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Peter Kayafas

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Peter Kayafas: O Public Road!: Photographs of America

PURPLE MARTIN PRESS
Text by Walt Whitman. Afterword by Allan Gurganus.

Clth, 10.25 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 65 duotone. | 7/1/2009 | In stock
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Peter Kayafas: Totems

PURPLE MARTIN PRESS
Introduction by Jed Perl. Text by James Agee.

Clth, 11.75 x 9 in. / 104 pgs / 42 duotone. | 8/1/2012 | In stock
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Peter Kayafas: Coney Island Waterdance

PURPLE MARTIN PRESS
Text by Peter Kayafas.

Hbk, 9.5 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 30 duotone / 30 bw. | 9/7/2021 | In stock
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Peter Kayafas: The Way West

PURPLE MARTIN PRESS
Text by Rick Bass.

Hbk, 10.75 x 9.25 in. / 104 pgs / 74 duotone. | 3/24/2020 | In stock
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Peter Kayafas: Coney Island WaterdancePeter Kayafas: Coney Island Waterdance

Published by Purple Martin Press.
Text by Peter Kayafas.

This collection of 30 photographs by American photographer Peter Kayafas (born 1971) depicts people swimming in the ocean at Coney Island, a location that has long served as a source of inspiration and fascination for artists. Made over the course of many summers and one particular winter during which Kayafas was a member of Coney Island’s legendary Polar Bear Club (the oldest winter bathing club in the United States) in the 1990s and 2000s, the photographs are filled with energy, movement, grace and a surprising intimacy.
Using a waterproof camera, hidden just below the ocean’s surface, Kayafas captures candid snapshots of unsuspecting beachgoers. His focus on the swimmers over a period of two decades provides an extended insight into the elemental relationship humans have with water.



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Peter Kayafas: The Way WestPeter Kayafas: The Way West

Published by Purple Martin Press.
Text by Rick Bass.

The latest book from New York–based photographer Peter Kayafas (born 1971) presents photographs from ten years and thousands of miles of travel in the plains states. A continuation of his 30 years of work along America’s backroads, Kayafas uses his camera to explore the present state of the histories and ritualized traditions of the people who live in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Colorado.

Their way of life, their connection to the land and the animals that are their lifeblood, are enduring themes in this body of work. So too is the passage of young people from childhood into the adult world of hard work and knowledge about the struggles and challenges of life in the west. The backdrop for this subtle narrative is the beautiful, rugged and wide-open landscape of the west with all its layers and ironies.

A brilliant essay by the celebrated writer Rick Bass accompanies the photographs.



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Catalog: SPRING 2020 p. 99   

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Peter Kayafas: TotemsPeter Kayafas: Totems

Published by Purple Martin Press.
Introduction by Jed Perl. Text by James Agee.



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Peter Kayafas: O Public Road!: Photographs of AmericaPeter Kayafas: O Public Road!: Photographs of America

Published by Purple Martin Press.
Text by Walt Whitman. Afterword by Allan Gurganus.



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Clth, 10.25 x 8.75 in. / 160 pgs / 65 duotone.

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