PhotoBook Journal Issue #42

Welcome to our 42nd Issue • With this issue we launch into the Fall 2022 releases with ten intriguing book reviews that vary from the classics of Kenzo Izo, a retrospective of Vivian Maier, a more controversial investigation by Laurence Philomène, a pulse on the ongoing climate change crisis by Ragnar Axelsson and Emmet Gowin, and last, David Butow's documentation of... Continue Reading →

Emmet Gowin – The One Hundred Circle Farm

Review by Douglas Stockdale • Who has not flown over America’s Great Plains witnessing the immense circular patterns created by the farmers and wondered if these were the inspiration for the abstract artists of the Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s and the Color Field paintings of the 1960s? For me, these aerial perspectives recall the abstract... Continue Reading →

Emmet Gowin – Photographs

Copyright 2009 Emmet Gowin, Steidl First Edition I first have to admit that I did not acquire this Emmet Gowin Steidl edition book until 2011 while I was attending the Gowin exhibition at Le BAL (Paris, FR). I had been aware of this book and a number of the now iconic Gowin photographs that are... Continue Reading →

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