Photography: Course Titles

Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures Edited with text by Sarah Hermanson Meister. Text by Julie Ault, Kimberly Juanita Brown, River Encalada Bullock, Sam Contis, Jennifer Greenhill, Lauren Kroiz, Sally Mann, Sandra Phillips, Wendy Red Star, Christina Sharpe, Robert Slifkin, Rebecca Solnit, Tess Taylor.

Toward the end of her life, Dorothea Lange reflected, “All photographs—not only those that are so-called ‘documentary’... can be fortified by words.” Though Lange's career is widely heralded, this connection between words and pictures has >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451049
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Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 70 color / 75 duotone.
Pub Date: 02/25/2020 Out of stock

Henri Cartier-Bresson: Le Grand Jeu Edited by Matthieu Humery. Text by Javier Cercas, Sylvie Aubenas, Annie Leibovitz, François Pinault, Wim Wenders.

In the early 1970s, at the request of his friends and collectors John and Dominique Menil, Henri Cartier-Bresson went through the thousands of prints in his archives with the idea of choosing the most important >>more
ISBN 9788829704200
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Hbk, 10.25 x 12.5 in. / 352 pgs / 650 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 In stock

I Am Sparkling: N.V. Parekh and His Portrait Studio Clients By Isolde Brielmaier. Preface by Wangechi Mutu.

When the Kenyan-born photographer N.V. Parekh opened his Mombasa portrait studio in 1942, the city was galvanized. People came to visit Parekh from all over East Africa to mark important events such as weddings, reunions, >>more
ISBN 9788862087612
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/14/2022 In stock

Image Text Music By Catherine Taylor.

In a series of textual and photographic essays, writer and editor Catherine Taylor explores our encounters with the intersection of the visual and the verbal. Taylor riffs on and subverts Roland Barthes’ classic 1977 essay >>more
SPBH Editions
ISBN 9781916041257
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Pbk, 4.25 x 5.75 in. / 128 pgs / 32 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/18/2022 Out of stock

Imagining Everyday Life: Engagements with Vernacular Photography Edited by Tina Campt, Marianne Hirsch, Gil Hochberg, Brian Wallis.

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Imagining Everyday Life: Engagements with Vernacular Photography surveys the expansive field of vernacular photography, the vast archive of utilitarian images created for bureaucratic structures, commercial usage and >>more
Steidl/The Walther Collection, New York
ISBN 9783958296275
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 400 pgs / 180 color / 180 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/14/2020 Out of stock

Instructional Photography By Carmen Winant.

A timely and explosive book by acclaimed artist and writer Carmen Winant, Instructional Photography offers an investigation of a genre of photographs Winant calls “instructional.” It asks: can photographs teach, in and of themselves? Alternating >>more
SPBH Editions
ISBN 9781916041240
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Pbk, 4.25 x 5.75 in. / 96 pgs / 8 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/04/2022 In stock

Lacuna Park: Essays and Other Adventures in Photography By Nicholas Muellner.

Lacuna Park is a collection of written and visual essays by the influential American photographer, writer and curator Nicholas Muellner, best known for his photobooks The Amnesia Pavilions (named one of Time magazine's best photobooks >>more
SPBH Editions
ISBN 9781999814489
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Pbk, 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 226 pgs / 96 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Looking at Photography By Stephen Frailey.

In 1973, John Szarkowski, the revered director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, published his classic volume Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, >>more
ISBN 9788862087025
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Hbk, 6.75 x 8.75 in. / 204 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/07/2020 In stock

Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists Edited with text by Roxana Marcoci. Preface by Helen Kornblum, Kathy Halbreich. Text by Dana Ostrander, Caitlin Ryan, Phil Taylor.

Spanning more than 100 years of photography, the works in Our Selves range from a turn-of-the-century photograph of racially segregated education in the United States, by Frances Benjamin Johnston, to a contemporary portrait celebrating Indigenous >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451339
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 152 pgs / 114 color.
Pub Date: 05/10/2022 In stock

The Family Of Man Edited by Edward Steichen. Prologue by Carl Sandburg. Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955. This book, the permanent embodiment of Edward Steichen's monumental >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870703416
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Pbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 192 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2002 In stock
The New Woman Behind the Camera Edited with text by Andrea Nelson. Foreword by Kaywin Feldman. Preface by Andrea Nelson & Mia Fineman. Text by Elizabeth Cronin, Mila Ganeva, Kristen Gresh, Elizabeth Otto, Kim Sichel.

During the 1920s the New Woman was easy to recognize but hard to define. Hair bobbed and fashionably dressed, this iconic figure of modernity was everywhere, splashed across magazine pages or projected on the silver >>more
National Gallery of Art
ISBN 9781942884743
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Hbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 288 pgs / 8 color / 269 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/10/2020 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 Out of stock
To Be Determined By Duncan Wooldridge.

This book proposes a radical concept: that the photograph is as much an object of the future as it is of the past. Exploring a familiar medium through a new lens, the book asserts that >>more
SPBH Editions
ISBN 9781916041233
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Pbk, 4.25 x 5.75 in. / 130 pgs / 42 color.
Pub Date: 11/29/2022 In stock

Walker Evans: The Interview Text by Anne Bertrand. Interview by Leslie George Katz. Afterword by Jerry L. Thompson.

In 1971, Art in America published an interview with Walker Evans conducted by Leslie George Katz, writer and publisher of the Eakins Press.

The interview is charming and illuminating in its clarity and candor. Nearing >>more
Eakins Press Foundation
ISBN 9780871300782
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Hbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 64 pgs / 9 duotone.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 In stock

William Eggleston's Guide Essay by John Szarkowski. William Eggleston's Guide was the first one-man show of color photographs ever presented at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Museum's first publication of color photography. The reception was divided and passionate. >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870703782
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Paperback, 6.5 x 9 in. / 112 pgs / 186 color.
Pub Date: 10/02/2002 In stock