Lou Stoppard (Ed.): Shirley Baker (Mack Books, 2019)

Shirley Baker (9 July 1932 – 21 September 2014) was a British photographer, best known for her street photography and street portraits in working class areas of Greater Manchester. She worked as a freelance writer and photographer on various magazines, books and newspapers, and as a lecturer on photography.

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Annette Messager: Les Tortures Volontaires (Hatje Cantz, 2013)

Still up-to-date: Annette Messager’s photo series on the image of the body from 1972. It consists of 81 works of which Annette Messager has made available 40 diptychs in their original formats as gelatin-silver prints.

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On The Barricades: (Mörel Books & City Lights Books, 2019)

This publication was republished by Mörel Books in collaboration with City Lights, San Francisco. On The Barricades was originally published on Bastille Day 1968.

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Gaechter+Clahsen: Fünf Finger Föhn Frisur (Edition Patrick Frey, 2019)

Bettina Clahsen (b. 1941) studied photography at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany. Peter Gaechter (b. 1939) trained in gravure printing at Conzett+Huber and studied photography at the Zurich University of the Arts. In 1984, they founded the GAECHTER+CLAHSEN photographic studio in Zürich together.

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Short Cuts 07

Short Cuts 07 presents 4 new photobooks. It starts with Sigmar Polke and concludes with Amour.

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Koo Bohnchang: Clandestine Pursuit in the Long Afternoon (Zen Foto Gallery, 2019)

Koo Bohnchang (born 1953 in Seoul, South Korea) attended Yonsei University majoring in Business Administration and later studied photography in Hamburg, Koo’s works have been exhibited in over 40 solo exhibitions including Camera Obscura, Paris, Kukje Gallery, Seoul and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.

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Vince Aletti: Issues: A History of Photography in Fashion Magazines (Phaidon, 2019)

Vince Aletti is a writer, curator, and critic whose work appears regularly in such publications as Artforum, photograph, and Aperture. With Issues, he presents the first survey to explore the history of photography through the lens of fashion magazines, spanning the years 1925 to 2018.

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Rein Jelle Terpstra: Robert F. Kennedy Funeral Train, The People’s View (Fw:Books, 2019)

June 8, 2018, will mark the 50th anniversary of the ‘RFK funeral train’. Up to one million Americans stood along the railway, paying their respects as the train slowly made its way from New York City to Washington, D.C. Rein Jelle Terpstra reconstructs this important day in American history by using vernacular photographs, film stills, and the personal recollections of eyewitnesses.

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Keizo Kitajima: USSR 1991 // European Diary 1983-1984 (Little Big Man, 2012//2019)

Keizo Kitajima was born in Nagano, Japan, in 1954, and through working with Daido Moriyama he discovered CAMP gallery in Toyko. Kitajima has exhibited and published extensively throughout his career. In 2001, he created the Photographers’ Gallery in Tokyo as a venue for exhibitions, debates and publishing.

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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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