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
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.
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
This book reproduces over 140 images taken between 1853 and 1905 by the most important local and foreign photographers then working in Japan. Important features of Early Japanese Images include a historical overview of the years 1853-1912 and the story of early Western photographers in Japan.Read More
British Conceptual artist John Stezaker (b. 1949) is known for his distinctive, often deceptively simple, collages. In 2011, he had a retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, and, in 2012, he won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize, even though he does not take photographs.Read More