Graciela Iturbide – El Bano de Frida

Copyright Graciela Iturbide 2008, courtesy Edizioni Punctum It is always interesting for me to compare how two photobook publishers manage the design and layout of the same photographer’s body of work. In this case, it is the publication of Garciela Iturbide’s bathroom of Frida Kahlo by ROSEGALLERY titled El Bano de Frida Kahlo and Edizioni... Continue Reading →

Dan Nelken – Till the Cows Come Home

Copyright Dan Nelken, 2008, courtesy Kehrer Verlag Dan Nelken’s Till the Cows Come Home, is a culmination of nine years photographing county fairs in the rural NorthEast region of the United States. His project evolved into creating moving portraits of the farming participants, especially the youth and the animals that they raised. Not shown are... Continue Reading →

William Henry Fox Talbot

Photographs copyright of the Estate of William Henry Fox Talbot, courtesy Phaidon Press This retrospective book is edited by Geoffrey Batchen about William Henry Fox Talbot (b. 1800, d. 1877). It is very nicely written and printed book which does a wonderful job of keeping William Henry Fox Talbot's extensive early photographic work in perspective. The book provides Talbot's early technical... Continue Reading →

The Best of Helmut Newton

Photographs copyright of the Helmut Newton Estate courtesy of Schirmer/Mosel Schirmer/Mosel which is the late Helmut Newton's long term publishing partner has just re-issued a softback version their Best of Helmut Newton edited by Zdenek Felix with the art direction by June Newton, Helmut's wife. The first edition hardbound book was initially published by Schirmer/Mosel in 1991. This book provides a broad sampling of... Continue Reading →

Jonathan Brown interview – Leadapron

 Leadapron, bookstore & gallery Interview with Jonathan Brown, owner Leadapron, (Spring, 2008) (Originally published on The Photo Exchange) While we were at the Palm Springs Photo Festival in March, I had the opportunity to meet Jonathan Brown, the owner of Leadapron, a fine art bookstore and gallery located on Robertson Ave in Los Angeles. Subsequently, I had... Continue Reading →

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