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Photobooks vs. Books of Photographs

Photobooks vs. Books of Photographs | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
Francis Hodgson argues that there is now an artificial and not very clear divide between 'photobooks' and well-made books of pictures.
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Lee Friedlander’s Monumental Legacy in Books.

Lee Friedlander’s                       Monumental Legacy in Books. | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
A look back at the photographer's life and influential work.
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Les extravagantes by Leendert Blok, Xavier Barral Editions

Les extravagantes by Leendert Blok, Xavier Barral Editions | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

The publisher Xavier Barral has just released Les extravagantes, a book gathering the portraits of flowers shot in autochrome by  Dutch photographer Lendeert Blok who, in the 1920s, experimented with  color process and the use of the panoramic format.


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Mario Pires's curator insight, March 11, 2015 5:21 AM

"He captured flowers like objects of desire through an austere staging and subtle light which revealed the colorful nuances of autochrome, showing a timeless plant world where corollas, petals and buds were sublimated by the chiaroscuro."

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A ‘Disappearing’ Book That Encourages People To Read From New Authors - DesignTAXI.com

A ‘Disappearing’ Book That Encourages People To Read From New Authors - DesignTAXI.com | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
A ‘Disappearing’ Book That Encourages People To Read From New Authors - DesignTAXI.com...
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Réédition / Republishing - LAND ART - 2012 - Gilles A. Tiberghien !

Réédition / Republishing - LAND ART - 2012 - Gilles A. Tiberghien ! | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

New updated version  / Mise à jour et augmentée 2012 - Gilles A. Tiberghien> 1st ed. 1993 !

 

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19 years after !
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Kohei Sugiura: The Japanese Photobook as Object

Kohei Sugiura: The Japanese Photobook as Object | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

"The brown boxes that arrive on my doormat usually seem quite ordinary and non-descript to my neighbors and mail carrier -- standard-issue parcel posts that shrewdly hide incredible treasures that"...

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A few thoughts on photobooks

You might have noticed the flood of "best photobooks of 2011" lists last month. I'm guilty as charged, having made my own one. Marc Feustel then compiled a best of the best ranking, tallying up 50+ individual lists.
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Mitch Epstein – American Power

Mitch Epstein – American Power | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

"I think one of the better photographed and designed photobooks to shed light on the complexities and the enormity of the environmental, economic, political and social issues of the production and consumption of energy is Mitch Epstein’s American Power, published in 2009 by Steidl", says The Photobook.

 

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THE PHOTOBOOK REVIEW

THE PHOTOBOOK REVIEW | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
Pour ceux qui n'ont pu mettre la main sur l'édition papier lors de son lancement à Paris Photo The Photobook Review est désormais disponible au format numérique.
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Rare Autumn: Cy's Rollei.

Rare Autumn: Cy's Rollei. | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

"One Picture Book is an ongoing series of limited edition artists' books published by Nazraeli Press, which I've previously written about here, here, here and here for example."

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Light Years - Witkovsky, Matthew S; Godfrey, Mark; Kelsey, Robin; Rorimer, Anne; Sergio, Giuliano; Shannon, Joshua - Yale University Press

Light Years - Witkovsky, Matthew S; Godfrey, Mark; Kelsey, Robin; Rorimer, Anne; Sergio, Giuliano; Shannon, Joshua - Yale University Press | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

"Photography played a critical role in conceptual art of the 1960s and 1970s, as artists turned to photography as both medium and subject matter. Light Years offers the first major survey of the key artists of this period who used photography to new and inventive ends."


Exhibition: The Art Institute of Chicago (12/13/11-03/11/12)

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My favourite photobooks this year

My favourite photobooks this year | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
Back in July I spent a brief moment thinking about the photobooks the year had produced up until that moment. I remember I was dreading the prospect of putting together a "best of" list.
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the first photographic book! Google Doodle artfully celebrates true-blue photographic pioneer.

the first photographic book!  Google Doodle artfully celebrates true-blue photographic pioneer. | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
Google honors pioneering British photographic author/amateur botanist Anna Atkins with cyanotype Doodle on 216th anniversary of her birth.
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It's called “Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions.” and it's a silhouette-effect artworks of aquatic organisms.

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No real time info available - Calin Kruse

No real time info available - Calin Kruse | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

A personal story. July-December 2012.

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Limited edition, only 200 copies !

Hard cover, open thread stitching

15 x 20 cm

96 pages

hand-written cover

 

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A Bookfuturist Manifesto !

A Bookfuturist Manifesto ! | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

"The first thing to understand about bookfuturism is that "book" modifies "futurism" as much as the other way around. So bookfuturists aren't just people promoting the future of the book"...

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The importance of photo books | Japan Camera Hunter

The importance of photo books | Japan Camera Hunter | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

Photo books make your life better
Photo books are not just something to look at, they are an essential item for anyone who is seriously interested in photography. So lets see why photo books can help you to become a more passionate photographer...

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The Beauty of the Printed Book

The Beauty of the Printed Book | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
Anyone who wishes to be reminded of how beguiling old-fashioned books can be should visit "The Printed Book: A Visual History," an exhibition at the University of Amsterdam.
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Things I Learned About Self-Publishing

Things I Learned About Self-Publishing | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

Kramer O’Neill share in this guest blog post his experiences about self-publishing two of his books. It is an incredibly difficult process–check out what he learned through the process...

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DIANA VREELAND: An Illustrated Biography by ELIZABETH AVEDON

DIANA VREELAND: An Illustrated Biography by ELIZABETH AVEDON | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

Legendary fashion arbiter, Diana Vreeland, born Diana Dalziel in Paris in 1906...

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Limited editions Magnum gallery | La Lettre de la Photographie

Limited editions Magnum gallery | La Lettre de la Photographie | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

For the first time, Magnum Gallery presents in an exhibition its Limited Editions & books collection...

 

The Limited Edition is a photography book accompanied with a Collection Print, often presented in a box, at an affordable price, between 100 and 1000 euros approximately.

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La naissance de l'idée de photographie

La naissance de l'idée de photographie | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

"L’invention de la photographie est aussi la naissance d’une idée à la fois logique et politique : celle d’une image exacte et naturelle ou a-technique (un art sans art) et pour cette raison accessible à tous, un art pour tous. Depuis la loi française de 1839 sur le daguerréotype, cette idée n’a cessé de se développer dans la culture européenne et nord-américaine."

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Review: Redheaded Peckerwood by Christian Patterson

Review: Redheaded Peckerwood by Christian Patterson | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
The pleasure of a truly great photobook is not limited to seeing a set of photographs put together in a way that make the medium shine, that show how so many of the usual debates about photography and its supposed shortcomings are flawed.
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Interview with Rinko Kawauchi

Interview with Rinko Kawauchi | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it

Rinko Kawauchi just published his new photo book Illuminance with Foil. "Mysterious, joyful, hopeful and sometimes painful" says Antonio Muñoz de Mesa, from Dalpine blog.

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David Seymour, l'un des pères de Magnum en Photo Poche - Le monde de la Photo

David Seymour, l'un des pères de Magnum en Photo Poche - Le monde de la Photo | Photo & Art Books | Scoop.it
Moins connu que ses contemporains Capa et Cartier-Bresson, le photographe polonais lègue une œuvre riche et éclectique.
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