Mainstream

Books of famous photographers, great successes of the edition of the photo book, books on mainstream themes ... For a first easy access to photobooks

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  • .Back in stock.Presentation by Steidl: Saul Leiter’s early black and white photographs "The distinctive iconography of Saul Leiter's early black and white photographs stems from his profound response to the dynamic street life of New York City in the late 1940s and 50s. While this technique borrowed aspects of the photodocumentary, Leiter's imagery was...

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  • .Sold out. Publisher's presentation: "Dealing with the grief she suffered following the death of her mother, Where Mimosa Bloom takes the form of an extended farewell letter; with photography skillfully used to present a visual eulogy or panegyric. This grief memoir about the loss of her mother is part meditative photo essay, part family biography and...

  • Probably one of the most discussed series and book of this Spring 2014 (with articles in Time Light Box, Lens Culture, The New Yorker, The Huffington Post, etc.), Touching Strangers is a really powerful body of work.Richard Renaldi worked from a very simple idea: asking random people, passerbys or else, to pose together for a portrait, touching one...

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  • Anders Petersen likes to travel, and he likes cities, which is obvious simply by looking at his bibliography.With Rome, in his trademark style of photography and narration, Petersen displays the city not through the old buildings and busy daily life, but though portraits of passerbys, market stalls, various animals, and apartment interiors, beds, bodies,...

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  • .Copy sold.Pleine mer, the French original version of the Harry N. Abrams reprint of 2002 translated as Men at Sea, is a really beautiful series made on fishing boats by Jean Gaumy (from Magnum Photos). A beautiful production by Edition de La Martinière, that usually specializes in more "mainstream" books.This book is listed in "The Photobook: A History...

  • Third volume of the famous catalogue of important photobooks, as selected by the photographer Martin Parr and the critic Gerry Badger.PLEASE NOTE: We are offering here only the French version of this photobook.320 pages - Hardcover with DJ Phaidon, 2014 Format : 26 x 30 cm New - Mint condition

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  • Introduction to the project Another Family by Irina Popova on the "Indiegogo" platform: "This story started in 2008 when i got an assignment to make a project about feelings.I was wandering through the streets of St. Petersburg at night and there I met Lilya, a punk girl, who was completely drunk. She was pushing a baby carriage with her little daughter...

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  • Have you ever heard of "Gangnam Style"? Of the South-Korean singer and "k-pop" ambassador Psy?No? First, that is very surprising, and consequently, this book may not be for you... or may be it still is!So, one night at a fashion event called "080 Barcelona Fashion 2013", Denis Carré, self-proclaimed "double" of Psy, triggers a general frenzy in the public...

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  • .Unsigned copies.Second edition of Avec le Coeur, after a quickly sold-out first edition in 2013.Presentation by Editions du LIC: "Whilst clearly indebted to the photography of Ryan McGinley, Nan Goldin and Larry Clark, unlike the self-confessed «pseudo-fiction» of McGinley's work, the subjects in Théo Gosselin's images are friends rather than models, and...

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  • Bottrop-Ebel 76 is a re-reading of one of Michael Wolf's student project. In this body of work, the artist documented life in a small mining town in the Ruhr District, a region he new quite well for having lived some time there. This "early" series (he was 22 at the time) shades a different light on Michael Wolf's work, as we are mostly familiar with his...

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  • Micronations est une galerie de portraits étonnants, qui racontent chacun un territoire, la passion d'un territoire... Présentation de l'éditeur :"Qui a déjà entendu parler de la République des Conques ? Du Royaume d’Elleore ? De la Principauté du Sealand? De la Couronne de Forvik? De l’Empire d’Atlantium? Ou du Consulat de la Boirie ?Qui sait qu’en 2010...

  • From the publisher :"The vision of Ciociaria that Douglas Stockdale presents in this book remains way further from grandiose than picturesque, in line with the desire to reject stereotypes of landscape and cultural anthropology. Observing the region through a careful eye of a ‘flaneur’ photographer, almost an ideal recreation of what once were the...

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  • From the rediscovered archive of this great "unknown" photographer, a beautiful series of self-portraits in mirrors, shop windows, cars, etc.120 pages - Hardcover, no DJ powerHouse Books, 2013 Format : 25.5 x 28 cm New - Mint condition

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  • .Sold out.Salaryman Project is an ongoing series by Bruno Quinquet, who publishes each year a business schedule with his images of working men in the streets of Tokyo. In this work, we discover the atmosphere and the evolution of the city around the year and the seasons. We follow the inhabitants and workers - always faceless for rights issues - in the...

  • For Birds of the West Indies (a tribute name to the actual James Bond, the ornithologist), Taryn Simon has photographed everyone and everything that has made and still makes the world of the James Bond movie franchise in the manner of a biologist or an archivist. The catalogue of images alone is really interesting. But in these pictures of weird things,...

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  • .Sold out. Please note that we are offering the regular edition of this book (see "Suggestions" tab)We are offering the Deluxe Edition of Silencio (200 copies), in a cloth-covered cardboard slipcase, that includes a signed & numbered print.After Timeless Islands, here is the new release by Thomas Jorion: Silencio, a large book and beautiful book. This...

  • After Timeless Islands, here is the new release by Thomas Jorion: Silencio, a large book and beautiful book. This book, in the quite fashionable "Urb-Ex" genre (urban exploration), and by a mainstream publisher does not fall into any easy images, and we find the same qualities that made the artist's previous book a success, with a large format on...

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  • .Back in stock. Certainly one of the most talked-about photobooks of 2013, that is shortlisted for the "Paris Photo / Aperture Award" for first photobook. We offer here the second printing of this great book, the first one having been sold out in a few weeks in May 2013. A Period of Juvenile Prosperity is a dazzling journey with a group of young renegades...

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  • .Sold out.Mark Steinmetz has released several books in the recent years that are now sold out and hard to find at the regular retail price; he is a solid value and a safe bet when it comes to looking for a beautiful book. With his latest effort Paris in my time, the artist revisits and updates the theme of street photography in Paris, in the path of...

  • Mars - Une exploration photographique is the French edition of the book This is Mars released simultaneously by Aperture (not offered by L'Ascenseur Végétal). The French publishing house is actually that of the man behind this project : Xavier Barral. This book is IN FRENCH ONLY. The book is an incredible B & W journey on the surface of planet Mars....

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  • .Sold out. Ouvrage de référence sur le photographe chilien Sergio Larrain (Magnum Photos), qui - bien que n'ayant été actif qu'entre 1949 et 1971 - restera comme l'un des grands maîtres de la photographie de rue et du noir et blanc. L'artiste a été honoré d'une rétrospective aux Rencontres d'Arles 2013 et une exposition différente présente son travail...

  • .Last 2 copies.The Pigs est un pamphlet moderne, en images... Ce petit livre ironique et presque militant copie la maquette de "The Economist", la Bible du monde financier (format, papier, lettrage, mise en page), car c'est bien ce monde-là que Carlos Spottorno souhaite mettre à l'index. "PIGS" est un acronyme qui désigne quatre pays du sud de l'Europe...

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  • Meat America by Dominic Episcopo could easily pass for a "gimmick", on the very "carnal" relation between the United States, the Americans, their culture and the good steack. Meat America is a funny and inventive book, sometimes provocative; a humorous book, and a lot more too! Through images of steak or beef ribs chosen and cut to represent American...

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  • Texte du rabat de couverture : "(...) L'artiste a photographié l'ensemble des salles et galeries [du Louvre] lorsque le public a déserté ces lieux. Dans ses grands tirages photographiques en couleur, les précieux trésors de l'art occidental, les peintures et les sculptures, entrent dans un silencieux dialogue avec l'architecture environnante et le...

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  • Please note : the book offered is a French-only version (the book was also printed in the English version Divided Soul which we are not currently offering...)Presentation of Divided Soul on the Magnum website: " David Alan Harvey's Divided Soul is a collection of more than 100 color photographs and personal texts representing his 30-year journey...

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  • 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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  • .Copy sold. Catalogue de l'exposition au Musée Carnavalet en 1999 : "Changing New York - Une ville en mouvement 1935-1939" Rétrospective partielle du travail de Berenice Abbott sur les mutations de la ville de New York à la fin des années 30. Ouvrage accompagné d'une longue préface intéressante sur la passion de Abbott pour la ville de New York. Les...

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