Photobooks published by Twin Palms Publishers

Twin Palms is an American publisher based in Santa Fe, specializing in photobooks since its creation in the early eighties.


Despite being an early player in the photobook world, and publishing high quality books, Twin Palms cannot really be considered a mainstream publisher, but they have worked with many great names in the photography world... among others: Duane Michals, George Platt Lynes, Danny Lyon, Graciela Iturbide, Matt Mahurin, Herb Ritts, Joel-Peter Witkin, etc.


Among the Twin Palms photobooks that are / have been listed by L'Ascenseur Végétal (some sold out): "Peter Hujar: Animals and Nudes" (2002), "A Storybook Life" (Philip-Lorca diCorcia, 2004), "She" (Lise Sarfati, 2012), "Gomorrah Girl (Valerio Spada, 2014), "Jasper" (Matthew Genitempo, 2018).


Twin Palms is associated with Twelvetrees Press, another publisher that has been around since the eighties, and to Silas Finch, as they took over the catalogue of this publisher that ceased operations in 2019.

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  • .VERY LAST COPY! See note below. Original presentation by Twin Palms (2002): " When Peter Hujar (1934–1987) died at the age of fifty-three, his remarkable oeuvre fell into neglect. Sporadic exhibitions and catalogues failed to give Hujar his critical due or make the work widely accessible. Now, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of his...

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  • .Sold out.Presentation by Twin Palms: "Inspired by the life and work of the poet and land surveyor, Frank Stanford, these photographs of hermetic homes and men living in solitude were taken in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas and Missouri. By capturing the foggy landscapes, cluttered interiors, and rugged men that are tucked away in the dark woods, Jasper...

  • Publisher's presentation: " The images in Tones of Dirt and Bone were made between 2004 and 2006, with a Polaroid camera and Time Zero film. Brodie used the characteristics and limitations inherent to this type of camera and film to his advantage. The portraits he made are further enhanced by the peculiar color palette of the film. Due to the restriction...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Gomorrah Girl tells two stories in one, the problems of growing up in a crime-ridden area and the murder of Annalisa Durante, a young woman caught in the crossfire of a Mafia shootout. The stories are brought together through innovative, book within a book, design. Bound together are Spada’s photographs documenting adolescence...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "A family album preserves only carefully selected photographs. Out of an entire life, it stores only handpicked moments, privileging special occasions, happy ones usually, and consigning the rest to oblivion: happy faces, relaxed moments, places of leisure rather than work. It tends to underline a group’s social links and...

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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...

    $78.95
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  • .Sold out. From the publisher : " « Stendhal’s famous definition of the novel - a mirror carried along a road - could well apply to The Last City. But Pablo Ortiz Monasterio's is a selective mirror, precise and implacable, which retains only that which is worth preserving. »           --   José Emilio Pacheco Mexico City presents a post-apocalyptic...

  • James Herbert est un artiste reconnu pour sa peinture et ses films. Ce livre est une série d'images issues de ses films artistiques sur le thème du nu. Des images sensuelles d'un érotisme souvent innocent. Les corps sont filmés / photographiés avec dignité, mais avec également une tension sexuelle palpable.   104 pages - Relié avec jaquette rempliée 54...

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  • .Currently out of stock. Publisher's presentation: "The disparate photographs assembled here were made over the course of twenty years. None of them were originally intended to be used in this book. By ordering and shaping them I tried to investigate the possibilities of narrative both within a single image and especially in relation to the other...

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