List of photobooks by Gossage, John

John Gossage is an American photographer, born in 1946 in Staten Island (New York, NY). He is known for his artist's books and other publications in which he uses his photographs to explore under-appreciated topics in the urban environment such as litter, leaflets, debris, graffiti. He also explores the themes of surveillance, memory and the relationship between architecture and power.

John Gossage is an American photographer, born in 1946 in Staten Island (New York, NY). He is known for his artist's books and other publications in which he uses his photographs to explore under-appreciated topics in the urban environment such as litter, leaflets, debris, graffiti. He also explores the themes of surveillance, memory and the relationship between architecture and power.

John Gossage took an early interest in photography, and left school at age 16 to take private lessons with Lisette Model, Alexey Brodovich and Bruce Davidson. Then he moved to Washington DC to study at the Washington Gallery of Modern Art where he was awarded a scholarship.

He has exhibited his photographs, alone or with other photographers, since 1963. His works are now exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC, at the Sprengel Museum in Hannover, Germany, and Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal.


John Gossage has published more than 30 photo books, including ...


Berlin in the Time of the Wall (2004), a work that brings together 10,000 photos taken during a 20-year study of the city,
The Romance Industry (2002),
Empire (2000),
There and Gone (1997),
The Things That Animals Care About (1988),
Stadt des Schwarz (1987),
LAMF: Three Days in Berlin 1987 (1987),
Hey Fuckface! (1984), a survey of waste sites listed for the Environmental Protection Agency, in the vicinity of Staten Island and Syracuse, New York.

(1984), a survey of waste sites listed for the Environmental Protection Agency, in the vicinity of Staten Island and Syracuse, New York.

Most of these books have been published in unusual formats, such as the one made of wood with Plexiglas rods. In 2002, he published Snake Eyes in collaboration with his then wife, Terri Weifenbach.

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  • .In stock.Publisher's presentation : "A Dozen Failures is both a singular statement as a photobook and a commentary on a life spent making some of the classic photobooks of our time, among them The Pond, There and Gone, The Romance Industry, and Berlin in the Time of the Wall. Every photograph is in some way perfect (as a technical feat) and in another...

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  • Publisher's presentation : "pomodori a grappolo is a set of three interconnected books by photographer and bookmaker John Gossage. Each book gathers images made in Northern Italy and Sardinia between 2009 and 2011, and each includes a short text by Marlene Klein. The written pieces — two stories and one epilogue — have been created in response to...

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  • .Available. Publisher's presentation: "John Gossage made the images in Nothing during a month-long visit to The Kingdom in 1985 when he was the guest of a Saudi prince. Describing Nothing, Gossage said, «You can sometimes go so far from home, and what you know, that your pictures have to teach you what they are about. In this case that process took almost...

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