Rembrandt’s etched masterpieces of Christ preaching and healing. Text by curator and scholar A. Hyatt Mayor.
1973 / Paper foldout / 6 x 6 inches / 8 pp
No ISBN · Retail Price: $9.95
To the Night Planet
Yoko Mori (Ed.)
Part artist book, part cinematic journey, Berlin-based Rika Noguchi’s lyrical new publication, To the Night Planet, captures scenes from a bus window she regularly rides in the German capital. Full-bleed foggy and indeterminate images punctuated by random sources of light from the urban landscape comprise this first photo collection in four years from the international artist. Windows of buildings, streetlamps, the lights of cars and buses are transformed into magically beautiful masses of luminosity, mysteriously transporting the viewer through space. Rika is one of the noted artists in the influential photo movement initiated by young Japanese women coming out of art school in the 1990s. Their large, oversaturated out-of-focus color images evoking an experience or moment in time made way for a more poetic and pure contemporary abstraction within photography. Noguchi’s work is internationally exhibited with shows at the Guggenheim Bilbao, the Walker Art Center, and the Carnegie International, among others.
July 2016 / English & Japanese / Softcover
6 ¼ x 8 ¾ in. / 128 pp / 77 color
ISBN: 978-4-904257-33-3 · Retail Price: $46.00
2008 / English & German / Softcover
8 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches / 76 pp / 50 color
ISBN: 978-3-901756-87-0 · Retail Price: $32.00
1984: A Case Study in Finding an Appropriate TV Newswoman
1985, Artist's Book
Softcover, 9 x 11 1/2 inches
17 pp, 38 color plates
No ISBN · Retail Price: $55.00
Schacht / Attika / Stall
2007 / English & German / Hardcover
9 x 12 1/4 inches / 66 pp / extensive b&w and color
ISBN: 978-3-901756-74-0 · Retail Price: $45.00
2000, English and German text
Hardcover, 10 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches
128 pp, 60 b/w
ISBN: 978-3-901756-19-1 · Retail Price: $65.00
European Central Bank Annual Photography Award 2009
Anyone seeking Europe’s emerging socio-documentary photographers will be engrossed by the talent revealed in this oversized, full-color volume of winners and finalists in the European Central Bank’s Annual Photography Award. The award rotates among countries; 2009 focused on Romania. First-prize winner Nico Ilfoveanu’s lyrical Steampunk Autochromes, made with a box camera and a lens treated for color, take industrial vestiges and turn them into painterly Romantic imagery. Second and third-place winners Losif Kiraly and Dragos Lumpan chronicle an urban and rural nation that at times seems medieval, at times post-industrial. The book also includes exciting work by competition runners-up, and a mini-history of Romanian photography. Inspiring work from the edge of the West – or is it the East?
2010 / English & Romanian / Exhibition catalog
Softcover / 9 3/8 x 11 7/8 inches / 145 pp / 80 color
ISBN: 978-3-902675-37-8 · Retail Price: $32.00
I love to dress like I am coming from somewhere
and I have a place to go
In her first monograph, I don’t know where I’m going … West African–born Swiss photographer Flurina Rothenberger presents portraits from the everyday lives of the diverse West African community in Zürich. The photographer approached people with very different backgrounds and biographies who have established a livelihood in the city over the last 10 years. Having grown up in West Africa and studied photography at the University of Art and Design, Zürich, Rothenberger has made a study of the ambiguities, mores and specters of Africa and its 54 countries. Her poignant portraits of everyday life in the context of economic and social consequences as well as the effects of social coercion, anarchic urbanization and global warming provide a subtle but urgently needed contribution to how we view Africa in the 21st century.
July 2015 / Softcover
6 x 7 inches / 264 pp / 253 color
ISBN: 978-3-905929-73-7 · Retail Price: $50.00
Pictures of Hell
Devils Gate, Devils Canyon, Bumpass Hell, Hells Half Acre, Dirty Devil River: photographer Mark Ruwedel visited all of these places and more while creating the series Pictures of Hell. This book is the culmination of the journey he began in 1995, and brings together virtually every image in the artist’s brilliant interpretation of the American West. Ruwedel, 2014 winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the prestigious Canadian Scotiabank Award, is inspired by the 19th-century photographers whose photo albums revealed the glories of the West. In Pictures of Hell, he layers history with a contemporary investigation of technology, anthropology and colonization. Ruwedel’s work has been exhibited at TATE Modern, Yale University Art Gallery, SFMoMA, LACMA and other important venues. 132 meticulously reproduced tritone plates are complemented with essays by Simon Baker and Chiara Siravo. With intellect and wit, Ruwedel investigates what the West means today, and how its mythology and culture affect our current sensibilities.
October 2014, Hardcover
9 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches, 352 pp, 132 b&w tritones
ISBN: 978-0-9703860-3-8 · Retail Price: $125.00
Photographed over a 10-year period, Dog Houses is a collection of 30 forlorn and often humorous color images of canine shelters found throughout the Southern California desert landscape. American photographer Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954), known for his majestic “Westward” series of residual landforms created by the expanding railroad lines across the 19th-century American West, turns his discerning eye to the last western frontier—the American desert. Dog Houses, part of Ruwedel’s larger “Desert House” series, published by MACK (2016), takes us to a place where the signs of human activity in the landscape are much more recent and revealing. Like their human counterparts, the doghouses in these photographs constitute an inventory of an iconic yet surprisingly flexible form. Often made from discarded material left over from the construction of the human houses, the funny and sometimes haunting structures evoke the asymmetrical yet reciprocal relationship between owner and animal. Ruwedel is represented in museums worldwide: Tate Modern, J. Paul Getty Museum, LACMA, National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC) and National Gallery of Canada, among others.
October 2017 / Hardcover
10 x 9 ¼ in. / 72 pp / 35 color
ISBN: 978-0-9859958-9-8 · Retail Price: $40.00