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Nudes/Human Form Newsletter Nudes/Human Form Newsletter Vol. 11 photo-eye's Nudes/Human Form Newsletter features books that explore the human form in a variety of ways. Today we highlight titles from Jordan Sullivan, Ren Hang, Aaron McElroy, Neil Krug, and Jan Saudek.
photo-eye's Nudes/Human Form Newsletter features books that explore the human form in a variety of ways. Past editions can be found here.

Limited Edition


An Island In the Moon — Limited Edition
Photographs by Jordan Sullivan

Housed in a custom clamshell box, this signed Deluxe Edition is limited to 15 copies and includes two signed risograph prints, two leaf skeletons and a signed copy of Caterina and other Flowers, a small booklet of collages by the artist. It also includes two small C-prints and an inkjet print on found paper that are randomly selected from the exhibition.

photo-eye Bookstore will be receiving 3 of the 15 copies of An Island In the Moon Limited Edition. We will not be getting more than these three copies. Our orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Book Review Kill City By Ash Thayer Reviewed by Blake Andrews Ah, youth. Days were simpler then, before mortgages, kids, and insurance bills. Many adolescents enjoy their early 20s as a peripatetic, communal, and often, revelatory period. Take Ash Thayer for example. As an art student in New York in the mid-90s, she carved out a typically bare bones existence. Ramen, yard sale furniture, etc. But Thayer's life was unusual in at least one respect. Instead of paying rent, she squatted for several years in abandoned buildings.

Kill City. By Ash Thayer.
Steidl, 2014.
 
Kill City: Lower East Side Squatters 1992-2000
Reviewed by Blake Andrews

Kill City: Lower East Side Squatters 1992-2000
Photographs and text by Ash Thayer
powerHouse Books, New York, 2015. 176 pp., numerous illustrations, 9¼x11¾x1".


Ah, youth. Days were simpler then, before mortgages, kids, and insurance bills. Many adolescents enjoy their early 20s as a peripatetic, communal, and often, revelatory period.

photo-eye Gallery Portfolio & Interview: Thomas Jackson's Emergent Behavior Opening on May 29th at photo-eye Gallery is an exhibition of Thomas Jackson's large scale colorful images from his series Emergent Behavior. In this series man made objects assemble in powerful masses, taking on a life of their own as they co-exist with nature.
Lusty Wives Vol. #81, 2015 — Thomas Jackson

Inspired by Thomas Jackson's images, I now have a reoccurring daydream where post-its and a few other office supplies take flight from my desk, swarming in a powerful and rhythmic performance. Opening on May 29th, photo-eye Gallery is excited to host an exhibition of Jackson's large scale colorful images from his series Emergent Behavior. In this series man made objects assemble in powerful masses, taking on a life of their own as they co-exist with nature. To make these images, Jackson first imagines the composition and then constructs large suspended kinetic sculptures from colorful everyday objects, which are photographed, finally resulting in a still image. In anticipation of this exhibition, I've asked Jackson to share some insight on how his project came to be, his inspiration and creative process.—Anne Kelly


Booksigning Saturday: Dan Winters Booksigning photo-eye is pleased to host a book signing for Dan Winters for his three publications: Last Launch: Discovery, Endeavor, Atlantis; Road to Seeing and Dan Winters's America: Icons and Ingenuity.


 Dan Winters Book Signing, Saturday, May 30, 4–6pm

photo-eye is pleased to host a book signing for Dan Winters for his three publications: Last Launch: Discovery, Endeavor, Atlantis; Road to Seeing and Dan Winters's America: Icons and Ingenuity. Join us at photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space, 376A Garcia Street, Santa Fe on Saturday, May 30th from 4-6 pm.

Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Jordan Sullivan Jordan Sullivan selects The Civil Dawns by Darren Almond as Book of the Week.
 The Civil Dawns. By Darren Almond. 
Torch Press, 2015.

This week's Book of the Week pick comes from Jordan Sullivan who has selected The Civil Dawns by Darren Almond published by Torch Press.

Book Review The Hereditary Estate By Daniel Coburn Reviewed by David Ondrik Daniel W. Coburn’s The Hereditary Estate is his first monograph, and serves two functions. It is a career retrospective combining ten years of Coburn’s imagery and it also re-imagines the family photo album.

The Hereditary Estate. By Daniel Coburn.
Kehrer Verlag, 2015.
 
The Hereditary Estate
Reviewed by David Ondrik

The Hereditary Estate
Photographs by Daniel Coburn
Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, 2015. 112 pp., 9x11½x¾".


Daniel W. Coburn’s The Hereditary Estate is his first monograph, and serves two functions. It is a career retrospective combining ten years of Coburn’s imagery and it also re-imagines the family photo album. Published by Kehrer Verlag, the book has 112 pages with 76 superb duotone photographic reproductions. It is hardcover with a “Swiss binding,” which means that the signatures are not attached to the spine of the book. Upon swinging the book open, the viewer is confronted with the red-tinted photograph of Coburn’s father holding a gun against his head juxtaposed with a found photograph of a woman, hair in curlers, holding her head in her hands in an ambiguous expression of angst, embarrassment, or maybe laughter.

Books In Stock at photo-eye: Sale Four great deals on lightly damaged titles in stock and on sale at photo-eye Bookstore, including books from Lucia Nimcova, Yoshihiro Hagiwara, Mona Kuhn, and Carolyn Drake.
Animal Imago
Photographs by Lucia Nimcova
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"How do we, urban animals of the 21st century, relate to other animals? Whatever the relationship, the dominant idea is that man is a superior species. However, increasingly it appears that we have abused our position as ‘top species’. What can we learn if we really try to listen to, collaborate with or put ourselves in the animals’ place? And how can we use these insights, to our benefit too, to build a more acceptable and sustainable future?"—the publisher





Book Review Beyond the Forest By Loli Kantor Reviewed by Christopher J Johnson Beyond the Forest is Loli Kantor’s search for the Jewish communities of Poland, The Czech Republic and the Ukraine. Her search was initiated by her curiosity over her cultural bearings. For Kantor, these photographs began with tracing her family history from the time of her father’s immigration to America, a journey that split her family, leaving a portion behind in Europe.

Beyond the Forest. By Loli Kantor.
University of Texas Press, 2014.
 
Beyond the Forest
Reviewed by Christopher J. Johnson

Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, 2004-2012
Photographs by Loli Kantor
University Of Texas Press, Austin, 2014. 200 pp., 68 color and 44 black & white illustrations, 10½x10".


Beyond the Forest is Loli Kantor’s search for the Jewish communities of Poland, The Czech Republic and the Ukraine. Her search was initiated by her curiosity over her cultural bearings. For Kantor, these photographs began with tracing her family history from the time of her father’s immigration to America, a journey that split her family, leaving a portion behind in Europe. In discovering where the rest of her family had ended up, she was led to Eastern Europe and the Jewish communities and culture there.

photo-eye Gallery Portfolio & Interview: Angela Bacon-Kidwell – Traveling Dream photo-eye Gallery is pleased to introduce a new portfolio by Photographer's Showcase artist Angela Bacon-Kidwell titled Traveling Dreams. This series of toned black and white images pulls from the artist's own dreams as well as her daily surroundings to build a waking dreamscape full of stirring metaphors about the human experience.
Untitled 5, 2008 – Angela Bacon Kidwell

photo-eye Gallery is pleased to introduce a new portfolio by Photographer's Showcase artist Angela Bacon-Kidwell titled Traveling Dreams. This series of toned black and white images pulls from the artist's own dreams as well as her daily surroundings to build a waking dreamscape full of stirring metaphors about the human experience. Like Home by Nightfall, Bacon-Kidwell's first project on the Showcase, Traveling Dream focuses primarily on the experiences of a young boy. It is through his eyes that we witness the contemporary world transform into a wondrous and eerie landscape.

A selection of images from Traveling Dream by Angela Bacon-Kidwell will be on view at photo-eye Gallery May 29th – June 3rd as a part of our concurrent exhibitions Home by Nightfall and  Emergent Behavior featuring work by Thomas Jackson. Bacon-Kidwell recently took some time to speak with photo-eye regarding her inspirations and intentions surrounding Traveling Dreams.

Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Melanie McWhorter Melanie McWhorter selects When I Was Six by Phillip Toledano as Book of the Week.
When I Was Six  by Phillip Toledano. Dewi Lewis, 2015.
This week's Book of the Week pick comes from Melanie McWhorter who has selected When I Was Six by Phillip Toledano published by Dewi Lewis.

"Phillip Toledano’s sister Claudia passed away when he was six. This new book published by Dewi Lewis is the exploration of the boxed archive left by his mother and father. Soon after his sister died at the extremely early age of nine, Toledano’s parents did not speak of her very often if at all. Toledano was allowed to grow into a man with a large hole in his home.

The book quietly celebrates childhood while considering the immense loss that parents and siblings feel when a family member is gone. Toledano’s writes about his memories of childhood and his photographs show Claudia’s stuff: a ceramic giraffe, an inscribed pencil, and numerous brightly colored drawings. Toledano photographs the found objects in the daytime in light that recedes across the page, reminding us of the passing of the day into night. The ephemera of her life are separated by pale olive green glossy pages and full page spreads of images of clouds, sky, space: a connection to the solace Toledano found in his childhood interest in astronomy. His story is personal yet evokes an emotion connection felt by anyone who has had a mother, father, sibling or child. What his parents collected and left for Phillip was the trove of delightful and thoughtful girl.

When I Was Six is Toledano’s 'unboxing, both literal, and metaphorical. Of Claudia'"—Melanie McWhorter

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When I Was Six  by Phillip Toledano. Dewi Lewis, 2015.
When I Was Six  by Phillip Toledano. Dewi Lewis, 2015.

Melanie McWhorter has managed photo-eye's Book Division for 17 years and is a contributor to the photo-eye Blog. She has been interviewed about photography in numerous print and online publications including PDN, The Picture Show and LayFlat, has judged the prestigious photography competitions Women Photojournalists of Washington's Annual Exhibition and Fotografia: Fotofestival di Roma's Book Prize, has reviewed portfolios at Fotografia, Photolucida, Review Santa Fe and PhotoNOLA, and taught and lectured at numerous venues.


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photo-eye Gallery Opening Friday May 29th: Thomas Jackson – Emergent Behavior & Angela Bacon-Kidwell – Home by Nightfall photo-eye Gallery is proud to announce two concurrent exhibitions, Emergent Behavior by Thomas Jackson and Home by Nightfall by Angela Bacon Kidwell, opening on Friday May 29th with a reception from 5-7pm. This is the first exhibition by both artists at photo-eye Gallery.
Lusty Wives by Thomas Jackson                                                          Late December by Angela Bacon-Kidwell

Thomas Jackson – Emergent Behavior & Angela Bacon-Kidwell – Home by Nightfall
Opening: Friday May 29th, 2015 from 5-7pm ­­– Exhibition continues through July 4th, 2015
photo-eye Gallery, 541 S. Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe

Book Review Japan Coast By Silva Bingaz Reviewed by George Slade I looked at Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency again recently. Her work, and the 1986 book published by Aperture, have entered the vocabulary of photography in many, many ways. Anyone photographing bohemian, counter-cultural lives in which one is simultaneously an observer and a participant owes Goldin a nod for opening the door to such practice as valid.

Japan CoastBy Silva Bingaz
Andre Frere Editions, 2014.
 
Japan Coast
Reviewed by George Slade

Japan Coast
Photographs by Silva Bingaz
Andre Frere Editions, 2014. 96 pp., colour and black-and-white illustrations, 8¾x11¾x½".


I looked at Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency again recently. Her work, and the 1986 book published by Aperture, have entered the vocabulary of photography in many, many ways. Anyone photographing bohemian, counter-cultural lives in which one is simultaneously an observer and a participant owes Goldin a nod for opening the door to such practice as valid. Goldin is not the first to have done this; we might reference Ed van der Elsken, Roy deCarava, Christer Stromholm, and others in the previous generation. But Goldin is the standard bearer for the late baby boomers in this confessional, self-reflective genre. Her work has since been highly influential and often imitated, with varying degrees of success.

Book Review Good Dog By Yusef Sevincli Reviewed by Christopher J Johnson The only significant text found in Good Dog comes from the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa. It begins, “Life is an experimental journey that we make involuntarily. It is a journey of the mind through matter, and since it is the mind that journeys, that is where we live.” It is a successful use of the quotation, particularly relevant to Sevincli’s photographs.

Good Dog. By Yusuf Sevincli.
Espas and Filigranes Editions, 2015.
 
Good Dog
Reviewed by Christopher J. Johnson

Good Dog
Photographs by Yusuf Sevincli
Espas (Istanbul) and Filigranes Editions (Paris). In English and Turkish. 64 pp., 45 duotone illustrations, 8¼x10¾x½".

The only significant text found in Good Dog comes from the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa. It begins, “Life is an experimental journey that we make involuntarily. It is a journey of the mind through matter, and since it is the mind that journeys, that is where we live.” It is a successful use of the quotation, particularly relevant to Sevincli’s photographs.

photo-eye Gallery Portfolio & Interview: Michael Levin on his New Color Portfolio Known for his dramatic black and white landscapes, we are thrilled to release a portfolio of color work from Michael Levin. Levin also shares some of his thoughts on his transition to color.
New Work by Gallery Artist Michael Levin installed at photo-eye Gallery

photo-eye Gallery is thrilled to have a selection of new color images by Canadian photographer Michael Levin currently on view, and a portfolio of the work available on the website.  Color is new for Levin who has earned a stellar reputation for dramatic black and white landscapes where long exposures melt sea and sky, developing an emotional sense of place rather than a static document of specific location. These new images continue this expression, with color underscoring the dynamic line and subtle tones of Levin's impeccable compositions. We asked the artist to share a little about his transition to color, the inspiration behind his circular images, and what's next.

Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Reto Caduff Reto Caduff selects A Drop In The Ocean by Allesandro Calabrese & Milo Montelli as Book of the Week.
A Drop In The Ocean  
by Allesandro Calabrese & Milo Montelli. Éditions Du LIC, 2015.
This week's Book of the Week pick comes from Reto Caduff who has selected A Drop In The Ocean by Allesandro Calabrese & Milo Montelli from Éditions Du LIC.

Book Review Ama Lur By Jon Cazenave Reviewed by Colin Pantall The title of Jon Cazenave’s first book is Ama Lur. That’s Basque for Native Land, and that is exactly what his book is about, the land of the Basque Country, and how it is lived, experienced and seen.

Ama Lur. By Jon Cazenave.
Dalpine, 2015.
 
Ama Lur
Reviewed by Colin Pantall

Ama Lur
Photographs by Jon Cazenave
Dalpine, 2015. 64 pp., 10x7½".

The title of Jon Cazenave’s first book is Ama Lur. That’s Basque for Native Land, and that is exactly what his book is about, the land of the Basque Country, and how it is lived, experienced and seen.

Cazenave’s landscape narrative is pinned down by a series of images of cave paintings. These paintings might not be far from the surface, but Cazenave takes us deep into the earth, a fact emphasised by the deep black vignetting found at the edges of the images. The lines, the dots and the primitive designs look as though they have been illuminated by flashlight, adding to the exploratory nature of the images; the idea is that Cazenave is getting on his hands and knees and trawling into a kind of Basque subconscious.


Interview Roger Ballen on Outland photo-eye's Melanie McWhorter talks to Roger Ballen about the expanded re-issue of his classic book Outland and the evolution of his photography.

Outland by Roger Ballen. 
Published by Phaidon, 2015.
Earlier this year, Phaidon released the reprint of Roger Ballen’s photobook OutlandOutland marked an important and unmistakable shift in Ballen’s work, making it a pivotal project and publication in the career of the artist. Originally published in 2001 and featuring Ballen's portraits of the inhabitants of rural South African villages, the Outland reprint has received a good amount of attention in the last two months, encouraged by the release of an accompanying Outland video. This mini-documentary introduces some of the subjects of Ballen’s photographs and follows them through the Outland, an area Ballen has worked in for years.

This new printing is an expanded edition that includes 30 additional images that the photographer and his assistant discovered when revisiting his archives, and an essay that elaborates on Ballen’s practice and history by Elisabeth Sussman, Curator from the Whitney Museum of Art.  In this interview, Melanie McWhorter asks Roger Ballen a few questions about this new re-launch and Ballen elaborates on his practice, his influences and how books have played an important role in his career.

Books In Stock at photo-eye: Signed Martin Parr 12 signed titles by Martin Parr including Hong Kong Parr, Life's a Beach, Up and Down Peachtree, The Photobook: A History Vols. I-III and more — all in stock at photo-eye Bookstore.
We are delighted to have in stock signed copies of twelve Martin Parr titles! Supplies are limited and orders will be filled first come first serve basis.

Book Review Segregation Story By Gordon Parks Reviewed by Blake Andrews Gordon Parks packed many pursuits into his 93 years. Musician, writer, activist, film director, and of course photographer. A self-trained shooter, he bootstrapped his way up from meager means to an acclaimed career. He worked initially with Roy Stryker's FSA and later with Life where he pioneered a twenty year career as the magazine's first African-American staff photographer.

Segregation Story. By Gordon Parks.
Steidl, 2014.
 
Segregation Story
Reviewed by Blake Andrews

Segregation Story
Photographs by Gordon Parks
Steidl, 2014. 112 pp., illustrated throughout, 10x11½".


Gordon Parks packed many pursuits into his 93 years. Musician, writer, activist, film director, and of course photographer. A self-trained shooter, he bootstrapped his way up from meager means to an acclaimed career. He worked initially with Roy Stryker's FSA and later with Life where he pioneered a twenty year career as the magazine's first African-American staff photographer. Since his death in 2006, his work has enjoyed a posthumous revival, spurred primarily by The Gordon Parks Foundation, which has smartly curated his work into an ever-circulating flotilla of international exhibitions; and Steidl, which has produced a series of critical monographs to accompany the shows.

photo-eye Gallery Julie Blackmon on Lot for Sale and Peggy's Beauty Shop Julie Blackmon shares some of her inspiration behind her two most recent works Lot for Sale and Peggy's Beauty Shop.
photo-eye Gallery is thrilled to announce two new images by Julie Blackmon, Lot for Sale and Peggy's Beauty Shop. Blackmon's fantastic and surreal tableaux comment on the contemporary American family while referencing a 19th Century Flemish aesthetic. Both new photo-montages are indicative of Blackmon's signature style with their combination of narrative elements, intricately detailed compositions and a sly sense of humor. photo-eye reached out to Julie Blackmon about the inspirations behind her first new pieces for 2015.

Lot for Sale, 2015  –  Julie Blackmon

Lot for Sale

Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Regina Maria Anzenberger Regina Maria Anzenberger selects The Gardner by Jan Brykczynski as Book of the Week.
The Gardner by Jan Brykczynski.
Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2015.
This week's Book of the Week pick comes from Regina Maria Anzenberger who has selected The Gardener by Jan Brykczynski from Dewi Lewis Publishing.

Book Review Kin Photographs by Pieter Hugo Reviewed by Allie Haeusslein Life in present day South Africa is inextricably linked to the history of Apartheid and centuries of institutionalized segregation and inequality born from colonial rule. Six years ago, when his wife became pregnant with their first child, photographer Pieter Hugo was prompted to seriously consider the nature of his relationship to his birthplace.


KinPhotographs by Pieter Hugo.
Aperture, 2015.
 
Kin
Reviewed by Allie Haeusslein

Kin
Photographs by Pieter Hugo. Text by Ben Okri.
Aperture, New York, 2015. 164 pp., 80 color illustrations, 9½x12¼x¾".


Life in present day South Africa is inextricably linked to the history of Apartheid and centuries of institutionalized segregation and inequality born from colonial rule. Six years ago, when his wife became pregnant with their first child, photographer Pieter Hugo was prompted to seriously consider the nature of his relationship to his birthplace. “How,” Hugo asks, “does one live in this society? How does one take responsibility for history, and to what extent should one try? How do you raise a family in such a conflicted society?” After years of making work throughout Africa, these questions motivated Hugo to photograph the people and landscape of his own community. Kin reflects his meditation on the notion of “home” and “family,” concepts that when viewed through the artist’s lens, prove to be as nuanced, contradictory and fractured as the nation itself.

Nudes/Human Form Newsletter Nudes/Human Form Newsletter Vol. 10 photo-eye's Nudes/Human Form Newsletter features books that explore the human form in a variety of ways. Today we highlight titles from Daido Moriyama, Eylül Aslan, Jordan Sullivan, Mona Kuhn, and Carlo Mollino.
photo-eye's Nudes/Human Form Newsletter features books that explore the human form in a variety of ways. Past editions can be found here.

a room (Type-B) — SIGNED
Photographs by Daido Moriyama

A one-of-a-kind photobook from the legendary Daido Moriyama. Supplies are very limited and will be fulfilled on a first come first serve basis.

Silkscreen cover. Limited edition of 250 copies, signed and numbered.

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Book Review Amc2 journal Issue 10: LagosPhoto 2014 Edited by Archive of Modern Conflict Reviewed by Sarah Bradley Issue 10 of AMC2 from Archive of Modern Conflict brings together three disparate collections of images related to Africa. The first is a series from film sets in Nigeria, the second most active film industry in the world and bearing the industry nickname Nollywood.

Amc2 Journal Issue 10: LagosPhoto 2014.
Edited by Archive of Modern Conflict.
AMC Books, 2014.
 
Amc2 Journal Issue 10: LagosPhoto 2014
Reviewed by Sarah Bradley

Amc2 journal Issue 10: LagosPhoto 2014
Edited by Archive of Modern Conflict
AMC Books, 2014. 84 pp., 8¼x8¼".


Issue 10 of AMC2 from Archive of Modern Conflict brings together three disparate collections of images related to Africa. The first is a series from film sets in Nigeria, the second most active film industry in the world and bearing the industry nickname Nollywood. My first encounter with Nollywood was though the images of Pieter Hugo who removed actors from the context of their films to perform for his camera in the surrounding world. Here, we see actual shots from sets, depictions of scenes, and off camera moments, each presented with a brief description of the movie.

photo-eye Gallery Interview & Portfolio: Tom Chambers on To The Edge As always, we are excited to present a new series of photographs by Tom Chambers: To The Edge. In addition to sharing the images, I have asked Chambers to speak about his experience photographing in Iceland, the inspirations behind his imagery, and his aesthetic.
The Trickster — Tom Chambers

As always, we are excited to present a new series of photographs by Tom Chambers: To The Edge. In To The Edge, Chambers takes us on a journey through Iceland. As usual, his images are inhabited by children and animals, but in this series Chambers takes us a bit deeper into his dreams. In the new images we start to see elements that boarder on the surreal — a boy with handmade bird wings soaring over a vast green landscape, children catching birds like butterflies  and a young girl speaking in flowers. Each image is carefully paired with lines of poetry by Allen Chamberlin inspired by Chambers' images. In addition to sharing the images, I have asked Chambers to speak about his experience photographing in Iceland, the inspirations behind his imagery, and his aesthetic.—Anne Kelly

Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Maki Maki selects New Shinjuku by Daido Moriyama as Book of the Week.
New Shinjuku by Daido Moriyama 
Getsuyosha, 2014.
This week's Book of the Week pick comes from Maki who has selected New Shinjuku by Daido Moriyama published by Getsuyosha.

Book Review The Bungalow Sarah Bay Gachot The Bungalow resulted from a sequestering. Kruithof locked herself away with hundreds of vernacular photographs and made a record of those electrified, metaphorical moments of experiencing pictures — imagining exactly how she thought these images should be processed and presented as “screen reality” in book form; making new photography from old. The book contains five chapters and differing grades of paper — blue-tinted, white matte, and thin glossy-color and black-and-white.
The Bungalow by Anouk Kruithof.
Onomatopee, 2014.

The Bungalow
Reviewed by Sarah Bay Gachot

The Bungalow
By Anouk Kruithof
Onomatopee, 2014. 272 pp., 7½x9¾x2".


The Bungalow resulted from a sequestering. Anouk Kruithof locked herself away with hundreds of vernacular photographs and made a record of those electrified, metaphorical moments of experiencing pictures — imagining exactly how she thought these images should be processed and presented as “screen reality” in book form; making new photography from old. The book contains five chapters and differing grades of paper — blue-tinted, white matte, and thin glossy-color and black-and-white. Each chapter is a visual riff that categorizes or conjures, layers or double exposes. “In my view,” writes Kruithof in her essay that introduces the book, “this is the way to record the screen reality in which we live.”

Books In Stock at photo-eye: Signed Four signed titles from Ken Schles, Lucas Blalock, Daniel Coburn and Iseo Nose, all in stock at photo-eye Bookstore.
Night Walk
Photographs by Ken Schles
Published by Steidl
$50 SIGNED — Purchase Book

"Twenty-five years after the printing of his seminal 1988 book, Invisible City, Ken Schles revisits his archive and fashions a narrative of lost youth: a delirious, peripatetic walk in the evening air of an irretrievable Downtown New York as he saw and experienced it. Night Walk is a substantive and intimate chronicle of New York's last pre-Internet bohemian outpost, a stream of consciousness portrayal that peels back layers of petulance and squalor to find the frisson and striving of a life lived amongst the rubble."the publisher

Selected as one of the Best Books of 2014 by Markus Schaden