Presentation by Actes Sud :
"Dans le prolongement de l'ouvrage Une Collection, publié en 2015 et devenu collector, cette nouvelle publication invite ceux qui aiment les livres à découvrir l'exceptionnelle collection de livres de photographie appartenant à la Maison Européenne de la Photographie.
Les cent livres présentés dans cette édition sont choisis parmi les 32 000 références de la bibliothèque de la MEP qui en font la bibliothèque de photographie la plus grande d'Europe et témoignent ainsi de l’importance du livre dans l’histoire de la photographie. L’ouvrage est une sélection de livres d’auteurs, choisis tant pour leur qualité éditoriale qu’artistique, révélant un rapport particulier entre l’œuvre photographique et l’objet livre."
The selection of the 100 books included in this anthology, and each text of presentation (in French only) are the work of Irène Attinger, founder and director of the MEP's library since its creation in 1996. FOr each book, you will find an image of the cover, 2 to 4 images of double-spreads, elements of bibliography, and the text by Irène Attinger.
Listen HERE (in French) to a short interview with Irène Attinger by Brigitte Patient on France Inter radio.
The book is co-published by Actes Sud and MEP / Maison Européenne de la Photographie.
224 pages - Hardcover
Actes Sud / MEP, 2018
Format ; 24 x 30 cm
New - Mint condition
Warning: Last books in stock!
.Last copy!. Presentation by Kominek: "Hallucinatory flashes of the Berlin underworld permeate through the pages of this collective work by Japanese artists Daisuke Yokota,Yoshi Kametani and Hiroshi Takizawa. A collaboration of night work in a city that never sleeps; the photographers pass like ghosts through all manner of places; forests, strip clubs,...
.Sold out.The project of this book, co-sponsored by the ICP (International Center of Photography, New York), the "Photobooks" Facebook group and the Tokyo Institute of Photography, was to ask 10 people who are authorities in the photobook genre to select each 10 American photobooks published after 1987.The result is a rich catalogue of photobooks, some...
.Last copy.10 curators from the photography and photobook world each choose 10 Japanese books they feel important in the history of the medium, and comment on their choices... with a lot of illustrations.Edited by Matthew Carson, Michael Lang, Russet Lederman and Olga Yatskevich. Published by "10×10 Photobooks" in association with ICP (International...
.Please note we are currently offering only the French version of this book, please inquire for the English edition.Publisher's presentation: "In 1956, photographer Harry Callahan (1912-1999), then director of photography at the Institute of Design in Chicago, USA, received a grant from the Graham Foundation, and on the advice of Edward Steichen, He...
.Please note that we are now offering only the French version of this book.Presentation by the publisher of the English version (Verlag Kettler): "Monsanto has had a rapid rise and a more than colourful history marked by cover-ups and scandals: dioxins in PCB coolants, genetically modified products such as the bovine growth hormone Posilac and the...
L'Ascenseur Végétal is now offering all available titles from the French collection "Photo Poche". This series of black pocket-size books is a staple among photobooks in France, and all photography lovers and amateurs have at least one in their bookshelves, often dozens! This series initially curated by Robert Delpire and published by "Centre National de...