Weegee: Weegee‘s Naked City (Damiani; ICP, 2020 Reprint)

In Naked City, his first publication, Weegee’s eye for surprising juxtapositions and the details of city life is in full force in the images chosen and their inventive, playful sequencing, all narrated in the photographer’s own distinctive voice.

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Short Cuts 15 – The Japan Edition

Short Cuts 15 – The Japan Edition presents 4 new photobooks: (1) Yurie Nagashima: Self-Portraits (Dashwood Books, 2020) (2) Koji Taki: Searching for the Language of a House: Architectural Photography of Koji Taki (House of Architecture, 2020) (3) Momo Okabe: Ilmatar (Mandarake, 2020) (4) Joji Hashiguchi: We Have No Place to Be 1980-1982 (Session Press, 2020).

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Brenton Hamilton: A Blue Idyll – Cyanotypes and Dreams (Schilt Publishing, 2020)

For over 25 years visual artist and historian Brenton Hamilton has created a sustained body of work, mostly concentrated within the historic processes employing XIX century photography techniques, such as gum bichromate forms, platinum, collodion ambrotypes on black glass, French variants of paper calotype and the embellished cyanotype.

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Toshiko Okanoue: The Miracle Of Silence (Seigensha, 2019)

This exhibit catalogue accompanied the largest one-artist show ever of the surreal photo collages of Toshiko Okanoue at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum in 2019.

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Cy Twombly Photographs – Lyrical Variations (Torch Press, 2014)

The catalogue for an exhibition at the Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, this volume features a selection of 100 photographic works by American artist Cy Twombly that span six decades, from the 1950s until his death in 2011.

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Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990 (HarperCollins, 1991)

Annie Leibovitz is one of America’s most famous portrait photographers. Her iconic pictures of celebrities first appeared in Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair in the 1970’s and by the 1990’s were the subject of museum exhibitions worldwide.

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Dayanita Singh: Zakir Hussain Maquette (Steidl Books, 2019)

Dayanita Singh was born in New Delhi in 1961 and studied at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad and the International Center of Photography in New York. Publishing is a significant part of the artist’s practice: in her books, often made in collaboration with Gerhard Steidl, she experiments with alternate forms of producing and viewing photographs.

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Gideon Mendel: Freedom or Death (Gost Books, 2019)

Born in Johannesburg in 1959, Mendel began his career as a news and ‘struggle’ photographer documenting the final years of apartheid. This experience marked him deeply, and much of his subsequent work has been engaged with the key political issues facing his generation.

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Volker Heinze: Ahnung // plus minus null (1989, 1986)

Volker Heinze (* 1959 in Duisburg) is a German photographer for whom the book is the primary medium; he explores his visual ideas in book form before installing his work in the gallery or museum.

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Czezlaw Siegieda: Polska Britannica (RRB Photobooks, 2020)

Czeslaw Siegieda, born the son of Polish immigrants to England in Leicestershire in 1954, showed an interest in photography from an early age. From his teens he photographed the Polish community he grew up in, moving through fêtes and funerals with an ease only available to an insider.

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Cindy Sherman: Retrospective (Thames and Hudson, 1997)

Cindy Sherman (American, b. 1954) is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art. Throughout her career, she has presented a sustained, eloquent, and provocative exploration of the construction of contemporary identity and the nature of representation.

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Inge Morath: Portraits (Aperture, 1986)

Inge Morath was born in Graz, Austria, in 1923. After studying languages in Berlin, she became a translator, then a journalist and the Austrian editor for Heute, an Information Service Branch publication based in Munich. A friend of photographer Ernst Haas, she wrote articles to accompany his photographs and was invited by Robert Capa and Haas…

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