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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  • .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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