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 Trespasser: " Languor is an ode to New York City's Central Park. With the pandemic at hand and the history of Seneca Village in mind [Note: Central Park was created on land known as Seneca Village, on the outskirts of the city as it was then, where a predominantly African-American community was thriving and owned property], Smallwood...

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  • Presentation by Mack: " Marvel describes the journey of Marvel Harris' personal battles with mental illness, self-love, acceptance, and gender identity, all told through a searing collection of self-portraits spanning the course of five years. These photographs present a new-found visual language; a tool with which Marvel was able to express those...

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    Presentation by Sébastien Girard: " After Samuel Fosso's studio and home were attacked by looters in 2014 in the war-torn Central African Republic, the photo-journalists Jérôme Delay and Marcus Bleasdale, with the help of Peter Bouckaert (from the Human Rights Watch organization), rescued Samuel Fosso's negatives from destruction and sent them back to...

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  • Presentation by Vincent Delbrouck: " Champú is my love story with an amazing group of teenagers in Havana's suburbs, which started in 2018, and my wife Helen. The images of those young girls and guys are mixed with colorful still-lifes from the neighborhood La Vibora which became my nest in town. Cuba is in total crisis nowadays but the energy of those...

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  • .PLEASE NOTE: Our last copies sadly have one or two slightly bumped corners. Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " After leaving Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the city where he was born and raised, Paul McDonough went first to Cambridge, Massachussets and then New York City, where his life as a photographer began in earnest.  And while he never tired of New...

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  • Presentation by Art Paper Editions: " Replica suggests a new reading of the body and the model as a pure image,  a pure tool, without referring to any representative identity, hereby ignoring today’s contemporary society of what the self should be. Lino refers strongly to American mid-century photographer William Mortensen, who states that a body is...

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  • Presentation by Dienacht Publishing: " « Come Closer is about my love for a woman, her name is Paola. We fell in love four years ago. Ever since, I have felt the urge to photograph her every day. As part of this series you will find mostly colour and black-and-white 35mm pictures accompanied by polaroids, notes and contact sheets, but it also features...

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  • Presentation by Editions lamaindonne: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " « From Berlin to Saint Petersburg, passing through Odessa or Italy, the ultimate location of this photobook is the night. Alisa Resnik crosses it, explores its entrails, on a path to meet it, in the desert streets and landscapes where few stealth figures creep in, in the pale...

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  • Presentation by Atelier EXB: " The first publication of End Time City listed Michael Ackerman as a major figure in photography. Twenty years later, this new edition, reimagined by the artist, presents a selection of his iconic photographs, enriched with many completely new images, taken during his recent trips to Benares, in 2018 and 2020. This new visual...

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  • Presentation by Magenta Foundation: " Unperson is one of the first photo books of North Korean defectors. The 15 intimate portraits and the stories of the brave people who decided to take that chance to flee to South Korea. The road to South Korea is dangerous and can take years with the many different borders of Mongolia, Laos, Thailand and China. The...

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  • Presentation by Spector Books: " Funny cat pics with creepy captions shared on social media, digital images that circulate unseen through the internet’s infrastructure, or anonymous workers hired online to create morally dubious content or to remove it from the web: Eva & Franco Mattes have been investigating the internet’s effects on our daily lives...

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  • Presentation by Setanta Books: " « When we make photographs, we are participating in a conversation that takes place across temporal space. To press the shutter is to pull a slice from the unyielding flow of time, to hold a moment still, so that we may linger on moments of connection and beauty that would otherwise evaporate as quickly as light can move....

  • .Sold out. Presentation by The Eriskay Connection: " Mathias de Lattre developed an interest in natural psychedelics, in particular hallucinogenic mushrooms. Since ten years he had the intuition that they might constitute an alternative to the psychiatric treatment of his mother. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder twenty years ago, and the drugs...

  • Présentation de Mack Books : " « We live our lives in widening circles, rarely appreciating their nature and how they bring us back. In a year, my daughter will be leaving home and is no stranger to a similar wanderlust I once knew. As a father, I always felt it was important to instill a profound sense of place, to identify with a certain place as home,...

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  • .In stock. Présentation de Chose Commune : " A Myth of Two Souls (2013-2021) is 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 Nepal to India to Sri Lanka. First recorded by the Sanskrit poet...

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  • Presentation by Deadbeat Club: " « An explosion of spiked fluorescent pink hair precariously balanced atop a young girl's head, eyes painted black in the shape of an Egyptian goddess, slender neck choked by a black leather dog collar ringed with metal thorns, a ripped-up t-shirt barely concealing the flesh of her breasts: it had the same shocking effect...

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  • Presentation by Humboldt Books: " In 1976, Gabriele Basilico was in Rimini for a project on the Grand Hotel. It was here that he met a number of artists who were performing at the Lady Godiva, the next-door nightclub. Intrigued, he shot a few photographs and was struck by the willingness of the artists to pose for him. In the meantime, the sun was setting...

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  • Presentation by Chose Commune: " « Sub Sole (in latin, beneath the sun), an ensemble of photographs made between 2017 and 2020, in the region of the Mediterranean Sea, follows the mythological itinerary of the voyage of Ulysses: Ceuta, Naples, Athens, Palermo, Istanbul, Tunis and Lampedusa. Crossroads of cultures, cradle of foundation myths, the...

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  • Excerpt from a text by Federico Clavarino : " « (...) A garden is enclosed space. The garden, to be such, needs a frame. The garden is the point in which a place becomes a landscape. The garden, or the orchard, is the germ of the settlement, the village, the town, the city and the nation. The garden, we might be inclined to say, is not fully natural nor...

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  • .This book is IN FRENCH. Presentation by Atelier EXB: " This book brings together the photographs that Bruce Gilden took in Japan during two residencies and several trips between 1995 and 1999, presenting both the most iconic and half unpublished. As always, on an impulse of a few fractions of a second, the Magnum photographer approaches his subjects as...

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  • Presentation by Stanley / Barker: " « This is how I remember New York City in 2002. I was 19 years old and had just moved to Manhattan from my family's small farm on Long Island. It was the first summer after the September 11 attacks. Workers were removing the last of the debris from the collapsed Twin Towers. The city felt both immense and fragile...

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  • Presentation by MACK:" Since the 1970s, Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen has created intimate and poignant photographs of commonplace scenes, produced during extended trips to Europe, America, China and the former Soviet Union. Van Manen has established herself as a unique voice in documentary photography, her visual language imbued with empathy and...

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  • .Sold out. TEXTS IN FRENCH ONLY. Full title: "Mauvais Genre - Les travestis à travers un siècle de photographie amateur" Presentation by Editions Textuel: [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal] " Mauvais Genre presents men and women wearing wardrobe attributes of the opposite sex. Taken in a photography studio at the end of the 19th Century, or behind the...

  • Presentation by VOID: " The project was photographed in the early 90s when Cammie Toloui was working as a stripper at the Lusty Lady Theater in San Francisco to fund her photojournalism degree at San Francisco State University. Customers who paid to view her naked body and watch her perform sex acts on herself were offered a discounted price if they...

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  • Presentation by Art Paper Editions: " Cabin Fever is the first publication of New-York based artist Katie Burnett, and was developed in a very playful and intuitive way. Burnett investigated the possibilities of her own environment and self. Cabin Fever is a 80-page photographic display of self-portraiture, but not the usual kind. Within the title,...

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  • Presentation by VOID: " Dream Moons is a story in the first person. It mixes photography and text to tell on a journey through a bizarre dream. It takes place within the corridors and rooms of the artist's house. After a few years working on territories and outsiders, Yurian Quintanas Nobel set himself the challenge of photographing his closest...

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  • This publication is a collection of Duane Michals photographs that "enact" expressions or sayings of the English language, in comical or absurd ways and situations. The text, in both English and French, is "hidden" in a cut-short page at the center of the images, which are all in double-spreads. About midway into the book, a sequence of images appears as...

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  • Presentation by Editions Le Mulet : " « Under those chaotic skies, like if we were waking up the day after the end of the world, here is the viscerally vitiated, divided and most often dark universe that Marie Sordat gives us to see over the pages. A world that radiates the desire for a wonderland that we would never have known, and whose disillusioned...

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  • Presentation by Damiani: " Crossed Looks is the first artist monograph featuring the work of Swiss-Guinean artist Namsa Leuba. This publication accompanies the first solo exhibition of Namsa Leuba in the United States, at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston, South Carolina on August 27 – December 11, 2021. Crossed Looks features Leuba's...

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  • .Sold out. Presentation by Chose Commune: " In 1973, Seiichi Furuya left Japan for Europe on board of the Trans-Siberian train. He arrived in Austria where he first settled in Vienna, before moving to Graz where he met Christine Gössler in 1978. From this day forward, he started photographing her, in the intimacy of their home in Graz but also during...

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    Presentation by The Gould Collection: " Volume Two of The Gould Collection presents fifty-eight photographs by Saul Leiter with the story It Don't Mean a Thing by Paul Auster. Black-and-white and color photographs by Leiter from 1947 through the 1970s—with many images never before published—are paired with Auster's tale of interlinked life events and...

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  • Presentation by RVB Books: " Muddy Dance is a book celebrating the movement of football. The players perform a seemingly choreographed dance on a muddy field, while twirling and tumbling for the ball... Or do they? This is the football book for art lovers and at the same time an art book for all football fans. In Muddy Dance Erik Kessels demonstrates...

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