With more than 150 color photographs, most of which have never been published in book form, this collection of images deepens our understanding of Maier, as its immediacy demonstrates how keen she was to record and present her interpretation of the world around her. The first definitive monograph of color photographs by American street photographer Vivian Maier.
Vivian Maier: The Color Work #ad - Photographer vivian maier’s allure endures even though many details of her life continue to remain a mystery. Her story—the secretive nanny-photographer who became a pioneer photographer—has only been pieced together from the thousands of images she made and the handful of facts that have surfaced about her life.
Vivian Maier: A Photographer FoundHarper Design #ad - They revealed a surprising and accomplished artist and a stunning body of work, which Maloof championed and brought to worldwide acclaim. It features images of and excerpts from Maier’s personal artifacts, memorabilia, and audiotapes, made available for the first time. Harper Design. This remarkable volume draws upon recently conducted interviews with people who knew Maier, which shed new light on Maier’s photographic skill and her life.
Vivian maier presents the most comprehensive collection and largest selection of the photographer’s work—created during the 1950s through the 1970s in New York, Chicago, and on her travels around the country—almost exclusively unpublished and including her previously unknown color work. During her lifetime she shot more than 100, 000 images, which she kept hidden from the world.
Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found #ad - The definitive monograph of american photographer vivian maier, written and edited by noted photography curator and writer Marvin Heiferman; featuring 250 black-and-white images, color work, exploring the full range and brilliance of her work and the mystery of her life, and other materials never seen before; and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman.
Vivian maier’s story—the secretive nanny-photographer during her life who becomes a popular sensation shortly after her death—has, to date, been pieced together only from previously seen or known images she made and the handful of facts that have surfaced about her life. In 2007, two years before her death, chicago historic preservationist John Maloof discovered a trove of negatives, and roll upon roll of undeveloped film in a storage locker he bought at auction.
Vivian Maier: Street PhotographerpowerHouse Books S-016534 #ad - The photos are amazing both for the breadth of the work and for the high quality of the humorous, beautiful, moving, and raw images of all facets of city life in America’s post-war golden age. It wasn’t until local historian john maloof purchased a box of Maier’s negatives from a Chicago auction house and began collecting and championing her marvelous work just a few years ago that any of it saw the light of day.
PowerHouse Books. The first book to introduce the phenomenon that is the life story and work of Vivian Maier. A good street photographer must be possessed of many talents: an eye for detail, shoot, and composition; impeccable timing; a populist or humanitarian outlook; and a tireless ability to constantly shoot, shoot, light, shoot and never miss a moment.
Vivian Maier: Street Photographer #ad - It is incredibly rare to find it in someone with no formal training and no network of peers. Yet vivian maier is all of these things, a professional nanny, who from the 1950s until the 1990s took over 100, 000 photographs worldwide—from France to New York City to Chicago and dozens of other countries—and yet showed the results to no one.
Harper Design. The original, instant classic which set the world afire. Presented here for the first time in print, Vivian Maier: Street Photographer collects the best of her incredible, unseen body of work. Please note that all blank pages in the book were chosen as part of the design by the publisher.
Fred Herzog: Modern ColorHatje Cantz #ad - The most comprehensive book yet published on the canadian color-photography pioneerFred Herzog is best known for his unusual use of color photography in the 1950s and 1960s, a time when art photography was almost exclusively associated with black-and-white imagery. In this respect, his photographs can be seen as prefiguring the New Color photographers of the 1970s.
The canadian photographer worked largely with kodachrome slide film for over 50 years, and only in the past decade has technology allowed him to make archival pigment prints that match the exceptional color and intensity of the Kodachrome slide, making this an excellent time to reevaluate and reexamine his work.
Fred Herzog: Modern Color #ad - This book brings together over 230 images, and features essays by acclaimed authors David Campany, many never before reproduced, Hans-Michael Koetzle and artist Jeff Wall. Fred herzog Modern Color. Fred herzog is the most comprehensive publication on this important photographer to date. Harper Design. PowerHouse Books.
The Street Philosophy of Garry WinograndUniversity of Texas Press #ad - Modeled on john szarkowski’s classic book atget, the street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand is a masterfully curated selection of one hundred photographs from the Winogrand archive at the Center for Creative Photography, with each image accompanied by an original essay. Dyer takes the viewer/reader on a wildly original journey through both iconic and unseen images from the archive, including eighteen previously unpublished color photographs.
Award-winning writer Geoff Dyer has admired Winogrand’s work for many years. Harper Design. This inimitable combination of photographer and writer, images and text, itself offers what Dyer claims for Winogrand’s photography—an education in seeing. PowerHouse Books. Fred herzog Modern Color. Garry winogrand—along with diane arbus and lee friedlander—was one of the most important photographers of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as one of the world’s foremost street photographers.
The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand #ad - The book encompasses most of winogrand’s themes and subjects and remains broadly faithful to the chronological and geographical facts of his life, but Dyer’s responses to the photographs are unorthodox, eye-opening, and often hilarious.
Vivian Maier: Self-PortraitspowerHouse Books #ad - The follow-up to the international smash hit. PowerHouse Books. Fred herzog Modern Color. Vivian maier’s is tHE photo world story of the early 21st century. Celebrated by the wall street journal, walker evans, vanity fair, american photo, helen levitt, and countless other publications, the life's work of recently discovered street photographer Vivian Maier has captivated the world and spawned comparisons to photography's masters including Diane Arbus, Town and Country, Lisette Model, The New York Times, and Weegee among others.
Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits #ad - Now, the preeminent collector of the work of vivian maier and editor of the highly acclaimed vivian maier: Street Photographer powerHouse Books, Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits reveals the fullest and most intimate portrait of the artist to date with approximately 60 never-before-seen black-and-white and four-color self-portraits culled from the extensive Maloof archive, for the first time, 2011—bringing us closer to the reclusive artist than ever before.
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Tod Papageorge: Dr. Blankman´s New YorkSteidl/Pace/MacGill Gallery #ad - Fred herzog Modern Color. PowerHouse Books. Tod papageorge: Dr. In some ways it was a failed experiment: papageorge mostly approached color in the same way as he approached black and white, except that he also began to intuitively produce still-life pictures with little commercial appeal, spotlighting canned hams in shop windows and political posters.
But color offered papageorge the opportunity to work in a new medium at a time of great social, political and cultural change. Blankman´s new york documents a brief but critical moment in the photographer's early career, the two years Papageorge shot in color in New York in the late 1960s. He is the recipient of two Guggenheim Fellowships and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.
Tod Papageorge: Dr. Blankman´s New York #ad - Harper Design. Blankman´s new york, "a record drawn with kodachrome film and its rich, you’ll find a persuasive account of what it meant for me to be free with a Leica in the streets of my newly adopted home of Manhattan, " writes Papageorge, saturated colors. Tod papageorge born 1940 picked up photography for the first time as a student at the University of New Hampshire.
From 1979 to 2013 papageorge served as yale University’s Walker Evans Professor of Photography and Director of Graduate Study in Photography. Black-and-white photography was still the "serious" medium, and color reserved for commercial applications; Papageorge--25 years old and newly arrived in New York City--was encouraged by his fellow photographers to seek paying magazine work by developing a body of work in color.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive MomentSteidl #ad - Cartier-bresson cofounded Magnum in 1947. Originally published in 1952, this collection of Cartier-Bresson's best work from his early years was embellished with a collage cover by Henri Matisse. In the late 1960s he returned to his original passion, drawing. Steidl. Within the canon of european photography books it would be difficult to find one more famous, revered and influential as Henri Cartier-Bresson's The Decisive Moment, wrote Jeffrey Ladd in Time LightBox, in a feature on Steidl's new edition of this ultimate photobook classic.
The book has since influenced generations of photographers, necessarily, while its English title defined the notion of the famous peak in which all elements in the photographic frame accumulate to form the perfect image―not the moment of the height of the action, but the formal, visual peak. PowerHouse Books.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment #ad - Fred herzog Modern Color. He initially studied painting and began photographing in the 1930s. In 2003 cartier-bresson established the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris, one year before his death. This new publication―the first and only reprint since the original 1952 edition―is a meticulous facsimile of the original book that launched the artist to international fame, with an additional booklet on the history of The Decisive Moment by Centre Pompidou curator Clément Chéroux.
Henri cartier-bresson 1908–2004 was born in Chantelou-en-Brie, France. PowerHouse Books.
Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself: A Lifetime RetrospectiveLaurence King Publishing #ad - The book covers all of joel meyerowitz's great projects: his work inspired by the artist Morandi, his work on trees, his trips in the footsteps of Robert Frank across the US, his exclusive coverage of Ground Zero, his experiments comparing color and black and white pictures, and of course his iconic street photography work.
Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself: A Lifetime Retrospective #ad - Harper Design. PowerHouse Books. Fred herzog Modern Color. Steidl. Joel meyerovitz is incredibly eloquent and candid about how photography works or doesn't, and this should be an inspiration to anyone interested in photography. Where i find myself is the first major single book retrospective of one of America's leading photographers.
It is organized in inverse chronological order and spans the photographer's whole career to date: from Joel Meyerowitz's most recent picture all the way back to the first photograph he ever took. PowerHouse Books.
Walker Evans: American Photographs: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary EditionThe Museum of Modern Art, New York #ad - Steidl. In 1935, evans was commissioned by the Farm Security Administration to photograph the effects of the Great Depression in the Southeast. Fred herzog Modern Color. More than any other artist, walker evans invented the images of essential America that we have long since accepted as fact, and his work has influenced not only modern photography but also literature, film and visual arts in other mediums.
PowerHouse Books. As noted on the jacket of the first edition, burrowing eye, “photographing in New England or Louisiana, watching a Cuban political funeral or a Mississippi flood, can be considered a kind of disembodied, Evans, working cautiously so as to disturb nothing in the normal atmosphere of the average place, a conspirator against time and its hammers.
This seventy-fifth anniversary edition of American Photographs, made with new reproductions, recreates the original 1938 edition as closely as possible to make the landmark publication available for a new generation. Harper Design. PowerHouse Books. The original edition of american photographs was a carefully prepared letterpress production, published by The Museum of Modern Art in 1938 to accompany an exhibition of photographs by Evans that captured scenes of America in the early 1930s.
Walker Evans: American Photographs: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Edition #ad - This version, like the fiftieth-anniversary edition produced by the Museum in 1988, captures the look and feel of the very first edition with the aid of new digital technologies. Walker evans 1903–1975 took up photography upon his return to New York in 1927, following a year in Paris when his aspiration to become a writer withered in the shadow of Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Joyce.
American photographs has fallen out of print for long periods of time since it was first published, and even subsequent editions--two of which altered the design and typography of the book in small but significant ways--are often available only at libraries and rare bookstores.