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Nudes/Human Form Newsletter Vol. 17

Nudes/Human Form Newsletter Nudes/Human Form Newsletter Vol. 17 Volume 17 of photo-eye's Nudes/Human Form Newsletter featuring books that explore the human form in a variety of ways. Today we highlight titles from Nobuyoshi Araki, Marianna Rothen, Hester Scheurwater, Rita Lino, and prints by Keith Carter.
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Pillow Book "Erotos" — Limited Edition
Photographs by Nobuyoshi Araki

The title Erotos is a term that Nobuyoshi Araki coined to express an image in which "Eros" and "Thanatos" harmoniously blend together. For these ambitiously provocative photographs, Araki used a macro lens and ring strobe flash to shoot his subjects at the closest possible range, which is probably his ultimate interpretation of "still life."

The Pillow Book is a bound collection of 10 platinum prints bound in ultra-soft genuine leather. An edition size of 50, each book contains the artist's signature, handwritten edition number and an original signed color Polaroid print.

To view the signed Polaroid prints inquire with Christopher J Johnson via email at or call 1-505-988-5152 ext. 113

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Snow and Rose & other tales — SIGNED
Photographs by Marianna Rothen

“In the lonely fortress of her domestic home, life is unbearable.” With those dramatic words, the viewer is invited into the world created by Marianna Rothen, a fictional account of women who left the world of men behind and moved to a remote and peaceful place to live amongst themselves. Rothen’s photographs are staged like homages to the films of Antonioni, Bergman or Godard; they seem like film stills and intrigue the viewer to search for and identify the references.

Hardcover, linen bound with a photograph tipped-in and an elastic band.

photo-eye is taking pre-orders for signed copies of Snow and Rose & other tales. If our supplier runs out, orders will be fulfilled in the order in which they are received. The cutoff time for ordering in our shipment is Monday, November 9th at 12:00 PM MDT.

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All I Ever Wanted — SIGNED
Photographs by Hester Scheurwater

This uniquely designed photobook is book of books divided into 9 discrete sections. Printed on red card stock, the exterior booklet features an essay by Patrick Remy with 9 larger booklets affixed in between the pages. Signed and numbered in a limited edition of 500 copies.

"Do you keep a diary?
My images are a visual diary about my sexual power, about fantasies as a sex object. This diary is my 'martial' response, my shooting back in reaction to the fake pornification of the media images. I shoot back with wild sexual power." — from the interivew with Scheurwater in European Photography No. 90

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Photographs and text by Rita Lino

Nudity and nakedness as confessional, as an admission of vulnerability, not for the sake of titillation; Lino explores the possibilities of her body with an uninhibited sexuality and a playful, stylised shamelessness.

Entartete (German for Degenerate) is the result of more than 10 years of auto-portraiture by the emerging Portuguese photographer, Rita Lino. A large series of experimental photographs of psychological or emotional moments taken primarily for the purpose of introspection and self-analysis presented in a limited edition quarter-bound hardback.

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Attic Room
Tintype by Keith Carter
8 x 10 inches, Edition of 15

From Carter's latest series Ghostland, this tintype is ethereal and highly collectible.

Attic Room is offered through photo-eye Gallery and through our Nudes/Human Form Newsletter. It is not listed within the portfolio online. $1200 unframed or $1325 framed by the artist.

Pizza Party and Modele Feminin (both featured in previous Nudes/Human Form Newsletters) are still available and also have a price of $1200 unframed or $1325 framed by the artist.

For more information or to purchase prints please contact Gallery Director Anne Kelly at 505-988-5152 ext. 121 or

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