• Afghanistan
    Afghanistan
    War and Grace
    Magnum photographer Steve McCurry’s Afghanistan retrospective
    Afghanistan has long been a country overwhelmed by tribal rivalries, colonial wars, and geo-political conflict. The Afghans have called their mountains “the land of rebellion,” a land that has not been successfully occupied since the times of Alexander the Great. These invaders ? Persians, Arabs, Moguls, Sikhs, British, Russians ? may have been thwarted, but wandering through the bazaars of Kabul will attest to their legacy. In the people of Afghanistan, the genes of countless races meet and intermingle.
    Deep are the fissures in Afghan society; the schism between Sunni and Shia, the endemic violence across clans and tribes, and the blood feuds and rivalries within lineages. Yet born of such chaos and entrenched conflict are these most breathtaking of images.
    In this definitive retrospective of his work in Afghanistan,Steve McCurry has curated over 140 gripping images to present a torn, proud people, from the desert of Kandahar to the streets of Kabul and remote rivers of Nuristan. For almost four decades, McCurry traveled to the country regularly, documenting its people with a rare and disarming humanity. His most striking portrait Afghan Girl (1984) has graced the covers of magazines around the world, in equal parts haunting and evoking remarkable grace and dignity. In common with so much of McCurry’s work, it has a timeless, painterly quality?entirely at odds with the troubled region in which it was taken.
    McCurry has always been subjected to dangers that are an inevitable part of life “on the road” for photographers. He often ventured behind the lines, usually at great risk. His first trip to Afghanistan in 1979 involved him dressing in Afghan garb in order to be smuggled across the border from Pakistan. That journey into the treacherous, unpredictable landscape ? territory controlled at various times by the Mujahideen, the Russians, and the Taliban ? was one that McCurry would make numerous times. Many other photographers would follow in his footsteps, but none would return with such a flawless body of work.
    “They are a proud people, eyes leveled straight, in contempt as much as in curiosity: these are the faces, both male and female, that peer so defiantly from Steve’s magnificent photographs.”
    — William Dalrymple
    Text in English, French, and German

    ISBN: 9783836569361
    Publication date: 10/08/2017
    Price: $130.00
    Author: McCurry, Steve
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $130.00
  • Annie Leibovitz at Work
    Annie Leibovitz at Work
    Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are made

    Leibovitz addresses young photographers and readers interested in what photographers do, but any reader interested in contemporary history will be fascinated by her account of one of the richest bodies of work in the photographic canon. The subjects include photojournalism, studio work, photographing dancers and athletes, working with writers, and making the transition from shooting with film to working with digital cameras. Originally published in 2008, this revised and updated edition brings Leibovitz's bestselling book back into print.

    ISBN: 9780714878294
    Publication date: 28/10/2018
    Price: $89.99
    Author: Leibovitz, Annie
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $89.99
  • Art of Burning Man
    Art of Burning Man
    In this updated edition with fresh images, writer and photographer NK Guy presents 16 years of Burning Man art. His dazzling images record these participatory, collective, intrinsically ephemeral installations and happenings in the desert, which exist for no clearer purpose than because someone wanted to express something. The result is testimony to a realm far beyond the ego, commerce, and power play of mainstream cultural output: it is one of the most pure, uninhibited, expressive centers of our time.

    ISBN: 9783836572132
    Publication date: 25/01/2018
    Price: $65.00
    Author: Guy, NK
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $65.00
  • Chronology of Photography
    Chronology of Photography
    A Chronology of Photography presents a fresh perspective on the medium by taking a purely chronological approach to its history, tracing the complex links between technological innovations, social changes, and artistic interventions. Structured around a central timeline that charts the development of photography from early experiments with optics right up to the present-day explosion of digital media, it features sumptuous reproductions of key photographs, together with commentaries and contextual information about the social, political and cultural events of the period in which they were taken. Special technical sections that explain how the development of new camera technology impacted the practice of photography, while feature spreads highlight important themes and influential practitioners. Covering a wide selection of genres, styles and artists, it is invaluable as a comprehensive guide to photography in all its different forms and functions.

    ISBN: 9780500545034
    Publication date: 01/11/2018
    Price: $45.00
    Author: Lowe, Paul
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $45.00
  • Earth from the Air New Edition
    Earth from the Air New Edition
    The result of a five-year airborne odyssey across five continents and sixty countries, The Earth from the Air is the bestselling and most popular book of aerial photography ever published. This updated edition of the internationally acclaimed original features an updated text and over 100 breathtaking new photographs. New editorials by such renowned authors as Jane Goodall, Matthieu Ricard and Olivier Blond consider such perpetual issues as agriculture, climate and biodiversity, as well as the latest concerns - refugees, new technologies and environmental movements. A classic of its kind, this book will heighten everyone's awareness of today's urgent ecological issues. Now more than ever, The Earth from the Air stands as a call to action.

    ISBN: 9780500544846
    Publication date: 01/09/2017
    Price: $110.00
    Author: Arthus-Bertrand, Yann
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $110.00
  • Magnum Atlas Around the World in 365 Photos
    Magnum Atlas Around the World in 365 Photos
    Featuring new and iconic images, this follow-up to Prestel's highly successful A Year in Photography: Magnum Archive includes some of the most striking photography ever collected in one volume. As readers flip the pages they will find themselves traveling from west to east across the globe. Each country is represented in three or four images captured by a single photographer. While renowned figures such as Robert Capa, Bruce Davidson, and Martin Parr are included, readers will also find younger photographers such as Olivia Arthur, Alessandra Sanguinetti, and Mikhael Subotzky, all of whom present dazzling new views of our changing world. Shining a light on the human condition in every corner of the globe, this compilation exemplifies Magnum founder Henry Cartier- Bresson's vision of "a community of thought, a shared human quality, a curiosity about what is going on in the world, a respect for what is going on and a desire to transcribe it visually."

    ISBN: 9783791383767
    Publication date: 14/09/2017
    Price: $69.99
    Author: Magnum Photos
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $69.99
  • Man Ray
    Man Ray
    Rays of Light Man Ray, multitalented master of modernist imagery Man Ray (1890-1976) was a polymath modernist, working in painting, sculpture, film, printmaking, and poetry. But it was his work in photography, with nude studies, fashion work, and portraiture that saw him pioneering a new chapter in the history of camerawork and art. With a wide-ranging collection of both his famous and lesser known works, this monograph gives a vivid overview of Man Ray's multifaceted practice and photographic legacy. It traces Ray from his artistic beginnings in New York through to his central role in the Parisian avant-garde, where he featured in the first Surrealist exhibition with Jean Arp, Max Ernst, Andre Masson, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso and produced such now iconic works as Noire et blanche and Le Violon d'Ingres. Through numerous examples of still life, portraiture, and beyond, we see how Ray constantly experimented with new techniques, pushing photography out of its documentary domain into ethereal, poetic expressions through multiple exposure, solarization, and the particular brand of photograms he wittily termed "rayography."Text in English, French, and German

    ISBN: 9783836564489
    Publication date: 22/04/2017
    Price: $55.00
    Author: Ware, Katherine
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $55.00
  • National Geographic  Asia & Oceania
    National Geographic Asia & Oceania
    ISBN: 9783836568845
    Publication date: 30/08/2017
    Price: $110.00
    Author: Golden, Reuel
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $110.00
  • National Geographic Europe
    National Geographic Europe
    ISBN: 9783836568807
    Publication date: 30/08/2017
    Price: $110.00
    Author: Golden, Reuel
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $110.00
  • Portraits
    Portraits
    In 1985, Steve McCurry photographed an Afghan girl for the National Geographic. The intensity of the subject's eyes and her compelling gaze made this one of the most widely and consistently celebrated portraits in the history of contemporary photography. This image accompanies the other remarkable faces he has encountered whilst travelling throughout the world, collected together in an engaging and moving series of unique street portraits: unposed, unstylized images of people that reveal the true universality of the depths of human emotion. This fresh new edition, expanded to feature more photographs than before, including some never-before published, creates an up-to-date and unrivalled collection of McCurry's portraiture. Critically acclaimed and recognized internationally for his classic reportage, over the last thirty years he has worked on numerous assignments, travelling extensively throughout the Middle and Far East.
    A regular contributor to many international journals, McCurry is a member of Magnum Photos and a recipient of the Robert Capa Gold Medal and an unprecedented four World Press Photo first prizes in a single year; many of McCurryi'1/2s images have since become modern icons. He is most famous for his evocative color photography, which has captured stories of human experience that, in the finest documentary tradition, transcend boundaries of language and culture.

    ISBN: 9780714865379
    Edition: 2
    Price: $29.99
    Author: MCCURRY, STEVE
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $29.99
  • Steve McCurry Untold
    Steve McCurry Untold
    ISBN: 9780714877341
    Price: $59.99
    Author: McCurry, Steve
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $59.99
  • World Press Photo 2018
    World Press Photo 2018
    Publishing the results of the most recent annual World Press Photo Contest, this exceptional book contains the very best press photographs from the year 2017 - pictures submitted by photojournalists, picture agencies, newspapers and magazines throughout the world. Selected from thousands of images, these prizewinning photos capture the most powerful, moving and sometimes disturbing images of the year.

    ISBN: 9780500970904
    Publication date: 12/04/2018
    Price: $39.99
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $39.99
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