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TR Ericsson: Crackle & Drag — meet the artist

This Saturday, December 12th, we’ll be at the Aperture Foundation Holiday Book Bazaar (547 W 27th St in New York) with a fine selection of books on and of photography.  We’re thrilled that artist TR Ericsson, whose book Crackle & Drag was shortlisted this year for the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook

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That Day by Laura Wilson… November 3rd, 1993

The unforgettable images in That Day: Pictures in the American West, Laura Wilson’s new book of photographs, tell sharply drawn stories of the people and places that have shaped, and continue to shape, the dynamic and unyielding land known as the western United States.  As Rick Brettell writes in the

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Art + Science: Eadweard Muybridge’s photographic motion studies

Sarah Gordon– In 1878, photographer Eadweard Muybridge stunned audiences in the United States and abroad when he quickened the shutter of his camera to freeze the motion of a trotting horse. Nine years later, Muybridge’s photographic motion studies culminated in the publication of Animal Locomotion: An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consecutive

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A photograph that deals with the real world… Irving Penn, beyond beauty

“A photograph that deals with the real world but at the same time seeks to free itself of it.” – Irving Penn, unpublished note, about 2007 Ivy Sanders Schneider- A disembodied gray head with bright red lips, floating in a field of cracked green decorates the cover of Irving Penn: Beyond

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A photograph that deals with the real world… Irving Penn, beyond beauty

“A photograph that deals with the real world but at the same time seeks to free itself of it.” – Irving Penn, unpublished note, about 2007 Ivy Sanders Schneider- A disembodied gray head with bright red lips, floating in a field of cracked green decorates the cover of Irving Penn: Beyond

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Books et Veritas: Art, Photography, and Dressing Up

Olivier van Donselaar— As an international transfer student coming from London, a city famous for its vibrant and diverse cultural scene, I experienced culture shock and serious disorientation during my first couple of weeks in New Haven. There was, however, one place I could go to that felt at least

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Dressing up for Lee Friedlander this Thursday, February 5th!

Get dressed up to celebrate Dressing Up: Fashion Week NYC, the newest book by world renowned photographer Lee Friedlander. On February 5th, at 5:30pm, the Yale University Art Gallery is hosting a celebration to launch this new book, which chronicles the artist’s 2006 journey behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week. The

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Win a copy of Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography

While we’re on the topic of photography, we’d like to draw your attention to yet another standout photography title on our fall list. Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography edited by Peter Barberie with Amanda N. Bock accompanies a celebrated exhibition currently on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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We’re having a street photography contest inspired by The World Atlas of Street Photography!

We’re getting into the spirit of giving early this year: keep checking this blog over the coming weeks for plenty of chances to win copies of marvelous art and architecture titles. Today, an opportunity to win a copy of The World Atlas of Street Photography! Photography and the city have

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Win a copy of Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower!

As spring turns into summer here in New England, nature is bursting forth everywhere.  Farmer’s markets are overflowing with leafy greens, herbs, peas, and strawberries.  Alders, elms and oaks are again offering us a whispering canopy.  And if you listen carefully, fern fronds and tiny blooms are actually begging –

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