Photography Surveys

PLAYA FIRE: SPIRIT AND SOUL AT BURNING MAN

Written by Harvey, Stewart
Foreword by Burning Man founder Larry HarveyA stunning visual and narrative homage--featuring more than 100 black & white and color photographs, many never before seen--that captures the wonder and metaphysical power of Burning Man past present, and future, and the magic that draws us to it, by the ultimate Burning Man insider.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Harperelixir | 256 Pages |
$50.00
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CAMERA LUCIDA: REFLECTIONS ON PHOTOGRAPHY

Written by Barthes, Roland
A graceful, contemplative volume, Camera Lucida was first published in 1979. Commenting on artists such as Avedon, Clifford, Mapplethorpe, and Nadar, Roland Barthes presents photography as being outside the codes of language or culture, acting on the body as much as on the mind, and rendering death and loss more acutely than any other medium.
October 12, 2010 | Paperback | Hill & Wang | 144 Pages |
$14.00
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IVY LEAGUE

Written by Cappello, Daniel
Much more than a grouping of eight colleges and universities, the Ivy League--with its hallowed halls, private clubs, and grassy quadrangles--is the consummate reward of the American Dream.
March 27, 2012 | Hardcover | Assouline | 192 Pages |
$65.00

DETROIT: THE DREAM IS NOW: THE DESIGN, ART, AND RESURGENCE OF AN AMERICAN CITY

Detroit: The Dream Is Now is a visual essay on the rebuilding and resurgence of the city of Detroit by photographer Michel Arnaud, co-author of Design Brooklyn. In recent years, much of the focus on Detroit has been on the negative stories and images of shuttered, empty buildings--the emblems of Detroit's financial and physical decline.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$40.00

LIBRARY BOOK

In pre-Revolutionary War America, libraries were member-driven collections for the elite; it was not until 1790 that Benjamin Franklin helped to establish the first public lending library. Throughout the subsequent centuries the library has evolved, but always remained central to the cultural life of the nation. Thomas R.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$80.00
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BURDOCK

Written by Malcolm, Janet
Over the course of three summers in New England, Malcolm gathered leaves of the burdock plant, a "large rank weed" with medicinal properties "that grows along roadsides and in waste places and around derelict buildings." Influenced by Richard Avedon's unsparing portraits of famous people, Malcolm is drawn to "uncelebrated leaves" on which "life has left its mark," through the ravages of time, weat
September 1, 2008 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 28 Pages |
$65.00

HYBRID MODERNISM: MOVIE THEATERS IN SOUTH INDIA

India produces about 1,200 films in 24 languages annually and the world of cinema leaves its traces everywhere. Even before the recent Bollywood boom, the architecture of its movie theaters, a hybrid mix of styles, acted as a sort of social barometer.
October 16, 2016 | Hardcover | Spector Books |
$52.00

BETTINA LOCKEMANN: ETAT D'URGENCE / PARIS, 14 NOVEMBRE 2015

The morning after the brutal terrorist attacks on November 13, 2015, Paris awoke to heavy gray skies, streets deadly silent and the country under a state of emergency. This unnerving moment compelled German photography artist and theorist Bettina Lockemann to pick up her camera and head out to roam across Paris.
February 17, 2017 | Paperback | Spector Books | 128 Pages |
$28.00

END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT: F/ STOP

The curatorial foundation for the Seventh Annual Festival for Photography, Leipzig
February 17, 2017 | Paperback | Spector Books | 144 Pages |
$35.00
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SHARK

Get closer to the beauty and power of sharks with award-winning National Geographic photographer Brain Skerry as he illustrates their remarkable evolutionary adaptations and their huge importance to marine ecosystems around the world.
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society | 208 Pages |
$25.00

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