E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  10.27.10 Vol 10.43
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from the book Atlanta with Limited Edition print (right)
from the book Atlanta with Limited Edition print (right)


Melanie's Picks: Michael Schmelling's Atlanta

"Many of my friends who review books balk at the idea of reviewing a book from a PDF. I agree that this is often an insult — you do not review an item solely on imagery — what is a book if not an object? Well, I am going to break this rule for this pick. I have selected Michael Schmelling's newest book Atlanta based solely on content presented to me as virtual imagery (and the quality of books that I know the publisher Chronicle normally produces). If you are interested in popular culture, hip hop, Southern urban lifestyle or just damn good documentary photos done in a Vice Magazine, flashy (with the use of flash and in a glamorous style) aesthetic, then this book is for you." — Melanie McWhorter

Read Melanie McWhorter's full blog post here.

Purchase a copy of the book here.
from left to right: Koichiro Okada, Rixon Reed, Melanie McWhorter, Yoshihiko Ueda and Antone Dolezal
from left to right: Koichiro Okada, Rixon Reed, Melanie McWhorter, Yoshihiko Ueda and Antone Dolezal


An Interview with Yoshihiko Ueda on Quinault, Part 2

The conclusion of photo-eye's interview with Yoshihiko Ueda. Rixon Reed, Melanie McWhorter and Antone Dolezal sat down with Ueda and translator Koichiro Okada at TAI Gallery in Santa Fe NM. Once again, we want to thank TAI Gallery for inviting us into their space for this two-hour conversation.

Read Part 2 of our interview with Yoshihiko Ueda.

Click here to read Part 1 of the interview.

To view more info on Quinault or to backorder Ueda's book, click here.


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 Auctions
Edouard Boubat: Pauses Edouard Boubat: Pauses
"The fundamental mechanism of Edouard Boubat's work is autobiography. For him, strolling in the neighborhood is as fulfilling as traveling to distant countries...Edouard Boubat seems to me important not just because of his place in the history of photography, but also because, at a time when photography claims its independence and autonomy, he stimulates us, makes us want to wonder, to taste life, to preserve silence around us, so as not to spoil the fragile beauty of the instant—even though this may mean taking photographs."—from Claude Nori's Introduction The definitive Boubat monograph, printed in rich gravure.
Bids shown below are current as of 1:42 pm MT, 10.27.2010
If you have auction items (valued at $250 or more) to consign, please e-mail us.
Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
Brassai/Henry Miller: Quiet Days in Clichy: Brassai/Henry Miller: Quiet Days in Clichy - 0
2h 17m
Vera Lehndorff & Holger Trülzsch:  'Veruschka': Trans-figurations (SIGNED by Both): Vera Lehndorff & Holger Trülzsch: 'Veruschka': Trans-figurations (SIGNED by Both) - 0
23h 17m
Edouard Boubat: Pauses: Edouard Boubat: Pauses $295 2
1d 1h 17m
Andre De Dienes: Nus (Early 50s Vintage Nudes--2 vols.): Andre De Dienes: Nus (Early 50s Vintage Nudes--2 vols.) - 0
1d 4h 47m
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Dessins 1973-1981 (INSCRIBED): Henri Cartier-Bresson: Dessins 1973-1981 (INSCRIBED) - 0
2d 4h 17m
Jan Saudek: 3 Books: Jan Saudek: 3 Books $100 1
3d 0h 17m
Les Krims: The Deerslayers (SIGNED)   : Les Krims: The Deerslayers (SIGNED) - 0
3d 1h 17m
Les Krims: The Little People of America 1971 (SIGNED)  : Les Krims: The Little People of America 1971 (SIGNED) - 0
3d 2h 17m
 Josef Koudelka: Gypsies (1st Printing)     : Josef Koudelka: Gypsies (1st Printing) - 0
4d 2h 17m

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


Kamaitachi by Eikoh Hosoe

"This is the first time Eikoh Hosoe's masterwork Kamaitachi has been priced for the average consumer. The first limited edition of 1,000 copies was published in Japan in 1969 and now sells for thousands of dollars a copy, if you can find it. In 2005, Aperture worked with Hosoe to re-issue the book in another gorgeous limited edition of 500 copies, which now sells for hundreds of dollars.

At last comes this trade edition from Aperture, priced at $60. Beautifully made and reworked by the book's original designer, Ikko Tanaka, shortly before his death, this edition also includes eight previously unpublished pieces from the Kamaitachi series. " —From Sara Terry's review of Kamaitachi with photographs by Eikoh Hosoe

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from the book Nirai
from the book Nirai
Nirai by Manabu Someya

"In one, strangely absorbing, image from Manabu Someya's Nirai, a small selection of clothes hang from the long, makeshift washing line strung across an urban rooftop. These T-shirts, a single sheet and several smaller pieces of laundry - gathered, inexplicably, on a still smaller laundry rack - cluster together in the centre of the large-format photograph, dwarfed by the neglected space around them and the wider context of a dense residential neighbourhood. A neat metaphor for urban anonymity, the photo is also representative of a sub-section of the book where the photographer focuses on small urban spaces, usually devoid of human presence, where the signs of decay or disuse point to ... well, they point to decay and disuse." —From Faye Robson's review of Nirai with photographs by Manabu Someya

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 Limited Editions
Renate Aller: Oceanscapes Renate Aller: Oceanscapes—Signed
"German-born photographer Renate Aller has been photographing the Atlantic Ocean for over a decade from a single point on the fabled Hamptons' coastline. Her images capture the infinitely shifting colors and textures of the sky and water, and the beauty and grandeur of the ocean, providing a rich document of what has drawn people to this area for generations."— the publisher

About the Limited Edition:
The limited edition includes a signed and numbered color archival pigment print mounted to Diasec with a book in a plexiglass box. Limited to 25 copies.

Read about the limited edition and view photos on photo-eye Blog. READ MORE

Cat# DQ540H Hardbound List Price: $50.00
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Cat# DQ540L Limited Edition $1,800.00
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 photo-eye First Wednesday Salon
from left to right: Daniel W. Coburn, David Grant Noble and James Dietsch
from left to right: Daniel W. Coburn, David Grant Noble and James Dietsch


First Wednesday Photography Salon Artists presenting: Daniel W. Coburn, James Dietsch and David Grant Noble

November 3rd, 2010, 6:30 meet the artists, 6:45-9 salon
photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Contact: Tony Dolezal
505.988.5152
tony@photoeye.com


First Wednesday's November Salon will be held on November 3rd, 2010, with the opening reception starting at 6:30pm and the salon running from 6:45pm to 9pm. Daniel W. Coburn, James Dietsch and David Grant Noble will be presenting work that evening. Coburn will show his series from OBJECT: AFFECTION representing a photographic study on self-objectification, Dietsch will feature work from his keystone series, a PowerPoint lecture with numerous transitions and animations, and Noble will discuss the work from his new book In The Places of the Spirits.

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