Art Books > Photography
ALTSHULER, BRUCE. Biennials and Beyond: Exhibitions That Made Art History. Volume II: 1962-2002. 402 pages, fully illustrated. 4to, cloth. New York, Phaidon Press, 2013.
Following the 2008 publication of the well-received "Salon to Biennial: Exhibitions that Made Art History, Volume 1: 1863-1959" this volume devotes immense scholarly chops to 25 chosen...
Item nr. 148390
ROTH, ANDREW [editor]. The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. Catalogue by Vince Aletti and David Levi Strauss, essays by various authors; 308 pp., hundreds of colour and b&w illustrations. 4to, cloth. New York, PPP Editions in association with Roth Horowitz LLC, 2001.
This book shows...
Item nr. 95793
SETE. Musée Paul Valéry. Collection David et Ezra Nahmad - Impressionnisme et audaces au XIXeme siecle. 320 pages, including 70 color plates. 4to, wraps. Paris. Editions Au Fil du Temps, 2013.
This exhibition of nearly 70 works covers a stunning selection of 19th-century paintings owned by the Nahmad family. The Barbizon...
Item nr. 149552
RUSSO, ANTONELLA (editor). An Eye for the City: Italian Photography and the Image of the Contemporary City/Fotografia Italiana e Immagine della Citta contemporanea. 120 pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Large 4to, wraps. Albuquerque, The University of New Mexico Art Museum, 2001.
Text in English and Italian.
Item nr. 106109
SCHMIDT, ERICH. Flights Over Ancient Cities of Iran. 104 pp. text and 119 b&w illustrations, most full page. Large folio, cloth. Chicago, U. of Chicago Pr., 1940.
Item nr. 27477
HEITING, MANFRED. The Japanese Photobook, 1912-1990. 576 pages, including 3,000 color plates. 4to, boards. Gottingen, Steidl, 2017.
With detailed information and illustrations of over 400 photo publications, this is the most extensive English-language survey of Japanese photobooks of this period and a crucial step in making the history of Japanese photography-long...
Not in stock. Available to order.
Item nr. 164120
MOLLINO, CARLO. Message from the Darkroom. Introduction by Fulvio Ferrari; 446 pp, 309 b&w plates, and 15 color plates. Folio, cloth. Turin, Adarte, 2006.
Long unavailable, Message from the Darkroom was first published in Italy in 1949. In 323 plates illustrating the work of 132 photographers and nine painters, Mollino traced...
Item nr. 122397
PARR, MARTIN and Gerry Badger. The Photobook: A History. Volume I. 320 pp., roughly 850 color and b&w plates. 4to, boards. London and New York, Phaidon Press, 2004.
A broadly thematic and chronological history of photography books dating from the 19th century to the present.
Item nr. 113718
GILMAN COLLECTION. Photographs from the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company. Curated by Pierre Apraxine, with plates by Richard Benson, and notes to the plates by Lee Marks. 480 pp. Illustrated with 199 offset lithographs after photographs plus offset lithographic frontispiece. Large folio, bound in original half maroon calf over...
Item nr. 37462
PROVIDENCE. Photographic Education Society, RISD. Photographs: Rhode Island School of Design. 15 loose plates, 14 with b&w tipped-in photographs. Folio, paper chemise in paper sleeve. 1966-1967.
#19 of 100. Includes photos by Harry Callahan and Emmett Gowin.
Item nr. 166407
EKLUND, DOUGLAS. The Pictures Generation, 1974-1984. 352 pages, 240 color plates, 46 color and 47 b&w figures. 4to, cloth. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art in association with New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2009.
Exhibition. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The first book devoted to investigating a loosely knit...
Item nr. 135839
CLARK, TIMOTHY. Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art. 538 pages. Illustrated throughout. 4to, cloth. London, British Museum Press, 2013.
Item nr. 149878
PORTLAND. Nazraeli Press. Six by Six: Complete set of 36 volumes. Folios, cloth, slipcased individually. Portland, Nazraeli Press, 2010-2014.
"Six by Six" is comprised of 36 titles, published in six sets of six titles. Each title in the series is limited to 100 copies, printed on custom-made Japanese paper and bound...
Item nr. 165379
RADETSKY, PETER, with Sam Radetsky. The Soviet Image: A Hundred Years of Photographs from Inside the TASS Archives. Foreword by Philip Longworth; 288 pp., roughly 300 plates, most in b&w. Oblong 4to, boards. San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2007.
The complete photographic archives, made available for the first time. An unprecedented and...
Item nr. 124963
Sweet, Christopher. SLIM AARONS: A Place in the Sun. 240 pp., 210 color plates. Folio, cloth. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2005.
This book, the sequel to Slim Aarons: Once Upon a Time, contains more of his characteristically saturated color photos of the prominent and priveleged in their elegant playgrounds.
Item nr. 116962
Zachary, Frank (introduction). SLIM AARONS: Once Upon a Time. 240 pp., 250 color and numerous b&w photographs. 4to, cloth. New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2003.
This is Aarons' first book in nearly 30 years, featuring images of Hollywood royalty, European aristocracy, the grande dames of high society, captains of industry...
Item nr. 107939
Kurtz, Ron and Hank O'Neal (eds). The Unknown BERENICE ABBOTT. Five Volumes, 1,244 pages. 4to, clothbound, with tipped in photos on front of each book, handmade slipcase. Gottingen, Steidl, 2013.
Limited edition of 2000 copies.
The works in this this beautifully printed set presents hundreds of Abbott's outstanding but largely unknown images...
Item nr. 149414
ADAMS, ROBERT (text and photographs). Turning Back. A Photographic Journal of Re-exploration. Unpaginated, 164 b&w plates. 4to, cloth. San Francisco, Fraenkel Gallery, and New York, Matthew Marks Gallery, 2005.
Adams' photographic study of the forests of the Northwest shows what awe-inspiring places these forests are without failing to recognize the environmental...
Item nr. 115441
Speaks, Michael et al. DOUG AITKEN: A-Z Book (Fractals). Unpaginated, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Folio, boards. Philadelphia, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Zurich, Kunsthalle, and Ostfildern-Ruit, Hatje Cantz, 2003.
In this experimental monograph the alphabet is the organizational structure that arranges Aitken's past photography and video work, along with...
Item nr. 105589
Harris, David. EUGENE ATGET Itineraires parisiens. 200 pp., approximately 180 b&w illustrations. 4to, wraps. Paris, Paris Musees/Editions du Patrimoine, 1999.
This street level portrait of Paris in the early years of the 20th century focuses on secluded residential streets and alleyways of the city. The book was published to accompany an...
Item nr. 88602