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Julian Charriere - Second Suns (Paperback): Nadim Samman Julian Charriere - Second Suns (Paperback)
Nadim Samman
R1,131 R801 Discovery Miles 8 010 Save R330 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Park Ranger's Guide To Nature & Wildlife Photography (Paperback): ,Douglass Owen Park Ranger's Guide To Nature & Wildlife Photography (Paperback)
,Douglass Owen
R449 R356 Discovery Miles 3 560 Save R93 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Yasuhiro Ishimoto - Someday, Chicago (Paperback): Jasmine Alinder, John Tain Yasuhiro Ishimoto - Someday, Chicago (Paperback)
Jasmine Alinder, John Tain
R665 R525 Discovery Miles 5 250 Save R140 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This book examines the work of US-born photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921-2012) through its connections to Chicago, where he lived for over a decade and returned to repeatedly throughout his life. Long celebrated in Japan as one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century, Ishimoto also maintained deep ties to his adopted home city of Chicago, where he arrived in 1945 after having been imprisoned in a US internment camp during World War II. It was in Chicago that he developed his uniquely modernist vision in two key ways. First, he created works that engaged in important conversation with that of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, and others at the historic Institute of Design. Second, he immersed himself directly in the city's neighborhoods, where he captured important social changes reflective of broader shifts elsewhere in the United States. This catalog--which accompanies an exhibition opening in September 2018 at the DePaul Art Museum--features both black-and-white and full-color reproductions of key works by Ishimoto, as well as in-depth essays by exhibition cocurators Jasmine Alinder and John Tain.

Peru (Hardcover): David Bailey Peru (Hardcover)
David Bailey
R964 R648 Discovery Miles 6 480 Save R316 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This new title by David Bailey originates from two fashion shoots on location in Peru - the first in the late 60s, the other from the late 80s for Tatler. Having been struck by the natural beauty of the people and places on these fashion assignments, Bailey set out to document people around the world in their natural habitats. Peru collects his photography from those visits, a mixture of landscape, fashion and portrait photography, showcasing Bailey's immense and multifaceted talents. In both colour and black and white, Bailey captures and celebrates the undeniable beauty of the land and its people.

Surrealism at Play (Paperback): Susan Laxton Surrealism at Play (Paperback)
Susan Laxton
R542 R435 Discovery Miles 4 350 Save R107 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In Surrealism at Play Susan Laxton writes a new history of surrealism in which she traces the centrality of play to the movement and its ongoing legacy. For surrealist artists, play took a consistent role in their aesthetic as they worked in, with, and against a post-World War I world increasingly dominated by technology and functionalism. Whether through exquisite-corpse drawings, Man Ray's rayographs, or Joan Miro's visual puns, surrealists became adept at developing techniques and processes designed to guarantee aleatory outcomes. In embracing chance as the means to produce unforeseeable ends, they shifted emphasis from final product to process, challenging the disciplinary structures of industrial modernism. As Laxton demonstrates, play became a primary method through which surrealism refashioned artistic practice, everyday experience, and the nature of subjectivity.

Glen Luchford - Pictorialism (Hardcover): Glen Luchford Glen Luchford - Pictorialism (Hardcover)
Glen Luchford
R1,937 R1,398 Discovery Miles 13 980 Save R539 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A visually arresting chronicle of the career of one of the top fashion photographers of a generation. Glen Luchford is a true fashion photographer's photographer. His influential and imaginative style-- iconic, elaborately lit, highly cinematic, with extreme narratives--reinvigorated fashion photography in the 1990s and 2000s. This book is a photographic artist's diary documenting the span of Luchford's thirty-three-year career. Presented in the form of one continuous overlapping photographic montage, the book consists of intermixed tear sheets, prints, Polaroids, objects, and ephemera. It includes the young Luchford's first photographs of his U.K. post-punk, new romantic friends in the eighties; the best of his gritty nineties editorials, such as his iconic shoot of Kate Moss for The Face; his polished fashion work and celebrity portraits for publications such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and W; as well as memorable advertising campaigns for Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, Chloe, and Calvin Klein.

Toilet Martin Paper Parr Magazine (Paperback): Maurizio Cattelan, Martin Parr, Pierpaolo Ferrari Toilet Martin Paper Parr Magazine (Paperback)
Maurizio Cattelan, Martin Parr, Pierpaolo Ferrari
R331 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R95 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

ToiletMartin PaperParr is a new, special edition of Toiletpaper published by Damiani. This unique edition celebrates a new suite of pictures presenting a back-to-back of images made in collaboration with Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari on the one side and Martin Parr on the other. The recipe is very tasty: the founders of Toiletpaper hosted Martin Parr as a special guest and asked him to form a dialogue with Toiletpaper images, coming back to them with a photograph from his archive for each image. The result is a rapid succession of images in which irony, subversion and provocation force the viewer to the impelling discovery of the next pair of images. And if you are not yet satiated by the end of this issue, you have only to start once more at the beginning.

Street Photography: Document Your World (Paperback): Andrew Funderburg Street Photography: Document Your World (Paperback)
Andrew Funderburg
R448 R355 Discovery Miles 3 550 Save R93 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

To Andrew Fundy Funderburg, street photography means hitting the streets with a simple camera (or even a phone) and capturing everyday life. To do it well, the photographer has to be part of the action - part of the moment. He or she must be willing to be yelled at, and brave enough to pick up that camera and point it at a stranger. And when the moment is perfect, magic happens; the viewer can see into the moment and the soul of the person in the photograph, and that split-second exposure becomes a slice of history, frozen in time.

Julien Roubinet: Ice Cream Headaches - Surf Culture in New York & New Jersey (Hardcover): Julien Roubinet Julien Roubinet: Ice Cream Headaches - Surf Culture in New York & New Jersey (Hardcover)
Julien Roubinet; Text written by E. D Thompson
R769 R568 Discovery Miles 5 680 Save R201 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Little known to many who live there and to the throngs of tourists who pass through each year, New York and New Jersey are home to a diverse and vibrant cold water surfing community. Ice Cream Headaches captures a snapshot of this often overlooked facet of America's most dense metropolis. Over a span of four years, writer Ed Thompson and photographer Julien Roubinet have logged more than 5,000 miles from Eastern Long Island to Cape May in South Jersey to interview and photograph forty surfers, surf board shapers, artists and documentarians of the culture personally. From local legend and Montauk fisherman Charlie Weimar to Pulitzer-prize-winning author William Finnegan and professional surfers with global followings such as Quincy Davis, Mikey De Temple and Balaram Stack, this new monograph highlights surfers who experiment with new forms, materials, ideas or surfing styles. Across 192 pages, the book features four essays rich with quotes and anecdotes, over 150 photographs, and a foreword by iconic portrait and surf photographer Michael Halsband. Ice Cream Headaches takes the reader inside the surf breaks and stomping grounds of the surfers who call New York and New Jersey home, surfers who are willing to pull on a 5mm wetsuit, wade through a foot of snow on the beach, and battle thirty mile per hour winds for a few fleeting moments inside a yawning barrel.

Womankind - Faces of Change Around the World (Paperback): Donna Nebenzahl Womankind - Faces of Change Around the World (Paperback)
Donna Nebenzahl; Photographs by Nance Ackerman
R576 R459 Discovery Miles 4 590 Save R117 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

For close to ten years, two women--one armed with a camera, the other with a pencil (and later a laptop), traveled around the world to document the inspiring work of women activists. In every corner of the globe, they found women striving--sometimes against enormous odds--to help one another and effect real change in the daily lives of their people. "Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World, ," isa tribute to these inspiring women leaders. Stunning duotone photographs present the many faces of courage, while moving profiles highlight the women's own words, describing the challenges and dangers they have faced, as well as their impressive achievements, their relentless determination, and their resolute hope for the future. "Womankind" features women from more than thirty countries or five continents--some internationally famous, others little-known outside their own communities, all of them fighting in courageous and creative ways for human rights, social justice, women's equality, environmental preservation, and cultural freedom. In a time of increasing worldwide tension, these women offer alternative models for peaceful social change, and proof of the importance of women's leadership in shaping the public discourse and bringing about a more fast and sustainable world. A compelling testament to the vitality of women's work for change, "Womankind" is also an ideal gift for anyone who still believes in the value of speaking truth to power.

Donna Nebenzahl is a weekly columnist and feature writer at the "Montreal Gazette" and the editor of "The Gazette"'s quarterly "Trends" magazine. In 1997, she created "Calling All Girls " a forum where girls between the ages of nine and fifteen have met guests like activist Gloria Steinem, astronaut Julie Payette and Olympic diver Anne Montminy. She lives in Montreal, Canada.

Documentary art photographer, Nance Ackerman has been photographing women for ten years. She has had exhibits at the Museum of -Civilization in Hull, and at the McCord Museum in Montreal. Ackerman's photographs can be seen on the front cover of "TIME, Macleans," and "Canadian Geographic" magazines as well as the "Smithsonian."

Name Dropping (Paperback): Thomas Mailaender Name Dropping (Paperback)
Thomas Mailaender
R245 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R16 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Chroma - A Photographer's Guide to Lighting with Color (Paperback): Nick Fancher Chroma - A Photographer's Guide to Lighting with Color (Paperback)
Nick Fancher
R634 R424 Discovery Miles 4 240 Save R210 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Walker Evans: The Interview - With Leslie George Katz (Hardcover): Walker Evans Walker Evans: The Interview - With Leslie George Katz (Hardcover)
Walker Evans; Text written by Anne Bertrand; Afterword by Jerry Thompson; Interview by Leslie George Katz
R434 R340 Discovery Miles 3 400 Save R94 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Alexander Schippel - Staatsoper Unter den Linden. Die Sanierung / The Restoration (Hardcover): Hg Merz Horst Bredekamp Alexander Schippel - Staatsoper Unter den Linden. Die Sanierung / The Restoration (Hardcover)
Hg Merz Horst Bredekamp
R901 R627 Discovery Miles 6 270 Save R274 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Regla (Hardcover): Nicola Lo Calzo Regla (Hardcover)
Nicola Lo Calzo
R740 R540 Discovery Miles 5 400 Save R200 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
LA Flower Market (Hardcover): Gavriel Mansur LA Flower Market (Hardcover)
Gavriel Mansur
R915 R683 Discovery Miles 6 830 Save R232 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Mental Superpowers (Paperback): Jan Hoek Mental Superpowers (Paperback)
Jan Hoek
R521 R469 Discovery Miles 4 690 Save R52 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
22 Places You Absolutely Must See in Iceland (Paperback): Jonas Moody 22 Places You Absolutely Must See in Iceland (Paperback)
Jonas Moody
R348 R290 Discovery Miles 2 900 Save R58 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Must 22 is a series of inspirational travel books which combine accurate information on key locations in individual countries and outstanding photography. The books are carefully packaged by awarded designers and written by a team of experienced travel writers. The Must 22 series is designed to inspire the armchair traveller and to provide a reliable source of information for the visitor.This edition reveals twenty-two places you just can't miss when you come to Iceland. The island is sparsely populated and the enormity of nature dominates it wherever you look - in contrast to the warmth of the people who make themselves known at every opportunity, parading the cultural heritage of the 1,200 years that the island has been populated. Even once you've seen these 22 places, you're still far from uncovering all of Iceland's secrets. But you will have come a little closer to understanding why this enigmatic rock in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is one of the most peculiar, yet more charming places in the world.

Understanding a Photograph (Hardcover): John Berger Understanding a Photograph (Hardcover)
John Berger; Edited by Geoff Dyer
R450 R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Save R93 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

John Berger's writings on photography are some of the most original of the 20th century. This selection contains many groundbreaking essays and previously uncollected pieces written for exhibitions and catalogues in which Berger probes the work of photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and W. Eugene Smith - and the lives of those photographed.

Photography Reframed - New Visions in Contemporary Photographic Culture (Paperback): Ben Burbridge, Annebella Pollen Photography Reframed - New Visions in Contemporary Photographic Culture (Paperback)
Ben Burbridge, Annebella Pollen
R401 R369 Discovery Miles 3 690 Save R32 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

At a critical point in the development of photography, this book offers an engaging, detailed and far-reaching examination of the key issues that are defining contemporary photographic culture. Photography Reframed addresses the impact of radical technological, social and political change across a diverse set of photographic territories: the ontology of photography; the impact of mass photographic practice; the public display of intimate life; the current state of documentary, and the political possibilities of photographic culture. These lively, accessible essays by some of the best writers in photography together go deep into the most up-to-date frameworks for analysing and understanding photographic culture and shedding light on its histories. Photography Reframed is a vital road map for anyone interested in what photography has been, what it has become, and where it is going.

Damaged INC. (Paperback): David De Beyter Damaged INC. (Paperback)
David De Beyter
R504 R455 Discovery Miles 4 550 Save R49 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Only the fires say (Paperback): Alan Eglinton Only the fires say (Paperback)
Alan Eglinton
R500 R451 Discovery Miles 4 510 Save R49 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Twins (Hardcover): Julie Hascoet Twins (Hardcover)
Julie Hascoet
R578 R519 Discovery Miles 5 190 Save R59 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Moon - NASA Images from Space (Paperback): Beth Alesse The Moon - NASA Images from Space (Paperback)
Beth Alesse
R612 R471 Discovery Miles 4 710 Save R141 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Obsession: Marlene Dietrich - The Pierre Passebon Collection (Hardcover): Henry-Jean Servat, Pierre Passebon Obsession: Marlene Dietrich - The Pierre Passebon Collection (Hardcover)
Henry-Jean Servat, Pierre Passebon
R574 R380 Discovery Miles 3 800 Save R194 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
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