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.Read More
Short Cuts 08 presents 4 new photobooks. It starts with The New Black Vanguard Photography and concludes with Jamie Hawkesworth and Joan Didion.Read More
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.Read More
Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975) is one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. His elegant, crystal-clear photographs and articulate publications have inspired several generations of artists, from Helen Levitt and Robert Frank to Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Bernd and Hilla Becher.Read More
The public profile of the Japanese photobook has recently boomed. It has been central to the development of Japanese photography, particularly in its postwar phase.
So I was pleased to find a digital catalogue by Maggs Bros Ltd which presents a selection of Japanese Photobooks.
Shirley Baker (9 July 1932 – 21 September 2014) was a British photographer, best known for her street photography and street portraits in working class areas of Greater Manchester. She worked as a freelance writer and photographer on various magazines, books and newspapers, and as a lecturer on photography.Read More
Bettina Clahsen (b. 1941) studied photography at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany. Peter Gaechter (b. 1939) trained in gravure printing at Conzett+Huber and studied photography at the Zurich University of the Arts. In 1984, they founded the GAECHTER+CLAHSEN photographic studio in Zürich together.Read More
Laura Rodari is an Italian self-taught photographer. She mainly works in analog and hand print her work in darkroom. Since 2015 she is part of the collective AM projects.Read More
Short Cuts 07 presents 4 new photobooks. It starts with Sigmar Polke and concludes with Amour.Read More
Koo Bohnchang (born 1953 in Seoul, South Korea) attended Yonsei University majoring in Business Administration and later studied photography in Hamburg, Koo’s works have been exhibited in over 40 solo exhibitions including Camera Obscura, Paris, Kukje Gallery, Seoul and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.Read More
June 8, 2018, will mark the 50th anniversary of the ‘RFK funeral train’. Up to one million Americans stood along the railway, paying their respects as the train slowly made its way from New York City to Washington, D.C. Rein Jelle Terpstra reconstructs this important day in American history by using vernacular photographs, film stills, and the personal recollections of eyewitnesses.Read More