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VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image Text by Alex Webb, Rebecca Norris Webb. Introduction by Teju Cole. In this series, Aperture Foundation works with the world's top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography--offering the workshop experience in a book. Its goal is to inspire photographers of all >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597112574
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 59 color / 14 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 Active/In stock
Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen By Fred Ritchin. In Bending the Frame, Fred Ritchin--Professor of Photography & Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and author of After Photography--examines the complex relations between social justice and photojournalism in today’s >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597111201
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2013 Active/In stock
Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics By David Levi Strauss. Introduction by John Berger. In an era of social confusion and visual pandemonium, David Levi Strauss tackles issues of photography and politics in a way that few critics today are courageous enough to attempt. The essays collected in Between >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597112147
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 Active/In stock
Conversations with Photographers 2008 For the 2008 edition of La Fabrica's handsome boxed set of interviews with photographers, James Casebere speaks with Okwui Enwezor; Marina Abramovic speaks with Jovana Stokic; Jaume Plensa speaks with Doris von Drathen; Per Barclay >>more
La Fábrica
ISBN 9788492498307
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Boxed, Pbk, 6 Vol., 4 x 5.5 in. / 500 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/In stock
Conversations with Photographers 2009 Published annually since 2006, in collaboration with Fundación Telefónica, La Fabrica's Conversations with Photographers series pairs up leading lights in contemporary photography and the visual arts with international curators and fellow artists. >>more
La Fábrica
ISBN 9788492498895
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Boxed, Pbk, 6 Vol., 4.5 x 6 in. / 500 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Active/Awaiting stock
Conversations with Photographers 2010 Conversations with Gabriele Basilico, Roberta Valtorta, Luis Gonzalez Palma, Gerardo Mosquera, Anders Petersen. For this third volume in La Fabrica's slipcased pocketbook Conversations with Photographers series, Gabriele Basilico is interviewed by Roberta Valtorta; Luis González Palma by Gerardo Mosquera; Anders Petersen by Nicolás Combarro; David Goldblatt >>more
La Fábrica/Fundación Telefónica
ISBN 9788492841981
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Boxed pbk, 4.5 x 6 in. / 500 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/31/2011 Active/In stock
Core Curriculum By Tod Papageorge. Core Curriculum: Writings on Photography is the long-awaited collection of essays, reviews and lectures by Tod Papageorge, one of the most influential voices in photography today. As a photographer and the Walker Evans Professor of >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597111720
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Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 208 pgs / 3 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 Active/In stock
Crisis of the Real By Andy Grundberg. We are pleased to announce Aperture's reissue of Crisis of the Real, Andy Grundberg's classic collection of writings on photography—an essential work for anyone seeking clarity and insight into photography's place in today's world. Known >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597111409
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 292 pgs / 44 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Active/In stock
Darius D. Himes etc: Publish Your Photography Book We live in the golden age of the photography book. Since the early 1990s, the number of photography book publishers has continued to grow while technological developments have placed more tools for bookmaking directly in >>more
PAP
ISBN 9781568988832
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Pub Date: 00/00/0000 Active/In stock
Deep Light Text by Daniel Spanke. Featuring photographic series by Zofia Kulik, Peter Schlör, Michael Schnabel, Ingolf Timpner and Adam Thompson, this small volume examines the color black--the shade of darkness, of evil, of mourning, the opposite of light, of color >>more
Kerber
ISBN 9783866780286
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Hardcover, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 104 pgs / 55 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/01/2007 Active/In stock
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Mind's Eye Essays by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Henri Cartier-Bresson's writings on photography and photographers have been published sporadically over the past 45 years. His essays--several of which have never before been translated into English--are collected here for the first time. The Mind's >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893818753
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Hardcover, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 112 pgs / 11 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Active/In stock
In Our Own Image By Fred Ritchin. Twenty years ago, before the era of digital cameras, cell phones and the internet, Fred Ritchin outlined many of the ways in which the digital age would transform society. In Our Own Image was the >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597111645
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 38 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010 Active/In stock
Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation Introduction by Lisa Kereszi. In this series, Aperture Foundation works with the world's top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography--offering the workshop experience in a book. Its goal is to inspire photographers of all >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597112734
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 70 duotone.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
Light Matters By Vicki Goldberg. Vicki Goldberg, one of the leading voices in the field of photography criticism, is well known for her cogent and perceptive writing, which is regularly featured in such national publications as The New York Times. >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597111652
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 248 pgs / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 Active/In stock
Message from the Darkroom By Carlo Mollino. Introduction by Fulvio Ferrari . Once upon a time, in the first half of the twentieth century, photography was considered a purely mechanical art--if it was considered an art at all. Carlo Mollino's Message From the Darkroom, originally published in >>more
Adarte
ISBN 9788889082034
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Hardcover, 9.75 x 13.5 in. / 448 pgs / 14 color 319 b&w / 5 duotone.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Active/In stock
Photographs Not Taken Edited by Will Steacy. Introduction by Lyle Rexer. Photographs Not Taken is a collection of photographers’ essays about failed attempts to make a picture. Editor Will Steacy asked each photographer to abandon the conventional tools needed to make a photograph--camera, lens, film--and instead >>more
Daylight Books
ISBN 9780983231615
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 223 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Active/In stock
Photography After Frank by Philip Gefter. In Photography After Frank, former New York Times writer and picture editor Philip Gefter narrates the tale of contemporary photography, beginning at the pivotal moment when Robert Frank commenced his seminal works of the 1950s. >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597110952
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Hbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 224 pgs / 30 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2009 Active/In stock
Photography Speaks: 150 Photographers On Their Art Edited by Brooks Johnson. From Matthew Brady to Cindy Sherman, 150 artists are represented in this new, combined volume of Photography Speaks, spanning the entire history of the medium. This compendium contains biographical information and an original statement from >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781931788502
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Paperback, 6.75 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 159 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
Robert Adams: Beauty in Photography Essays by Robert Adams. The eight essays in Beauty in Photography provide a critical appreciation of photography by one of its foremost proponents. The result is a rare book of criticism, alive to the pleasure and mysteries of true >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893813680
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 112 pgs / 23 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Active/In stock
Robert Adams: Why People Photograph Text and essays by Robert Adams. A now classic text on the art, Why People Photograph gathers a selection of essays by the great master photographer Robert Adams, tackling such diverse subjects as collectors, humor, teaching, money and dogs. Adams also >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893816032
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 189 pgs / 29 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Active/In stock
Searching for Sebald Edited by Lise Patt. Essays by Richard Crownshaw, Adrian Daub, Lisa Diedrich, Florence Feiereisen, Mattias Frey, Chris Gregory-Guider, Avi Kempinski, Christina Kraenzle, Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes, Anneleen Masschelein, Bettina Mosbach, et al. W.G. Sebald's books are sui generis hybrids of fiction, travelogue, autobiography and historical expos», in which a narrator (both Sebald and not Sebald) comments on the quick blossoming of natural wonders and the long deaths >>more
Institute of Cultural Inquiry
ISBN 9781889917115
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Paperback, 7.75 x 10 in. / 600 pgs / 95 color / 225 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/01/2007 Active/Awaiting stock
Setting Sun: Writings by Japanese Photographers Edited by Ivan Vartanian, Akihiro Hatanaka and Yutaka Kanbayashi. The recent rise in the West of Japanese photography makes Setting Sun a crucial document. The first anthology of its kind to appear in English, this book collects key texts written from the 1950s to >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781931788830
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 224 pgs / 20 duotone.
Pub Date: 11/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
Singular Images Edited by Sophie Howarth. Essays by Darsie Alexander, Geoffrey Batchen, David Campany, Roger Hargreaves, Sophie Howarth, Liz Jobey, Sheena Wagstaff, Mary Warner Marien, Val Williams, Nigel Warburton and Dominic Willsdon. Spanning 170 years, from William Henry Fox Talbot's first negative to Jeff Wall's latest constructed tableau, Singular Images collects thought-provoking essays on individual photographs, one image per writer. The essayists consider, sometimes in h >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597110174
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 11 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2006 Active/Awaiting stock
Stieglitz On Photography By Alfred Stieglitz. Edited by Sarah Greenough. Essay by Richard Whelan. Stieglitz on Photography is a compilation of Alfred Stieglitz's most important essays gathered from a variety of sources and published together for the first time in a single volume. Many of these writings have been >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893818043
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Hardcover, 6.5 x 9 in. / 286 pgs / 64 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Active/Not available
Take Place Edited by Helen Westgeest. Text by Kitty Zijlmans, Thomas Crow, Barbara Hooper, Caroline van Eck. For a medium so potentially “disembodied” and transparent, photography can offer a unique capacity to concretize place, especially when used in art installations in which photographs may be assembled from numerous sources and locations. Take >>more
Valiz
ISBN 9789078088356
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / 77 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Active/Awaiting stock
The Edge of Vision Text by Lyle Rexer. From the beginning, abstraction has been intrinsic to photography, and its persistent popularity reveals much about the medium. Now available in an affordable paperback edition, The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597112420
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Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 292 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
The History of Photography By Beaumont Newhall. Since its first publication in 1937, this lucid and scholarly chronicle of the history of photography has been hailed as the classic work on the subject. No other book and no other author have managed >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870703812
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Pbk, 8 x 11 in. / 320 pgs / 17 color / 287 duotone.
Pub Date: 01/31/2010 Active/In stock
The Photographer's Eye By John Szarkowski. The Photographer's Eye by John Szarkowski is a twentieth-century classic--an indispensable introduction to the visual language of photography. Based on a landmark exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in 1964, and originally published in >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870705274
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Paperback, 8.5 x 9 in. / 156 pgs / 173 duotone.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Active/In stock
The Photographer's Playbook Edited by Jason Fulford, Gregory Halpern. The best way to learn is by doing. The Photographer's Playbook features photography assignments, as well as ideas, stories and anecdotes from many of the world's most talented photographers and photography professionals. Whether you're looking >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597112475
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2014 Active/Awaiting stock
The Pleasures of Good Photographs By Gerry Badger. “If looking at photographs is a pleasurable activity, it is pleasurable in a complex, transformative, frequently unsettling sense. It is not pleasure unalloyed, for no profound pleasure is pure... Like many truly enriching pleasures... photography >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597111393
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / 17 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 Active/In stock
Understanding a Photograph By John Berger. Edited and with introduction by Geoff Dyer. John Berger’s explorations of the relationships between the individual and society, culture and politics, and experience and expression through the written word, films, photographic collaborations and performances are unmatched in their diversity, ambiti >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597112567
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Clth, 6 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/31/2013 Active/In stock
Words Not Spent Today Buy Smaller Images Tomorrow By David Levi Strauss. At this transitional moment in the field of photography, how should we consider what is to come for the medium? Can its past and present practitioners help guide us, both as creators and as observers? >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597112710
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Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
Words Without Pictures Edited by Alex Klein. Contributions by Charlotte Cotton, Jason Evans, Kevin Moore, Charlie White, Paul Graham, Sze Tsung Leong, Walead Beshty, George Baker, Harrell Fletcher, Marisa Olson, James Welling, et al. Words Without Pictures was originally conceived by curator Charlotte Cotton as a means of creating spaces for discourse around current issues in photography. Every month for a year, beginning in November 2007, an artist, educator, >>more
Aperture/LACMA
ISBN 9781597111423
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 510 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Active/Awaiting stock

               

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

Between the Eyes: Essays On Photography And Politics By David Levi Strauss. Edited by Diana C. Stoll. Introduction by John Berger. David Levi Strauss is a writer whose visual and intellectual sensibilities are both acute and expansive. His trenchant writings on photography and photographers have been collected for this volume from a broad range of magazines, >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781931788106
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 19 color / 28 duotone.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Between the Eyes: Essays On Photography And Politics By David Levi Strauss. Edited by Diana C. Stoll. Introduction by John Berger. David Levi Strauss is a writer whose visual and intellectual sensibilities are both acute and expansive. His trenchant writings on photography and photographers have been collected for this volume from a broad range of magazines, >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781931788885
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 28 color / 19 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Crisis Of The Real By Andy Grundberg. "Agree with them or not, Andy Grundberg's provocative critical opinions invariably make one think hard about the art of photography. Gathered together in the rigorous form of a book, his reflections take on a new >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893818548
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Hardcover, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 292 pgs / 47 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Crisis Of The Real By Andy Grundberg. Agree with them or not, Andy Grundberg's provocative critical opinions invariably make one think hard about the art of photography. Gathered together in the rigorous form of a book, his reflections take on a new >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893818555
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 292 pgs / 47 reproductions throughout.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Out of print/Not available
Ghost Stories: Stray Thoughts on Photography & Film >>more
Errant Bodies Press
ISBN 9781901540079
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Paperback, 5 x 7.75 in. / 160 pgs / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/02/1999 Out of print/Not available
In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution in Photography By Fred Ritchin. Back in stock! From the birth of photojournalism and the rise of the picture press, beginning with seminal international periodicals like Vu and Life, to the sci-fi setting of MIT's Media Lab and the possibility >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9780893818562
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Hardcover, 7 x 9.5 in. / 142 pgs / 100 duotone.
Pub Date: 09/01/2006 Out of print/Not available
Inside the Photograph By Peter C. Bunnell. Foreword by Malcolm Daniel. Over some 30 years as a professor and curator at Princeton University, Peter C. Bunnell has been a profoundly influential force in conversations about photography's past and present. He has written extensively--articles, books, catalogue essays--and >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781597110211
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 288 pgs / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/15/2006 Out of print/Not available
Light Matters Essay by Vicki Goldberg. Vicki Goldberg, one of the leading voices in the field of photography criticism, is well known for her cogent and perceptive writing, which is regularly featured in such national publications as The New York Times, >>more
Aperture
ISBN 9781931788632
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Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 248 pgs / 29 color.
Pub Date: 06/15/2005 Out of print/Not available


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