Photobooks published by Libraryman

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " Tadaima by Annemarieke van Drimmelen is an intimate portrait in respect to the heartache and its beauty of a journey homeward. At age ten Annemarieke acquired a camera for the first time, her mothers, merely after her passing. By picking up the camera she was adept to perceive her mother slightly better by photographing...

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  • From the preface by François Cheval: " Lucile Boiron explores and exhausts fragments of flesh, these moments when human nature appears for what it is, that is, perishable. Far from making an inventory of the feeling of revulsion, she questions the body’s biological truth, and attempts a photographic answer to the issue of good and bad taste. Bodies, to...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " John Balsom's first book Diamond Cross evokes an intimate and poignant contemplation and self-examination through the religious part of American West culture. With its enduring and symbolic icon of the cowboy, which has predominantly been characterised through centuries in the media as gunfighters on horseback, the series...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: " In the expression « aesthetic canon » which structures the standard of beauty, the term « canon » refers to the idea of « rule ». These rules, however, inscribed nowhere, enact in a changing way the representation of the beauty in its dimensions certainly aesthetic but also cultural and social. Jeanne Damas is a so called...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman:  " The idea for I Close My Eyes, Then I Drift Away by Katrien De Blauwer was founded as a commission for De Blauwer to anatomise archival works of French photographer François Halard into a new and rare narrative. With a seductive and dreamlike state, bordering femininity and masculinity, she lets the observer immerse by the...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman:  " Following her previous book When I Was a Boy, Katrien De Blauwer continues to explore her medium of « photography without a camera » in the monograph Why I Hate Cars. After studies in painting and fashion, De Blauwer began delving into a wayward artistic practice by collecting imagery from old magazines and newspapers — as...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: "Page after page they undress. Their legs laying down gracefully on a bed, resting for eternity—so it seems. Others are standing up, can you feel the warmth coming out of their skin? It seems they are dancing together from scene to scene. Inviting you to join them. Their naked bodies find refuge between the paint strokes, next...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: "Visitor is a series of photographs of women artists in their studio in Paris. The artist atelier is not just any space. Often secret, intimate and complex, it is a zone of freedom and experimentation but also of hard work and doubts; a place of « mise en abyme » for the artist and the work of art, where every detail can make...

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  • Presentation by Libraryman: "Milky Way is a series of pictures of the author's wife and child during breastfeeding. The aesthetic aspect is determined by the feeding behaviour which imposes its geometry on bodies and on space they occupy. These images contain familiar echoes of classic icons but adorn themselves with modern elements. From these everyday...

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  • Presentation of the Seasons Series by Libraryman :  "Seasons Series is a quarterly book series in which a unified curated category of artists cumulate under one and the same provision, however with changing perceptions from each artist’s particulate frame of reference. Each edition distinguishes itself through the selection of alternating artists and its...

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  • Publisher's presentation: "Ron Jude’s Vitreous China is comprised of an archive of photographs he made while exploring areas of light industry in (primarily) Midwestern American cities. Rather than comment on the workings of industry itself, Jude depicts the ambient peripheral zones suffusing these environments: big rig parking lots, side exits, and other...

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  • 64 pages - Linen hardcover Libraryman, 2017 Format : 23.5 x 28.5 cm New - Mint conditionPublisher's presentation: "What is left when everything is gone? In 2015, François Halard visited late Saul Leiter’s almost empty apartment in the East Village, two years after his passing in 2013. He took photographs of the decrepit walls, the empty closet, and of...

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  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "Ron Jude’s Vitreous China is comprised of an archive of photographs he made while exploring areas of light industry in (primarily) Midwestern American cities. Rather than comment on the workings of industry itself, Jude depicts the ambient peripheral zones suffusing these environments: big rig parking lots, side exits,...

  • .Sold out.Publisher's presentation: "After visiting Japan during the 70’s and 80’s, and after the disappointment to see that even regional cities had been developed to the point where they all resembled a mini-Tokyo, Gerry Johansson (b. 1945, Swedish) decided to focus his creative energy on capturing the environment surrounding the Japanese people, as...

  • Publisher's presentation: "In 2001, through a grant from the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, Gerry Johansson traveled to the inaccessible and distinct landscape of Antarctica on a research trip for two months. With him on the journey he had a large-format camera and his fearless curiosity. The series of photos eventuate in an unusual reality relevant...

  • We are offering the second edition of this book. The A3 poster is included in each copy.WARNING: Each copy has a small sticker at the bottom of the last page (they are new copies bought back from another bookseller) with the bookstore's name and the original price. 32 pages - Hardcover Libraryman, 2013 (2nd edition) New - Mint condition

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  • .Sold out.Viviane Sassen a réalisé cette série entre 2002 et 2004 dans les "townships" d'Afrique du Sud, en photographiant les intérieurs des maisons, des bars et des commerces dont la décoration présente en effet une certaine homogénéité. Des images en lumière souvent très blanche et aux cadrages parfois surprenants, qui donnent - sans y paraître -...

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