In stock. Presentation by Fw:Books: " Encampment, Wyoming: Selections from the Lora Webb Nichols Archive 1899-1948 features Nichols' own work and the images by amateur photographers she collected in the early 20th century as the proprietor of a photofinishing business in southern Wyoming. Culled from over 24,000 photographs, the book provides a dynamic...

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  • Presentation by Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp: " What does freedom mean? Through the lens of her camera and through a kaleidoscope of history of women in resistance in the Arab world, Mashid Mohadjerin put together a multidimensional work which, through its varied formats such as photography, collage, text, and historical images, takes the viewer on...

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  • Presentation by Fondation Antoine de Galbert: " The monographs in this collection titled Un certain désordre are published by the Antoine de Galbert Foundation. Each book, published in a numbered edition of 300, features numerous reproductions of artworks alongside a text written by the artist him or herself. The first edition of this collection is...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Steidl: " Conceived and edited by film director Martin Bell, Mary Ellen Mark's husband and collaborator for 30 years, The Book of Everything celebrates in over 600 images and diverse texts Mark's extraordinary life, work and vision. From 1963 to her death in 2015, Mark told brilliant, intimate, provocative stories of characters...

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    Text from the front cover: " Menstrual project started in 2011, in which I took pictures by invading girl's private life with my own sight. And that project kept going till now. The reason why this project called Menstrual is because I took one girl every month at the beginning. The number of girl I shoot increaed in 2012 because of my open attitude....

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  • .Both copies have sold!. .Copies miraculously found in a forsaken box (April 2021)!. Presentation by Akina Books: " Immerse is the final chapter of the Teikai trilogy, started in May 2014 with the release of Linger, followed by Teikai (Wandering at Midnight) in September 2014. « With the blood of the wound, rushing like the river to the sea – oh life...

  • Presentation by Overlapse: " Antone Dolezal and Lara Shipley return to their home region of the Ozarks in the American Midwest, where locals persist in their search for a legendary floating orb of light that can only be seen from the Devil's Promenade. It's a lushly wooded road in an area where wanderers flock to seek possible redemption, or just to...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation of the original edition 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...

  • Presentation by Mack: " From 1988 to 1991 Dawoud Bey made a series of portraits of African Americans in the streets of various American cities. Using a large format tripod mounted camera and a unique positive/negative Polaroid film that created both an instant print and a reusable negative, he asked a cross section of the populations of these communities...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " Every summer from the late 1970s through the mid ’80s Sergio Purtell would buy an inexpensive roundtrip ticket from New York to London, and from there get a Eurail pass. Traveling cheaply, he could move freely around Europe. Wandering made sense to Purtell. At the age of 18 he fled an imminent dictatorship in Chile. He...

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  • .This photobook is second-hand, see details below and in the carousel of images.Presentation by Le Point du Jour: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " These images were produced under a public commission in connection with the « Euromed » project in Marseilles. This large operation aims notably at « reconfiguring » some neighborhoods in the central part of...

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  • Presentation by Mack: " For more than two decades, Alessandra Sanguinetti has been photographing the lives of Guillermina and Belinda, two cousins living in rural Argentina, as they move through childhood and youth toward womanhood. This volume, originally published in 2010 and reissued now as the first instalment of a trilogy, chronicles the first five...

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  • Presentation by Mack: " In 1977, Stephen Shore travelled across New York state, Pennsylvania, and eastern Ohio – an area in the midst of industrial decline that would eventually be known as the Rust Belt. Shore met steelworkers who had been thrown out of work by plant closures and photographed their suddenly fragile world: deserted factories, lonely bars,...

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  • Presentation by GOST Books: " « In my nineties, my work looks different than I've ever seen it before… There's a time for photographs that say hello, and there's a time to listen. »           --  Elliott ErwittOver 170 previously unseen images by photographer Elliott Erwitt will be published for the first time in Found, Not Lost. Spanning more than sixty...

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  • Excerpts from the text by Caroline Bénichou: " It is the moment when you feel your heart and your throat swell or your stomach tightens, it depends. And, for just one moment, you are no longer anything else than this bite in your heart. Like a winter paleness... It is the moment when your eyelids half open. A path takes shape. A horizon, a dream, a...

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  • Presentation by Mack: " In Plain Air is a lyrical portrait of Brooklyn's Prospect Park as seen through Rozovsky's studies of its visitors, each seeking escape from the din of the city beyond. The seed of the idea for the work was planted ten years ago when Rozovsky took a small motorboat around the park's southern lake. Floating by the tree-lined shore,...

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  • Presentation by TBW Books: " Between 1983 and 1987 along the California/Mexico border, Ken Light took his Hasselblad camera and flash and rode along with US Border Patrol agents in the middle of the night as they combed the Otay Mesa looking for “illegal aliens.” He was there when they were apprehended – captured by authorities as well as the...

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  • Presentation by Kominek Books: " From 2012 to 2019 Mark Steinmetz took photos on the streets of Berlin. This work now comes together in the book Berlin Pictures, published by Kominek Books in 2020. The hard and soft sides of Berlin are portrayed in poetic and floating images like only Mark Steinmetz can do. « (...) Steinmetz visited Berlin between 2012...

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  • Quick view 9mouth
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    .Last copy. For the third publication in the series "L'Atelier RisoGraphique" by Editions Bessard, Eroshoot is a series of female nudes, female portraits, by Chinese photographer 9mouth. The last images in the carrousel come from the publisher's Instagram account. PLEASE NOTE: this publication is hand-made, Risograph printing process and staple binding....

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  • Presentation by Hartmann Books:  " Mihaela Minca is the most powerful witch of Romania. The profession has a tradition in Mihaela's family, her mother and grandmother were witches already. Today she runs a flourishing international business together with her daughters and her daughter-in-law: From love spells to curses the witches have everything on...

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  • Presentation by Building Books : " First monograph by Myr Muratet, Paris Nord offers a sensitive look at the fragile, precarious and inventive forms developed by populations living on the margins. Through images taken from the photographer's major series (Paris-Nord, Wasteland, CityWalk, The flora of the wasteland), we discover the interstices of the city...

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  • Original presentation by Twin Palms (2002): " When Peter Hujar (1934–1987) died at the age of fifty-three, his remarkable oeuvre fell into neglect. Sporadic exhibitions and catalogues failed to give Hujar his critical due or make the work widely accessible. Now, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of his first book, Portraits in Life and...

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  • .Limited number of signed copies, unsigned afterwards. Presentation by Chose Commune :   " This book presents 27 years of Deanna Dikeman photographing her parents waving goodbye as she left their home after a visit. Just as she was driving away, Dikeman invariably pointed her camera at her parents. What started with a candid snapshot in 1991 turned into...

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    .Back in stock. Presentation by the artist: " « Photo in MeThere was a Photoin meAn empty glass ofrealityVoices of waterscared of drying outHosted on a black starRun through my fingertipLet there be light The photo in meout of me  »          -- MA TE    "Red metallic box, a sort of "cigarette box", including 6 prints inserted in a sealed paper wrap, with...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " « We step and do not step into the same rivers; we are and are not. »     -- Heraclitus of EphesusMassimo Leardini is an Italian photographer who has been based in the Norway for the past 30 years where he works with a small number of models on extended collaborations. This new publication ELV ( « Elv » is Norwegian for...

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