Photobooks published by Editions Xavier Barral

Éditions Xavier Barral : bespoke photobooks


Éditions Xavier Barral is based in Paris. They publish books by contributors to the international art world. Each book is a unique object.


Photographes published at Editions Xavier Barral:


The works of Josef Koudelka, Patrick Zachmann, Martin Parr, Raymond Depardon, Jean Gaumy or Sophie Calleor the worlds of David Lynch, William Kentridge or Watabe emerge as “book-objects” whose aesthetic, design and editorial choices take pride of place.

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  • Publisher's presentation : "Survey book, accompanying the MAPFRE Foundation traveling exhibition, and offering the most complete view to date of Stephen Shore's work." Publisher's longer presentation in French : "Cet ouvrage rétrospectif, accompagnant l’exposition itinérante de la Fondation Mapfre, offre la vision la plus complète à ce jour de l’oeuvre de...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "From his first journeys to India and Egypt to the observation of the French southwest landscape, as part of the DATAR project, the book offers an exploration into Pierre de Fenoÿl’s work through about 150 photographs. Haunted by the question of time and memory in photography, de Fenoÿl tirelessly photographed landscapes and...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "What can really be learned from an image? Since its origins, how has photography built itself up within a discourse of truth? The book and eponymous exhibition respond to these questions through eleven cases of images produced by experts, researchers and historians. Whether it be the famous shots of the Shroud of Turin, the...

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  • .Currently out of stock; please inquire for future availability.Publisher's presentation: "Between 1918 and 1924, over four journeys to Tierra del Fuego, the German missionary Martin Gusinde became the only anthropologist who had been capable of conducting an in-depth study of the Selk’nam, Yamana, and Kawésqar. What might have remained simply a classic...

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    .Currently out of stock, please feel free to contact us.Publisher's presentation : "The book brings together a set of works, selected by the artist and devised from the outset in small formats. Through a chronological sequence from the early 1970’s until today, we observe the sharpness and precision of Jeff Wall’s approach all the better here, with all of...

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  • .Back in stock.Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral: "Facsimile of the 1968 original edition, a photo classic published for the first time in French, The Bikeriders takes us into the heart of the Chicago Outlaws Club. The journal-size title features original black-and-white photographs and transcribed interviews made from 1963 to 1967, when Danny Lyon...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "The photographs presented are part of a project that began in 2003. They constitute the prologue to a project of photographic reconnaissance performed by Jean Gaumy, who travelled to the Arctic Circle to lands contaminated by Chernobyl, while also frequently returning to the high plains of the Occitan Piedmont...

  • .Sold out. Publisher's presentation: "This book contains 90 photographs that aim to present the backbone of photographer Patrick Faigenbaum’s black and white works, since his beginnings in 1973 until today. Most of the photographs are previously unpublished works, following a rhythm here that makes them, as a whole, resemble a musical score in which...

  • Publisher's presentation: "In the shape of a true Paris map, Martin Parr invites us to follow him in the French capital. For three years, commissioned by the Maison Européeenne de la Photographie (MEP), Martin Parr has focused his lens on Parisians and photographed the Champs-Elysées, tourists, Bastille Day, fashion shows, Paris Air Show, museums and art...

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  • This Watabe Yukichi photobook tells the story of a criminal investigation, in B & W images, in the japanese countryside of the 50's. The artist followed the investigators in their roaming of the area, the crime scene, the surrounding neighborhoods, and into their offices... The images he brought convey a deep feeling of doubt, a strange atmosphere,...

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  • .Sold out.One of the recent titles from Josef Koudelka, master of Black & White, that was sold out just a few months after release...Publisher's presentation: "Like the great painters of the 19th century, Josef Koudelka chose quarries as his subject. At the invitation of the leading global mining group, he regularly visited quarries across the globe...

  • .Last copy!.Facsimile reprint by Xavier Barral of the 1937 "reference" book that is listed in many books about the history of photography and the history of the photobook.Publisher's presentation: "All the elemental forces of nature have been working here for millennia to shape and form a landscape whose scale, majesty and solitude are similar to the...

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  • Quick view Cohen, Mark
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    .Sold out.Great retrospective of the work of one of the best "street photographer", Dark Knees was published during the Fall 2013, at the time of an exhibition at Le BAL (Paris) that will then go to the Nederlands Fotomuseum (Rotterdam).Beautiful images in B&W and color, a slick but original design (all the images are in the "landscape" format, and...

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  • From the Publisher: Transition presents the collaborative photography project of twelve South African and French photographers on South African land and the role that photography continues to play in the representation and re-imagining of land.The Social Landscape project cites the work of six South African photographers: Pieter Hugo, Santu Mofokeng,...

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  • .Sold out.We are offering copies of the third edition (see "Suggestions" tab).This book tells the story of a criminal investigation, in B & W images, in the japanese countryside of the 50's. The artist followed the investigators in their roaming of the area, the crime scene, the surrounding neighborhoods, and into their offices... The images he...

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  • Quick view Collectif
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    Mars - Une exploration photographique is the French edition of the book This is Mars released simultaneously by Aperture. The French publishing house is actually that of the man behind this project : Xavier Barral. The book is an incredible B & W journey on the surface of planet Mars. The photographs were made by a NASA observation satellite mounted...

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  • .Currently out of stock, please contact us if you wish to order. 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...

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  • .Back in stock.Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral: "At the end of the year 1975, Jane Evelyn Atwood, who had recently moved to Paris, produced her first photo report in black and white, with a simple, effective and sensitive style. By meeting a prostitute on Rue des Lombards, she discovered a world in which everything fascinated her: extraordinary...

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  • Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral: "“The slow ruin of a man with no ties, a refugee from a long expedition, which repeats itself from room to room.” Antoine d’Agata does not stage the world he photographs, he is merely the silent witness, the assiduous spectator. He plunges himself into it headlong, and carries us along with him in these ordinary or...

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  • Presentation by Editions Xavier Barral: "There are the cities that we visit and then there are the ones that we think we have visited, that we feel as though we have always known. Irene Kung accompanies us in these meanderings of the mind, amid monuments that seem to rise up out of nowhere, dazzling us with their own lights, stylised with pure lines...

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  • .Sold out.Dans les années 70 & 80, conforté par la découverte du travail d'Eggleston au MoMA en 1976, Harry Gruyaert  (Magnum Photos) a photographié la Belgique en couleurs. Superbe livre, par un des plus célèbres photographe belges. En début d'ouvrage, et en contrepoint, une série d'images antérieures en N&B.   Harry Gruyaert indique : "La...

  • .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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