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© Aaron Hobson
© Aaron Hobson
Aaron Hobson's portfolio Cinemascapes

Steeltown, 2007 Chromogenic Print, 40x19" Image, 5/15, $1,800.00

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"Cinemascapes are a hybrid between autobiography and fiction, with Hobson himself always in the star role. They are at times, haunting and scandalous, other times inspiring, but always come across as closely personal. Reflective of his 30 years of experiences, emotions, and challenges throughout his life, Hobson creates cinemascapes that not only viscerally and visually grab the conscious mind, but also linger in the viewer's imagination and memory."— Aaron Hobson

Contact Anne Kelly, photo-eye Gallery Associate Director, for further information. Visit photo-eye online Galleries. Photographers: Apply to the Photographer's Showcase®.
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© Joni Sternbach
© Joni Sternbach
Photolucida announces 2007 Critical Mass Book Award Winners

Photolucida released the names of the annual book award this month and we are pleased to announce that Photographer's Showcase artist, Joni Sternbach was awarded the hardcover for her project "Surfland". The softcover was awarded to photographer, Peter van Agtmael for his project, "American Wars".

Included in the top 50 are some of photo-eye's represented artists:

Mitch Dobrowner
Jon Edwards
Michael Levin
Ian Van Coller
Ryan Zoghlin
Andrew Sovjani
Lydia Panas
Martin Miller


Visit the Photolucida website to view the top 50 portfolios.


Contact Anne Kelly or Heather Prichard, photo-eye Gallery Associate Directors, for further information on the represented artists listed here.
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WassinkLundgren: Empty Bottles (1st edition, SIGNED) WassinkLundgren: Empty Bottles (1st edition, SIGNED)
Winner of the 2007 Contemporary Book Award at the Rencontres d'Arles photo festival and now destined to become a sought after classic! The first printing of Empty Bottles sold out in a matter of days. Also featured as one of Martin Parr's selections in the show he curated for the 2008 New York Photo Festival, where it was shown in book form.
Bids shown below are current as of 4:18 pm MT, 05.21.2008
If you have auction items (valued at $250 or more) to consign, please e-mail us.
Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
Esko Männikkö: The Female Pike (SIGNED): Esko Männikkö: The Female Pike (SIGNED) $450 3
5d 20h 41m
WassinkLundgren: Empty Bottles (1st edition, SIGNED): WassinkLundgren: Empty Bottles (1st edition, SIGNED) $405 21
5d 21h 41m
Jacqueline Hassink: The Table of Power (SIGNED 1st edition!): Jacqueline Hassink: The Table of Power (SIGNED 1st edition!) - 0
6d 20h 41m
Martin Parr: Signs of the Times + From A to B (2 Books--both double signed!): Martin Parr: Signs of the Times + From A to B (2 Books--both double signed!) $300 1
6d 22h 11m
David Goldblatt: In Boksburg (Signed!): David Goldblatt: In Boksburg (Signed!) $530 3
6d 22h 41m
Larry Clark: 1992: Larry Clark: 1992 $675 1
8d 20h 41m


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Lee Friedlander: Lee Friedlander 1960s-2000s Lee Friedlander 1960s-2000s

Copies arriving in 4 to 6 weeks. Preorder now.

Contains work from many of Friedlander's projects from the 1960s to 2000s.

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Cat# ZD403H Hardbound List Price: $50.00
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David Lachapelle: Artists & Prostitutes David Lachapelle: Artists & Prostitutes

Only one in stock. Current Taschen price is $3500.00


"Celebrating the visionary LaChapelle's truly extraordinary photography, this 688-page, XL-sized book is packed cover-to-cover with vibrant full-bleed images; the best of his entire career to date. Bursting at the seams with spectacle and drama, and saturated with colors that only LaChapelle can realize, this limited edition pays tribute to the most daring and ambitious photographer in the history of portraiture.

Limited edition of 2,500 copies worldwide, numbered and signed by David LaChapelle."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# TD152H Hardbound List Price: $2,500.00
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Artists & Prostitutes
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Emi Anrakuji: Ipy Emi Anrakuji: Ipy
"In IPY, Anrakuji represents herself as an alchemist of images and a catalyst for daydreams and desires. The vignettes of her self-portraits blur the boundaries between documentary and staged photography.... A prolific producer of images, Anrakuji often arranges her work as handmade books, one of which serves as the catalyst for IPY....Combinations of various elements- eroticism, humor, cruelty, strange peacefulness, sharpness, and magical tricks - characterize her work."—the publisher

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Cat# TR285H Hardbound List Price: $60.00
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Ipy
Frank H. Goodyear III: Zaida Ben-yusuf Frank H. Goodyear III: Zaida Ben-yusuf

More copies arriving in one to two weeks.

"In the early twentieth century Zaida Ben-Yusuf (1869-1933) was one of the busiest photographers in New York City, maintaining a fashionable studio on Fifth Avenue, exhibiting her distinctly modern portraits across America, Europe and Russia, and publishing work in many magazines. Her self-portraits also challenged traditional perceptions of female identity."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# MR036H Hardbound List Price: $59.95
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Zaida Ben-yusuf
Jessica Todd Harper: Interior Exposure Jessica Todd Harper: Interior Exposure

Winner of NY Photo Festival in the category of Personal/Fine Art Single Image.

"Pennsylvania-based photographer Jessica Todd Harper says of her technically well considered, quotidian portraits and interiors,"I show people in familiar settings, in their homes the way the Renaissance artists Dürer, Van Eyck and Anguissola examined simple people, their identities and existences in their private activities rather than in the happenings or objects around them."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# DP942H Hardbound List Price: $45.00
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Interior Exposure
Sylvia Plachy: Out of the Corner of My Eye Sylvia Plachy: Out of the Corner of My Eye
"Plachy's poetic and visually stunning work brilliantly combines memoir and wry observation in this major retrospective collection of images ranging over forty years. Capturing the curiousness of everyday events, Plachy's pictures combine personal narrative with public display, and-through the immediacy of her experience-encapsulate the timelessness of metaphor and dream."—the publisher

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Cat# ZD299H Hardbound List Price: $40.00
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Out of the Corner of My Eye
Takashi Homma: Tokyo Takashi Homma: Tokyo
"While Daido Moriyama documented the disaffection and dissipation of postwar Tokyo, Takashi Homma picks up the baton with a contemporary portrait of the modern-day metropolis that is both cinematic and complex."—the publisher

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Cat# AP553S Softbound List Price $45.00
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Tokyo
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©Andrea Robbins & Max Becher
©Andrea Robbins & Max Becher
Santa Fe Art Institute lecture and workshop with Andrea Robbins & Max Becher

The Santa Fe Art Institute is proud to present a lecture and workshop with the visual artists Andrea Robbins and Max Becher.

Robbins & Becher are part of the Santa Fe Art Institute's 2008 curated lecture season "Outsider: Tourism, Migration and Exile." They, along with 22 other artists and creative thinkers from around the world, will join SFAI to explore the different movements of people, culture and ideas and what role art can and should play.

The primary focus of Robbins & Becher's work is, what they call, the transportation of place — situations in which one limited or isolated place strongly resembles another distant one. Everywhere, not only in the new world, such situations are accumulating and accepted as genuine locales. Traditional notions of place, in which culture and geographic location neatly coincide, are being challenged by legacies of slavery, colonialism, holocaust, immigration, tourism, and mass-communication. Whether the subject is Germany in Africa, Germans dressing as Native Americans, American towns dressed as Germany, New York in Las Vegas, New York in Cuba, or Cuba in exile, our interest tends to be a place out of place with its various causes and consequences.

For more information, please contact Michelle Laflamme-Childs at SFAI 505.424.5050, email SFAI , or visit the SFAI website.

View Robbins and Becher books at photo-eye.
© Debbie Fleming Caffery
© Debbie Fleming Caffery
Workshop retreat with Debbie Fleming Caffery, Norman Mauskopf, and Carlan Tapp.
Master Photographers Workshop
May 25-30, 2008, Truchas, NM with Debbie Fleming Caffery, Norman Mauskopf, and Carlan Tapp

This unique photographic workshop and retreat is designed for the intermediate to advanced photographer wishing to immerse them self in the art of documentary story telling. Under the guidance of master photographers, Debbie Fleming Caffery, Norman Mauskopf, and Carlan Tapp, participants will have this rare opportunity to assimilate three distinct styles and three points of view in a secluded, all-inclusive environment in Northern New Mexico.

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