Short Cuts 04

Short Cuts 04 presents 4 new photobooks. It starts with Brice Krummenacker and concludes with The Plant Collection.

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Federico Clavarino: Ukraina Passport (Fiesta Ediciones, 2011)

Federico Clavarino was born in Turin, Italy, in 1984, where he studied literature and creative writing at Holden School. He then moved to Madrid in 2007 and started studying documentary photography at BlankPaper Escuela.

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Ed Ruscha: Twentysix Gasoline Stations (Self-Published, 1963)

Ed Ruscha was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1937 and grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from 1941 to 1956. He moved to Los Angeles, California, and attended Chouinard Art Institute from 1956 to 1960. Twentysix Gasoline Stations, a publication consisting of 26 black and white photographs of gasoline stations, is his first iconic artist book.

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Dana Lixenberg: The Last Days of Shishmaref (Episode Publishers, 2009)

Dana Lixenberg (1964, Amsterdam, NL) studied photography at the London College of Printing from 1984 to 1986, and at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam from 1987 until 1989. The Last Days of Shishmaref (2008) documents an Inupiaq community on an eroding island of the coast of Alaska.

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Bernice Kolko: fotografa = photographer (Ediciones del Equilibrista, 1996)

The photographer Bernice Kolko was born in 1905 in Grayevo / Poland, from where she emigrated to the USA in 1920. One focus of her work was the accompaniment of the famous painter Frida Kahlo.

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Esko Männikkö: Naarashauki: The Female Pike (Self-Published, 2000)

Esko Männikkö was born in 1959 in Pudasjärvi in the northern part of Finland. He lives and works in Oulu. He was the winner of the 2008 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

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Sandra S. Phillips & John Gutmann: The Photography of John Gutmann: Culture Shock (Merrell, 2000)

John Gutmann (1905 – 1998) was a German-born American photographer and painter. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1977 and taught at San Francisco State University until 1973.

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Luce Lebart: Inventions — 1915-1938 (RVB Books, 2019)

This publication accompanies the exhibition La saga des inventions,
du masque à gaz à la machine à laver at Croisière Arles as part of Les Rencontres Internationales de la photographie d’Arles 2019 (1 July – 22 September).

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Rikki Ercoli: Legends of Punk – Photos from the Vault (Manic D Press, 2003)

During the heyday of the punk era, young photographer Rikki Ercoli took his Nikon everywhere, documenting the wildly energetic scene.

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Chan Chao: Burma: Something Went Wrong (Nazraeli Press, 2000)

Chan Chao was born in Kalemyo, Burma in 1966. He and his family left Burma for the United States in 1978. Nazraeli Press has published three books by Chao: Burma: Something Went Wrong, Letter from PLF and Echo.

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Bruce Davidson: England / Scotland 1960 (Steidl, 2005)

Born in Chicago in 1933, Bruce Davidson began photographing at the age of ten in Oak Park, Illinois. After leaving military service in 1957, he freelanced for Life and in 1958 became a member of Magnum Photos.

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Leafhopper: It´s a wonderful Life (Phree, 2019)

David Simon Martret and Blanca Galindo (1984) are a documentary photography duo working together as Leafhopper and currently living between Barcelona and Kuala Lumpur. Their last work It’s a wonderful Life is a visual essay about general addictions.

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