Faurer initially worked for fashion magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar in New York, but soon focused his eye on the enchanting city itself: “Everywhere a new discovery awaited me. Here faurer made poetic, darkly romantic images of the characters of the street, often the poor and lonely amidst the bustle of Times Square during what he called its “hypnotic dusk light.
Louis Faurer #ad - Inspired by walker evans, comparable to that of Robert Frank, Faurer developed a personal, highly empathetic vision, with whom he shared a loft and darkroom in his early New York days.
Robert Frank: The Lines of My HandSteidl #ad - After the americans, sometimes confessional, and without doubt the publication that established his autobiographical, The Lines of My Hand is arguably Robert Frank’s most important book, approach to bookmaking. The book was originally published by yugensha in tokyo in 1972, and this new Steidl edition, made in close collaboration with Frank, follows and updates the first US edition by Lustrum Press of 1972.
The lines of my hand is structured chronologically and presents selections from every stage of frank’s work until 1972―from early photos in Switzerland in 1945–46, to images of his travels in Peru, Paris, London and Wales, Valencia, and to contact sheets from his 1955–56 journey through the US that resulted in The Americans.
Robert Frank: The Lines of My Hand #ad - Here too are intimate photos of frank’s young family, later photo-collages and stills from films including Pull My Daisy and About Me: A Musical.
Fred Herzog: Modern ColorHatje Cantz #ad - In this respect, his photographs can be seen as prefiguring the New Color photographers of the 1970s. 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.
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, many never before reproduced, and features essays by acclaimed authors David Campany, Hans-Michael Koetzle and artist Jeff Wall. Fred herzog is the most comprehensive publication on this important photographer to date. Fred herzog Modern Color.
Magnum StreetwiseThames & Hudson #ad - 400 illustrations Fred herzog Modern Color. Ambitious in scope and democratic in nature, Magnum Streetwise is an unmissable tour through the photographs and practices that have helped define what street photography is―and what it can be. The ultimate collection of street photography from Magnum Photos. Magnum streetwise is the definitive collection of street photography from Magnum Photos, and an unparalleled opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the true greats of the genre.
A rich seam of street photography runs through the heart of magnum to this day, Bruce Gilden, and Richard Kalvar―and in the work of those who may not think of themselves as street photographers, both in the work of recognized masters of the genre―including Elliott Erwitt, Martin Parr, despite their powerful influence on the current generation of budding artists.
Magnum Streetwise #ad - . An essential addition to the street photography canon, this volume showcases hidden gems alongside many of street photography’s most famous images. Magnum photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson pioneered modern concepts of street photography before the term was even coined. Magnum streetwise is a true visual feast, interleaving insightful text and anecdotes within an intuitive blend of photographer- and theme-focused sections.
Louis FaurerMerrell Publishers #ad - Known for his raw, new york, and in particular for his evocative shots of 1940s and 1950s Times Square, melancholy, and psychologically charged pictures of life on the street, Faurer frequently drew on the film noir idiom to create memorable images. Photographs of moviegoers, box-office lines, and cinemas advertising B movies such as Force of Evil, ushers, Edge of Doom, and Ace in the Hole are recurrent themes.
Much of faurer's best work, and he frequently haunted the streets of New York, is of ordinary people, though, finding poetry amid the crackle of the city. Louis faurer was one of America's "quiet" photographers. Used book in Good Condition. Other shots such as i am paralyzed, Daddy Warbucks, and Eddie combine a social and personal awareness that was rare for its time.
Louis Faurer #ad - Faurer also worked as a fashion photographer for nearly thirty years, and Flair, producing work for Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, with a particular gift for highlighting his subject's ephemeral grace. He was a lasting influence on Robert Frank and other members of the New York school of photography. This book, draws together a great deal of previously unpublished material, the first to examine Faurer's work in depth and bring it to a modern readership, as well as images not seen since they originally appeared in magazines in the 1940s and 1950s.
In an untitled picture taken in 1937 in philadelphia, and cane of a seated man are in sharp focus, jacket cuffs, the trousers, as are a box of pencils and a sign announcing "I am totally blind. Hurrying past him are the blurred images of pedestrians.
Bystander: A History of Street PhotographyLaurence King Publishing #ad - Fred herzog Modern Color. Used book in Good Condition. Hailed as a landmark work when it was first published in 1994, Bystander is widely regarded by street photographers as the "bible" of street photography. It covers an incredible array of talent, cartier-bresson, stieglitz, Arbus, such as Atget, Brassai, Strand, Kertesz, from the unknowns of the late 19th century to the acknowledged masters of the 20th, Winogrand, Frank, and Levitt to name just a few.
In this new and fully revised edition, the story of street photography is brought up to date with a re-evaluation of some historical material, the inclusion of more contemporary photographers, and a discussion of the ongoing rise of digital photography. In this book, the authors explore and discuss the development of one of the most interesting and dynamic of photographic genres.
American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert FrankDa Capo Press #ad - Leaving his rigid switzerland for the more fluid united states in 1947, writer rudy wirlitzer, actor zero mostel, jazz musicians Ornette Coleman and Charles Mingus, and Peter Orlovsky to photographer Walker Evans, Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, becoming friends with everyone from Jack Kerouac, filmmaker Jonas Mekas, Frank found himself at the red-hot social center of bohemian New York in the '50s and '60s, painter Willem de Kooning, and more.
Used book in Good Condition. Fred herzog Modern Color. His was an america nobody had seen before, and if it was harshly criticized upon publication for its portrait of a divided country, the collection gradually grew to be recognized as a transformative American vision. And then he turned his back on certain success, giving up photography to reinvent himself as a film and video maker.
American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank #ad - . Born and raised in wartime switzerland, frank discovered the power and allure of photography at an early age and quickly learned that the art meant significantly more to him than the money, success, or fame. From the author of the acclaimed james brown biography The One comes the first in-depth biography of renowned photographer and filmmaker Robert Frank, best known for his landmark book The Americans.
As well-known as robert Frank the photographer is, few can say they really know Robert Frank the man. The art was all, and he intended to spend a lifetime pursuing it. American witness is the first comprehensive look at the life of a man who's as mysterious and evasive as he is prolific and gifted.
Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself: A Lifetime RetrospectiveLaurence King Publishing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. 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. 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.
Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself: A Lifetime Retrospective #ad - Where i find myself is the first major single book retrospective of one of America's leading photographers. Fred herzog Modern Color. The book covers all of joel meyerowitz's great projects: his work inspired by the artist Morandi, his experiments comparing color and black and white pictures, his trips in the footsteps of Robert Frank across the US, his work on trees, his exclusive coverage of Ground Zero, and of course his iconic street photography work.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive MomentSteidl #ad - 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. 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.
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: The Decisive Moment #ad - Henri cartier-bresson 1908–2004 was born in Chantelou-en-Brie, France. 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.
Steidl. He initially studied painting and began photographing in the 1930s. Used book in Good Condition. Fred herzog Modern Color.
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.
Steidl. Fred herzog Modern Color. Used book in Good Condition. 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. Award-winning writer Geoff Dyer has admired Winogrand’s work for many years.
The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand #ad - This inimitable combination of photographer and writer, images and text, itself offers what Dyer claims for Winogrand’s photography—an education in seeing. 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.