Tolnes Fjellestad; Greve: Starman: Sophus Tromholt Photographs 1882 – 1883 (Forlaget Press, 2019)

Sophus Tromholt (1851–1896) was a teacher and northern lights researcher, but today he is remembered first for a unique series of portraits of the Sámi people living in and around Kautokeino in Norway. Starman is the first book dedicated to Sophus Tromholt’s photographs.

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Alessandro Bo: Exotica (Inframundo Editorial, 2019)

Alessandro Bo (1982) is a photographer born in Mexico City. After living and studying photography four years in Australia, Bo returns home and since then published for various national and international magazines.

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Carol Jerrems; Virginia Fraser: A Book About Australian Women (Outback Press, 1974)

Carol Jerrems (1949–1980) was born and grew up in suburban Melbourne and studied art and design under Paul Cox at the Prahran Technical School between 1967 and 1970. Initially working in a photo-documentary style, by the middle of the decade she was known for her intimate portraits.

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Short Cuts 09

Short Cuts 09 presents my 4 favorite picks of 2019 from my second blog Bilderwald. It starts with Coco Capitán and concludes with Cloud Service.

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Sage Sohier: Animals (Stanley/Barker, 2019)

Sage Sohier has been photographing people in their environments for more than 30 years, after receiving her B.A. from Harvard University. “Animals” contains Sohier’s black and white pictures from the 80s and 90s of people and their companion animals.

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Philippe Dudouit: The Dynamics of Dust (Edition Patrick Frey, 2019)

Philippe Dudouit (b. 1977) is a Swiss photographer. The series featured in The Dynamics of Dust – a longterm photographic study on the sociopolitical evolution of the Sahelo-Saharan region since 2008 – was first shown at the Rencontres d’Arles photo festival and at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris.

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Bates Lowry; Isabel Barrett Lowry: The Silver Canvas: Daguerreotype Masterpieces from the J. Paul Getty Museum (1998)

By the middle of the nineteenth century, the most common method of photography was the daguerreotype. In this book are presented nearly eighty masterpieces – many never previously published – from the J. Paul Getty Museum’s extensive daguerreotype collection.

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Short Cuts 08

Short Cuts 08 presents 4 new photobooks. It starts with The New Black Vanguard Photography and concludes with Jamie Hawkesworth and Joan Didion.

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Robert Capa: Photographs (Aperture, 1996)

Robert Capa (born Endre Ernő Friedmann, October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) was a Hungarian-born American war photographer and photojournalist as well as the companion and professional partner of photographer Gerda Taro.

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Malgorzata Stankiewicz: Lassen (Meta/Books, 2019)

Born in Poland, Małgorzata Stankiewicz is an artist living and working in Switzerland. Having trained her skills in analogue photography and alternative processes at the International Center of Photography in New York, what drives her practice is an interest in the material qualities and resilience of the mediums she engages with.

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Janette Beckman: Made in the UK. The Music of Attitude 1977-1983 (Powerhouse Books, 2005)

Janette Beckman is a British-born photographer who now lives and works in New York. She began her career at the dawn of punk rock working for music magazines The Face and Melody Maker. She shot bands from The Clash to Boy George as well as three Police album covers.

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Scott Conarroe: The Great Eastern (The Velvet Cell, 2019)

Scott Conarroe (b. 1974, Edmonton) is a Swiss-based Canadian artist. His work has been collected by the National Gallery of Canada, Stadt Zürich and the Carnegie Museum of Art. The Great Eastern considers China against the backdrop of a massive railway expansion.

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