Luigi Ghirri: Colazione sull’Erba (Mack Books, 2019)

Luigi Ghirri (1943 – 1992) was an Italian photographer who, beginning in the 1970s, produced pioneering color photographs of landscape and architecture within the milieu of conceptual art.

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Short Cuts 03

Short Cuts 03 presents 4 new photobooks. It starts with April Dawn Alison and concludes with an Atlas of Forms.

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Duane Michals: Empty New York (Enitharmon Editions, 2018)

Duane Michals (b. 1932, McKeesport, PA) is one of the great photographic innovators of the last century, widely known for his work with series, multiple exposures, and text. In 1964, he began to document New York City in an unfamiliar guise, virtually empty of inhabitants at dawn or dusk.

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Heidi Specker: Fotografin (Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2018)

The catalog accompanying the exhibition in Kunstmuseum Bonn offers the first comprehensive survey of Heidi Specker’s work and assembles important bodies of work from the last 20 years.

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Günther Förg. ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst (Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, 2000)

Günther Förg (5 December 1952 – 5 December 2013) was a German painter, graphic designer, sculptor and photographer. This publication is the catalog of an exhibition at the ARKEN Museum of Modern Art from January 22 to June 4 in 2000.

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Jacqueline Hassink: The Table of Power 2 (Hatje Cantz, 2012)

Jacqueline Hassink (15 July 1966 – 22 November 2018) was a Dutch visual artist who was based in New York City. She became known for her global art projects dealing with the sphere of economic power. Hassink was a guest professor at Harvard University and at the International Center for Photography in New York, where she taught conceptual photography.

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Ursula Schulz-Dornburg: The Land in Between (Mack, 2018)

The photographer Ursula Schulz-Dornburg (b. 1938 in Berlin) has been devoting herself to border landscapes, places of transit and relics of past cultures for more than forty years.

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Stephen Gill: Archaeology in Reverse (Nobody Books, 2007)

Stephen Gill (b. 1971, Bristol, UK) became interested in photography in his early childhood, thanks to his father and interest in insects and initial obsession with collecting bits of pond life to inspect under his microscope.

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Axel Hütte: Terra Incognita (Schirmer/Mosel, 2004)

Published on the occasion of the major 2004 retrospective exhibition, Axel Hütte: Terra Incognita, at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. The catalogue covers key works from 1982-2003, including his portrait typologies.

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Rudi Meisel: Landsleute 1977 – 1987 Two Germanys (Kehrer Verlag, 2015)

Rudi Meisel, born in 1949 in Wilhelmshaven and raised in Osnabrück, studied photography in the class of Otto Steinert at the Folkwangschule Essen and in 1975 founded the group collective of photographers VISUM , together with André Gelpke and Gerd Ludwig.

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Helen Levitt: Slide Show – The Color Photographs of Helen Levitt (powerHouse Books, 2005)

Helen Levitt (1913-2009) had her first solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1943. Levitt’s photographs appeared in Edward Steichen’s landmark 1955 show The Family of Man and in more recent exhibitions of great importance.

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Annett Gröschner; Arwed Messmer (Editors); Fritz Tiedemann: Berlin, Fruchtstrasse on March 27, 1952 (Hatje Cantz, 2012)

Commissioned by the municipal authorities of Berlin, on March 27, 1952, Fritz Tiedemann took photographs of Berlin’s Fruchtstraße between the Ostbahnhof and Stalinallee. Arwed Messmer (*1964 in Schopfheim) and Annett Gröschner (*1964 in Magdeburg) used these images as the source material for their project.

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