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Modern Spaces A Subjective Atlas of 20th-Century Interiors
ISBN: HB: 9783791384689, Prestel Publishing, September 2018
224 pp., 28x24 cm, 176 colour illus.
In "Modern Forms", Nicolas Grospierre traveled the globe to sample the best modernist buildings from the 20th century. Now, he takes his camera indoors to show how modernist ideas are manifested within the walls of buildings both famous and obscure....
Photography and Sport
ISBN: PB: 9781780239941, Reaktion Books, September 2018
176 pp., 22x19 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
The rise of modern sport in the mid-nineteenth century coincided with the emergence of photography as a new image-making medium, and both practices developed in parallel. Although early technological limitations restricted the possibilities for captu...
Icons of Style A Century of Fashion Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781606065587, Getty Publications, July 2018
368 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 176 colour illus., 147 duotone illus.
In 1911 the French couturier Paul Poiret challenged Edward Steichen to create the first artistic, rather than merely documentary, fashion photographs, a moment that is now considered to be a turning point in the history of fashion photography. As fas...
Winslow Homer and the Camera Photography and the Art of Painting
ISBN: HB: 9780300214550, Yale University Press, July 2018
208 pp., 27.9x23.5 cm, 138 colour illus.
One of the greatest American painters of the 19th century, Winslow Homer (1836-1910) also maintained a deep engagement with photography throughout his career. Focusing on the important, yet often-overlooked, role that photography played in Homer's ar...
Analog Culture Printer's Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981-2001
ISBN: HB: 9780300233032, Yale University Press, June 2018
188 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 141 colour and black&white illus.
Providing an expansive and revelatory look at the collaborative artistic relationship between photographers and printers, this book focuses on the work and practice of Schneider/Erdman, Inc., a Manhattan-based printing business owned by Gary Schneide...
Edward S. Curtis Events Beyond Words
ISBN: HB: 9783791357300, Prestel Publishing, June 2018
240 pp., 29x23 cm, 250 colour illus.
Featuring iconic and rarely seen images from the foremost photographer of North America's Native peoples, together with a rich selection of rare ephemera, this retrospective is an extensive and in-depth study of Edward Curtis's pioneering work. Edwa...
Still Points
ISBN: HB: 9780873658706, Harvard University Press, May 2018
112 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 53 colour illus., 21 halftones
"Still Points" is a collection of remarkable and evocative still photographs taken by award-winning nonfiction filmmaker and author Robert Gardner during his anthropological and filming expeditions around the world. Thousands of his original photogra...
Extended Moment Fifty Years Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Canada
ISBN: HB: 9788874398027, 5 Continents Editions, May 2018
272 pp., 29x23 cm,
A sumptuous celebration of one of the world's most striking photograph collections at the National Gallery of Canada. This publication explores the historical and art historical context of these photographs and the deepening of our understanding of t...
Object Lessons Zofia Rydet's "Sociological Record"
ISBN: PB: 9788364177378, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, May 2018
280 pp., 17.8x12.7 cm, 140 halftones
Not for sale in Poland! In 1978, Zofia Rydet (1911-1097) began work on a monumental project that would come to be known as her "Sociological Record": photographing the people of Poland at their homes, she produced an extraordinary archive of around...
Photography in India
ISBN: HB: 9783791384214, Prestel Publishing, May 2018
352 pp., 28x24.5 cm, 150 colour illus., 150 black&white illus.
This book follows the remarkable story of photography in India from the 1840s to today. India has one of the richest and most extensive histories of photography in the world with the camera arriving in the country only a few years after its inventio...