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 Steidl: "Jakob Tuggener’s Fabrik, published in Zurich in 1943, is considered to be a milestone in the history of photography books. The series of 72 photographs in this Photo Epos of Technology is oriented toward the expressionist aesthetic of the silent movie. It imparts a sceptical view of the destructive potential of unbridled...

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  • Michael Jang found this series of portraits nearly 30 years after making the pictures. During a casting for a local American channel that offered 5 people the chance to present the weather, he was asked to make a portrait of each candidate after his test in front of the camera.A very simple, almost innocent series, which simply reminds us of the 80s and...

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    Presentation by Steidl: "For over 20 years, Jeff Wall has been developing an outstanding body of work, using photography in an innovative way which has contributed significantly to placing the medium of photography firmly on the map of contemporary art. In his carefully staged and composed images, sometimes digitally altered, placed in back-lit boxes...

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  • .Sold out. Le voyage très particulier de Pieter Hugo dans l'industrie du film du Nigeria.   Pieter Hugo remet en scène des personnages de films, souvent dans des costumes de films d'horreur - parfois grotesques - et des situations "gore" ou violentes... Cette galerie de portraits génère une impression très étrange, un doute sur la signification de ces...

  • .Sold out. We are offering a copy of the first edition of this book (green cover), when the second edition (brown cover) is already hard to find...Presentation by Little Brown Mushroom: "In House of Coates, writer Brad Zellar pieces together the story of legendary recluse Lester B. Morrison. Working from a handful of encounters and contradictory...

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    .Last copy (with imperfection).Publisher's presentation:"The most recent publication from the award-winning photographer Pieter Hugo reveals the devastating consequences of toxic waste on one community in Africa.In his previous well–received volumes of photographs, Hugo offers unflinching yet striking portraits of humans, animals, societies, and...

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  • Presentation by Dewi Lewis : "When Elin Høyland heard about two elderly brothers, Harald and Mathias Ramen, living together in Tessanden, a small hamlet in rural Norway, she approached them to see if they would collaborate with her on a photographic project about their lives. The result is a fascinating and warmly human study of a way of life that has now...

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  • Portraits énigmatiques d'adolescents, dans la pénombre ou des lumières blafardes, accompagnés de quelques paysages tout aussi mystérieux... sans narration apparente. Peut-être une vision de l'adolescence et de ses incertitudes; toutefois, la nature omniprésente et la chaleur qui se dégage des portraits créent une atmosphère très particulière, intriguante,...

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  • .Back in stock.From the artist's website: "Metsästä invites the viewer to meet with a suggested world vacillating between a common and extraordinary context related to Finnish culture and its connection to forest and nature. It is a work partly autobiographic, fictional and documentary, a story both chilling and amazing, where men are hunting missing...

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  • .Only one copy.Publisher's presentation of Christian Patterson's photobook: “Redheaded Peckerwood, which unerringly walks the fine line between fiction and nonfiction, is a disturbingly beautiful narrative about unfathomable violence and its place on the land”Luc Sante Redheaded Peckerwood is a work with a tragic underlying narrative – the story of 19...

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  • Presentation by Mack: "Bertien van Manen’s blissful images of family holidays in den Eikenhorst (literally meaning Nest of Oak Trees) from the 1970s are the subject of her latest publication, Easter and Oak Trees. It was her son, one of the primary subjects in the series, who recently reminded van Manen of the archive. Lightness dominates these black and...

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  • From the presentation by MACK : "Paul Graham, winner of the 2012 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography, is a vital figure in contemporary photography, working for over thirty years and continually challenging different genres of photographic practice. His work has been widely embraced, with exhibitions at the Tate and the Museum of...

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  • .Copy sold. Publisher's presentation: "I have to like the people I photograph. I need to feel an attraction, a fascination."  --  Bertien van Manen "Buried deep in Bertien van Manen's images is an intimacy between photographer and subject. The viewer trespasses on the private moments in the frame, catching a glare over breakfast, unheard words between...

  • Series of actor Polaroid portraits from a TV screen.The actors & actresses have their eyes closed and their face is calm, as in meditation.Jeffrey Ladd had written about the first edition (2009): "... as if they had abandoned their profession, and found their own truth ..."American, French, known and lesser known actors: Steve McQueen, Katherine...

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  • .AvailableComplete title : Elle s'est appelée successivement Rachel, Monique, Szyndler, Calle, Pagliero, Gonthier, Sindler. Ma mère aimait qu'on parle d'elle. This book is a collection of memories (photos, notes, anecdotes, diaries) and presents in an impressionist manner the memories and souvenirs left by Sophie Calle's mother after she passed away... it...

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  • .Sold out. Publisher's presentation: "Photographer and bookseller Melissa Catanese has recently been editing the vernacular photography collection of Peter J. Cohen, helping to organize this massive curated archive (a trove of 20,000+ prints) into a series of single-theme catalogues. Along the way, she has pursued an alternate reading of the collection,...

  • After immigrating to the United States, Leon Borensztein earned his living as a traveling photographer among the lower classes.He moved with a backdrop to make his portraits, but then retreated his camera to capture beyond the decor part of the homes of his subjects.Recognized photographer and portraitist (we think of Mike Disfarmer), Leon Borensztein has...

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  • Presentation by Hatje Cantz: "Finnish photographer Nelli Palomäki searches for the lost magic that was once inherent in photography in the days when having your portrait taken was something special. Palomäki's timeless black-andwhite portraits of children and young adults reveal the fragility of the moment shared with her subject. Her photographs deal...

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  • .Last 2 copies. Jeddah Diary is a journey inside the community of a group of young female friends in Saudi Arabia. Olivia Arthur won access into what she calls a "women-bubble" (from which men are excluded). She tells us the story of these women stuck between the over-protection of luxury and profusion (where liberties do exist, among women) and the life...

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  • .Sold out. Superbes images de rue en Noir & Blanc, le plus souvent à hauteur de hanche, dans le quartier populaire du Raval à Barcelone, réalisées entre 1958 et 1961 par Juan Colom (ou Joan Colom selon les ouvrages). Colom est célébré aujourd'hui pour le livre "Izas, Rabizas y Colipoterras" paru en 1964, qui n'eut aucun succès à sa sortie. Inclus un...

  • .Sold out. Uncle Charlie est la chronique de la vie d'un homme perdu. Marc Asnin a photographié pendant 30 ans son oncle Charlie, un homme à la vie chaotique, un homme oisif, alcoolique, violent. La proximité de Marc Asnin avec Charlie et sa famille nous met au coeur de la vie de cet homme, de ses vices, de ses douleurs, de son inadaptation. Un livre...

  • .Sold out.Roxane is an intimate visual diary; Roxane follows Vivane Sassen's instructions with her body and attitudes in a sequence of poses and portraits, over the course of several years. The reader gets to have an insight into the artist's creative process through this long-term relation / connection betwwen the artist and her model, her muse 76 pages...

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  • Presentation by MACK: "Torbjørn Rødland's photography is direct but idiosyncratic, pushing at the boundaries of aesthetic and social norms. His fifth book, Vanilla Partner, continues in this vein, combining images of fetishized isolation in a layout that rejects the linear structure of thematic photography books. Rødland’s practice navigates through the...

  • Position(s) is a retrospective and introspective essay on the work of French photographer Antoine d'Agata (Magnum Photos) known for images that are often raw or crude, sometimes pornographic or violent, but always captivating. One way or another these images always provoke strong reactions from the public.124 pages - Softcover Avarie, 2012 New - Mint...

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  • Quick view Parr, Martin
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    72 pages - Softcover Cornerhouse, 1992 2nd-hand - VG+

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  • Quick view Rocha, João
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    This satirical red book compiles some of the images accumulated by João Rocha between 2010 and 2011 on a Tumblr. The artist simply selected images of the Dear Leader Kim Jong-Il among the photographs provided by the official PR agency of North Korea. These images from insignificant and trivial events or visits - where considered on by one - are frankly...

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  • .Sold out.A beautiful object, a unique theme, a homogeneous series, simple and improbable at the same time, delusional pictures, this book is a small UFO! Signed by the author!This series shows images of Tiane Doan na Champassak's father, photographed in the 60s in a Los Angeles studio, during a presentation session of the dance moves of the time.To the...

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