One of the greatest Netherlandish artists, Pieter Bruegel the Elder achieved widespread fame through his exceptional graphic work. His drawings and prints are innovative and independent, and they are wide ranging in their subject matter.
This luxurious book offers readers the opportunity to get up close and personal with Bruegel's famous prints.
Since the inception of photography, women have played an important role in the development of the genre, often pushing boundaries and defying social convention.
Despite their outstanding work, women photographers don't receive much attention in the major survey works on the history of photography.
This week's selection of books pay tribute to the brilliant work of important women photographers and…
These books have been through a kind of odyssey: they were shipped out several times, but didn't find their way to us. During their endless journey, the title was sold out by the publisher. Now the books have finally arrived at our warehouse. So these are the last available copies.
The photographs in Mark Steinmetz's expansive new book Rivers & Towns – his fourth collaboration with STANLEY/BARKER…
In his drawings, American artist Raymond Pettibon combines pictures and text in a tense interplay.
A thorough, multifaceted assessment of Raymond Pettibon's entire career to date, "A Pen of All Work" includes nearly 700 images – beginning with childhood drawings and moving through to his mature work.
Stephen Shore is one of the most influential photographers of our time, acknowledged especially for his pivotal role in the rise of colour photography in the 1970s.
Less familiar is the wide range of his experimentation with various cameras, formats and modes of dissemination – from amateur and vernacular forms early in his career to digital technologies today.
Published to accompany a major exhibition…
The German edition of the excellent MoMA catalogue at a bargain price:
In 1967, when Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Garry Winogrand were still relatively unknown, curator John Szarkowski linked their work indelibly in the groundbreaking exhibition "New Documents" at The Museum of Modern Art. It signaled a watershed moment in the history of American photography.
It was not until 50 years later…
Alec Soth’s meteoric rise to international acclaim began with his first book, Sleeping by the Mississippi (2004), which is widely acknowledged as a classic. The success of his subsequent volumes Niagara (2006) and Songbook (2015) reinforced his position as a master of the book form. A Pound of Pictures (2022) is his most recent work.
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Gathered Leaves Annotated:…
Most family photographs are quickly taken, glanced at and just as quickly wiped from memory.
In this sea of sameness, Arnold Odermatts family photos bear his signature style, standing out for their clarity and order and the detached demeanor of his subjects.
Arnold Odermatt created an impressive document of life within a small village, where the police officer off duty was not exactly private but…
Our best selling book at the London Book Fair:
Due to the pandemic, the exhibition at London's Tate Modern and Cologne's Museum Ludwig was on view for only a few weeks.
The exhibition catalogue is terrific: It reveals an artist who both succeeded and failed in equal measure and whose work marked a period of cultural transformation that still resonated today.
... and their outstanding catalogues:
until July 31, Museum Ludwig Cologne
Harald Hauswald - Voll das Leben
until April 21, C/O Berlin
Edvard Munch - In Dialogue
until June 19, Albertina Vienna
until June 12, Lenbachhaus Munich
A New Art
until May 8, Museum Barberini Potsdam
Louise Bourgeois – The Woven Child
until May 15, Hayward Gallery London
The laif photo agency was founded in Cologne's Südstadt quarter in 1981. Today, the agency represents more than 400 photographers worldwide, including many World Press and Pulitzer Prize winners.
The publication accompanying the MAKK exhibition shows 40 positions of documentary photography. The internationally known photographers illustrate the world through its conflicts and fractures. Their works…
"The Way It Was" juxtaposes Thomas Hoepker’s color photographs from a road trip throughout the US taken in 2020 with his original black-and-white images he made in 1963, commissioned by a German magazine to “discover” America through his camera.
The book takes us on a journey both through his changing sense of America and through time.
She's a great pioneer of photography. Her brilliant career, which began relatively late in life, was sadly short-lived:
Julia Margaret Cameron (1815 - 1879) was one of the most important and innovative photographers of the 19th century. She is best known for her ethereal, evocative and amazing portraits.
Unser Osterhase hat natürlich auch etwas für die Kleinen im Gepäck: Es sind nämlich viele neue Kinderbücher in unserem Laden in Deutz eingetroffen. Alle haben kleine Mängel, sind aber große Schnäppchen. Eine kleine, feine Auswahl gibt es jetzt auch online.
So stellen etwa in „Wir sind Tiger“ drei Tiere fest, dass sie ziemlich super sind, in „Ein Krokodil unterm Bett“ findet Lotte…
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