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Book of the Week: A Pick by Gerry Badger


Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Gerry Badger Photographic critic and photographer Gerry Badger selects Walking by Thomas Struth as photo-eye Book of the Week.

Walking. By Thomas StruthIvorypress, 2014.


This week's Book of the Week pick comes from photographic critic and photographer Gerry Badger, who has selected Walking by Thomas Struth, published by Ivorypress.

"Known for his large-scale, large-ambition history photo-paintings, in this small artist’s book it is refreshing to see Struth return to photo basics — just walking around various cities with a camera taking note of details, walls, doorways, and so on. Of course, he might print them eight feet high, but this beautiful little artist’s book seems the ideal place for this modest, yet satisfying body of work."—Gerry Badger

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Walking. By Thomas StruthIvorypress, 2014.
Walking. By Thomas StruthIvorypress, 2014.



Gerry Badger was born in Northampton, England, and is a photographer, architect, and photographic critic. Among his books are Collecting Photography (2002), The Genius of Photography (2007), The Pleasures of Good Photographs (Aperture, New York, 2010), winner of the ICP Infinity Writer’s Award, 2011, and (with Martin Parr), The Photobook: A History (2 vols., 2004 and 2006), winner of Deutsche Fotobuch Preis and the Kraszna Krausz Prize in 2007. Volume III has just been published. He lives in London.




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