E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  03.09.04 Vol 4.9
  N E W S W I R E
FotoFest 2004 To Examine Global Water Crisis
FotoFest 2004 will explore one of the world's most important and least understood issues - WATER. In addition to its exhibitions and installations, FotoFest 2004 is featuring a Global Forum on Water and a Film & Video Series on Water. The 2004 Tenth International Biennial of Photography and Photo-Related Arts, takes place in over 120 venues, Friday March 12 - Monday April 12, 2004 in Houston, Texas.

On March 12, 2004, FotoFest 2004 opens the Tenth Biennial with a Downtown celebration along Houston's Main Street and the city's new light rail line. With photography exhibitions in building surrounding the city's new fountains on Main Street Square, FotoFest's 2004 Opening includes public exhibit openings, music, performances, and projections. European Photography Magazine, one of the world's most prestigious creative photography publications, is devoting its 75th issue to the subject of Water in conjunction with FotoFest 2004.

photo-eye will be present selling books at the Meeting Place in the Warwick Hotel from March 12th - March 21st, 1-5 pm. Come by and visit with photo-eye's Director Rixon Reed and his partner, Vicki Bohannon.

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  A U C T I O N S
Scarce Autochrome Exhibition Catelogue Opens For BiddingScarce Autochrome Exhibition Catelogue Opens For Bidding
Autochromes, invented by the Lumieres in 1904, were the first color photographic images that became widely available. Published in conjunction with an autochrome exhibition held at the Grand Palais in Paris in 1984, this volume includes twelve plates beautifully printed from original autochromes; each is tipped onto stiff paper. One image is of Louis Lumiere and his family taken outdoors. Handsomely produced and already rare.
Bids shown below are current as of 12:45 pm MT, 03.09.2004
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Lumiere Autochrome - Anniversary Portfolio: Lumiere Autochrome - Anniversary Portfolio - 0
5d 23h 14m
Genthe: Old Chinatown Calendar Book: Genthe: Old Chinatown Calendar Book - 0
6d 23h 14m
Women Photographers: 4 books: Women Photographers: 4 books $50 1
7d 23h 14m
  J U S T - I N    A N D    R E C O M M E N D E D
John Ganis: Consuming the American Landscape John Ganis: Consuming the American Landscape
Desolate strip mines, clear-cut forests, industrial parks, landfill sites, and other debris-strewn topographies - these the subjects of John Ganis' vivid color photographs. With an introductory essay by Robert Sobieszek and poetry by noted anthropologist Dr. Stanley Diamond. READ MORE

Cat# ZC188H Hardbound $50.00
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Consuming the American Landscape
Joan Fontcuberta, editor: Photography: Crisis of History Joan Fontcuberta, editor: Photography: Crisis of History
Crisis... is a collection of 16 essays by an international group of historians, artists, and critics who explore the work of artists challenging the conventional understanding of photography. A superb revision of contemporary models of photographic interpretation. READ MORE

Cat# PK652H Hardbound $25.00 Online Price: $22.50 Save 10%
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Photography: Crisis of History
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  S I G N E D   B O O K S
Josef and Katharina Hoflehner: Frozen History Josef and Katharina Hoflehner: Frozen History—Signed
Along the western edge of Ross Island near Antarctica stand three huts from early twentieth century expeditions. Due to the permanent sub-freezing temperatures, everything from clothing, to foodstuffs, to dead penguins have been perfectly preserved. Josef and Katharina Hoflehner visited these historic huts; the black-and-white images they returned with are stunning in their spareness and use of natural light. READ MORE

Cat# ZC185H Hardbound $75.00
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Frozen History
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  N E W   F O R E I G N   T I T L E S
Paris: Paris et la Photographie Paris et la Photographie
Paris et la Photographie traces the history of photographic activity in Paris from Daguerre's earliest images through to work by Denis Darzacq made in 2003. Includes concise biographies of the photographers with one or more signature images. Exquisitely printed. READ MORE

Cat# CF101H Hardbound $79.95 Online Price: $65.00 Save 18%
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Paris et la Photographie
19th Century Photography: Eclats D'Histoire 19th Century Photography: Eclats D'Histoire
Based on the collections of the five French, academies, this handsome book contains a wide range of photographs - both English and French - from the earliest days of the meduium until 1918. Baldus, Hippolyte Bayard, Maxime du Camp, Nadar, W. H. Fox Talbot, are among the many represented. An invaluable historical reference. READ MORE

Cat# CF095H Hardbound $99.95
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Eclats D'Histoire
  D E E P    D I S C O U N T S
Peter Lindbergh: Images of Women Peter Lindbergh: Images of Women
Now available in paperback, this landmark volume by noted photographer Peter Lindbergh was well-received when first published in 1997, and soon went out-of-print. READ MORE

Cat# TY040S Softbound $55.00 Online Price: $26.95 Save 51%
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  p h o t o - e y e    S P R I N G    B O O K L I S T
: 2004 Spring Booklist 2004 Spring Booklist
The cover of our Spring issue features a photograph by British photographer Neil Drabble, from his recent release Tree Tops Tall, published by Steidl/Mack. London-based writer/editor Robin Muir lends a fresh voice in his contribution, About Our Cover. Each Spring we proudly announce our list of the favorite books of the previous year—there are 12 stunning winners. Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama talks with publisher Chris Pichler about the first English translation of his classic title, Memories of a Dog. Photographer Aaron Rothman offers part 1 of a 2 part essay on photography, perception and the landscape. And as always, our editor, Darius Himes, reviews the best new books of the Spring season.

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