Jeff L. Rosenheim: diane arbus: in the beginning (Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2016)

Diane Arbus, original name Diane Nemerov, (born March 14, 1923, New York, New York, U.S.—died July 26, 1971, New York City), was an American photographer, best known for her compelling, often disturbing, portraits of people from the edges of society.

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Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply (University of Texas Press, 2018)

With images ranging from street photography in Harlem to a commemoration of the 1963 Birmingham church bombing, this volume offers a forty-year career retrospective of the award-winning photographer Dawoud Bey.

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Terry Bennett: Early Japanese Images (Tuttle Publishing, 1996)

This book reproduces over 140 images taken between 1853 and 1905 by the most important local and foreign photographers then working in Japan. Important features of Early Japanese Images include a historical overview of the years 1853-1912 and the story of early Western photographers in Japan.

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Ed Ruscha: Twentysix Gasoline Stations (Self-Published, 1963)

Ed Ruscha was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1937 and grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from 1941 to 1956. He moved to Los Angeles, California, and attended Chouinard Art Institute from 1956 to 1960. Twentysix Gasoline Stations, a publication consisting of 26 black and white photographs of gasoline stations, is his first iconic artist book.

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Bernice Kolko: fotografa = photographer (Ediciones del Equilibrista, 1996)

The photographer Bernice Kolko was born in 1905 in Grayevo / Poland, from where she emigrated to the USA in 1920. One focus of her work was the accompaniment of the famous painter Frida Kahlo.

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Sandra S. Phillips & John Gutmann: The Photography of John Gutmann: Culture Shock (Merrell, 2000)

John Gutmann (1905 – 1998) was a German-born American photographer and painter. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1977 and taught at San Francisco State University until 1973.

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Luce Lebart: Inventions — 1915-1938 (RVB Books, 2019)

This publication accompanies the exhibition La saga des inventions,
du masque à gaz à la machine à laver at Croisière Arles as part of Les Rencontres Internationales de la photographie d’Arles 2019 (1 July – 22 September).

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Luigi Ghirri: Colazione sull’Erba (Mack Books, 2019)

Luigi Ghirri (1943 – 1992) was an Italian photographer who, beginning in the 1970s, produced pioneering color photographs of landscape and architecture within the milieu of conceptual art.

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Rikki Ercoli: Legends of Punk – Photos from the Vault (Manic D Press, 2003)

During the heyday of the punk era, young photographer Rikki Ercoli took his Nikon everywhere, documenting the wildly energetic scene.

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Bruce Davidson: England / Scotland 1960 (Steidl, 2005)

Born in Chicago in 1933, Bruce Davidson began photographing at the age of ten in Oak Park, Illinois. After leaving military service in 1957, he freelanced for Life and in 1958 became a member of Magnum Photos.

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Duane Michals: Empty New York (Enitharmon Editions, 2018)

Duane Michals (b. 1932, McKeesport, PA) is one of the great photographic innovators of the last century, widely known for his work with series, multiple exposures, and text. In 1964, he began to document New York City in an unfamiliar guise, virtually empty of inhabitants at dawn or dusk.

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Ralph Gibson: The Spirit of Burgundy (Aperture, 1994)

Ralph Gibson has carried on a lifelong love affair with France, passionately observing and recording the country through its most intimate details.. In The Spirit of Burgundy local cuisine, architecture, customs, wine cultivation, landscape, and the Burgundians themselves are the ongoing visual themes.

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