Presentation by the publisher at Only Photography:
"After the incredible success with Gerry Johansson's Tokyo in 2016 (the 500 edition was sold out in three months), I've been looking out for another project with the artist. For the new book America revised I've chosen 83 pictures from the big number of images, Gerry had taken in the span of more than 40 years during his travels to the States.
Gerry Johansson purists who know, like and collect his mostly self published and tabloid sized books might be irritated by our large size 320 x 300 mm (12 3/5" by 11 4/5"). And in addition there will be even a small number of color images included. But as the reproduction size has more or less the size of his prints, even those who have never seen an original print by Gerry Johansson, could get an almost lifelike impression of an exhibition by GJ. And this was one of my intentions when designing the book. Finally I'll be sure that even the officially sworn in fans of Gerry Johansson will like the concept."
Introduction by Ulrich Ptak; short biography and a bibliography at the end of the book. Texts in English and German. Copies signed and numbered.
PLEASE NOTE: The copy we are offering has been put back in ths slit-open blister, but it has been shown to a very limited number of customers at the Bordeaux bookstore. However, it was never used as a display copy, and it is in absolutely mint condition, including the signature on a glued paper at the end of the book and the little bookmark bearing the number of the copy (235, matching the number in the colophon).
124 pages - Hardcover
Only Photography, 2018 (500 copies)
Format : 30.4 x 32.6 cm
*Signed & Numbered*
New - Mint condition
Warning: Last books in stock!
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...
.Copy sold. Publisher's presentation: "Following the success of Gerry Johansson’s 2011 publication Pontiac, Deutschland completes an eighteen-year series of books for which Johansson travelled through America, Sweden, Germany and Mongolia. Deutschland is a visual encyclopedia, a catalogue of the rural and urban landscapes of Germany arranged in...
.Sold out.Catalogue for the exhibition "Moment" at the Moderna Museet, Stockholm (Oct. 27th 2012 - March 31st 2013). A body of work inspired by a painitng by Dick Bengtsson ("Hatt & Mössfabrik"), that Gerry Johansson had met for a portrait in 1996. This series takes us to an old hat-making factory, and to the now vacant social housing in the city of...
.Back in stock.Presentation by Only Photography: "This book shows – aside from very few images already published in our large scale book At home from 2011 many more exceptional images e.g. of American luxury cars of the 1960s/1970s. The great documentary photographers were essentially invisible. Your gaze went directly to the subject before the camera,...
From the back cover: "Nobuyoshi Araki's Tokyo gathers twenty-eight exquisite diptychs by the artist from the 1970s. As one of Araki's first independent book projects, Tokyo is the prelude to his searing and ongoing exploration of life and the urban space of his hometown. More than forty years after the first edition, Tokyo is being republished - as a...
Presentation : "Tokyo is a visual journey through a city at once futuristic and obsolete, its visionary design worn out – like that of a past era. Johanasson uses photography to index the city, finding form and pragmatic order through accumulation and sequence, revealing the city's hidden, modular logic: lego-like segments, a basic square unit repeated...