Christiane Haid – RheinRevue

Review by Gerhard Clausing • The use of the leporello technique for presenting a continuity of visuals has a long tradition. In picture postcard presentations, for example, there are interesting varieties going back to the end of the 19th century that present little fold-outs emerging from flaps that show various views of an area. In... Continue Reading →

LACP Photo Book Competition

I have the pleasure to be the first to formally announce the first Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) photobook competition. I may have a little insider knowledge of this new book event as I am one of the two book judges (Gerhard Clausing, Associate Editor, PhotoBook Journal being the other), helped design the competition... Continue Reading →

Melissa Lazuka – Fly Away

  Review by Douglas Stockdale • Melissa Lazuka’s second self-published artist book Fly Away continues her narrative on the transient nature of her children’s life and her self-awareness that they are very quickly growing up, perhaps way too fast. It is a sequel to her brilliantly conceived artist book Song of the Cicadas that I reviewed... Continue Reading →

PhotoBook Journal – New Magazine & Format

Bookcase, copyright 2019 Douglas Stockdale by Douglas Stockdale We are very excited to announce the launch of the newest on-line international arts magazine Photobook Journal (PBJ) focused on the artist/photographic book object. New Name; New Look! (Okay, no worries, it is still us) This magazine has its roots and foundation when it was initially founded as a... Continue Reading →

Printed Matter’s 2019 LA Art Book Fair

News - public service announcement --------------- LA Art Book Fair, copyright 2019 Printed Matter A really big book event on the Left Coast for those who enjoy artist books of all kinds and sorts is the LA Art Book Fair that is hosted by NYC's Printed Matter bookstore. Due to unfortunate circumstances, this event did... Continue Reading →

Ikuru Kuwajima – Tundra Kids

Review by Gerhard Clausing • Every once in a while we see a photobook that hits all the right spots. In Tundra Kids, Ikuru Kuwajima, a multicultural photographer – born in Japan, studied in the United States, and now lives in Russia – has successfully created a book that shows us a minority at the... Continue Reading →

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