Vivian Maier was a pioneer picture-maker who was a role model for street photography. Since her posthumous discovery, her photographs have received international attention.
This is the first definitive monograph of her color photographs. The book features approximately 150 full color images, almost all of which have never been published. Much of her color work from the 1970s until her death was more…
We're very happy that Jindřich Štreit will stop by for a visit with us during his stay in Cologne to sign his book "Village People". You can get your signed copy here!
Jindřich Štreit has long been one of the most important figures in Czech photography. His works are in the collections of leading institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington,…
Christo’s final work is on view in Paris: The triumphal arch is veiled.
We just found in our warehouse very few numbered and signed copies of the two-volume publication on Christo's and Jeanne-Claude's celebrated Umbrella project. An incredible rarity!
Walk on water once or through a fluffy-white "cloud", see a Paris monument wrapped – Christo did make it possible. But only for a short time. Because his installations, meticolously planned for years, are always temporary.
"Now it's here. Soon it's gone." (Christo)
His last project, the wrapped Arc de Triomphe, is on view in Paris. But only until the 3rd of October. Then it will be gone.
Ed Ruscha’s work includes paintings, photographs, prints, books, and films, but his unique works on paper are perhaps his richest vein.
Through his interpretations of cultural icons and vernacular subjects such as the Hollywood sign, trademarks, and gas stations, as well as his renderings of words and phrases in countless stylistic variations, Ruscha proposes a modern landscape based on keen observation…
Brand-new! Following the success of Meeks’ previous book, ciprian honey cathedral, Somersault is a concise, poetic reflection on home and the ties that bind us to it — all the stronger as they fade into the half-light.
There are some signed copies available!
Irish Work by Tom Wood is a highly personal book of unseen photographs taken over a period of over nearly 50 years.
The book contains over 200 previously unpublished images centring on Wood’s lifelong relationship with Ireland - a personal story and conflict, linked to the wider history of the country.
All Pre-Orders contain signed 6x4" (10x15 cm) digital c-type print of 'Room to view - Intelligence…
Paris—New York—Shanghai, Dutch conceptual artist Hans Eijkelboom creates a clever and witty comparative study of three major contemporary metropolises. His work examines the impact of globalization on national and cultural traditions.
This uniquely bound three-volume set unfolds to allow the reader not only to view each city individually, but also to compare simultaneously the three photographic…
In this book, Portuguese-born photographer Rui Camilo has impressively showcased 33 pastis pitchers.
The first pichet (à eau), a special water jug used to hold ice and water for mixing with the spirit, was designed by Paul Ricard in the mid-1930s. Other distillers followed his example and soon used the jugs for advertising purposes.
Meanwhile, the "pichets" have become a cult - especially because…
Vogue 100 celebrates the greatest moments in fashion, beauty and portrait photography.
In more than 2,000 issues, British Vogue magazine has acted as a cultural barometer, putting fashion in the context of the larger world in which we live. The century’s most talented photographers, illustrators and artists have contributed to it.
Ron Galella managed to get them all in front of his lens – whether Jacqueline Kennedy, Marlon Brando, Greta Garbo, Andy Warhol, Sean Penn, Robert Redford, Muhammad Ali, Madonna, Mick Jagger, or Audrey Hepburn.
His photos are snapshots rather than portraits – spontaneous, not staged, and extraordinarily authentic.
“A beautifully presented window into a world where celebrities were celebrities.…
An atlas of the best tattoo artists on the planet:
Join photographer Nicolas Brulez and Mylène Ebrard on their road trip through Berlin, London, Paris, New York and Tokyo. In over 300 photographs they captured the most stylish designs and cutting-edge tattoo artists the world has to offer.
The radical artist's major retrospective:
At once controversial and revered, Marina Abramovic is one of the most discussed artists today. Famous for her groundbreaking performance works, she continues to expand the boundaries of art.
The fabulous and absolutely impressive exhibition was shown in Stockholm, Humlebæk and Bonn.
The catalogue is a real bargain!
Big City – Big Book:
Liao creates enormous, detail-driven panoramas of the social and urban landscape of New York.
This oversized monograph includes photographs taken over a period of ten years. From rehabilitated Coney Island to the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, from the demise of Shea Stadium in Queens to the newly built One World Trade Center, Liao has created a lasting document of a significant…
Photographer Nelli Palomäki – another important representative of the Helsinki School – searches for the lost magic that was once inherent in photography in the days when having your portrait taken was something special.
Her timeless black-and-white portraits reveal the fragility of the moment shared with her subject. Her photographs deal with growing up, memory, and mortality.
The volume gathers Sam Shaws great and charming photographs of icons from the history of cinema: Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Audrey Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Marilyn Monroe.
Sam Shaw (1912–1999) portrayed almost every major Hollywood star of his day. During the filming of "The Seven Year Itch", he staged his probably best known picture: Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grate, a waft of air blowing…
Doisneau's „Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville" is one of the most famous photographs in the world. In these days when the coronavirus has changed the way we live, the physical closeness shown here seems almost surreal - cafés and streets full of people, no face covering and no social distance. Certainly today's street photographers will also produce iconic images of these strange times.
Our list on street…
The book explores the tumultuous life of the fascinating sculptor, painter, poet, architect – and genius.
This absorbing tome gathers together the full repertoire of Michelangelo’s work to create a vivid portrait of the artist’s life and career. Author William E. Wallace is a world-leading expert on Michelangelo.
How do you take really good photos? What has to be considered? How do you develop creative ideas? In this selection of titles you'll find some tips for professional and amateur photographers: Learn about Moriyama's methods, the cameras he uses, and the journeys he takes with a camera, about art photography and Box Camera photography.
Car Girls is a body of work that Dutch Artist Jacqueline Hassink has created over five years, photographing major car shows in seven different cities on three continents: "The series captures the moments during the women's performances when they become more like dolls or tools than individuals."
1986 – the reactor in Chernobyl melted down, the Cold War was coming to an end, and the affluent society of the Federal Republic of Germany was beginning to view consumption as a leisure activity.
That year, Michael Kerstgens received a scholarship with the assignment to take a photographic look at the subject of leisure. He used it to observe West Germans engaging in their favorite leisure activities,…
The artists’ book "Will Happiness Find Me?" by the renowned Swiss duo Fischli and Weiss is dedicated to the questions everyone asks themselves now and again: Does profound peace prevail at home when I'm not there? Is my stupidity a warm coat? Am I beautiful? Should I get drunk? Is everything a hopeless shitty mess? Should I build myself a world of illusion? Why is my blanket so heavy? Does my soul…
Founded in 2016, Hartmann Books concentrates on producing high quality photo books which are characterized by a balanced interplay of subject, form, content and design. The small publishing house publishes only 10-12 titles a year, but already presents an impressive portfolio.
These books have just arrived at our warehouse:
One shook up the art world over 500 years ago, the other caused a sensation in the last century. They both had a profound impact on art and they both celebrate their birthdays in May: One was born in Nuremberg on May 21, 1471, the other on May 12, 1921 in Krefeld. This year marks their 550th or 100th anniversary. So this month is all about these two exceptional German artists. We celebrate Dürer and…
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