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Martin Parr on Magnum
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Joel Meyerowitz on Phaidon
Taking My Time is the retrospective monograph covering the life and career of Joel Meyerowitz and provides you with an unprecedented insight into the mind and work of this iconic American photographer. This two-volume limited edition is presented in a slipcase and includes a signed print (Paris, France, 1967), a DVD of Meyerowitz’s award-winning film, Pop, a unique 'graphic novel' insert that tells the story of Pop and a second insert for Meyerowitz's lesson in colour versus black and white photography. Showing the growth and development of Meyerowitz and his photography from the 1960s to the present day, Taking My Time explores the pivotal points of Meyerowitz’s career and his experiments in both colour and black and white photography and explorations of human intimacy, architecture, light and space. Read more Taking My Time also covers his most recent work in Japan, Tuscany and the Legacy series in the parks of New York City, as well as the never-before-published series 'The Elements'.
Kishin Shinoyama, Phantom 2, © Kishin Shinoyama courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery. Kishin Shinoyama, Phantom 3, © Kishin Shinoyama courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery. Kishin Shinoyama, Phantom 1, © Kishin Shinoyama courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery. Michael Hoppen Contemporary 3 Jubilee Place +44 (0)20 7352 3649 London Kishin Shinoyama l Nude January 14-February 20, 2010 Still hard at work well into his late 70s, Japanese photographer Kishin Shinoyama’s images have lost none of the potency that would make his 1960s nude studies so revered and sensationalized in equal measure. Shinoyama was born in Tokyo in 1940 and at the age of three underwent ordination rites to become a Buddhist priest. After leaving Light Publicity in 1968 to freelance, his creative energy and unique character and appearance made him a mass media star. Kishin Shinoyama, Dancer, 1 © Kishin Shinoyama courtesy Michael Hoppen Gallery. Kishin Shinoyama, Twin 1, 1969 © Kishin Shinoyama, Vintage silver gelatin print, 30 x 19.6 cm.
Review: Karyudo (A Hunter) by Daido Moriyama (Kodansha reissue)
It seems safe to guess that many people will just hate the 2011 reissue of Karyudo (A Hunter) by Daido Moriyama. Instead of opting for the original layout the publisher, one of Japan’s largest and - as a Japanese student of mine told me - well known for its manga comics, produced a small book, with full-bleed images across the gutter (if its any consolation, the reissue of Japan: A Photo Theater even cuts up at least one image and produces two spreads out of it). I haven’t seen the original book (a quick Ebay search taught me I could either buy a copy or pay rent for half a year), but I’m absolutely loving this new version. (more) Of course, I’m no expert on Japanese photographer. The full bleed, across the gutter format works very, very well with these often aggressive, visceral photographs. Highly recommended. Karyudo (A Hunter) [reissue], photographs by Daido Moriyama, 192 pages, Kodansha, 2011 See my video presentation of the book here