E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  09.23.09 Vol 9.38
 photo-eye Gallery Opening
© Nick Brandt
© Nick Brandt
Opening this Friday, September 25th at photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe A Shadow Falls, new photographs by Nick Brandt. If you are in Santa Fe please stop by for the artist reception from 5-7pm at 376-A Garcia Street. Brandt's new images from East Africa can be viewed on our website.

Nick Brandt's hardbound book is now available, and the limited edition of A Shadow Falls is available for pre-order. If you would like a signed copy of A Shadow Falls, please call us at 800.227.6941 x114 to reserve your copy.

© Jamey Stillings
© Jamey Stillings
Also on exhibit is a selection of work from The Bridge At Hoover Dam by Santa Fe based photographer, Jamey Stillings.

Jamey Stillings' publication Colorado River Bridge Hoover Dam Bypass: V1 is now available.

Both artists will be present at the gallery reception.

Contact Anne Kelly, photo-eye Gallery Associate Director, for further information.
 Photographer's Showcase
© Beatrix Reinhardt
© Beatrix Reinhardt
Beatrix Reinhardt's portfolio Members only - Club Series

"This project visually investigates interior spaces that define themselves as membership clubs... My interest in clubs was sparked by the attitude of Australians towards these entities. Clubs appeared to be institutions of great significance within the social landscape. "—Beatrix Reinhardt

Beatrix Reinhardt
Gobden Lub, London, UK, 2004
Chromogenic Print
20x24" Image
Unmatted
2 / 7
$950.00

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Contact Anne Kelly, photo-eye Gallery Associate Director, for further information. Visit photo-eye online Galleries. Photographers: Apply to the Photographer's Showcase®
 photo-eye Gallery Staff Pick
© Pentti Sammallahti
© Pentti Sammallahti
This weeks staff pick was chosen by associate gallery director, Heather Prichard. Heather will be leaving the gallery at the end of this month to concentrate on her personal photography.

"Thank you for all the great memories and for the opportunity to be surrounded by incredible work that not only inspired me, but gave me a greater understanding for the love of what we do." - Heather Prichard

Pentti Sammallahti
Solovki, White Sea, Russia, 1992
Gelatin-Silver Print
6x13" Image
16x24"
Not Editioned
$1200.00

Julie Blackmon and Heather Prichard, from left to right, in photo-eye Gallery 2008
Julie Blackmon and Heather Prichard, from left to right, in photo-eye Gallery 2008
Good luck, Heather! We will miss you!!
 Auctions
Ruiko Yoshida: Harlem Black Angels (Rare Complete Copy!) Ruiko Yoshida: Harlem Black Angels (Rare Complete Copy!)
Ruiko Yoshida's photographs of Harlem in the early 1970s brilliantly capture various aspects of the culture and the times, showing a side of the U.S. that she felt her Japanese contemporaries knew little about. In the process she created a compelling work that offers an incisive critique of racial hierarchies in the U.S. that, despite its deeply felt humanism, is missing from Bruce Davidson's East 100th Street.
Bids shown below are current as of 5:47 pm MT, 09.23.2009
If you have auction items (valued at $250 or more) to consign, please e-mail us.
Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
Alec Soth: Sleeping by the Mississippi: Alec Soth: Sleeping by the Mississippi - 0
23h 12m
Robert Frank: Flower Is...: Robert Frank: Flower Is... - 0
1d 23h 12m
75 Years of Leica Photography 1914-1989 (Verena Frey , Editor)--Inscribed Association Copy: 75 Years of Leica Photography 1914-1989 (Verena Frey , Editor)--Inscribed Association Copy - 0
2d 2h 12m
Hiroshi Hamaya: Eye Portfolio: Hiroshi Hamaya: Eye Portfolio - 0
2d 23h 12m
Josef Koudelka (2007 Aperture Monograph)--Signed!: Josef Koudelka (2007 Aperture Monograph)--Signed! - 0
4d 0h 12m
Jonas Mekas: I Had Nowhere To Go (Inscribed Association Copy): Jonas Mekas: I Had Nowhere To Go (Inscribed Association Copy) - 0
4d 23h 12m
  J.H. Lartigue: Diary of a Century (INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY!)   : J.H. Lartigue: Diary of a Century (INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY!) - 0
5d 23h 12m
     Visionaire No. 5: The Future.   : Visionaire No. 5: The Future. - 0
6d 0h 12m
 Peter Beard: The End of the Game (Inscribed with 'Extras'!) : Peter Beard: The End of the Game (Inscribed with 'Extras'!) - 0
6d 1h 12m
Joan Fontcuberta: Herbarium (Inscribed): Joan Fontcuberta: Herbarium (Inscribed) - 0
7d 0h 12m
Ruiko Yoshida: Harlem Black Angels (Rare Complete Copy!): Ruiko Yoshida: Harlem Black Angels (Rare Complete Copy!) - 0
7d 2h 12m


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 photo-eye Weekly Bestsellers
Bestselling Books at photo-eye for the week ending September 19, 2009

1. Peter van Agtmael: 2nd Tour Hope I Don't Die (6)
2. Yousuf Karsh: Regarding Heroes (1)
3. Michael Kenna and Bianca Rossi: Love in Black and White (3)
4. Michael Kenna: Michael Kenna Wall Calendar (3)
5. Lisa Kereszi: Fun and Games (1)
6. Klara Källström: Gingerbread Monument - SIGNED (2)
7. Nick Brandt: A Shadow Falls (8)
8. Keld Helmer-Petersen: Photographs 1941-1995 (1)
9. Josef Hoflehner: Jet Airliner - SIGNED (1)
10. Richard Barnes: Animal Logic - SIGNED (1)

View previous week's bestsellers.
 In My Library
This week's In My Library selection was by Shipping Manager, Dan Fuller. Dan selected Portraits of Tibetan Buddhist Masters with photographs by Don Farber.

"Renowned photographer Don Farber, one of the most important chroniclers of Buddhism today, brings the face and the spirit of contemporary Tibetan Buddhism alive with this remarkable book. Portraits of Tibetan Buddhist Masters is a collection of superb color photographs of some of the most influential masters of contemporary Tibetan Buddhism presented together with quotations from each of them. This vibrant work, a feast for the eyes, is a testament to the compassion that lies at the heart of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition."— the publisher
 New Arrivals

Sitting on the bookshelf are this week's new arrivals:

The Joy of Portraits with photographs by Keizo Kitajima. Signed
Koshoku with photographs by Nobuyoshi Araki.
Take Me to the Water. Immersion Baptism in Vintage Music and Photography 1890-1950.
Magnum Magnum edited by Brigitte Lardinois.
Seven Sounds, Seven Circles with photographs by Lothar Baumgarten.
China with photographs by Josef Hoflehner. Signed (We sold out of this stock, but taking backorders)
Jet Airliner with photographs by Josef Hoflehner. Signed
Paul Graham with photographs by Paul Graham.
Animal Logic with photographs by Richard Barnes.
Paul Strand. Sixty Years of Photographs with photographs by Paul Strand.
Surfaces and Depths with photographs by Thomas Ruff.
This is War! Robert Capa Photographs, 1936-1945 with photographs by Robert Capa.

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 Limited Editions
©Michael Kenna
©Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna: Huangshan Deluxe Limited Edition

"Michael Kenna's newest book with 21st Editions is entitled Huangshan: Poems from the T'ang Dynasty. In Kenna"s masterful photographs illustrating Huangshan, ethereal mists run like rivers haunting the mountains and valleys of one of China's most picturesque lands. Kenna, one of the world's greatest art photographers and the finest living master of landscape photography, has indeed captured the very essence of Huangshan more perfectly than it has ever been captured before.

Twelve hand coated, fully signed platinum prints are accompanied by some of the greatest masterpieces of Chinese poetry, including many by famed mountain poet Han Shan (Cold Mountain), all of which are translated by Stanton Hager, the finest and most poetic translator of T'ang poetry. Of Special Note: In order to customize each copy of Huangshan to the individual taste of our collectors, we are offering the opportunity to select any of the twelve signed platinum prints in Huangshan as the single free-standing signed print to accompany your personal copy of this stunning book."—the publisher

If you are interested in this Limited Edition, order now since the price will surely increase. The previous Michael Kenna 21st Edition limited edition Mont-Saint-Michel is completely sold out with the last ones in the edition offered at $20,000.

All images are shown in the booktease shown below the cover image. Please call 505.988.5152 x 112 or email to order your print choice.

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 365 A Book A Day


This week's 365 Book A Day featured items are:

Gingerbread Monument with photographs by Klara Källström.
"Gingerbread Monument is a collaboration between photographer and publisher Klara Källström, editor Thobias Fäldt, poet Victor Johansson and designers 1:2:3 and Marika Vaccino Andersson. It consists of 46 color photographs and 10 poems written for the images. Number one in a series. "

Thomas Ruff with photographs by Thomas Ruff.
"Thomas Ruff is one of the best-known and most influential German photographers working today. Ever since the early 1980s, he has investigated the photographic medium, the use that is made of it, and the world of contemporary visual culture in general. This volume brings together and comments upon a selection of over eighty-four photographic works on the most diverse subjects: house interiors, portraits, architecture, starry skies, and nocturnal urban views."

Flying Pictures with photographs by Daniel Gordon.
"Between 2001 and 2004, on the snowy fields in New York's Hudson Valley and the rocky coasts of the Bay Area in Northern California, photographer Daniel Gordon learned to fly-if only for 1/125 of a second. Using a camera mounted on a tripod, Gordon frames his picture. He then runs out onto the landscape and launches himself into the air, while an assistant snaps the shutter."—Joshua Willey

Archivo with numerous contributing photographers.
"ARCHIVO is a bi-monthly journal fully dedicated to the personal archives of photographers. This multimap features 14 issues published since November 2007."

On-Air with photographs by Atta Kim.
"Korean artist Atta Kim (*1956) is surely one of the country's best known photographers. The ON-AIR project has been in progress since 2002. After Monologue of Ice and Superimposition, Eight Hours is the third body of work Kim has produced within the scope of the project. The photographs in Eight Hours are time-exposed images taken over a period of eight hours on eight-by-ten-inch film. The motifs are persons and objects inNew York, China, India, Prague, Berlin, and Paris who due to the long exposure time appear to disappear in proportion to the speed of their movement."

Portraits From Above with photographs by Von Rufina Wu and Stefan Canham.
"Portraits from Above' is both a book and exhibition project documenting Hong Kong's legacy of rooftop communities as a highly unique form of architecture that has informally evolved. The project offers a comprehensive survey of five rooftop settlements in the city, while also revealing the creative cultural energy of these rooftop communities and their inextricable links to local neighborhood and social networks."

Grasslands with photographs by Don Kirby.
"In 2005, Kirby began a major study of the National Grasslands in the United States. The resulting monograph comprises 47 duotone plates, sequenced geographically from America's heartland of Nebraska, the Dakotas, Kansas and Oklahoma through Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Idaho, to the Oregon and California coastlines."

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All quotes from the publisher unless otherwise noted.
 In the News
© David Ondrik
© David Ondrik
Photographer's Showcase artist David Ondrik is featured in the latest issue of Fraction Magazine. Check out Fraction 9.
Center's Review LA
January 14-16, 2010

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