Category: Portrait Photography

Juan Vicente Aliaga (Author): Ilse Bing

German photographer Ilse Bing (1899-1998) has secured her place as one of the major photographers of the 20th century. Her pioneering images during the inter-war era reveal a modern vision influenced by the impact of both the Bauhaus and Surrealism.

Larry Towell: The Mennonites

Larry Towell photographed the Old Colony Mennonites in rural Ontario and Mexico between 1990 and 1999. The resulting black and white photographs formed Towell’s landmark book, The Mennonites, first published in 2000.

Lorenzo Castore: Glitter Blues

Glitter Blues describes the world of Sicilian transvestites living and working in Catania’s neighbourhood San Berillo, that has always been the red-light district.

Moe Suzuki: Sokohi

As her father gradually loses his sight due to glaucoma, artist Moe Suzuki begins to document the daily life they share together.

Robin Graubard: Road to Nowhere

Graubard’s intimate and striking colour approach to photography found a voice of its own when she packed up and embedded herself within Eastern Europe during the early nineties.

Thomas Boivin: Belleville

Since 2010 Thomas Boivin has been making contemplative black and white photographs of his Parisian neighbourhood and the people who live there.

3x3x3: Stop Making Sense

(1) Emily Graham: The Blindest Man (2) Viktoria Binschtok: Connection (3) Philipp Mueller: 120 bpm.

Tamara Reynolds: The Drake

For four years Tamara Reynolds immersed herself in the lives of the people existing just above survival on one square block in the shadows of the Drake Motel in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mimi Plumb: The Golden City

Mimi Plumb’s third book focuses on her many years living in San Francisco. The pictures in The Golden City were made between 1984 and 2020.

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