Photobooks published by RVB Books

RVB Books is both an independent publisher dedicated to designing and printing unique fine arts books and a gallery featuring exhibitions on new editorial practices. Based in Paris.

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  • RVB Books's presentation: "Over the course of his travels for the last ten years Tiane Doan na Champassak has been collecting Thai erotic magazines dating back to the 1960s and 1970s. With representations of nudity banned at the time, the magazines’ censorship is applied with great creativity and care. For the creation of this project, Censored, the...

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  • .Last copy - Sold out by the publisher. Publisher's presentation: Walter Pfeiffer's images are an anthem to youthfulness "Instinctive, spontaneous and unclassifiable, Walter Pfeiffer's images are an anthem to youthfulness, and not only that of the mind. This may explain why, in spite of a monopolizing international success, he accepted ECAL's invitation...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Two scanners, face to face, scanning each other."Co-published with Rrose. Only 100 numbered copies.96 pages - Softcover RVB Books / Rrose, 2015 (100 copies) Format : 19.3 x 27 cm New - Mint condition

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation : "Dominique is the most given mixed first name in France, it is also the twenty-seventh most popular first name, associating it with Lambert, the twenty-seventh most comon surname, Stéphanie Solinas defines as a study population the one hundred and ninety-one Dominique Lambert listed in the directory of individuals...

  • Publisher's presentation : "Penelope Umbrico cropped the screens from hundreds of images of computers and TVs she found for sale on websites such as eBay, Craigslist and Alibaba between 2008 and 2016. Out of Order : Bad Display gives a second lease on life to these worn, obsolete and sold for parts objects. The book reproduces these ephemeral images of...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "The burrow is subjected to fantasy because we usually only know its shape or its threshold ; we have to imagine the rest. Symbolically, this also applies to the Maginot Line : everyone has already heard about it but not many people can describe it. Its name echoes like a receptacle for fantasies. The shapes of its bunkers match...

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  • Présentation de l'éditeur : "In addition to his personal photographic practice, A French artist of Asian origin, Tiane Doan na Champassak carries out a reflection about anonymous photography, collected via various sources such as Internet, family albums, or again periodicals. His work often translates into bookmaking and publishing and he has already...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "By fixing the form of identity, Alphonse Bertillon modified our faces. From an eminently personal element, he made a tool of the State, an instrument of identification: a gridded, readable, occulted, talkative, divided, synthetic surface; a necessary, sufficient summary of the multiple realities of an individual. From...

  • .A few copies back in stock (long sold out by the publisher!).Presentation by RVB Books: "Champagne is the first title of a book series to be published by artists Mazaccio & Drowilal with RVB Books. In this project closer to iconography than to photography, the duo confronts a series of representations of Misses of all sorts to those of various car...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "The Building Berlin / Constructions series was photographed in Berlin’s empty lots between 2009 and 2012 on 8x10" negative material. The stills are from Blockbuster, a 5'-long, 16 mm black and white film, made in Berlin in 2012, starring Patrick Holderness, Camera Berbank-Green."Large format co-published with Le BAL. Sold out by...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "In 2014, Erik Kessels' father suffered a stroke and has since been barely able to speak or move. Prior to this, he was extremely active. His projects included restoring examples of that Italian icon: the Fiat 500 (or «Topolino».) Before his stroke, he'd completed four such restorations and was working on a fifth, the...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "In 1917, as the United States were entering World War I, the English photographer, Arthur Mole (1889-1983) created a new type of iconography, which proved useful to the promotion of American nationalism. With the help of his colleague, John D. Thomas, he created sprawling photographic compositions of American society’s symbols...

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  • Publisher's presentation RVB Books: "Tiane Doan na Champassak worked on anonymous photographs he found posted on the blogs and websites of the Indian subcontinent’s exhibitionists and swingers. He collected the images posted by men in which we see their wives or partners exposed but in which the men took great care to cover up with Photoshop any clues as...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "In 1930, duck farmer Martin Maurer from Flanders, Long Island, decided to construct a giant duck-shaped shop to sell the Peking ducks he raised to motorists passing by. In 1972, in the book Learning from Las Vegas, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott-Brown, and Steven Izenour, studying the architecture of that city, outlined 2 main...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "The Arrangement is a group of images Ruth Van Beek made with a collection of books on flower arranging. She has been collecting books on this subject for years, mostly instructional books dating from the fifties to the seventies. They combine colorful still lifes of flower arrangements with the functional photography of a...

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  • .Currently out of stock. Publisher's presentation: "Augustin Rebetez in his Swiss Jura House let his imagination run. With a bunch of friends, he builds sculptures, sets, stages and imagines an astonishing permanent theatre. His book takes us into a strange tale, haunted whith masked characters engaged in mysterious activities. As we discover the...

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  • Karma is quite a surprise, with pictures of cars done with a strong flash light, car parts, portraits (with a flash light as well) of drivers and passengers that sometimes try to hide and sometimes act naturally when the photographer remains unnoticed. In this photobook, Óscar Monzón shows us in a very direct manner the importance of the car in our lives,...

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  • A funny collection of images of misspelled road markings. 50 pages - Soctcover RVB Books, 2013 New - Mint condition

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  • Pixel Stress by Anouk Kruithof is a mixed-media artwork, with the first step being an image search in Google with the keyword "stress", then processing the image to obtain a pixelated version by enlarging the original to 3200%. Then, in the second phase of the project, the artist set-up a little installation on Wall Street in NYC to engage passerbys in...

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  • .Sold out.Karma is quite a surprise, with pictures of cars done with a strong flash light, car parts, portraits (with a flash light as well) of drivers and passengers that sometimes try to hide and sometimes act naturally when the photographer remains unnoticed. In this book, Óscar Monzón shows us in a very direct manner the importance of the car in our...

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