E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  12.29.04 Vol 4.51
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  N E W S W I R E
Susan Sontag, 1933-2004
"Susan Sontag, the novelist, essayist and critic whose impassioned advocacy of the avant-garde and equally impassioned political pronouncements made her one of the most lionized presences — and one of the most polarizing — in 20th-century letters, died yesterday morning in Manhattan. She was 71 and lived in Manhattan."—Margalit Fox, NY Times


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Virginia Woman Teaches Afghan Girls Photography
Since 2001, Virginia woman Teressa Rerras has been traveling to Afghanistan to teach photography to 14 to 18 year old girls. She teaches workshops there through her Norfolk-based nonprofit, The Learning Through Photography Foundation. 'I want to encourage them. "I want to give them hope," she says.

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  A U C T I O N S
On the Block: Araki's ErotosOn the Block: Araki's Erotos
In perhaps his finest work, controversial photographer Nobuyoshi Araki makes a radical departure from his usual portraits and cityscapes. A collection of arrestingly primal close-ups of parts of the body as well as various objects—pipes, fruit, cracks in the sidewalk, flowers—Erotos delves deep into the erotic subconscious. Reproduced in gorgeous duotone full-page bleeds.
Bids shown below are current as of 6:06 pm MT, 12.29.2004
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Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
Nobuyoshi Araki: Erotos: Nobuyoshi Araki: Erotos $130 6
1d 17h 53m
Newhall: The Daguerreotype in America (+ 1 other): Newhall: The Daguerreotype in America (+ 1 other) $60 3
1d 19h 23m
The Last Rivet [Abbott, Bourke-White, et al] Inscribed by David Sarnoff: The Last Rivet [Abbott, Bourke-White, et al] Inscribed by David Sarnoff $240 4
4d 17h 53m
The World of Robert Flaherty : The World of Robert Flaherty $40 3
4d 18h 52m
The Work of Atget: Old France: The Work of Atget: Old France $140 8
4d 19h 22m


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  J U S T - I N    A N D    R E C O M M E N D E D
Helmut Newton: Sex and Landscapes Helmut Newton: Sex and Landscapes
"This rich collection [contains] Helmut Newton's little-known landscape and travel photographs, as well as unseen "tougher" sex pictures. The book's publication coincides with the exhibition of Sex and Landscapes, at the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# TD130H Hardbound $39.99 Online Price: $35.99 Save 10%
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Art Sinsabaugh: American Horizons Art Sinsabaugh: American Horizons
"This revealing monograph explores how Sinsabaugh's wide format photographs expose the bond between humankind and the earth as suggested by his images of wide horizons, interspersed by skyscrapers, bridges, silos and highways."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# ZC392H Hardbound $50.00
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American Horizons
Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Walker Evans Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Walker Evans
This book re-creates the landmark exhibition "Documentary and Anti-Graphic Photographs" held at the Julien Levy Gallery in April of 1935. It includes work by Manuel Alvarez-Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and and Walker Evans. READ MORE

Cat# DP048H Hardbound $35.00 Online Price: $31.50 Save 10%
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Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Walker Evans
  S I G N E D   B O O K S
Todd Hido: Roaming Todd Hido: Roaming—Signed
"The work in Roaming appears arrestingly different than that in Todd Hido's previous two monographs. It is as if, having spent so many nights outside the eerie, brightly lit suburban tract homes featured in House Hunting and Outskirts, he has suddenly put his foot on the gas pedal and driven into the next day."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# TR150H Hardbound $65.00
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Roaming
Craig Blacklock: A Voice Within Craig Blacklock: A Voice Within—Signed
"Blacklock's artful Lake Superior nudes bring a classic genre into the digital age...the work picks up where Edward Weston left off."— Russell Hart, Executive Editor, American Photo magazine READ MORE

Cat# ZC374H Hardbound $75.00
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Cat# ZC374L Limited Edition $350.00
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A Voice Within
Robert Polidori: Robert Polidori's Metropolis Robert Polidori's Metropolis—Signed
"Metropolis is a personal testament, drawn from his own archives of images made mostly while on assignment, to what has been called "the interrupted urban landscape." The work ranges from Las Vegas to Dubai, from Beirut to Rio de Janeiro."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# DP017H Hardbound $55.00
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Photo-Eye Booklist: 2004 Holiday Booklist Photo-Eye Booklist: 2004 Holiday Booklist
In this issue of the Booklist, Vince Aletti writes about a new book published by Fraenkel Gallery on Arbus' libraries; Alex Sweetman spends time with Martin Parr and his new history of the photobook. Both of these books, and the articles, contribute to a deeper understanding of the potentials of a photography book.

As usual you will find the Survey of New Books, in which roughly thirty new titles from across the publishing spectrum are reviewed; a second dose of editorial content in the form of articles and interviews; and advertising from a wide array of publishers and photography-related businesses.

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