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Picturing Some Shocks That Flesh Is Heir To
"With war photographs confronting us daily, do we need an exhibition to remind us of the body's vulnerability? But the havoc caused by war is only one aspect of it. There is disease, domestic violence, environmental pollution, the enfeeblement of old age, starvation, drug addiction and more - much more. It's a gloomy picture and "The Body at Risk: Photography of Disorder, Illness and Healing" at the International Center of Photography is not for the squeamish. But the show is not all downbeat."—Grace Glueck, The NY Times

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On the Block: Hosoe's Embrace (1st edition) On the Block: Hosoe's Embrace (1st edition)
An iconic figure of post-war Japanese art, Hosoe was an intimate of Mishima and Butoh visionary Tatsumi Hijikata. Heavily influenced by Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind, then at the Institute of Design in Chicago, Hosoe and several other young Japanese photographers founded the VIVO agency as reaction against the coolly objective documentary style exemplified by Ken Domon (1909-1990). His depictions of the body have a Surrealist quality that is startlingly intimate, yet also serves to render the flesh totally abstract and strange. The Embrace series was produced in 1969-1970.
Bids shown below are current as of 4:43 pm MT, 12.28.2005
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Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
Mary Ellen Mark: Ward 81: Mary Ellen Mark: Ward 81 $150 2
19h 46m
Robert Adams: The New West: Robert Adams: The New West $420 10
20h 16m
Lee Friedlander: Factory Valleys (SIGNED!): Lee Friedlander: Factory Valleys (SIGNED!) $225 2
4d 21h 16m
Daido Moriyama: 55 (SIGNED) + Places in My Memory, Last Chapter (2 books): Daido Moriyama: 55 (SIGNED) + Places in My Memory, Last Chapter (2 books) - 0
6d 19h 16m
Garry Winogrand: 4 books (1 signed): Garry Winogrand: 4 books (1 signed) $575 9
6d 19h 46m
Irina Ionesco: The Eros of Baroque: Irina Ionesco: The Eros of Baroque - 0
6d 20h 16m
Eikoh Hosoe: Hoyo (Embrace)--1st edition: Eikoh Hosoe: Hoyo (Embrace)--1st edition - 0
7d 19h 46m
Josef Koudelka: Gypsies: Josef Koudelka: Gypsies $200 1
7d 21h 16m


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powerHouse Books is a stalwart, avant-garde publisher of photography, art, and popular culture titles based in New York City. Started by Daniel Power in 1995 and greatly enhanced by Craig Cohen in 1996, the enterprise now counts Sara Rosen, Susanne K├Ânig, Kiki Bauer, Mine Suda, Jane Catucci, Nicholas Weist, Emily Power, Wes del Val, Isabel Babcock, and Vittoria Lui-Madonia among its diligent staff.
Mike Disfarmer: Disfarmer: the Vintage Prints Mike Disfarmer: Disfarmer: the Vintage Prints
The culmination of an unprecedented two-year historical reclamation project in which a dedicated team of researchers scoured every family album in every home along every dirt road in Cleburne Count, Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints presents the never-before-seen original vintage prints of the enigmatic photographer throughout his career. READ MORE

Cat# PY172H Hardbound $60.00 Online Price: $54.00 Save 10%
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England: Made in the UK England: Made in the UK
"Collected for the first time in Made in the UK, Janette Beckman's powerful portraits celebrate the music and the attitude of Punk, Mod, Skinhead, 2 Tone, and Rockabilly culture in the UK."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# PY164H Hardbound $35.00 Online Price: $31.50 Save 10%
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Christopher Makos: Equipose Christopher Makos: Equipose
"In this exceptional body of work, Makos explores the convergence of art, style, form, function, and even musculature and power. The result is a book every bit as innovative, intriguing, and daring as the man who created it."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# PY173H Hardbound $49.95 Online Price: $44.95 Save 10%
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Paul Solberg: Bloom Paul Solberg: Bloom
"Beautifully manufactured on the finest paper and with precise attention paid to the smallest details of each bloom, Solberg has captured the moment when each flower is in its fullest and most beautiful moment."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# PY174H Hardbound $30.00 Online Price: $27.00 Save 10%
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Luke Swank: Luke Swank: Modernist Photographer Luke Swank: Modernist Photographer
"Luke Swank: Modernist Photographer reintroduces the work of an important artist who had been relegated to virtual anonymity after his untimely death in 1944. As both a biography of Swank (1890-1944) and an analysis of his work, the book focuses on his essential contribution to the modernist movement and positions Swank alongside contemporaries Edward Weston, Margaret Bourke-White, and Walker Evans."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# ZC597H Hardbound $65.00
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Erez Sabag: My Favorite T-shirt Erez Sabag: My Favorite T-shirt—Signed
"Through photography and digital video, Erez Sabag presents in My Favorite T-shirt a collection of young exquisite New Yorkers posing, staring wide-eyed, revealing homes and habits through their presentation of self with apparent hopes of finding connection through commonality with their unseen observer."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# ZC570H Hardbound $75.00
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My Favorite T-shirt
David Goldes: Water Being Water David Goldes: Water Being Water—Signed
"Photographer David Goldes creates photographic still lives from scenes of scientific experiments that explore water, electricity, air movement, wind, and breath. Goldes manipulates and documents the phenomena to illustrate science's omissions, invoking metaphor, memory, narrative and emotion. The artist's first book, Water Being Waterfeatures essays from prominent science and art writers Philip Ball and Vince Leo."—the publisher READ MORE

Cat# ZC641S Softbound $25.00
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Water Being Water
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Booklist: Photo-Eye Booklist: 2005 Winter issue Photo-Eye Booklist: 2005 Winter issue
The Winter issue of the photo-eye Booklist—our quarterly, subscription-based magazine—is out. Handsomely designed and intelligently edited, with articles about photobook publishing, interviews with photographers and book makers, and, of course, our much anticipated survey of the best new photobooks from around the world; there is absolutely no other magazine like it. Domestic shipping for one magazine is $1.75 and foreign shipping ranges from $5-$10 depending on the country.

Cat# PE025S Softbound $5.00 (per issue-domestic)
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