E-MAIL NEWSLETTER  04.27.11 Vol 11.17
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© Pieter Hugo
© Pieter Hugo
 Introducing the New PhotoBistro

We are pleased to announce the new PhotoBistro!

PhotoBistro.com is a place for photography lovers to browse and explore a diverse range of fine-art and documentary photography — and a place for photographers to gain exposure in a community environment.

PhotoBistro connects you directly with the photographer for all questions and purchasing inquiries. We invite you to check out the new PhotoBistro. For more information on the new PhotoBistro read our blog post here.

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 photo-eye Blog
From Astra Velum by Fritz Liedtke
From Astra Velum by Fritz Liedtke


Photolucida Books Discovered

"With the growth of self-publishing, many photographers are not just seeking out advice from photo-eye staff on what established or blossoming publisher would be the right fit for their work. More and more, we are making fantastic book discoveries at the portfolio reviews and the recent visit to Photolucida in Portland, OR was no exception. In addition to books that will be published later this year from established publishers Nazraeli Press and Kehrer Verlag of Christopher Churchill's American Faith and Sol Neelman's Weird Sports respectively, we found some fantastic self-published books and limited editions which we are pleased to add to our curated selection of photography books: Jessica Auer's Unmarked Sites, Klea McKenna's The Butterfly Hunter and Fritz Liedtke's Astra Velum." — Melanie McWhorter

Read Melanie McWhorter's full post here.


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 Auctions
Naoya Hatakeyama: A Bird (Blast #130)--SIGNED Naoya Hatakeyama: A Bird (Blast #130)--SIGNED

"[T]his book is simply a sequence of 17 photographs of an explosion throwing earth into the air... A Bird (Blast #130) is great because it is so much about the unpredictable nature of photography to hold something and allow the discovery of beauty."—Jeff Ladd, from his always excellent photobook blog, 5B4
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Bids shown below are current as of 1:48 pm MT, 04.27.2011
If you have auction items (valued at $250 or more) to consign, please e-mail us.
Auction Item High Bid Bids Time Left  
Les Krims: The Little People of America 1971 (SIGNED)  : Les Krims: The Little People of America 1971 (SIGNED) - 0
3h 41m
Les Krims: The Deerslayers (SIGNED)    : Les Krims: The Deerslayers (SIGNED) - 0
1d 3h 41m
Naoya Hatakeyama: A Bird (Blast #130)--SIGNED: Naoya Hatakeyama: A Bird (Blast #130)--SIGNED $265 6
2d 1h 11m
J.H. Lartigue: Diary of a Century (INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY!)  : J.H. Lartigue: Diary of a Century (INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY!) - 0
2d 3h 11m
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer (INSCRIBED!)    : Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographer (INSCRIBED!) - 0
3d 1h 11m

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

Elsewhere by Nealy Blau

"Nealy Blau's Elsewhere represents the wonderful play of possibility between the natural and the artificial. The full-color, analog photographs document diorama in natural history museums, masking through framing and focus the constructed nature of their subject matter. However, the images avoid becoming mere traps of illusion. Instead, they propel the viewer into the exciting and open spaces created by the gaps and gradients existing between the concepts of real and imagined." — from the review by Nicholas Chiarella of Nealy Blau's Elsewhere

Purchase a copy of the book here
from the book Hong Kong Inside Outside
from the book Hong Kong Inside Outside

The Sound of Two Songs by Mark Power

"I must admit, Michael Wolf's two-volume portrayal of urban planning run amok had me running in circles for a while. I was stymied by the duality, by the muteness of interior and exterior, intimacy and mass, specific and abstract — there seemed to be no reconciling the two until I realized that I could use an old saw to cleave the knot. You know, the one about books and their covers? In this case, it's not true." — from the review by George Slade of Michael Wolf's Hong Kong Inside Outside

Purchase a copy of the book here.


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 photo-eye First Wednesday Salon
from left to right: Francesca Yorke & Chris Nail
from left to right: Francesca Yorke & Chris Nail

First Wednesday Photography Salon
Artists presenting: Chris Nail and Francesca Yorke


May 4th, 2011, 6:30-8pm
photo-eye Gallery, 376-A Garcia Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Contact: Antone Dolezal
505.988.5152 x 114
tony@photoeye.com

First Wednesday's May Salon will be held on May 4th, 2011, with the salon running from 6:30pm to 8pm. Photographers Chris Nail and Francesca Yorke will be presenting work. Nail will show his photographic series Flat Land examining the prairie landscape of rural Kansas and Yorke will feature her series Fight which explores the multi-faceted world of extreme fighting.

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 Book of the Week
Pieter Hugo: Permanent Error Pieter Hugo: Permanent Error

"The most recent publication from the award-winning photographer Pieter Hugo reveals the devastating consequences of toxic waste on one community in Africa.

In his previous well-received volumes of photographs, Hugo offers unflinching yet striking portraits of humans, animals, societies, and landscapes that shock and disturb, but also demand our attention." —the publisher READ MORE

Cat# PX145H Hardbound List Price: $49.95
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Permanent Error

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