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NEWS // 03.10.2017 // 'STAY – LOST ART', the HUNTER & GATTI book signing at UPDATE17BERLIN, and book now available online in the GoSee SHOP
// Star photographer duo HUNTER & GATTI from Barcelona and New York are known for worldwide fashion campaigns and state-of-the-art editorials featuring the celebrities and top models of our day and age. We are delighted to have had the honor of welcoming them at UPDATE17BERLIN where they signed their new book 'Stay – Lost Art' on Friday. The book presents works by the duo from the past year which they posted on their Instagram account. Definitely a must-have! At their UPDATE booth on F…
NEWS // 12.09.2017 // GoSee Tip : 'Milli Bau – Seidenstrasse'. With a VW Van on the Silk Road, Milli Bau's journey shows almost 20 years of cultural and contemporary history in a book which just appeared at KERBER Publishing
// In 1956, journalist and photographer Milli Bau embarked on a journey to explore the countries of the Silk Road traveling in a VW T1 bus converted into a house on wheels. It was not until 1974 that she returned to Germany after spending longer periods of time in Iran and China – taking home with her countless texts, objects, and more than 15,000 photographs. Her journey took the following incredible course: It began with a boat trip on the 1st of January, 1956, from Hamburg to Beirut and…
NEWS // 28.02.2017 // Marianna Rothen: Shadows in Paradise as an exhibition at Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, and a book at bfrank books, Zurich
// Following in the cinematic footsteps of Ingmar Bergman is photographer Marianna Rothen (born 1982 in Canada), who is presenting her first exhibition in New York at the Steven Kasher Gallery. Along with 20 large-format prints from her series 'Shadows in Paradise' and the video installation 'The Woman with The Crown', her second monograph 'Shadows in Paradise' is available which was published by b.frank books, Zurich. The exhibition was curated by Gallery Director Cassandra Johnson, who has a spec…
NEWS // 11.01.2017 // FRED HERZOG 'REALITY IN COLOR' – the pioneer of color photography uses modern colors to tell stories from the streets in the 50s to the 80s. An illustrated book with previously unreleased photo material at Hatje Cantz
// Hatje Cantz presents a new FRED HERZOG monograph with more than 230 photos, the majority of which have never before been reproduced, and the hitherto most comprehensive publication on the oeuvre of this significant photographer, who emigrated from Germany to Canada. Fred Herzog (*1930) is known for his unusual use of color in the fifties and sixties, a time when art photography was almost exclusively associated with black and white imagery. The Canadian photographer worked almost exclusively…
NEWS // 23.11.2016 // GoSee Book Tip : Reflected in the 'Louis Vuitton Fashion Eye' is Kourtney Roy. An absolute Christmas must-have!
// The book collection “Louis Vuitton Fashion Eye” collection evokes a city, region or country through the eye of a fashion photographer, for instance, the extremely offbeat vision of California through the work of the Canadian Kourtney Roy. Partial to self-portraiture and artifice, Roy puts herself in the frame as usual, entering into an off-kilter relationship with her surroundings, one that is infused with fantasy. Further wonderful book cooperations such as SieffSieff Paris or Bourd…
NEWS // 10.11.2016 // The book CERRO GORDO by David BLACK c/o GIANT ARTISTS, plus his ADIDAS by STELLA MCCARTNEY US OPEN campaign on GoSee
// David BLACK, Director and photographer from Los Angeles, who works with musicians such as Daft Punk, Cat Power and Kendrick Lamar, is now publishing his new book CERRO GORDO and describes it as “a photographic study of Los Angeles which explores noir themes that cut through the city’s sunshine veneer…’. By the way, Cerro Gordo is also the name of a Californian ghost town from back in the gold and silver rush days. Also on GoSee: His US OPEN – ADIDAS BY STELLA MC…
NEWS // 26.10.2016 // 'Mädchenland' is a journey to the Khasi and captured the life of India's Kingdom of Women – the illustrated book by Karolin Klüppel at Hatje Cantz Publishing
// Welcome to Kingdom of Girls: Most precious in a Khasi family are its girls – they pass the name, take care of the parents and manage the family wealth and property. Young photographer Karolin Klüppel went on a journey to the far north-east of India and created an impressive portrait of the Khasi, one of the few matrilineal ethnic groups worldwide. Her publication "Mädchenland" reflects the world of women growing up in this social form, revealing a still largely unknown …
NEWS // 23.10.2016 // Between art & cliche. 'Photo Stream - The Rhine and Photography from 2016 to 1853' , available from Hatje Cantz Publishing
// River Rhine: Europe's most famous river, has proven to be a popular photography motif for centuries. By way of the digital revolution and the emergence of a new generation of photographers, the topic of the Rhine has been shifted to an entirely new perspective: The publication 'Bilderstrom – Der Rhein und die Fotografie 2016-1853', which translates to 'Photo Stream - The Rhine and Photography from 2016 to 1853', is dedicated to this very change in perception – and researches the hist…
NEWS // 27.10.2016 // 'The Belt of Venus and the Shadow of the Earth' the bibliophile illustrated book by Swedish photographer duo Inka and Niclas Lindergård was published by Kerber Verlag
// Award-winning artist duo Inka and Niclas Lindergård works primarily with photography-based art. With starting points in popular culture, their work circulates around investigations on the photograph as a carrier of a mysterious image of nature. Their imagery spans from the search engines and their algorithmic answers on what nature looks like, to an aesthetic appropriated from nature religions, occultism and spiritual postcards. Inka Lindergård was born 1985 in Finland, and Niclas Li…
NEWS // 18.10.2016 // GoSee Book Tip : Todd Hido - 'Intimate Distance' 25 years of photographic observations between portraits, neon signs and landscapes, in a hardcover monograph and as an exhibition at Casemore Kirkeby in San Francisco
// Power poles on rain-drenched streets, in the distance lighted windows and neon signs, intimate portraits of women and barren hotel rooms – Todd Hido's subjects appear simple at first glance, but they touch us inside and you can get lost in them. Time doesn't seem to play no role in the snapshots anymore. Like being trapped inside the car by the rainfall, Todd Hido's invite the beholder to stay a while and let go. In his first monograph titled 'Intimate Distance', he has gathered a chronolo…
NEWS // 10.10.2016 // 'Raumpatrouille' (Space Patrol) is the title of the literary debut by Matthias Brandt, and 'Memory Boy' is the soundtrack to the book by Jens Thomas, both illustrated by Stephan STORP c/o ART ACT
// For the literary debut of the actor Matthias Brandt 'Raumpatrouille' (Space Patrol) appearing at KIEPENHEUER & WITSCH, Stephan STORP c/o ART ACT illustrated the book cover in melancholic red tones. The stories in the book are also part of a project with the musician Jens Thomas, Brandt's longtime stage partner, whose new album 'Memory Boy' was released at ROOF Music at the same time and for which Stephan also illustrated the cover in the same style. Matthias Brandt is the youngest son of for…
NEWS // 12.10.2016 // GoSee loves ... ANZENBERGER EDITION presents the anatomy & art book Francesca Catastinis – The modern Spirit is Vivisective. Winner of the Vienna Photo Book Awards 2016
// The artistically curated anatomy study 'The modern Spirit is Vivisective' was the winner of this year's Vienna Photo Book Award. The lovingly designed book, published by Anzenberger Edition, is limited to 500 copies, including a collector's edition of 25 books with a print. We are delighted to bring you an insight on GoSee. “The modern spirit is vivisective takes the anatomical theaters of the past as its starting point. The lost functionality of these spaces, suspended in a limbo betwe…
NEWS // 03.09.2016 // Confrontation between modern and ancient times : Imperium Romanum. Opus Extractum II - Alfred Seiland documents the influences of Roman culture, architecture and art in the 21st century. As a photobook at Hartmann Books
// In the year 2006 A.D. Alfred Seiland set out on his project ”Imperium Romanum“. What started as an interesting assignment (by the New York Times Magazine) to accompany the shoot of the HBO Series ”Rome“ in Cinecittà, turned into a thorough, longterm photographic research of the remains of Roman culture, architecture, landscape, and art in the early 21st century. “Under the supervision of world-class scientists, every piece of prop was literally remade as a…
NEWS // 04.09.2016 // COPACABANA PALACE by Peter Bauza as an illustrated book at Edition Lammerhuber and an exhibition & award at Fotofestival Visa pour l’Image, France
// Visually stunning, passionate and true to life. Copacabana Palace is the story of a never completed housing project in Rio de Janeiro, named after the famous luxury hotel on the even more famous Copacabana Beach. Peter Bauza lived eight months together with the residents of Copacabana Palace to create a unique photo document. „Paradise is here, hell is here, madness is here, passion is here.“ This statement of the renowned Brazilian composer and singer Francis Himes about Rio beca…
NEWS // 23.05.2016 // The image, of an image, of an image ... Sofia Borges – The Swamp, published by Mack Books, wins the First Book Award 2016
// “Reality as mud as dense as air” reads the spine of Sofia Borges’ book The Swamp, and equally, the series of photographs that she presents is as leaden as it is impenetrable. Spanning a seven-year period, it largely records Borges’ countless visits to natural history museums, zoos, aquariums and research centers, where the artifice of reality became her point of focus. For Borges, displays such as habitat dioramas serve as the ultimate form of representation, where object…
NEWS // 13.05.2016 // GoSee Tip Otherworldly Lifestyle & Fashion – the avant-garde fashion & style compendium explores new trendsetters and visionaries
// 'Fashion from another planet. Unwearable, subversive, radically post-human, alien.' Gestalten Publishing presents with 'Otherworldly' avant-garde garments, styling, fashion photography, and young designers who are light-years away from the mainstream. Other rules apply to the fashion of the future. Inspired by the odd, mutant, and deformed, many designers and stylists have boldly gone where no one has gone before, redefining clothing to expand the body and speculate on the evolution of identity …
NEWS // 13.05.2016 // GoSee tip: 'Since I was a child, my father took me to the waters... ' Sense of Water, the first book by Susanna Majuri is planned to be published by KEHRER, a call for crowdsourcing on GoSee
// Photographer Susanna Majuri has been working with water for the past 14 years. She uses water as if it were paint. It merges people and landscapes together, blurs the dimensions and adds a metaphorical depth to her photography. “In her images, Majuri composes multiple psychological and symbolically charged scenarios to mirror her innermost feelings,” KEHRER Publishing tells us about the photographer. Sense of Water is Susanna Majuri’s first book. The book takes the spectator…
NEWS // 18.04.2016 // 'Shomei Tomatsus - Chewing Gum and Chocolate', or how US occupation changed Japanese society and culture; the book is available at Aperture & Kehrer Publishing
// For over 20 years, Japanese photographer Shōmei Tōmatsu documented how US occupation changed the society and culture of Japan. With “Chewing Gum and Chocolate”, the project will be published in book form for the first time. The group of works by Japanese photographer Shōmei Tōmatsu (1930 to 2012) was initially titled "Occupation", but was later renamed “Chewing Gum and Chocolate” by photographer Tomatsu – the candies that American occupation troops pas…
NEWS // 19.04.2016 // Erik Johansson Imagine: Created Reality - fictive scenarios and fantastic dream worlds at the FOTOGRAFISKA MUSEUM Stockholm and in a first illustrated book at Max Ström Publishing
// Like no other, photographer and visionary Erik Johansson draws us into his worlds. His often magical photos, which are elaborately created on location and on the computer, were recently showcased at the renowned FOTOGRAFISKA in Stockholm - Imagine: Created Reality. “The reality I portray exists, but on a different scale. It has become my life’s mission to create these worlds, all these ideas that I have and that I want to live out and to actually see happening. I’m passio…
NEWS // 06.04.2016 // Male strippers on GoSee: the exhibition 'Jan Rattia – Tease' can be seen at New York's ClampArt Gallery
// The New York Gallery ClampArt is presents an exhibition of photographs this month by Venezuelan-born artist Jan Rattia titled 'Tease'. For his first solo show in New York City, Jan Rattia spent nearly two years traveling the Unites States from Washington DC to Atlanta, Miami to Phoenix, and back to New York City – in order to photograph members of a singular and largely misunderstood fraternity: male strippers. The gallery on the project: “Rattia’s images, however, go beyond…
NEWS // 06.04.2016 // Taryn Simon Paperwork and the Will of Capital – an artistic investigation into flower arrangements and staging political power. Die 'Impossible Bouquets' as an herbarium at Hatje Cantz
// The project was on exhibit just recently this spring at Gagosian in New York. Taryn Simon described her idea for the “impossible bouquets” in an interview with Vogue as follows: 'I was interested in the idea of the men who feel they can control the evolution of the world with their language and assertions and the flimsy paperwork that they are about to sign. And nature is just this castrated, decorative thing that sits between them. It’s a race against time. What is going to la…
NEWS // 10.03.2016 // GoSee Tip : A touch of old Hollywood – the legendary 'Villa Bonita' and its inhabitants in a single book. Photos by Pamela Littky at Kehrer Publishing
// Like many apartment buildings in Hollywood, the Villa Bonita was built during the film industry’s first heyday bridging the 1920s to the 1930s. Built for the vast crews and casts that Cecil B. DeMille – leading creative head of the PARAMOUNT Studios - was hiring during his fertile period, the Villa Bonita has housed great Hollywood figures from Errol Flynn to Francis Ford Coppola. In absence of traditionally scaled, walkable neighborhoods, Los Angeles has long created community wit…
NEWS // 17.02.2016 // GoSee Book Tip : 'Ceremony' by Alasdair McLellan documents traditions and day-to-day life of the British Army at Buckingham Palast
// Exactly ten years ago, fashion and people photographer Alasdair McLellan documented the lives of soldiers of the British Army for a feature in ARENA HOMME PLUS. Photographs from the series as well as unreleased pictures are now presented in Alasdair McLellan's second book titled 'Ceremony'. The soldiers in front of Buckingham Palace are not just there to amuse tourists, but instead have a more than 300-year history of battle to look back on. The photographer visited The King's Troop Royal Horse …
NEWS // 16.12.2015 // The Tenderloin - Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco. GoSee in the footsteps of Randy Shaw and visiting the Tenderloin Museum
// Sex, drugs, red light district, anger, and despair – the stuff culture was once made of. Until one day when it all became money, charity dinners, estate administration, and return on investment, but please without overtime. Many cities are attune to this bourgeois bureaucratic mainstream and to limiting any harbor of subversive disobedience to the smallest space possible and to letting it simmer there on a very low and controlled flame. Those who want to see filth have to go a long way…
NEWS // 23.11.2015 // GoSee Tip : Great Beauty by Pier59 founder Federico Pignatelli della Leonessa published by teNeues... and all proceeds go to the IRC (International Rescue Committee). Bravo!
// "As the curious mind will attest, it is an ethereal thrill to discover, revere, and regale the sinuous, striking feminine form." teNeues Publishing tells us convincingly. The illustrated book titled 'The Great Beauty' by photographer Federico Pignatelli della Leonessa celebrates this exciting experience with breathtaking photos. He masterfully reflects the seemingly limitless fascination more or less half of mankind has for women and their seductive allure. A cast of 11 chosen mode…
NEWS // 03.11.2015 // Full Frontal. 'Dieux du Stade', shot by photographer Fred Goudon in an illustrated book just released at teNeues
// "The ancient Greeks thought the gods dwelled on Mount Olympus. We can confidently report that they’re among us." teNeues writes about the company´s new publication. The photographs taken for the popular Dieux du Stade calendar feature players of the famous international rugby club, the Stade Français Paris and athletes from other disciplines such as football, handball, judo, and swimming – in all their unclothed glory. This second volume of the successful Di…
NEWS // 11.11.2015 // Mystical and realistic: Alice Smeets interprets the symbolism of Tarot cards in the slums of Haiti. 'The Ghetto Tarot' - an illustrated book by Edition Lammerhuber and as an exhibition in Aachen, Germany
// One would expect of a documentary photographer an honest and correct reproduction of her environment, unadultered snapshots of an often harsch reality. And when multitalent Alice Smeets dedicates herself creatively to a project, she does not do it one bit different. For 'The Ghetto Tarot', Alice Smeets combined her passion for the spiritual world with a love of Haitian culture and interpreted antique Tarot cards photographically in a new way with local means in the Slums of Haiti aided by the H…
NEWS // 04.11.2015 // 'All-American Volume XV - Leap of Faith', the latest edition in the art book series by Uber-Photographer Bruce Weber, available at teNeues Publishing
// Each year, Bruce Weber adds a new edition to his 'All-American' art book series. 'Leap of Faith' is now number 15, which documents the facets of American life with expressive snapshots and portraits. Appearing at teNeues Publishing, the centerpiece is a long photo essay Weber shot 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. "Taking inspiration from the work of Angela Patton, an activist who organizes a father-daughter weekend each year, Weber presents a story of family, community and the impact of the just…
NEWS // 28.10.2015 // On disappearing agricultural traditions and communist ruins in Romania: Tamas Dezso - 'Notes for an Epilogue'. As an illustrated book at Hatje Cantz Publishing
// The boy in the bearskin, a snowy birch forest, the plump peasant couple in colorful everyday costumes. Then: decay. An interplay of dreamy rustic fairytale worlds and the harsh crumbling reality shapes the mood of the illustrated book by Tamas Dezso. The photographer documents for the first time Romania´s old traditions, agricultural customs, and the dark shadow of the former regime. Lethargy is not only part of the story, it determines the air of his imagery. 'Notes for an Epilogue' was p…
NEWS // 30.10.2015 // 'Behind the Camera - The Great Photographers' by Juliet Hacking, the book published by Sieveking Publishing
// Artists from pennyless genius to subventioned hero? Whichever category the photographers in the book happen to fall – in their individual way, they were all eccentrics, provocateurs, and mavericks. And the biographies of some great photographers are very often no less exciting than the pictures they shot. Even though their photographs have been irrevocably burned into cultural consciousness, in many cases little is known about the personal, social, or political conditions under which the a…
NEWS // 18.10.2015 // The Family Album of Wild Africa by Laurent Baheux, published by teNeues and YellowKorner; we have the first motifs on GoSee
// Many have tried to convey the true spirit of Africa’s animals in words, photography, or in music. There may be no challenge greater; Africa’s fauna are vast in number and rich in diversity. In this finely crafted collection, French photographer Laurent Baheux uses the medium of black-and-white photography to capture the intricate details of both the wondrous beasts and the magnificent settings in which they dwell. This wide-ranging volume lays particular emphasis on his subjects&r…
NEWS // 16.10.2015 // Great Store Design - edited by Natalie Häntze and published by teNeues
// Glamorous, fascinating, and sometimes even magical: the flagship stores of the biggest brands combine interior design and product presentation to create a unique mélange of style and image. Stores serve as a window into a very special world whether they are a concept store, pop-up store or a shrine to the brand. The days are long gone when they were merely a sales floor; brands in the fashion, automotive, beauty and lifestyle sectors want to inspire shoppers with their spirit. This is wha…
NEWS // 11.10.2015 // The Grimm World from A to Z - The word and picture book about the new exhibition gallery in Kassel, published by Sieveking Publishing
// The brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm not only collected fairy tales, they were also cultural scientists, librarians, professors, politicians, and German philologists. As such, they were also the initiators of what is still the most important dictionary of the German language. In the form of a glossary, twenty-six of these lemmata taken from the German dictionary—from A as in Ärschlein, and K as in KLEINWESEN, to Z as in ZETTEL - provide insight into the cosmos of the famous brothers, …
NEWS // 16.10.2015 // 'Ukraine Series' by Johanna Diehl shares insight into abandoned synagogues in the former Sowiet state – as an illustrated book from Sieveking Publishing and an exhibition in the Pinakothek of Modern Art in Munich
// German artist Johanna Diehl (*1977 in Hamburg) traveled around present-day Ukraine in 2013 and visited former synagogues. Due to the agnostic politics of the Soviet Union, they were expropriated in the years between the World Wars and partially turned into cinemas, gymnasiums, workshops, factories, and n clubs of KGB jails, and still serve as such today. The buildings clearly show the inconsiderate demonstrations of power by one or the other ideology over the synagogues as a religious cultural …
NEWS // 09.10.2015 // Typewriter Art, a book by Marvin and Ruth Sackner now available from Sieveking Publishing
// Typewriter Art – the book by Marvin and Ruth Sackner provides a comprehensive overview of exactly that – from the very beginning to contemporary art. Passionate collectors Marvin and Ruth Sackner present the book with over 600 examples of extraordinary representatives of a very special kind of art: der Typewriter Art. From the early days of decorative typewriter art to the sound poems of the Dadaists and concrete poems of the 1960s, all the way to contemporary works that undersco…
NEWS // 22.09.2015 // 'Sessions – Fetisch in Deutschland' is the empathetic book premiere by Florian Müller at Edition Lammerhuber – a journey to the core, to primeval desires and needs of the human existence
// Florian Müller photographs fetishists: People who dress up as dogs or get hung from the ceiling in bondage. For them it is a way to feel relaxed and fulfilled. At first glance, you see a masquerade, Kafkaesque scenes, dance macabres, transformation into an animal, to a slave, or wrapped up maggot. Behind the masquerade are humans and their needs – their wishes, wounds, and desires. Florian Müllers multiple award-winning photographic work tell us these stories. “You have to ima…
NEWS // 14.09.2015 // Temptation – tantalizing or worth pursuing? Find out in the book Chasing Paradise by David Drebin, published by teNeues
// Although alluring, the idea of a sensual wonderland seems to be permanently beyond our grasp. Yet so compelling is the notion, we would do almost anything to attain such bliss. It is the tension and instinctive drama of this age-old quest that David Drebin chronicles in his latest work – aptly titled, Chasing Paradise. These skillfully arranged scenarios convey the thrill of deeply illicit adventures. We find ourselves intrigued, yet also slightly concerned by the risks. Never before has t…
NEWS // 15.09.2015 // Desire comes before fulfillment in the book 'Senza Parole' by Marc Lagrange available now at teNeues
// Photographer Marc Lagrange presents in his new publication titled 'Senza Parole' a broad array of distinctive approaches – everything from starkly straight nude studies to Lagrange’s more typically intricate and exotic compositions. The photographer’s devoted followers will still find the dream-like eroticism he is known for, yet, in this work, each photograph is one of a kind, with Lagrange’s hallmark of technical perfection. As one would expect from Lagrange, each table…
NEWS // 04.07.2015 // A trip to Iceland's glacier worlds: Bernd Nicolaisen 'Residual Light' – illustrated book at Hatje Cantz and exhibition in the crypt of the Großmünster church in Zurich
// A church is a marvelous place to be in the summer heat right now. And perfect to cool things down a bit more are the bizarre icy landscapes of Bernd Nicolaisen, who is now presenting his works in Zurich. Welcome to the hall of mirrors of the glacier caves: the Swiss photographer documents Glaciers, volcanoes, and caves – places of solitude, tranquility, and melancholy. At the same time places of tremendous sublimity. Since 2004, the Swiss photographer Bernd Nicolaisen (*1959 in Aarberg) h…
NEWS // 04.08.2015 // Dennis Orel and Oliver Kröning – New perspectives for El Arenal, an illustrated book about the art of Majorcan mass tourism
// 50,000 hotel beds, 50 discos, 15 Balnearios ('Ballermen'), and a six kilometer stretch of beach – that's El Arenal on the Spanish vacation island of Majorc and good enough reason for Oliver Kröning and Dennis Orel to take a closer photographic look at the location. The result is a birds-eye-view of the popular stretch of beach, which is fascinatingly rich is detail and shows an unusual perspective. Even before drones became as widespread as they are today, the award-winning duo photog…
NEWS // 18.08.2015 // Princess Marianne Sayn-Wittgenstein - the legendary photo album , published by teNeues, book launch on 20 August in Salzburg
// Photographer Princess Marianne Sayn-Wittgenstein, whose work has appeared in many respected publications, gives teNeues a glimpse of her own personal photo album. The result: an extremely intimate overview of her life and times. Her work is a personal chronicle of the beau monde of the past 60 years, of people and places she knew well. The photographs are distinguished by their artistic touch and keen insight. Her subjects were close friends, who, comfortable in her presence, revealed their true…
NEWS // 18.08.2015 // Arctica: The Vanishing North by photographer Sebastian Copeland, published by teNeues
// Few landscapes convey Nature in all of its untamed splendor like the Arctic. Fewer still conjure respect like the seldom traveled North Pole. et, sadly, this largely pristine and mostly misconceived treasure is now in jeopardy. Sebastian Copeland’s noble goal in these pages is to pay homage to this wonderland, and, in turn, draw awareness to its perilous plight. Copeland’s multifaceted background - not only as polar explorer and award-winning photographer, established author and …
NEWS // 27.08.2015 // GoSeeAWARDS14 winner Markus Henttonen publishes his road movie 'Twisted Tales Road to Hope' - a visual search for paradise lost. Illustrated book and Collector's Edition by Hatje Cantz
// The poetic touch of Markus Henttonen's artwork already convinced the jury members at last year's GoSeeAWARDS. Now the series titled 'Twisted Tales. Road to Hope' has finally been published in the form of a book by Hatje Cantz. The photographer born 1976 in Finland’s Lahti takes us on a journey. His road movie leads us through a land which is a mirror image of life itself: With his atmospheric images, he shows us seemingly random everyday situations or also very personal experiences from th…
NEWS // 08.09.2015 // GoSee Book Tip : 'I'm known for taking pictures very close, and the older I get, the closer I get.' Dewi Lewis published the illustrated book 'FACE' by Magnum photographer BRUCE GILDEN
// ‘Here are Bruce Gilden’s people, his family. He shares their teeth, their stubble, their scrapes and blemishes, their fear of death. In the women’s scowls, in their sternly ambiguous glances, he sees his own mother’s face, before she killed herself. We live in a world whose visual lingua franca has rapidly become the decontextualized, always posed, mechanically lit idiom of social media, of Instagram and, yes, Facebook...' Chris Klatell writes in her essay on Bruce Gilden…
NEWS // 24.06.2015 // Where Hunting Dogs Rest. Martin Usborne's book with a moving study on the fate of Spanish hunting dogs
// Every winter throughout Spain, it is estimated that up to 100,000 hunting dogs are abandoned or killed at the end of the hare-coursing season when they are no longer needed, perform badly or are too old. This book documents those dogs that have been rescued and sets them against the locations in Spain where they are typically abandoned: the sides of roads, the ravines, the rivers, the edges of towns, and the empty car parks. Galgo Español is a Spanish greyhound race with roots back in anc…
NEWS // 24.06.2015 // Obia. Nicola Lo Calzos investigates the heritage of descendants of escaped slaves in Surinam and French Guiana
// Despite having played a fundamental role in the anti-slavery struggle and identity construction of the African diaspora in the Americas, marronnage is still poorly understood. Marronnage is the mother of communities that wrested themselves free of slavery and proclaimed their sovereignty in the new world. These communities of runaway slaves were dotted all around the Americas, from Louisiana, to Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, Colombia, Brazil, the two Guianas, amongst others. »Obia« is ori…
NEWS // 04.05.2015 // GoSee QUEST: 'Desire New Erotic Photography' (Random House / Prestel). publisher, AD, Consultant and 'Passeur' Patrick Remy on his new book and good photography in an interview on GoSee
// The new book by Patrick Remy is dedicated to erotic photography. It is not about satisfaction but desire he tells us. For 'Desire: New Erotic Photography', he compiled works by up-and-coming photographers who walk the thin line between art and mainstream including David Bellemere, Massimo Leardini, Jonathan Leder, Henrik Purienne, Esther Teichmann, and the fantastic Hester Scheurwater, whom we met at the NoFoundPhotoFair in Paris. The illustrated book wishes to stage the nude body as an estheti…
NEWS // 06.05.2015 // GoSee book tip: Stanley Kubrick: New Perspectives a most personal look into his creative life's work; published by Black Dog Publishing London
// We have all seen quite a lot of Stanley Kubrick's work: The Shining, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket, and Eyes Wide Shut. But what about reading? The new book by Black Dog Publishing London 'Stanley Kubrick: New Perspectives‘ opens up totally new ways of getting to know the life's work of this unique director: in scientific essays, unpublished critic's statements and, particularly, Kubrick's own collection of film-related material, which inspired him for his gr…
NEWS // 06.05.2015 // GoSee Tipp: 'Silverthorne - The Precision of Silence' by photographer Jeffrey Silverthorne in Fotomuseum Antwerp and illustrated book by Kehrer Publishing
// The exhibition 'Silverthorne – The Precision of Silence' is the first European retrospective of the American photographer Jeffrey Silverthorne, born in 1946. His work comprises Polaroids, staged photography, portraits as well as works, which explore the border to documentation. With topics including death, sex and age. The dressed body is ubiquitous. Masks hide and reveal a fascination for role playing games. In Silverthornes work, the transsexual becomes the ultimate symbol for obscure bo…
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NEWS // 09.03.2015 // GoSee book suggestion: 'Art forms of nature' the illustrative observation of nature by Ernst Heinrich Haeckel who was a source of inspiration and a pioneer of the Art Nouveau at the beginning of the 20th century
// Already the architects of the Art Nouveau were enthusiastic about Ernst Heinrich Haeckel’s (1834-1919) finely drawn observations of nature with symmetry, art and nature merging with one another. Apart from being an excellent biologist and researcher, he was also a gifted draftsman, which is impressively demonstrated by his naturalistic and plastic illustrations and plates. His medusas, calcareous sponges, anemones and other marine species emerged into the imaginative styles of the Art Nouv…
NEWS // 23.03.2015 // 'The Stylish Life - Football' Texts by Jessica Kastrop & Ben Redelings, the book is out now at teNeues
// What do Marilyn Monroe and Pelé have in common? How about Prinz William and Franz Beckenbauer? Giorgio Armani and Éric Cantona? Robbie Williams and David Beckham? They all walk the line between football and high culture, trends and popular culture. The teNeues publishing company on its new release: "Here we see them as actors on the football pitch or as footballing film stars. football-playing monarchs or football royalty. As fashion designers creating VIP boxes for stadium…
NEWS // 25.03.2015 // Unrestricted Views - Christoph Brech photographs the Vatican Museums. But completely empty and without any visitors – for Sieveking Publishers
// Not only nights at the museum, but in broad daylight too, Christoph Brech had permission to enter the Vatican museum. What everyone interested in art has ever dreamed of has come true for the artist and photographer – a dream he now shares with us in his book. Over three years time, he was allowed to photograph the halls and galleries day and night unbothered by never-ending throngs of visitors. His pictures show empty halls and rooms devoid of people, exquisitely set tables, mysterious te…
NEWS // 05.12.2014 // The book MAMA by Hanspeter Schneider – post-production by Stephanie WENCEK
// STEPHANIE WENCEK carried out the entire post-production on the book ‘Mama’ the book by photographer Hanspeter Schneider. Kehrer Verlag published the book and you can also see the photographs until 5th January 2015 at ADC gallery in Zurich. Mama - Hanspeter Schneider. Hard cover 24 x 30 cm. 128 pages. 56 colour and B/W images. German/English. ISBN 978-3-86828-464-5
NEWS // 10.04.2015 // 'The Lipizzaners of the Spanish Riding School' – Lammerhuber edition celebrates the 450th birthday of the Vienna institution with a marvelous anniversary book about the ballet of the white stallions
// A top-notch team came together to honor the Spanische Hofreitschule in Vienna and the Piber Federal Stud with a marvelous book for the occasion of their anniversary: Elisabeth Gürtler, Director of the Spanish Riding School, presents the excellence and unique character of the institution as well as its rich tradition. The objective of the classic equitation is to study the natural movement behavior of the horse and to cultivate it to the highest level of elegance possible for the horse thro…
NEWS // 14.04.2015 // 'The Stylish Life - Yachting'. The book for summer. teNeues shows how life on the docks really is for multimillionaires, celebs, and big screen legends
// This spring, the teNeues Publishing Company celebrates the elegant world of yachting. 'The Stylish Life - Yachting' brings the luxury worlds of yacht owners and their followers a little bit closer. The pictures show you multimillionaires, celebs, big screen legends... enjoying the peace and quiet while relaxing on their luxurious yachts, seemingly bathing in the admiration of their beholders. A must-have for sailing fans, yacht owners and all creatives, who know how to enjoy the Dolce Vita no ma…
NEWS // 02.02.2015 // The New Heroes And Pioneers - The French Kiss Book, photographed by Marc THIROUIN
// Marc THIROUIN captured the beautiful moment in which two tongues become one in his ‘The French Kiss’ series. Now you can see all of Marc THIROUIN’s lovebirds with ‘Parisian flair’ in the coffee table book ‘The French Kiss Book’, published by The New Heroes And Pioneers. Lovers entwined, oblivious to the beauty surrounding them, lock lips for a kiss some still consider to be the Wildean ‘love that dare not speak its name.’ They don’t …
NEWS // 12.11.2014 // Ruven Afanador - 'Ángel Gitano – The Men of Flamenco'. The Rizzoli book and exhibition at Throckmorton Fine Art NYC
// Throckmorton Fine Art is pleased to announce their fourth exhibition of Ruven Afanador photographs, titled Ángel Gitano – The Men of Flamenco. Spencer Throckmorton says, “We are thrilled to be the first to show the extraordinary images in the stunning new book, Ángel Gitano–The Men of Flamenco. Ruven has a unique point of view and these powerful, provocative photographs underscore his ability to delight and seduce viewers with their passionate depiction of the mus…
NEWS // 19.11.2014 // GoSee Tip : Only the medium knows the message. Joan Fontcuberta - Stranger Than Fiction at National Media Museum
// Joan Fontcuberta’s unbelievable life’s work is currently on show at National Media Museum. The free exhibition presents six impressive bodies of work by the photographer, researcher, sceptic and supposed agnostic. He blends art and science, borrows stylistically from journalism, advertising, didactics, …. Uses statistics, scales and anything he can get his hands on to get his world into our heads. Think you know what you see? Then take a close look at the work of Joan Fontcube…
NEWS // 13.01.2015 // 'Ojo Shashu - Photography for the Afterlife: Alluring Hell' by photo legend Nobuyoshi Araki, on show at Foam Amsterdam
// Foam is proud to present a major solo exhibition of the famous Japanese photographer Araki. 'ARAKI Ojo Shashu - Photography for the Afterlife: Alluring Hell' gives a distinct reflection on Araki's oeuvre, renowned for the master's perpetual focus on daily life and his intertwining themes of Life (synonomous: SEX) and Death. The exhibition comprises both his notorious early work, as well as very recent series that have never been shown in the Netherlands before. The exhibition offers a unique and…
NEWS // 27.01.2015 // Over and Out. GoSee presents Memory City the book by Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb, a lovingly nostalgic farewell to Kodachrome and KODAK
// MEMORY CITY – Is a complex and indirect elegy, laced with symbol, and created by photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb in 2012 and 2013. It is on one level a farewell salute to an American film, the passionately colorful Kodachrome with its unique and sought-after characteristics, and also to the KODAK firm itself which declared bankruptcy in 2012. Alex Webb, also shooting in “modern color” uses the last of his supply to photograph Rochester, New York, the cit…
NEWS // 23.07.2013 // ’Tête-à-Tête’ at Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe and published as a book.
// Tête-à-Tête’ – Seeing, Reading, Hearing the Portrait presents around fifty portraits, including many key painted portraits, from the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe collection. The paintings from six centuries will come under close literary and art-historical scrutiny. Renowned German writers, intellectuals and cultural theorists have been invited to compose stories, theoretical works, observations, speculations, character sketches and poems, inspired by the pai…