Annette Messager: Les Tortures Volontaires (Hatje Cantz, 2013)

Still up-to-date: Annette Messager’s photo series on the image of the body from 1972. It consists of 81 works of which Annette Messager has made available 40 diptychs in their original formats as gelatin-silver prints.

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Gaechter+Clahsen: Fünf Finger Föhn Frisur (Edition Patrick Frey, 2019)

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.

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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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Abigail Heyman: Growing up female: A personal photojournal (Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1974)

Abigail Heyman (August 1, 1942 – August 28, 2013) was an American photographer and feminist. Her 1974 book Growing Up Female became an important text for the feminist movement.

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Talia Chetrit: Showcaller (Mack, 2019)

Showcaller is the first monograph of New York-based artist Talia Chetrit (born 1982, Washington D.C.). Her work includes self-portraits, portraits of family members, lovers, and friends, nudes, still lifes, and cityscapes.

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Mao Ishikawa: Morika’s Dreams – A Port Town Elegy – Red Flower, The Women of Okinawa

Mao Ishikawa was born in 1953 in Ôgimi Village, in the northern part of Okinawa. She started her photography career in a workshop guided by the famous Japanese photographer Tômatsu Shômei, in Tokyo in 1973.

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Kim Gordon: Chronicles Vol. 1 and 2 (Nieves Books, 2005/7)

Kim Gordon (born April 28, 1953) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, visual artist, and actress. She rose to prominence as a bassist, guitarist, and vocalist in the alternative rock band Sonic Youth (1981-2011).

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Hannelore Fischer (Edit.): Eva Besnyö: – Photographin Budapest, Berlin, Amsterdam (Wienand Verlag, 2018)

The lifework of the Hungarian-Jewish photographer Eva Besnyö spans more than six decades. Following training in the Budapest photographic studio of József Pésci, she resettled in Berlin in 1930 and, inspired by ‘Neues Sehen’, swiftly mastered the aesthetic language of modernist photography. She experienced her artistic breakthrough in Amsterdam in 1933.

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Russet Lederman, Olga Yatskevich and Michael Lang (Editors): How We See: Photobooks by Women (10×10 Photobooks, 2018)

10×10 Photobooks’ latest project presents 100 historically significant photobooks by women, as selected by female photography experts.

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Wally Elenbaas & Esther Hartog: Photos (nai010, 2015)

This is the first photographic survey of Rotterdam artist Wally Elenbaas (1912–2008) and his great love Esther (‘Es’) Hartog (1905– 1998).

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Richard Prince: 4×4 (powerHouse Books, 1999)

Richard Prince (born 1949) is an American painter and photographer. Richard Prince: 4×4; edited by Richard Prince and Taka Kawachi; paperback; 7.75 x 11.75 inches; 108 pages; 80 four-color photographs.

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Christer Strömholm: Poste Restante (Art And Theory Publishing, 2016)

Poste Restante was the first photobook by legendary Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm. Published in 1967 by Norstedts, the book included 96 images and a series of text fragments and anecdotes based on an interview with the photographer.

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