E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  02.02.10 Vol 10.5
 photo-eye First Wednesday Salon
© Images shown from left to right: Tony Bonanno, Genevieve Russell, Danae Falliers.
© Images shown from left to right: Tony Bonanno, Genevieve Russell, Danae Falliers.


photo-eye First Wednesday Salon, February 3, 2010

First Wednesday's February Salon will be held on February 3rd, 2010, with the opening reception starting at 6:30pm and the salon running from 6:45pm to 9pm. Tony Bonanno, Genevieve Russell and Danae Falliers will be presenting work that evening. Bonanno will show his work from Cuba, Russell will feature work from numerous documentary projects and Falliers will discuss the development of her bodies of work in the contemporary pop landscape genre. 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!

 photo-eye Magazine
© The Contact Sheet, by Steve Christ. Published by Ammo Books, 2009.
© The Contact Sheet, by Steve Christ. Published by Ammo Books, 2009.
This week in photo-eye Magazine:


John Mathews's review of The Contact Sheet

The Contact Sheet provides a brief insight into the editing processes of forty international photographers by compiling their working contact sheets from shoots that have resulted in a single definitive or iconic image. The book's layout is straightforward and the text on each of the photographers is concise, insightful and accessibly presented in four languages. The texts also contain short biographical information and descriptions on the photographer's methodology and inspiration..." —from John Mathews's review on photo-eye Magazine


IN THE BLOG:

Andy Adams and Miki Johnson's "Best of Photobooks 2009"

"In the wake of the Best Book announcements posted on photo-eye Magazine we often encounter many more contributions to this "award" after publication. This year on the photo-eye blog, we posted Grant Willing's response to our best book list (originally posted on Humble Arts) and now Andy Adams, the noteworthy founder of Flak Photo, and LiveBooks and RESOLVE blogger Miki Johnson, have contributed their own response. As a follow-up to their hugely popular online discussion The Future of the Photobook (a follow-up to Joerg Colberg's post on Conscientious), Adams and Johnson have listed here their 10 most exciting photobook related projects for the 2009 year including print-on-demand books, newly founded blogs, not-for-profit publications and many other photography projects. We hope you enjoy this unique contribution to our Best Books lists."
—Melanie McWhorter

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 photo-eye Gallery Santa Fe - New Work
© Maria Luisa Morando
© Maria Luisa Morando
New Portfolio by Maria Luisa Morando

Aqua and White

"These timeless photographs capture a series of moments and allow the viewer to explore the emotions that ebb and flow with them. Like memories, these images have the seemingly counter-intuitive qualities of being highly defined, yet at the same time, being impossible to get close to, no matter how much the viewer tries." — Maria Luisa Morando

Maria Luisa Morando
Aqua IV

Chromogenic Print
12x12" Image
20x20" Mat
1/10
$500

Contact Anne Kelly, photo-eye Gallery Associate Director, for further information on Maria Luisa Morando's work. Visit photo-eye online Galleries.
 photo-eye Featured Books
Miroslav Tichý: photo-eye Featured Book of the Week:  Miroslav Tichý photo-eye Featured Book of the Week: Miroslav Tichý

"Miroslav Tichý was unknown to most of the world until 2005. Since his work was exposed (and saved) by Roman Buxbaum, Tichý has gained worldwide recognition with exhibits at Michael Hoppen Gallery, Tanja Bonakdar Gallery, BANG Gallery Beijing and Shanghai, and Centre Pompidou. On the occasion of the exhibition, Centre Pompidou produced a beautiful book simply titled Miroslav Tichý. This hardbound catalogue opens with a portrait of the photographer followed by a few pages of shots of his homemade equipment. The remainder of the book presents many of the voyeuristic images that Tichý captured of the quotidian lives of small town Czech women. Tichý, a "Diogenes-like" character, went unnoticed to many as he lurked about with this unpretentious and unimposing hand-crafted camera. The resulting photos are often printed as primitively as they are captured, many uniquely finished with Tichý's unassuming drawn paper frames. This book is replete with essays, albeit in French, on his work by Roman Buxbaum, and others, a biography and bibliography."
— Melanie McWhorter

This book is now out-of-print and we have a few copies left in stock. READ MORE

Cat# CF176H Hardbound List Price: $70.00
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photo-eye Featured Book of the Week:  Miroslav Tichý
 Auctions
Donald Judd: Raume Spaces. Donald Judd: Raume Spaces.
Though this is not a photobook, strictly speaking, Todd Eberle's austere and crisply rendered images themselves show Minimalism's lasting influence. Thus, we include it here. An important examination of the Minimalist aesthetic and, more generally, the the relation of fine and applied art in both art and architecture.
Bids shown below are current as of 12:31 pm MT, 02.03.2010
If you have auction items (valued at $250 or more) to consign, please e-mail us.
Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
 Katsumi Watanabe: Shinjuku 1965-97  : Katsumi Watanabe: Shinjuku 1965-97 $150 1
5h 28m
Richard Avedon: In the American West (SIGNED!): Richard Avedon: In the American West (SIGNED!) $480 3
1d 7h 28m
  Erik Kessels, Hans Aarsman, Claudie de Cleen (eds.):: Useful Photography #002: Erik Kessels, Hans Aarsman, Claudie de Cleen (eds.):: Useful Photography #002 - 0
1d 8h 28m
Lewis Baltz: San Quentin Point: Lewis Baltz: San Quentin Point - 0
2d 4h 28m
Marjaana Kella (2002 Monograph): Marjaana Kella (2002 Monograph) - 0
2d 5h 28m
Cindy Sherman: Untitled Film Stills : Cindy Sherman: Untitled Film Stills $250 1
3d 5h 28m
Donald Judd: Raume Spaces. : Donald Judd: Raume Spaces. $200 1
4d 5h 28m
© Jennifer Johnson
© Jennifer Johnson
Phil Space is proud to present — Face It: Photographic Portraits

What: Face It: Photographic Portraits
Where: Phil Space, 1410 Second Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505
When: Opening reception, Friday, February 5th, 5 to 8pm.
Contact: Norman Mauskopf (505) 989-4161

A group exhibition of eleven New Mexico photographers curated by Norman Mauskopf. The Photographers include: David Burke, Mark Fresques, Mary Hegarty, Jennifer Johnson, Vicki Laszlo, Odus Lynd, Tom Martinelli, Alan Pearlman, Deborah Samuels, Ken Wilson and Therese Zucal.
This year, 2010, marks the beginning of The Abiquiu Workshops headquartered in Abiquiu, New Mexico, on the Chama River, 45 miles north west of Santa Fe, NM. The undulating mountains, high-desert mesas, and stunning red rock buttes touched Georgia O'Keeffe more than any other landscape and inspired her great paintings. Today, the incredible scenery surrounding Abiquiu, New Mexico, continues to attract artist and art lovers from all over the world. It is here, in the heart of one of the world's most spectacular landscapes, where the Abiquiu Workshops offers 5-day workshops/retreats for artist and writers. Tony O'Brien, Candyce Garrett, Walter W. Nelson, Jerry Courvoisier, Ciel Bergman and Douglas Preston, nationally-renowned artist instructors will offer workshops in photography, writing, painting and sculpture.

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