E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  01.05.10 Vol 10.1
 photo-eye First Wednesday Salon
© from left to right Molly Bradbury, Jennifer Schlesinger-Hanson, André Ruesch
© from left to right Molly Bradbury, Jennifer Schlesinger-Hanson, André Ruesch 


photo-eye First Wednesday Salon, January 6, 2010

Be sure to catch the next photo-eye First Wednesday Salon on January 6, 2010 with the opening reception starting at 6:30 pm and the salon running from 7pm to 9pm. In January, we are pleased to welcome photographers Molly Bradbury, André Ruesch, and Jennifer Schlesinger-Hanson. For more information contact Melanie McWhorter at 505.988.5152 x 112 or melanie@photoeye.com or we'll see you in the photo-eye Gallery on First Wednesday!

Images shown from left to right: Molly Bradbury, Jennifer Schlesinger-Hanson, André Ruesch.
 photo-eye's Best Books of 2009
photo-eye's Best Books of 2009 Coming Next Week.

For over 30 years, photo-eye has published our annual selections for Best Books of the year. Last year we started what we hope will be a long tradition of inviting photographers, writers, curators, publishers, and other photo professionals to select their 10 top books of the past year. Among the list are a few of the wonderful guest contributors from last year and some new additions.

2009 Best Books Guest Contributors:

Ron Jude & Danielle Mericle
Marco Delogu
Antone Dolezal
Tricia Gabriel
John Gossage
Todd Hido
Anne Kelly
Jeff Ladd
Lesley Martin
Melanie McWhorter
Jeff Mermelstein
Eric Miles
Laura Moya
Martin Parr
Andrew Phelps
Markus Schaden
Paul Schiek
George Slade
Alec Soth
Ed Templeton
Sara Terry
Jennifer Thompson
Erik van der Weijde
Michael Wolf

 photo-eye Weekly Bestsellers
Bestselling Books at photo-eye for the week ending 2010.02.01

1. Todd Hido: A Road Divided - SIGNED (8)
2. Mark Steinmetz: Greater Atlanta - SIGNED (2)
3. Michael Light: Bingham Mine/Garfield Stack - SIGNED (1)
4. Anders Petersen & Jh Engstrom: From Back Home - SIGNED (4)
5. Mark Edward Harris: The Way of the Japanese Bath (1)
6. Hisashi Shimizu: Portraits of Silence (2)
7. Susana Raab: Rank Strangers -SIGNED (1)
8. Johnny Miller and Baptiste Lignel: Coney Island - SIGNED (2)
9. Jake Mendel: Short Track - SIGNED (3)
10. Mitch Epstein: American Power - SIGNED (3)

View previous weeks' bestsellers.
 photo-eye in Los Angeles
photo-eye will be at the 19th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exhibition!

Friday, January 15, 2010 - 11-7pm
Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 11-7pm
Sunday, January 17, 2010 - 11-7pm
Click here for more information.

Santa Monica Civic Center
1855 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Get Directions to photoLA

We are excited to be exhibiting:
David Trautrimas
Nick Brandt
Tom Chambers
Hiroshi Watanabe
Julie Blackmon
Pentti Sammallahti
Maria Luisa Morando
 Auctions
JH Engstöm: Sketch of Home (Limited Edition of 250!) JH Engstöm: Sketch of Home (Limited Edition of 250!)
Engström interweaves self-portraits with landscapes, nude portraits of his friends with faded interiors. The result is a dynamic and graphic sequence of images that Engström considers as his reflection of the tensions between loneliness and intimacy, and the disparities between events and elements in his life. READ MORE
Bids shown below are current as of 8:03 pm MT, 01.05.2010
If you have auction items (valued at $250 or more) to consign, please e-mail us.
Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
JH Engstöm: Sketch of Home (Limited Edition of 250!): JH Engstöm: Sketch of Home (Limited Edition of 250!) $250 5
22h 56m
Hans Peter Feldmann: Voyeur (Scarce 1st Printing!): Hans Peter Feldmann: Voyeur (Scarce 1st Printing!) - 0
1d 20h 56m
 Asako Narahashi: Half Awake and Half Asleep in the Water  (First Printing--SIGNED): Asako Narahashi: Half Awake and Half Asleep in the Water (First Printing--SIGNED) $160 1
1d 21h 56m
Keld Helmer-Petersen: Fragments of a City: Keld Helmer-Petersen: Fragments of a City - 0
2d 20h 56m


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 Limited Editions
Joni Sternbach: Surfland Joni Sternbach: Surfland
Surfland tintype edition images now available for pre-order. Please note that the edition could sell out at any time. View all original tintype image choices.

Edition of 10, signed with a unique tintype (10 different images) and presented in a clamshell box. View all the tintype images choices for this edition.

Also available in hardcover, slipcased, limited edition with a print. View all here READ MORE

Cat# ZD801 List Price: $50.00
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Cat# ZD801L Limited Edition $4,500.00
Purchase Limited Edition

Surfland
 365 A Book A Day

Michael Kenna's portrait of the city of Venice: Venezia
"This crumbling jewel of Northern Italy, built completely on marshland, is steeped in history and irresistibly imbued with romance. Known as "The City of Light" and "Queen of the Adriatic," Venezia is indelibly tinged with dark intrigue, decadence and decay."
Hardcover and Limited Edition Copies Due in March.

Todd Hido's Newest Monograph A Road Divided
"With an unquestionably modern effect, he often frames the compositions from inside his car, photographing straight through the windshield, using it as an additional lens and bringing a sense of timing and moment to these stationary scenes."
Signed Copies Due in Feburary.

Aline Diepois' The Dust Book
"A warm foul-smelling wind whips up the sand in this desolate land; dust lingers in the air, cloaking the strange landscape in a dull greyish veil. Farther on, there's a sign that says 'Dust Storm May Exist.'"

Mark Edward Harris' The Way of the Japanese Bath
"While all the primeval geological and geothermal rumblings under Japan have set off devastating volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, and earthquakes (ten percent of the world's volcanic activity occurs in Japan), they have also provided the 127 million inhabitants of the island nation on the Ring of Fire with a very unique way of life."

Mark Edward Harris' Wanderlust
"This 2nd and expanded edition of Wanderlust continues the globetrotters's photographic explorations with new images from Peru, Italy, India, North Korea, South Africa, Kenya, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates."

A new self-titled monograph on Jacob Holdt
"Danish photographer Jacob Holdt is internationally revered for his vision of America, as portrayed in classic volumes like American Pictures and United States 1970?1975. It is a vision which has inspired many, both in its extremity (the director Lars von Trier is reputedly a fan) and in its tenacity."

An Autobiography of Lisette Model by Eugenia Parry:
Shooting Off My Mouth
"Shooting Off My Mouth Spitting Into the Mirror inaugurates a new direction in photography and photography writing, as author Eugenia Parry offers an interpretation of the work of Lisette Model (1901?1983) through a meta-fictional soliloquy "by" the artist."

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 photo-eye Staff Book Pick
© Haruto Maeda
© Haruto Maeda
This week's photo-eye Gallery Staff Pick is by Associate Gallery Director Anne Kelly. Anne has selected Haruto Maeda's #7 dusk of rice terrace, 1999

Haruto Maeda
#7 dusk of rice terrace, 1999
Gelatin-Silver Print
8x11" Image
16x20" Mat
1/20
$600

Contact Anne Kelly, photo-eye Gallery Associate Director, for further information on Cig Harvey's work. Visit photo-eye online Galleries.

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