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Kai Kuss

Club Paradiso

Fotohof Editions, Austria
September 2004, Hardcover with dust jacket
9 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches
96 pp, 60 b&w and color reproductions
ISBN: 3-901756-47-7 · Retail Price: $39.95

LAYLA RUDNEVA-MACKAY

Green with Envy

According to New Zealand-based artist Layla Rudneva-Mackay, the photographic work in this exhibition catalog has emerged from the “ ruins” of her sculptural practice, and exists in parallel with her graphic work, painting and writing. Her evocative, mystical photos have evolved from a practice characterized by poetic slips and language holes. Such photographic work characteristically involves forms, figures and situations set up against interior and exterior backdrops; their gestures and activities vague and sometimes obscured or altered by fabric and paint. This oversized, soft-covered catalog surveys her photographic works from 2003 to 2010. Their theatrical quality is not surprising; the artist also works as a costume designer and fabricator on films such as The Chronicles of Narnia.

Clouds, New Zealand
Starkwhite, New Zealand
August 2012 / Softcover
12 x 9 1/2 inches / 124 pp
4 b&w and 48 color
ISBN: 978-0-9876593-2-3 · Retail Price: $59.95

LE NÔTRE’S GARDENS

Photographs by Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna’s stunning landscapes, dreamworks of light and shadow, carry the viewer into the elegant world of French 16th-century garden designer André Le Nôtre, the genius behind the garden at Versailles. This second edition includes the original 40 quadratone plates plus an additional 20 images. A visual feast for the lover of both photography and the formal garden.

R.A.M. PUBLICATIONS, LOS ANGELESTHE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, ART COLLECTIONS AND BOTANICAL GARDENS, PASADENA
1999, English and French text
Exhibition catalog, Hardcover, 10 x 10 3/4 inches
80 pp, 61 quadratone reproductions
ISBN: 0-9630785-3-4 · Retail Price: $49.95

Paul Albert Leitner

0-24. Signs and Advertisements

As sensitive as Paul Albert Leitner is to the poetry of everyday life, he is matter-of-fact and objective in his photographic approach, and somewhat a documentarist. In this new book, he discovers signs and advertising. On his countless journey throughout Europe and its post-socialist fringes, in the Latin world, in New York’s urban space and the American South; Leitner find images that are at times - seductive, repugnant, nostalgic-romantic … Leitner, however is not a travel photographer nor someone attracted by the exotic in foreign climes. The individual photo is actually the poetry, with narratives, personal autobiographical and entire world histories created as a series of images or book. In 0-24, Leitner frees the facade of their imposed clarity, literally revealing their concrete form and color. Like Atget, he opens up the surreal levels inherent to economic activities that appear to be so targeted.

Fotohof Editions, Austria
2009 / Hardcover with dust jacket / 9 x 10 3/4 inches
160 pp / 150 color
ISBN: 978-3-902675-02-6 · Retail Price: $48.00

Paul Albert Leitner

Cities, Episodes, Photographs

Fotohof Editions, Austria
2005 / Hardcover with dust jacket / 9 3/4 x 12 inches
260 p / 455 color
ISBN: 3-901756-51-5 · Retail Price: $64.00

EVA LEITOLF

Deutsche Bilder - Eine Spurensuche 1992–2008

SNOECK, GERMANY
2009 / Exhibition catalog / Hardcover
10 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches / 88 pp / 44 color
ISBN: 978-3-936859-90-4 · Retail Price: $62.00

 

LEWIS BALTZ

The Politics of Bacteria, Docile Bodies, Ronde de Nuit

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles / R.A.M. Publications,
Los Angeles
1998, Exhibition catalog
Hardcover, 7 x 11 inches
60 pp, numerous b&w and color reproductions
ISBN: 0-914357-57-3 · Retail Price: $26.00
 

LEWIS MORLEY

Contemporary Photographers: Australia

Writelight Pty Ltd.
1998, Series number 4
Softcover, 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches
96 pp, 91 b&w reproductions
ISBN: 0-646-30587-5 · Retail Price: $20.00

ULRIKE LIENBACHER

nude, pensive

Hemma Schmutz (Ed.)

The title nude, pensive stems from a postcard found by Austrian artist Ulrike Lienbacher—a pin-up girl on a bed, lost in contemplation. Lienbacher’s book expands upon her 2010 exhibition Elite  Bodies//  Revolt at the Salzburger Kunstverein and reflects the many aspects of nudity and ways of viewing naked bodies in the history of visual culture: as an ancient mytho-historical motif in art history, a learning tool for students in figure drawing classes, and the object of the pornographic gaze. This richly illustrated volume contains new drawings, preceded by black-and-white photographs of body studies and previously unpublished photographic works—museum scenes, still lifes and interiors. Once again this artist entrances us with her seductive and sensual but simple drawings. Texts by cultural theorist Elke Krasny and curator Thomas Trummer contemplate the role of the nude in contemporary art-making.

FOTOHOF EDITIONS, AUSTRIA
SALSBURGER KUNSTVEREIN, AUSTRIA
April 2013/ English & German/ Exhibition catalog Hardcover/ 8 3/4 x 11 2/3 inches/ 128 pp/ 80 b&w and color
ISBN: 978-3-902675-77-4 · Retail Price: $39.95

Lincoln: An Album of Photographs and Words

Eakins Press Foundation, New York
1973 / Paper foldout / 6 x 6 inches / 8 pp
No ISBN · Retail Price: $9.95