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Boris Mikhailov: Tea Coffee Capuccino
WALTHER KöNIG, KöNIG

Hbk, 11.5 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color. | 4/30/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9783865608772 | $85.00



Boris Mikhailov: Books
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 336 pgs / 270 color. | 9/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783863353032 | $59.95



Boris Mikhailov: Suzi et Cetera
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Paperback, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color. | 3/1/2007 | Not available
ISBN 9783865601131 | $40.00



Boris Mikhailov: BooksBoris Mikhailov: Books

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Inka Schube. Text by Oksana Bulgakowa, Boris Groys, Helen Petrovsky, Inka Schube, Bernd Stiegler, Tobias Wilke.

Ukrainian documentary photographer Boris Mikhailov (born 1938) is internationally admired for his intense, clear-eyed depictions of his homeland, the Ukraine--most famously, his portrayals of the everyday struggles of the bomzhes, the homeless, a class that dramatically enlarged after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Using this raw and emotive material, Mikhailov touches on themes ranging from the living conditions in post-communist Eastern Europe and the fallen ideals of the Soviet Union to the harsher trials of human existence. Although deeply rooted in a specific historical context, his work also narrates more accessible, personal threads of humor, lust, vulnerability, aging and death. This publication presents, in facsimile, Mikhailov’s well-known artist’s books Krymskaja Fotomanija (Crimean Photomania) and Mountains, each of which is 128 pages and which are here supplemented by 80 pages of informative, illustrated text.

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Boris Mikhailov: Tea Coffee CapuccinoBoris Mikhailov: Tea Coffee Capuccino

Published by Walther König, König.

For the acclaimed photographer Boris Mikhailov (born 1938), a society's most significant paradigm shifts are often most clearly perceived in the smallest of everyday transactions. For example, in a café or restaurant in the Soviet-era Ukraine, a waiter would have offered you "tea or coffee?" Today, two decades after the fall of the Soviet bloc and the ascent of western capitalism, it's "tea, coffee, cappuccino?" In his latest body of work, Mikhailov addresses this shift by focusing on his hometown of Charkow, in the north east of the Ukraine. Here, the consumerist invasion of western capitalism is everywhere apparent in huge, colorful advertising banners and billboards, but the promises of the so-called Orange Revolution seem to have been fulfilled for only a few. Mikhailov writes that "only when one sees misery in a picture, does one begin to notice it in the street," and throughout the 200-plus photographs in this volume, he takes pains to neither dramatize nor ameliorate the conditions of life in Charkow; and so his tough-minded pictures present a bleak but rigorously honest portrait of the Ukraine and its inhabitants.

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöNIG

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Hardcover, 11.5 x 8 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color.

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PUB DATE 4/30/2011
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Boris Mikhailov: Suzi et CeteraBoris Mikhailov: Suzi et Cetera

Published by Walther König, Köln.

In the early 1980s, before Glasnost and Perestroika, Boris Mikhailov made this series of photographs in his home town of Charkow, in the Ukraine. Mikhailov is best known for his ruthlessly honest documentation of the problems of Soviet and Russian daily life; this work, which has never been published before, is sometimes gentler.

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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 5.25 x 7.5 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color.

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PUB DATE 3/1/2007
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