E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  02.23.11 Vol 11.8
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 photo-eye Lecture & Booksigning
from the book Descendants
from the book Descendants

Lecture and Booksigning with Norman Mauskopf

When: Saturday, February 26, 2011, 2-4pm
Where: New Mexico History Museum Auditorium, 113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe
Co-sponsors: VERVE Gallery of Photography, Photo Archives/Palace of the Governors and photo-eye Books

Northern New Mexico is a complex weave of pride and history. In this region of ancient traditions and striking environmental and ethnic diversity, Norman Mauskopf has spent the last decade photographing the Hispanic people and their culture. The photographs that emerged depict the intersection of religion, injustice, community, and transcendence.

To preorder a signed copy of Descendants click here.

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 Limited Editions
Jungeun Lee: 20 Soldiers a Day Jungeun Lee: 20 Soldiers a Day

"The artist book is part of "The Comfort Women Project" that portrays Korean female victims who were sexually abused during WWII."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# ZE485 List Price: $400.00
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20 Soldiers a Day
 photo-eye Blog
 from left to right David Trautrimas and Jo Whaley
 from left to right David Trautrimas and Jo Whaley

Currently on Display - PART ONE

Currently on display at photo-eye Gallery is a group exhibit including works by 17 photo-eye Gallery artists! In the upcoming weeks on the photo-eye Blog we will feature a series showcasing a few of the photographers in this exhibition. These artist features will include the images that have been selected for this exhibit as well as the artists' thoughts and inspirations behind the individual image or images.

The featured images this week are Atomic Tea Party, by Jo Whaley from her Natura Morta series and The Organ Factory, by David Trautrimas from his Industrial Parkland series.

Read Anne Kelly's full blog post here.
from the book Jackpot
from the book Jackpot

A Closer Look - Jackpot

"Jackpot is Kevin Landers' 17 year retrospective and it is coming out at a time when the photo world is just now paying their due respects to this newly discovered artist. Published by MTV Press (that's right... the company that was once dedicated to music) Jackpot displays a gritty, humorous and very real portrait of New York City, a completely unique view on a city that has been the inspiration for so many great street photographers and creative minds." — Antone Dolezal

Read Antone Dolezal's full blog post here.
from the book Sketches
from the book Sketches

A Closer Look - Sketches

"Sketches, Polaroids of Africa (2002-2010) by Viviane Sassen is a special little book. A collection of Polaroids from Sassen's many years and projects in Africa, the images are a wonderful insight into her process and vision. These Polaroids were taken as test shots, used to feel out the image before taking a final photograph, and are, as the title implies, sketches. The relationship between the images in this book and Sassen's publication Flamboya are clear, and even includes a few test shots for images that made it into the book." — Sarah Bradley

Read Sarah Bradley's full blog post here.

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Karl Blossfeldt: Konstformer I Naturen (Art Forms in Nature--Incredibly Rare Swedish Edition!) Karl Blossfeldt: Konstformer I Naturen (Art Forms in Nature--Incredibly Rare Swedish Edition!)
A rare find!! This is the extremely rare Swedish edition of Blossfeldt's much-loved Urformen der Kunst (Art Forms in Nature). Unlike the better known German, English, and French editions that are bound in green cloth, this 1930 Swedish edition is richly bound in three-quarter leather (spine and corners). It contains the same 120 plates, also printed rich gravure. READ MORE
Bids shown below are current as of 3:13 pm MT, 02.23.2011
If you have auction items (valued at $250 or more) to consign, please e-mail us.
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	Bernd & Hilla Becher: Fachwerkhauser (SIGNED BY BOTH) : Bernd & Hilla Becher: Fachwerkhauser (SIGNED BY BOTH) - 0
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	Karl Blossfeldt: Konstformer I Naturen (Art Forms in Nature--Incredibly Rare Swedish Edition!): Karl Blossfeldt: Konstformer I Naturen (Art Forms in Nature--Incredibly Rare Swedish Edition!) - 0
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Masahisa Fukase: Yohko     : Masahisa Fukase: Yohko - 0
5d 0h 46m
 Masahisa Fukase: Strawhat Cat  : Masahisa Fukase: Strawhat Cat - 0
5d 4h 46m
Edward Weston: Photographs from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography  : Edward Weston: Photographs from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography - 0
6d 23h 46m
 The Japanese Box (Limited Edition Collection of Landmark Provoke Era Books)     : The Japanese Box (Limited Edition Collection of Landmark Provoke Era Books) - 0
8d 0h 46m

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 photo-eye Book Reviews
from the book Invisible
from the book Invisible

Invisible by Trevor Paglen

"Radical transparency is chic at the moment, hence Juilan Assange's ridiculous celebrity. I was dubious, at first, about the WikiLeaks firestorm. But then the Tunisian people revolted, in part because they read of their leader's disgusting decadence in some of the cables Assange leaked. So my mind opened.

Trevor Paglen's new book is a visual extension of that determined mission: to make visible the invisible, to do the dirty work and heavy lifting for the lazy masses, content not to know what we don't know. It's a pretty fascinating collection of information, both photographic and written." — from the review by Jonathan Blaustein of Trevor Paglen's Invisible
from the BellyBandBooks Little Journey Series
from the BellyBandBooks Little Journey Series

BellyBandBooks: Little Journey Series 1-4

"Munich's Bellybandbooks offers the Little Journey series as its first project. The goal of the series is humbly stated as being two or three books a year, each containing a series of photographs shot over a short span of time and having "an emotional effect." The first four little books of this series certainly meet this goal. Each slim volume consists of eight two-page spreads printed full-bleed and a self-portrait signed by the photographer. Little Journey proves the depth possible from a simple theme when it is well curated, and each book provides a unique and immersive emotional moment. The simple heavy card-stock covers and slightly lustery surface of the printed pages are equally enjoyable frameworks, and the precise uniformity of presentation assures the collectible feel of the series." — from the review by Nicholas Chiarella of BellyBandBook's Little Journey Series 1-4

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 photo-eye First Wednesday Salon
from left to right: Jamie Kovach & David Bram
from left to right: Jamie Kovach & David Bram

First Wednesday Photography Salon
Artists presenting: Jamie Kovach and David Bram

March 2nd, 2011, 6:30-8pm
photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Contact: Melanie McWhorter
505.988.5152 x 112

First Wednesday's March Salon will be held on March 2nd, 2011, with the salon running from 6:30pm to 8pm. Photographers Jamie Kovach and David Bram will be presenting work. Kovach will show her photographic narrative examining the myths of the wild west and American cowboy and Bram will feature two new bodies of work Vehicular and The Place in Which I Live both of which examine the greater Albuquerque area.

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 Book of the Week
Taryn Simon: Contraband Taryn Simon: Contraband

"Taryn Simon lived in John F Kennedy International Airport from November 16 through November 20, 2009. JFK processes more international passengers than any other airport in the United States. Contraband includes photographs taken 24 hours a day of over 1000 items detained or seized from passengers and express mail entering the U.S. from abroad."—the publisher

This catalog presents an edited version, selected by the artist, from the more than 1000 items she recorded. READ MORE

Cat# ZE131H Hardbound List Price: $58.00
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