Die Fotografinnen Nini und Carry Hess

With Nini and Carry Hess, the focus is on two outstanding Jewish photographers from the Weimar Republic. This volume presents the biography and work of the Frankfurt sisters with focus on portrait and theater photography.

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Neil Folberg: A Mirror in Macedonia

Drawn to Macedonia in 1971 by its vibrant folk culture, Neil Folberg received a fellowship from the University of California at Berkeley to spend five months photographing the land and people of this rugged, mountainous land, then part of Yugoslavia.

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Michael Lesy: Snapshots 1971–77

In the summer of 1971, Michael Lesy and a friend found most of the snapshots in Snapshots 1971–77 in a dumpster behind a gigantic photo-processing plant in San Francisco. By the end of the summer, he’d formed his own collection of images of American life.

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Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit

Published on the occasion of the photographer’s 100th birthday, this illustrated book celebrates the Orkin’s life and work with an extensive and fascinating overview of this exceptional artist’s oeuvre.

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Paddy Summerfield: Home Movie

Paddy Summerfield’s Home Movie tells the oldest story, the saddest story, a story that includes the story-teller. It is the Fall of Man, falling from innocence into exile, a dark world of claustrophobic interiors, of low life bars and stained streets, of casual fornication in shabby bed and breakfast rooms.

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James Barnor: The Roadmaker

A new retrospective book and exhibition by photographer James Barnor draw on previously unpublished work. The publication of The Roadmaker coincides with the exhibition James Barnor: Ghanaian Modernist at Bristol Museum and as part of Bristol Photo Festival, and a major retrospective of Barnor’s work at Serpentine, London from 20 May 2021.

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Issei Suda: My Japan

Issei Suda – My Japan is an introduction to his life’s work, from the 1960s until the publication of his final book in 2018. It includes photographs from his early days for the avant-garde theatre troupe Tenjo Sajiki, and iconic series, such as Fushi Kaden and Waga Tokyo 100.

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Moyra Davey and Peter Hujar: The Shabbiness of Beauty

This book originated out of an exhibition that Moyra Davey organized at Galerie Buchholz in Berlin. For this, Moyra Davey delved into Peter Hujar’s archives and emerged mainly with little-known, scarcely seen images. In response to these, Davey created her own images that draw out an idiosyncratic selection of shared subjects.

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